“I wanted to be somebody,” said Rick Hall, the man behind Alabama’s FAME studios. He was, and music lovers are better for it

Home & Garden

Birmingham-born, Tennessee-made FITS socks live up to their name


From the pine forests of the Red Hills to the foothills of the Andes, plan your next hunt at these destination properties


Love infuses a historic—and exquisite—set of oyster plates

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Made in the South Awards

From a library-perfect leather chair to a hunting vest as handsome as it is hardworking to a light, bright pecan oil, this year’s winners and runners-up prove the region is home to world-class talent

Made in the South Awards 2017

Outdoors runner-up Tom Beckbe’s waxed canvas hunting vest has a liner dyed from the clay found along Alabama’s Tombigbee River

Made in the South Awards 2017

The Home category and overall winner transforms downed urban trees into eye-catching planked dining tables

Made in the South Awards 2017

Style category winner Kris and Alex Anderson’s sunglasses are tailor-made for style and sport

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Twenty-three of the South’s most picturesque covered bridges


A thoughtful renovation brings a family back to Alabama

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Step inside a beautiful Birmingham home

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G&G Party Pics

A weekend commending the best creators and innovators of the South.

First Listen

The storied Grammy-winning gospel outfit returns with a new album


A sophisticated boozy spin on a classic grape soda

What's in Season

Ultrasweet Gulf Coast Royal Reds are worth shelling out for

Why We Love the Gulf

The Alabama coast has changed, but the simple pleasure of the evening breeze remains

Arts & Culture

Meet Brian Reed, the radio reporter behind the Alabama-set podcast everyone’s talking about

Arts & Culture

How a university town rallied around an unusual piece of outdoor sculpture

Anatomy of a Classic

The only thing better than Duane Nutter’s classic cornmeal catfish is the whiskey-spiked tartar sauce he pairs with it