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Alabama

Our Kind of Place

Ace Atkins’s Ode to a Mobile Bay Retreat

Conjuring the ghosts of summers past at the storied Grand Hotel

Homeplace

Inside an Alabama Lake Getaway

Contemporary meets comfortable at this rustic architectural wonder

Food & Drink

Scott Peacock Is Back in the Kitchen

Nearly a decade after leaving the pioneering Decatur, Georgia, restaurant Watershed, the chef is once again making his legendary biscuits—and this time he wants you to join in

SOUTHERN STORMS

How You Can Help Victims of the Alabama Tornadoes

A list of on-the-ground relief efforts to assist those affected by the deadly storms

Food & Drink

How Chef Adam Evans Grills Oysters

The chef is coming home to Alabama, with Automatic Seafood & Oysters, opening this March in Birmingham. Here’s a preview of his menu—and his favorite oyster-grilling technique

Sporting

A Weekend at Turkey Camp

Each spring, Birmingham chef Chris Hastings invites a handful of friends and their children to his camp in Alabama for a week of hunting, camaraderie, good food… and a few life lessons

Food & Drink

A New Barbecue Hot Spot in Alabama

Get an exclusive peek inside Bow & Arrow, a new restaurant blending ’Bama and Texas barbecue traditions from chef-on-the-rise David Bancroft

Music

Catching Up with St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Frontman Paul Janeway talks Birmingham, “that Southern thing,” and the band’s new album, Young Sick Camellia

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Travel

A Taste of Alabama

The Ultimate Culinary Tour of the Magic City

College Football Traditions

Touchdowns and Toilet Paper

Why the long-running… er, -rolling… Auburn University tradition is taking a break again this year

Sporting

Inside the Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Come summer, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo brings thousands of entrants, decades of tradition, and varying degrees of piscatory prowess to Dauphin Island. Amid the million-dollar yachts and ten-dollar lawn chairs at the world’s largest fishing tournament, a writer and amateur angler wades into the frenzy of a Southern institution

Traditions

More Than A Birdhouse

In rural Alabama, a haven for purple martins generations in the making

Travel

Discover Alabama’s Lake Martin

The South’s social lake

Arts & Culture

Why You Should Pull for Alabama

Dynasties don’t last forever, so let’s roll with the Tide while we can

First Listen

First Listen: The Blind Boys of Alabama

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

What's in Season

The King of Shrimp

Ultrasweet Gulf Coast Royal Reds are worth shelling out for

Arts & Culture

The Road to S-Town

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

Arts & Culture

A Different Kind of Easter Bunny

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

Travel

Fannie Flagg’s Fairhope

Why the author loves Alabama’s utopia by the bay—and thinks you should too

Books

Storm Warning: An Alabama Author’s Gulf Course

Clouds gather just beyond the horizon in these short stories set in the Yellowhammer State