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Travel

Fall’s favorite bloom flourishes throughout the South, particularly at one historic Alabama home

Music

Inspired by a legacy of soul artists who weren’t afraid to speak up, ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES pursue a higher calling

First Listen

Hear “Is It Me” off the band’s upcoming second album Sea of Noise

Music

The Birmingham band releases a must-hear take on Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ 1956 classic

Travel

As the Alabama home turns 80, its museum director shares three tales from its history

Food & Drink

A back-roads ramble in search of soul and seafood on the Gulf

Travel

Southern music history comes alive on the path between Memphis and Muscle Shoals

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Travel

A road trip through the heart of Southern music

Music

Bassist and former owner David Hood reflects on five essential albums that came out of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios

City Portrait

Vacant storefronts and empty sidewalks were the norm for years, but these days downtown Birmingham is on the rise

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Travel

The new boom in Birmingham

City Portrait

The best of what’s new in the Magic City

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In the Garden

Walk the grounds of this Alabama garden

In the Garden

A remarkable Birmingham garden stands as a tribute to the equally remarkable woman who created it

Music

The artist returns with an album steeped in the power of renewal

Arts & Culture

How the Alabama town is celebrating Go Set a Watchman

Fork in the Road

Birmingham chef John Hall creates great pies, and a space for all

Good Dogs

Deep in the Alabama woods at the base of the Cumberland Mountains lies a cemetery like no other

Food & Drink

Pat Martin’s three-state take on a barbecue classic

Travel

A session of stitching and sewing in Florence, Alabama