Arts & Culture

The Story Behind Charlotte’s Great Wall of Pumpkins

The historic Elizabeth neighborhood has a jack-o’-lantern tradition like no other

Land & Conservation

Repurpose That Pumpkin!

Gourd-for-the-environment alternatives to throwing your holiday display in the trash

Home & Garden

How to Turn Your Patio into an Edible Fall Garden

Advice from Plots & Pans’ Dominique Charles

What's in Season

Curried Sweet Potato Soup

As the temperatures drop, cozy up with this recipe starring the bright orange root veggie


The Lasting Legacy of Old-Fashioned Persimmon Pudding

An autumnal classic from the recipe files of Mom

Food & Drink

A Fresh Harvest of Fall Cookbooks

G&G contributors pick the food books they’re excited to devour this fall


There Be Dragons: Four Zig-Zagging Drives in the South

From head to tail and Virginia to Tennessee

Food & Drink

Ten Southern Food and Drink Festivals Bringing the Flavor

The season’s best street spreads, eating competitions, and event-headlining delicacies

Arts & Culture

Three Tips for Surviving the Heat of Game Days

Advice from a lifelong (long-suffering) football fan


Seven of the South’s Great Fall Family Getaways

Load up the kids for a weekend (or longer)


Six Native Plants Worth Getting to Know

Fall is the perfect time to plant these under-the-radar, expert-approved picks. Plus: It’s time to sow your milkweed seeds

Food & Drink

Southern Taverns to Warm Your Bones

Order up a pint at these cozy gathering spots


Fall’s Best New Southern Music

Whether traditional country sounds, classic soul, buoyant folk-pop, or good old rock and roll, these ten new albums will keep your fall humming

Arts & Culture

Five Ghost Stories from the Haunted Houses of New Orleans

One writer and four other Crescent City locals recount hair-raising moments in their homes


A Serving of New Cookbooks

Our favorite fresh cookbooks, along with new recipes for appetizers, mains, and sweets


Book Events for Every Reader

Meet your favorite authors, stock up on gifts, and dive deeper into the wonderful world of Southern literature

Land & Conservation

Fall Leaf Forecast: Expect a Colorful Show in the South

Plus more tips from the “Fall Color Guy”


G&G’s Big Fall Reading List

G&G editors and contributors share what books to cozy up with this autumn

Field Guide

How to Enjoy the Fall Bird Migration in the South

Songbirds, raptors, hummingbirds…everybody is on the move. Here are some tips for spotting (and supporting) the feathered globetrotters—plus an exciting new tool from Audubon


Where to Go This Fall in the South

Southern escapes as the weather finally turns a little cooler