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Our Kind of Place

Our Kind of Place

Ace Atkins’s Ode to a Mobile Bay Retreat

Conjuring the ghosts of summers past at the storied Grand Hotel

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Streetcar Sprints

How a New Orleans icon became a local’s unlikely training partner

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Moon Lake Memories

The decades dissolve in a flicker at Kathryn’s, an old-school Italian joint in the Mississippi Delta

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A Rack of Ribs Sent from Heaven

A Southern Maryland native revisits a barbecue shack that serves up a slab of memories

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Finding Home at a North Carolina Ballpark

A North Carolina novelist reflects on summer nights at the ballpark

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Rock of Ages: Chattanooga’s Rock City

Searching for the weird heart of a Tennessee roadside attraction

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Georgia’s Little Amazon

Finding adventure and solace on the Altamaha River

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Aw, Shuckers

Why the least-heralded bar on Biscayne Bay is exactly where you want to be

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Ode to Chesapeake Bay

In praise of simple summers by the shore

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Home Rum: Kings Tavern

Food and drink pair perfectly in a downtown Natchez outpost

Arts & Culture

The Mighty Ryman

A tribute to 125 years of the Mother Church

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A Mississippi General Store Endures

The Simmons-Wright Company stocks 133 years of tradition

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River Remedy: Harpers Ferry

Chasing smallmouth and solace where the Shenandoah and Potomac meet in Harpers Ferry

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The Columns Hotel

Rick Bragg’s New Orleans epiphany

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A Picker’s Paradise

A Nashville singer-songwriter and antiques junkie shares her favorite inspiration point

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North Carolina’s Old Burying Ground

A gorgeously overgrown graveyard in coastal North Carolina preserves centuries of stories

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Inspiration Point: Horn Island

A half century after the artist Walter Anderson’s death, his barrier island muse is as captivating as ever

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Looking for Luckenbach

A 1977 Waylon Jennings hit continues to draw country music fans to this tiny Texas hamlet

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Travel

Looking for Luckenbach

Take a tour of this tiny Texas town

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Nu-Way Lounge & Restaurant

A South Carolina dive with one hell of a burger fuels a writer’s appetite, and his imagination