On June 8 and 9, a posse of pitmasters descends on New York City’s Madison Square Park for the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. Let’s call that home base. From there, explore some of our favorite spots of the city’s Southern invasion. 1. The 34th Annual Mississippi Picnic June 8, noon to 6 p.m. Leave it to the Hospitality State […]
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Fifty years ago, some of the hottest music in the world was coming out of Muscle Shoals, Alabama. We’re talking The Stones. Aretha Franklin. Wilson Pickett. And today, some of the biggest game changers in American music have emerged from the Shoals. In our January 2013 issue, writer Rachael Maddux explored The New Sound of Muscle Shoals, spending time visiting […]
We were at the taping of the CMT Artists of the Year this past Monday. The show airs Saturday, December 8 at 10 p.m. ET, and the winners are hush-hush. So until then, we can’t say much. But might we suggest you set the DVR? If you’re half as smitten with the cast of ABC’s Nashville as we are (hellllooooo, […]
We met up with string-happy Old Crow Medicine Show at the Lyric Theatre in Birmingham, Alabama, for the latest in our Biscuits & Jam series. Built in 1914 for shows on the vaudeville circuit, this historic theatre has hosted Will Rogers, Mae West, and the Marx Brothers.
Hemingway Hotels & Resorts (hemingwayhotels.com), a brand-new collection of luxury properties, pays homage to the man who made his name by living life to the fullest.