Erin Shaw Street
Deputy Editor and pop culture aficionado, born and raised in Clearwater, Florida (yes, it's the South). Celebrates the iconic + modern South, always on the lookout for the next Southern tastemaker. Tell me your story: @erinshawstreet

Recent Posts By Erin Shaw Street

10 Things To Know About The New Tina Turner Museum

You know that Tina Turner song “Nutbush City Limits?” It’s about a real place–Nutbush, Tennessee, where she grew up.  (Go on, you know you want to dance in your chair just thinking of the melody.) This week a museum dedicated to Tina’s legacy–and the community where she was raised–opens just down the road from Nutbush.

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What I Learned On My First Dove Hunt

Let’s get a few things out of the way. I didn’t grow up around hunting. As a Florida girl raised near the beach, I was around plenty of water, but not a lot of bucks. Actually, not any. And though I’ve lived in the Deep South for the past 20 years, surrounded by neighbors and friends who hunt, I’ve never gone. Until last […]

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That Gingham Shirt Really IS Everywhere

It’s been called “The Dude Fashion Trend You Cannot Unsee” and “The Bacon of Shirts.” It’s so popular it has its own Instagram account (@thatjcrewginghamshirt). The blue-and- white J. Crew gingham shirt is out of control. That gingham shirt is everywhere. And the South is no different.

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Jack White Called It: Benjamin Booker, Genius

The past year has been a big one for Benjamin Booker: handpicked by Jack White to open for him on tour, appearance on Letterman and Conan, and, today, the release of his debut album, one surrounded by some serious (and well-deserved) buzz.

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Leaving The Heartbreak Hotel: New Elvis Property Revealed

The summer I graduated from college, I packed all my belongings and drove from Columbia, South Carolina, to Memphis, Tennessee, to the Heartbreak Hotel, on the way to begin the rest of my life. It’s a real place, you know. Or at least it will be for a little longer.

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Hatch Show Print: A Nashville Must

Hatch Show Print has long been on our list of must-visit Nashville destinations. Now there’s even more of a reason to visit, since the institution has added its first-ever tour. The hour-long tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the oldest letterpress print shops in the U.S.

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Florida’s Best Iced Coffee and Why You Should Never Discount a Strip Mall

Florida is a land of juxtapositions: miles of Gulf Coast views (“Look, there’s a dolphin!”) and endless miles of strip malls (“Oh, a bail bondsman.”) I know, because I’m a native, and mighty proud. What I love most about it is that it’s a land of discovery–if you know where to look.

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Los Angeles Isn’t The Only City Having a Pop-Up Ice-Cream Moment

This summer, Los Angeles chef Sylvia Yoo has dazzled the West Coast crowd with her small-batch ice creams and famous churro ice cream sandwiches. But she’s not the only one with tasty frozen delights up her sleeve, or rather, in her cooler.

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Southern Snapshot: Goode’s Armadillo Palace, Houston TX

In honor of burger season, we bring you an image from staff photographer Robbie Caponetto. Robbie captured this while on assignment in Houston, Texas Goode Co.’s Armadillo Palace. Follow Robbie on Instagram @robbiecaponetto.

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Is Elkmont, Alabama the next Marfa?

If it’s up to Tasia Malakasis, Elkmont Alabama will be the next Marfa. The place where all the cool kids travel miles out of their way to get to. We think she’s onto something.

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