This morning, we joined the congregation and visitors from around the world for worship services at 16th Street Baptist Church, fifty years to the day of the bombing that changed Birmingham, and the world. Among the speakers at the service: Barbara Cross, daughter of the late Rev. John H. Cross. Rev. Cross pastored the church on the day the bomb […]
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We’re going to let you in on a little secret: St. Augustine is getting cool. Very cool. We’ve noticed this for a while, reporting about spots like The Floridian and macaroon shop Bon Ami. This weekend, Mumford & Sons takes the Gentlemen of the Road to St. Augustine on one of only three tour spots in North America.
This week, thousands of visitors will come to Alabama for events marking the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement. One could spend a lifetime studying Birmingham’s role in Civil Rights — in fact, Birmingham native and historian Barry McNeelly has done just that. The Birmingham native and Parker High School history teacher gives tours of the district. “Birmingham’s […]
It’s still 90 degrees in some parts of the South, but as one keen trend spotter notes, the onslaught of pumpkin spice products is on. While sweating it out over the weekend, we noticed PumpkinSpiceWatch, a blog by Jennifer Bailey Bergen of Columbia, South Carolina. Jennifer, a self-proclaimed “pumpkin spice addict,” has made it her mission to document pumpkin spice products […]
Please tell us that you or your significant other are wearing a bow tie right this second? If not, you’re going to need to go home and remedy that, because it’s National Bow Tie Day. Since the day is essentially a holiday at Southern Living, we’re celebrating by wearing our finest. In our halls, bow knows. Three looks from us, […]
Looking for a monogrammed necklace that’s out of the ordinary? We have one for you. Meet Madeline Smiles. At first glance, when you look at Madeline’s jewelry, all you see are her rustic, earthy designs. But look closer and you’ll notice that her material choice is a bit … unusual.