Every Southerner must, at some point in his or her life, attend Dolly’s Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN. An hour and a half show filled with horse riders, dancing, and Dolly Parton songs, all while eating an entire roasted chicken — only in the South. Today the Stampede kicks off its 28th year running with a new look. But don’t worry; […]
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Feeling a little sluggish this morning? Then you need to watch this video. It was part of the efforts of Birmingham to win the 2021 World Games. And guess what? We won, beating several international contenders. (See, we told you the U.S. South was on the rise.) Birmingham is the first American city to host the games since Santa Clara, California […]
When Alton Brown starts talking okra, you listen. We did, when he stopped by our Birmingham headquarters today. Author, host of “Cutthroat Kitchen,” and creator/star of “Good Eats,” and “Feasting on Asphalt,” Alton is on 46-city national tour that brings his brand of food-science-variety show to life, including tonight in the Magic City. We chatted with the Atlanta, Georgia, native about life on the […]
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.