Erin Shaw Street
Travel Editor and pop culture aficionado, born and raised in Clearwater, Florida (yes, it's the South). Always on the lookout for the next Southern taste maker, quirky and inspiring travel destinations, and emerging artists. Talk to me on Twitter! @erinshawstreet

Recent Posts By Erin Shaw Street

Made in the South: Shockoe Denim

Anthony Lupesco grew up playing among the sewing machines of his parents’ Italian factory, which serviced posh fashion houses in Europe, including Versace. (His father, Pierre Lupesco, was a creator of the Made In Italy brand.) Anthony later studied fashion design at the Academy of Arts in San Francisco. After, he returned to the Mid-Atlantic region where his family had […]

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Next Great Neighborhood: Downtown Roanoke

Situated West of the Blue Ridge and east of the Allegheny Mountains, Roanoke, historically known as the cultural hub of southern Virginia, is experiencing a resurgence downtown. A burgeoning medical and education sector has helped fuel the district’s evolution as young professionals choose to live in lofts within walking distance of galleries, parks, and a seven-days-a-week farmers’ market. Locals aren’t the […]

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Dazzle Your Friends, Impress Your Postman: BATCH NASHVILLE Giveaway

Remember how you were so excited when you were the first to get Birchbox, getting all those surprise beauty treats delivered to your doorstep? Well, we have one better for you. Sure, we still love the big subscription boxes, but are most excited by a new subscription service that delivers products made in the South— specifically, one of our hottest […]

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Are You Thankful To Be Southern?

We are. We’re thankful for this amazing region, of the food, community, and pride of place we share. All year-long we love the South, and in November we’re kicking it up by calling out some of our favorite reasons. To start things off, we’re offering up this graphic. Share it on your social networks to show your pride. And let […]

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Down The Street From Mickey: The Artisan Food Hub

We’ve been following the construction East End Market for months now and are thrilled to get a sneak peek of this neighborhood market and food hub. Our prediction: It will play a major role in the development of the Orlando and Central Florida food community. East End celebrated a grand opening last weekend, and will open to the public this […]

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Annie Leibovitz Picked Columbia, SC. You Should Too.

Put your iPhone in your pocket, people: It’s time to take a look at some bona fide, hanging-on the wall works by one of the most legendary photographers of our time. (Oh hush, we still like your Instagram pics.) Today in Columbia legendary Annie Leibovitz debuted her newest collection at The Columbia Museum of Art, the only museum on the […]

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Southern Minute with Rick Bragg

Rick Bragg is one of the South’s most beloved writers. He’s also the author of our monthly Southern Journal page.  We sat down with him to get his thoughts on Southern literature, stuffing, and two men by the name of ‘Bryant’ and ‘Saban.’

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Win A Pass To KEEN Digital Summit

Yesterday marked the opening of Nashville’s newest hotel: The Omni. Now is your chance to win passes to one of the first (and coolest) events to be held there: KEEN Digital Summit. Held October 24-27, the inaugural KEEN  is for digital folks of all sorts: bloggers, developers, entrepreneurs and social influencers. With four tracks — travel and lifestyle, food and […]

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The Next Maya Angelou?

It’s a big comparison, but it’s what critics are saying about Jesmyn Ward. Her third book, and first non-fiction work, “Men We Reaped: A Memoir,” is out today, and it’s getting some serious buzz. Lauded by The New York Times, NPR, and a slew of others, the book is on our must-read list for fall. The story weaves Jesmyn’s formative […]

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Scenes from Birmingham: 50 Years Later

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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