We are saddened today to hear of the passing of the legendary Maya Angelou. The St. Louis, Missouri, native (who spent part of her youth in Stamps, Arkansas) later made Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her home.
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If there are two things we love it’s New Orleans chefs and Gulf seafood. Seriously, who can get enough? Today Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina announces the chance to dine with some of the Big Easy’s Best Chefs. Called Southern Grace, the new dinner series kicks off April 17 with chef Justin Devillier from La Petite Grocery. Others on the lineup […]
It’s official: one of the South’s most adorable couples are tying the knot. We got a peek at their engagement dinner, celebrated at Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, AL (which we named as one of the South’s Best Bars). The former Alabama quarterback and prospective NFL player told his unsuspecting bride-to-be and former Miss Alabama that they […]
We were at SXSW for the first time this week. Yes, it was as big, and over-the-top, and crowded, but we loved every minute of it. And though it seemed the entire digital world had descended on Austin, we found plenty of moments that reminded us that the festival hasn’t lost its Southern charm. Case in point: 10 moments snapped […]
At SXSW Interactive this week, everyone was vying for attention. Everywhere you turned there was someone doing a demonstration with a 3-D printer or posing for a photo with Grumpy Cat. We didn’t get to hang with Grumpy Cat. But… We did visit with a Southern-born chef who is working to fine tune supercomputer technology to create recipes based on […]
The music world was quite a buzz this week, with Hurray For The Riff Raff’s major label debut making major waves. NPR, Paste, SPIN — all wrote glowing reviews for “Small Town Heroes” by the New Orleans group.
We were all stunned yesterday when snow storms gripped parts of the South, including our hometown of Birmingham. This morning there are still people stranded, and we’re praying for their safety. As those of us in Alabama and affected states try to get home, we’re counting our blessings for the good things that have happened and how Southerners have risen […]