Ever since we were teenagers growing up in Key West, my brother Edward and I have snorkeled for lobster during the two-day Florida lobster mini season. Since 1975. the two-day mini season has opened annually on the last week of July. About one week later, the Florida commercial lobster harvest opens (until March 31). This year was no different.
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.
Fall is hands-down the best time to escape to the mountains. While we’re a few days shy of the autumn solstice, cooler temperatures are upon us, and a weekend getaway is soon to follow. To keep things simple, we’ve compiled a brief guide to mountain essentials that will keep you stylish and comfortable wherever you go.