The Daily South

In Photos: The Two-Day Florida Lobster Mini Season

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.

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10 Things To Know About The New Tina Turner Museum

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.

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A Taste of Flow Tribe, And a Taste of New Orleans

“We’re kind of cultural ambassadors to the city,” says K.C. O’Rourke, who fronts Flow Tribe, a band whose soul is rooted in New Orleans. Need proof? The show that put the band on the map, in O’Rourke’s eyes, took place at Tipitina’s.

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5 Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

Every Monday we bring you the Southern Living Hot List, a roundup of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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Eat Kale, Stay Out of Jail

I wrote the first story about growing kale that ever appeared in Southern Living and, as a result, was nearly hauled off to the pokey by an infuriated public. And all because I offered them insight and wisdom about this neglected, nutritious veggie.

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What I Learned On My First Dove Hunt

Let’s get a few things out of the way. I didn’t grow up around hunting. As a Florida girl raised near the beach, I was around plenty of water, but not a lot of bucks. Actually, not any. And though I’ve lived in the Deep South for the past 20 years, surrounded by neighbors and friends who hunt, I’ve never gone. Until last […]

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Food52’s Recipe for Vegan Hummus and Mint Veggie Burgers

Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four for under $20, in under 20 minutes. Today: A vegan veggie burger that even carnivores will love. 

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Mountain Essentials Pack Style and Practicality

    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.

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Five Unique Campus Attractions (Hint: No Pigskin Involved)

Each year, as the leaves change into their best Pollock impressions and pigskin refers to more than just a bag of pork rinds, two things become clear: Fall is in the air, and we’re going to be spending a lot of the season on college campuses.

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Evergreens Turning Brown? Blame It On Bagworms

Last week, your evergreen tree looked lush and green. Now it’s been turning brown and decorating itself with little seed cones. What the heck is going on? As always, Grumpy has the answer.

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