The Daily South

My Beauty Gets Her Beautyberry

Judy and I have an agreement. She’s the Queen of the House. Whatever she says about the inside goes. I’m King of the Garden. I enjoy supremacy there. But very occasionally she requests a special plant be added and the King cannot deny her. So it was this week with a shrub she liked called beautyberry.

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Get Taylor Swift’s Look in a Few Easy Steps

We’re just going to go ahead and say it—this week belongs to Taylor Swift. Her new album 1989, which debuted to rave reviews from everyone from Rolling Stone to the New York Times Monday, is set to sell 1 million copies in its first week.

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The Bali Hai: A Taste of Atlanta

  Last Sunday, a couple of friends and I, cocktail nerds that we are, ventured Midtown to the Taste of Atlanta food festival so we could case the afternoon’s, ah, spirited (cringe) barcraft competition. Sponsored by Fernet Branca, bar talent from all over the Southeast endured a series of challenges that tested not only the tastiness of their drinks, but confidence, presentation, and intelligent […]

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7 Questions with Alynda Lee Segarra, of Hurray For The Riff Raff, about The Body Electric Fund

Alynda Lee Segarra, or New Orleans Americana musician known as Hurray For The Riff Raff, wants to share her latest music with you and change the world while doing so. Through an Indiegogo campaign, The Body Electric Fund, Hurray For The Riff Raff is raising money not only to go toward the creation of a video for her song “The Body […]

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Tailgate Giveaway, Week 10: Tablevouge Table Cloth + $100 Worth of Chinet Products

Every Wednesday through college football season, we are giving away a tailgating necessity to help you create the ultimate Southern tailgate. Check in each week to see what it is and enter for a chance to win!

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The Battle for Modern New Orleans: A Conversation with Author Gary Krist

Today marks the release of Empire of Sin, an account of the “civil war” that raged in New Orleans from 1890 to 1920. This “civil war,” documented by Gary Krist, focused on both the moral and demographic reformation of one of the South’s greatest cities.

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Late Night at the SFA Symposium (Or an Ode to Chicken-on-a-Stick)

This past weekend in Oxford, Mississippi, at the 17th Symposium of the Southern Foodways Alliance, some of the food world’s top minds (chefs, writers, artists, farmers) came together to break bread and grapple with heavy-hitting questions about food, race, class, and inclusion. And each night, after all the lectures, films, and meals-of-a-lifetime wrapped, attendees made their way into the Oxford […]

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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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Why Grumpy Hates Fall Color

Why do we have amazing fall foliage one year and barfy fall color the next? Heck if I know.

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The Southern Living Fall Bucket List

The bounty of pumpkins, crunchy leaves, football, and cozy sweaters of late can mean only one thing – fall is finally here! It is a season filled with celebrations and festivities for all ages to enjoy. With so much to do, we went ahead and compiled our list of must-do’s for the season:

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