more about: Alabama

Alabama’s New Wave of Ground Coffee

The state has a buzzworthy crop of passionate roasters. Here, we filter out our favorites.

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SL Hot List: Texas T’s, Bourbon Sips, & True-ly Great Food

Your water cooler talk, updated. Here, the five Southern bits of news that are making waves this week. 

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Slip Into A Sexy… Quilt?

Never again will we doubt the notion that a quilt could be sexy. Last week Herve Leger by Max Azria—the brand known for its signature body-shaping bandage dresses—debuted a gorgeous spring collection that paid tribute to the quilting women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama during its New York Fashion Week show.

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The Pearl Bracelet Every Southern Girl Needs at a Steal!

Theresa Harper Bruno’s unique pearl pieces have a national following that includes a certain well-dressed First Lady. And for our Southern Living readers, she’s offering one of her iconic bracelets (which normally retails for $495) for just $350!

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Reader Giveaway: Get Tailgate Ready With Haul Couture

Here in the South a tailgate is, among other things, a chance to show off serious style. Oversized jerseys and paper plates? No thanks. We’ll take sundresses in team colors and coordinating table linens. In fact, we’ll take a lot of them.

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Paul Finebaum & Rick Karle Talk Food and Football on Game Day

It’s no surprise that the hosts of Tide & Tigers Today like to joke around. Radio personality Paul Finebaum, and Fox 6 Sports Director Rick Karle are the funniest duo on TV come game-day in Sweet Home Alabama.

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New Letterpress Studio in Alabama Brings Written Word to the Masses

Letterpress printing is everywhere these days, and Alabama artist Jessica Peterson is determined it stays that way. 

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Party Tips from Billy Reid’s Shindig

This past weekend in Florence, Alabama, Southern designer and media darling Billy Reid hosted the be-all, end-all affair of the summer: The Billy Reid Shindig No. 4. We were there. And we can attest, lawdamercy, that man can throw a party!

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Terry Saban Talks Football Heroes and Alabama Rivalries

Terry Saban knows a thing about football. Married to Alabama Coach Nick Saban for nearly 40 years, to say that football is an integral part of her life is an understatement. While compiling facts for The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook, which went on sale this week, we asked the reigning first-lady of football a few questions about game day:

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The South’s Next Spielberg? Sidewalk Movie Festival Is Back

He or she might be among us. Filmmakers from around the South gather this weekend in our hometown for the 14th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival—a Birmingham-based celebration of international film. In historic theatres and more intimate venues across the downtown area, this year’s festival showcases nearly 200 short films, documentaries, and narrative features.

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