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 […]
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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 […]
Much of the South is still sweltering, but now that August is in the rear view mirror I can’t help but dream of knee socks and boots, cashmere cardigans, and cocktails with a bit more clout. Which is why I’m particularly smitten with my new neighborhood watering hole in Austin, Drink.well.
One the South’s favorite ways to chill out is also the most delicious–fruit based ice pops. They’re just what we need during one of the hottest summers on record, and their icy goodness has spawned shops from North Carolina’s Outer Banks to heat-parched Austin.
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.