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Street Style: Bonnaroo Edition

It’s usually festivals like Coachella in Southern California and Lollapolooza in Chicago that get all the hype for its attendees having the best style, while Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee, gets the rap of being more grunge and granola. This year we set out with the intention of disproving this notion. Here are some of the chicest music lovers we spotted at […]

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Dressing For The Races

Prep-purveyor Vineyard Vines might be based out of Connecticut, but the South has adopted its line of pastel-hued, casual living staples as its own. When there is an event that calls for dapper menswear and lady-like frocks, Vineyard Vines is there not only as a preferred brand for event goers, but often as an official sponsor. See Vineyard Vines’ bowtie […]

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SweetWater Brewing Company Celebrates Earth Day

Photo by Jessica Stringer This week, the folks at SweetWater Brewering Company in Atlanta got yet another reason to raise a glass—they cracked the top 25 in the Brewers Association annual top 50 list. To top off the good news, the brewery’s eighth annual Sweetwater 420 Fest kicks off tomorrow—appropriately, at 4:20 p.m. on April 20. The festival features a cornhole tournament, […]

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Avett Brother Showcases Art Work in Charlotte Saturday

If you’re a day trip or less from Charlotte this weekend don’t miss this event. Most people know The Avett Brothers for their Southern-rooted folk rock, but a lesser-known dimension is founding brother Scott Avett’s fine art skills. Die-hard fans might recognize his work from album art and posters he’s created for the band. Julianne in Vain, Scott Avett for […]

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Southern Baristas Compete In Atlanta

  The next wave of Southern artisans is rising, and the stars come caffeinated and equipped with kettles and milk pitchers. Their masterpieces are rarely more than $4 and their studios always open, just walk into your neighborhood café. Last weekend we headed to Atlanta for the Southeast Regional Barista Competition & Brewer's Cup for a two-day showdown that recognized baristas, […]

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Hotel Deals of the Week

Just because summer is almost over doesn’t mean the vacations have to be. We got the scoop on the best deals around the South to help make your trip-planning a little easier (and cheaper!) Here are the deals that have us ready to pack our bags this week.  * Contact hotels for restrictions Deals This Month   “Splash & Stay” […]

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Beach Deal: $108 Oceanfront Hotel, Gourmet Dining

The first questions most people ask themselves when planning a trip are: Where am I going to stay? And, what am I going to eat? For the weekend of November 5-7, the city of Pensacola has taken care of all the arrangements. As part of Pensacola Celebrity Chefs’ Capture the Fort, a historical-celebration event at Gulf Islands National Seashore on […]

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