more about: Tenessee

Hog & Hominy Opens in Memphis With Pizza, Bar Snacks & Bocce Ball

By Guest Blogger Kerry Crawford, author/editor ILoveMemphisBlog.com Hog & Hominy is the brainchild of Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, whose first restaurant, Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen (AMIK), is located right across the street. The two restaurants are very different—where AMIK is more formal, Hog & Hominy is relaxed and casual. The menu is laid-back, loaded with sandwiches, pizzas and vegetables. […]

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Southern Band to Watch: Turbo Fruits

Name: Turbo Fruits Hometown: Nashville, TN Sounds like: Punk beats and electric guitar riffs meet for a PBR on the Southern coast. This four-piece group (with lead vocals by Jonas Stein) is gaining traction in the Nashville rock scene for their surf power-pop tunes.

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Happy 1st Day of Summer!

It’s the first official day of summer! That means three full months of all the beach-loving, sun-soaking, waterhole dwelling you can take. To make sure you get the most out of your summer in the South, we have created the ultimate guide to the best cold treats, picnic spots, swimming holes, cool-weather clothes, and beachside hotels the South has to […]

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Bonnaroo 2012

Main entrance to Bonnaroo/ Photo courtesy Kristin Luna, CamelsandChocolate.com Bonnaroo has undeniably grown to become one of the biggest music festivals in the world. With its base in Manchester, Tennessee, we Southerners get to claim the production. “There’s a reason Bonnaroo happens in Manchester,” Cyndi Dupree of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development said in a press conference during the […]

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Southern Band to Watch: Wess Floyd

Photo courtesy wessfloyd.wordpress.com  Name: Wess Floyd Hometown: Dothan, Alabama Sounds Like: Southern rock with a perfect blend of melodies. Turn up your bass to get the full effect of electric guitars, harmonicas, and drums, which are accompanied by gritty vocals. Wess now calls Nashville home, but his roots are in southern Alabama. If You Like: Drive-By Truckers, Band of Horses […]

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Southern Band to Watch: The David Mayfield Parade

Photo from thedavidmayfieldparade.com By Josh Marx Name: The David Mayfield Parade Hometown: Nashville, TN Sounds Like: Melodic bluegrass married with a bit of rock ‘n’ roll. This guitar-and-mandolin playing artist sings from the soul with a harmonious flow. Though David grew up in Ohio, Southern bluegrass saturated his upbringing. His lyrics, full of folk and twang, carry a strong presence […]

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Chattanooga’s Boutique Hostel: The Crash Pad

Photo by Kelsey Snell Staying at a fancy hotel can be thoroughly decadent and oh-so fun, but most of the time you just need a clean place to stay. Leave it to Chattanooga, one of the South’s most rugged and eco-progressive cities, to raise the bar on budget lodging. In the mix of the galleries and lofts in the revitalized Southside […]

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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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Nashville’s Music-Finding App

No one going to Nashville should miss out on going to a live show or ten. Now just about anyone (sorry Blackberry users, no app for you yet) going to Nash can be totally in-the-know about what’s going on in the music scene. The Nashville Live Music app, which launched in June for iPhone users, and just expanded to include Droid, maps […]

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Tornado Survivors: Willing To Share Your Story?

At Southern Living, we’re committed to continuing to tell the stories of those affected by the devastating tornadoes of April 27 that impacted so much of our region.
As part of our continued coverage, we are looking for survivors who are willing to share their personal stories. We want to know how you were impacted, what you learned, what has given you hope.

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