Starting with ideas from a celebrated house more than a thousand miles away, Tammy Gibbons followed her heart to build a home that reflects her style all the way.
Written by Jane Reynolds/ Photography by Edward Badham

Recovering Hope

Fighting heroin was the battle of Drew Callner’s life. His next act was to document it.
Written by Rosalind Fournier

BHM 26.2

The inaugural BHM26.2 race series comes to the city on Sunday, April 15. Produced by Magic Moments and Children’s of Alabama Center for Childhood Cancers and Blood Disorders and comprised of a marathon, half marathon, team relay and fun run, each race will start and finish at Railroad Park in the heart of downtown.

Salad Days

Salad Days: Salads certainly mean more than lettuce, and these three recipes highlight how to make the best of some other delectable leafy greens.


With more than 30 published books under his belt, Don Keith gets ready for one to hit the big screen.
Written and photographed by Jeff Rease


It hurt.
After I was beaten on my butt with a metal pica pole, I ran into the women’s bathroom at The Anniston Star, sat in an empty stall, and cried.

The Road to Selma

Ever since I came to this country in 1984, I have been obsessed with the road from Selma to Montgomery. After moving to Alabama in 1989, I visited the road and wanted to document its straightaways, curves, and rich and troubled history. The impact of the events along this road in the sixties led to… Read More

Wings Over Avondale

It is just a painting on a wall, but it became a touchstone for the renaissance of a once-neglected neighborhood.

Beautiful Music

Violins of the Holocaust Serenade with Hope, Resilience of the Human Spirit Written by Karim Shamsi-Basha Sallie Downs remembers when a friend first sent her the link. It was a video of a remarkable concert featuring violins that had survived the Holocaust, as part of a program called Violins of Hope. “It touched me,” Downs… Read More

Playfully Elegant

Inspired by the perfect lot and a hint of whimsy, a dream home is built.

Savor the Flavors

Produced by Brett Levine Food styling by Lily Plauch´e Photography by Alison Miksch Few dishes say winter warmth more than savory pies, and these three recipes can bring the flavors of the season to your table. For a handheld wonder, try some beef empanadas with chimichurri. Frozen pastry dough makes these easy to prepare, and the combination of… Read More