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Female bodybuilders are redefining what it means to be feminine.

Written by Jesse Chambers
Photography by Michael J. Moore

Sliced Just Right

Few things signal fall like sweet slices of seasonal pies. These three pies deliver for every baker from the classic to the creative.

Produced by Brett Levine
Food Styling by Lily Plauché
Photography by Becky Stayner

The Road From Damascus

My sister is trapped in a Syria I no longer recognize. I want to bring her home.

Written and photographed by Karim Shamsi-Basha

A Forever Home

The Arnolds have built the home of their dreams.

Written by Brett Levine
Photography by Edward Badham

Pepper Place

The city’s creative heart for design and food.

Photos by Paul Jones III

B-Metro Top Doctors

Read about the best of the best in medicine these days. From a cutting-edge medical procedure to a young girl changing the world after her own cancer diagnosis, we’re starting more conversations about your health, how you can maintain it, and whom to look to should it begin to falter.

The Family Stones

Todd Denaburg and Jared Nadler, managers of Levy’s Fine Jewelry, share the history of the legendary jeweler and why they love heirloom jewelry.

Written by Rosalind Fournier
Photography by Beau Gustafson

A White Hot Anniversary

The Hastings’ Hot and Hot celebrates its 20th year.

One on One: Emma Chevalier and Kenny Gannon

Coffee and the arts seem like a bit of a natural fit. So for this month’s one on one we brought together Kenny Gannon, the arts venue director at Samford University, and Emma Chevalier, the director of coffee and cofounder at Revelator Coffee.

Feelin’ Groovy

The seventies are back.

Photography by Liesa Cole
Photo Styling by Mary Beth Wetzel

Modern Elevation

Local architect Jared Pineda brings a Homewood house into the 21st century.

Written by Lindsey Osborne
Photography by Edward Badham