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A Light in the Darkness

Maranathan Academy is changing the world, one child at a time.

Written by T.K. Thorne
Photography by Beau Gustafson

The Famous Dogs of Helena

These special dogs with unusual stories all have one thing in common: they’ll steal your heart.

Written by Joey Kennedy
Photographed by Beau Gustafson

Take the Cake

For many people, a pound cake means a bundt pan—and it is hard to argue with tradition. But pound cake, as it turns out, is a very versatile treat. If you want to try the wonders that are pound cakes—as something to give or devour (we won’t tell!)—here are three fantastic options.

Along for the Ride

Photographer Jeff Rease chronicles his adventures aboard the Amtrak Crescent train.

Written and Photographed by Jeff Rease

The Showplace of the South

A new coffee table book brings to life the past, present, and future of the Alabama Theatre.

Coming Together

Five clergy leaders commune on faith, love, and humanity.

Written and photographed by Karim Shamsi-Basha

A Sound House

The Uptains share the history and the quirks of their historic Forest Park home.

Written by Lindsey Osborne
Photography by Edward Badham

One on One: Patty Baker and Nancy Nagrodzki

Among the rules of life are the twin notions that you need to buy things and then you need a place to put the things you buy. Our one on one conversation this month covers those two aspects of life handily.

2016 Charity and Social Datebook

Mark your calendar and welcome the release of our annual datebook of Birmingham’s top galas, fundraisers, and social events happening in 2016.

An Enduring Tradition

Long-Lewis Ford shares the history that laid the foundation for 100 years of successful business.

Written by Bill Mylius

Sleep Wins

The links between proper sleep and performance on the athletic field, on the job, and throughout life have never been clearer. DEEPSPORTTM has developed bedding that can make a difference in your life.

Written by Joe O’Donnell