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The Legacy of Spider Martin’s Selma

Tracy Martin shares her father’s iconic photography, which documented the 1965 events that led to Bloody Sunday in Selma.
Written By Lanier Isom
Historical photographs by Spider Martin
Photography by Elizabeth DeRamus

Creative Simplicity

For creative director April Mraz, innovation is about understanding potential. For her new home in Mt Laurel, she began with the expected and then worked to make it truly her own.
Written by Brett Levine
Photographed by Graham Yelton

For the love of chocolate…

It’s no wonder everyone loves chocolate. Check out our recipes for Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Fudge, Chocolate Espresso Tart, and Pots de Crème.
Produced by Brett Levine
Food Styling by Lily Plauché
Photography by Becky Staynor


In Liesa Cole’s latest body of work, she seeks to erase the lines of religion, status, race, ethnicity, lifestyle, and politics that persistently divide us.
Photography by Liesa Cole
Produced by Tony Rodio
Assisted by Andi Rice

Behind the Seeds

The truth behind genetically modified organisms (gmo) in you food.
Written by Jan Walsh
Photography by Beau Gustafson

Curiouser & Curiouser

The Transformative Power of a Positive Mind
Written by Sam George

High Style with Heart

fab’rik is like shopping in your best friend’s closet.
Written by Rosalind Fournier
Photography by Beau Gustafson

One on One: Haller Magee and Sean Berry

The variety of dining experiences and the inside scoop on life inside a restaurant were key points in our One on One conversation this month. We brought together Chef Haller Magee, who’s working to open a new restaurant downtown after nearly a decade at Satterfield’s, and Sean Berry, owner of the new BAM Sports Grill in Cahaba Heights.