Explore. Dream. Discover.

Dive into the pages of any good adventure book—or into the screen of a movie at the local theater—and you’ll quickly be immersed in captivating stories. You’ll be pulled into worlds of wizards fighting dark magic, pirates trying to seize control of ghost ships, a quest for revenge on a whale, a 1,100-mile hike for self-discovery and healing, the visit…

Regions Golf Tournament

The Regions Tradition Golf Tournament was held May 17-21 at Greystone Golf and Country Club with more than 78 professional golfers competing. Hall of Famer Bernhard Langer won for the second year in a row. The event is expected to have an economic impact of more than $25 million on the area.

July 2017 Around Town

On May 9, the Community of Hope Health Clinic raised $16,000 at its fundraiser. The funds will be used to purchase new medical equipment and provide funds for administration and any maintenance needed at the facility. These purchases and repairs will enable the clinic to provide proper care for its patients. The clinic is free for uninsured persons residing in…

Craft & Cocktail

Add a half cup of cucumber slices and 2 tablespoons of basil ribbons to 1 cup of gin.
Refrigerate overnight. 
Strain the gin and reserve 4 ounces. 
Divide ice between two tall glasses. 
Add gin and divide the grapefruit juice 
between glasses. 
Top with ginger beer and garnish with grapefruit wedges, cucumber slices and thinly sliced basil ribbons. 
Enjoy. Cheers!

Summer Adventure Fashion

Alabama is not only known for its beauty, but it is notorious for its diversity in outdoor activities as well as popular shopping and dining destinations. Double Oak Mountain, a ridge south of Birmingham and home to Alabama’s largest state park, has developed into a trendy area to appreciate all of that. Historical and cultural influences draw more and more…

Starry Nights In The Magic City

Alabama is known for its beautiful wilderness in many different ways. Trails, parks, rivers and lakes are constantly the focus of outdoor living during an Alabama summer. Although one of Alabama’s most beautiful sights is often forgotten, through dense forest and trees, a gorgeous night sky awaits to be explored. Often the moon and stars tend to cast a fairytale…

We All Scream for Ice Cream

Summertime has arrived and what better way to beat the heat than to dive mouth first into a frosty, mouthwatering ice cream cone. For this reason, July has been dubbed National Ice Cream Month, and the third Sunday in July has been labeled National Ice Cream Day.

Resting S Ranch

Resting S Ranch is a 35-acre estate in the heart of the protected and coveted area of Indian Springs. Set against the backdrop of Oak Mountain and the 10,000-acre Oak Mountain State Park, the property is a sanctuary of privacy.

The Fast Life or Low Country Life

Girls weekends either resemble a low-key relaxation trip or bumping it up to the next level. That's why Miami and Charleston are two of the best spots to travel with your girlfriends.