Smooth Traveler: The Natchez Trace Parkway, Meet the Legends
December 5, 2017

Eighty-seven miles from Tupelo, along the Natchez Trace Parkway, is the city of Florence, Alabama. The land, once part of the Chickasaw Nation, was sold off as soon as the... Read more »

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Sweet “Golf” Home Alabama- Day 2 – The Shoals
October 30, 2017

We purposely left dining at the 360° Grille to our final night here and as much as we really enjoyed the food it was our interaction with Brian that was the highlight... Read more »

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Sweet “Golf” Home Alabama- Day 1 – The Shoals
October 30, 2017

For late October, the course is in excellent condition and any recent aeration and top dressing maintenance that has been performed on the greens has them recovered to be very smooth and puttable.... Read more »

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10 Local Restaurants In Alabama That Serve The Most Scrumptious Food
October 30, 2017

Wildwood Tavern, which is located in historic downtown Florence, is a great place to eat and relax with friends. From fancy dogs and flatbread pizzas, to unique sandwiches and baked... Read more »

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The Best Band From Every State
October 30, 2017

The Swampers are a band you’ve heard, but haven’t seen. Officially named the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, this studio group created the iconic “Muscle Shoals Sound” as the backing musicians... Read more »

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Alabama Newscenter: Alabama’s only Frank Lloyd Wright home houses history
August 28, 2017

His family’s home was designed by none other than America’s most celebrated architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. His room, like every other room in the house, had a door to the outside. He... Read more »

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Mirror: The best things to see and do in Alabama for a glimpse into US history including music icons, civil rights and the Space Race
August 28, 2017

“The intro you can hear on this record was by keyboard player Billy Powell sitting right here at this very piano,” he said. “And if you look over here,” he... Read more »

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Good eats: Trowbridge’s orange-pineapple ice cream worth the drive
August 28, 2017

Trowbridge’s is the oldest business in the city still operating in its original location. A dairyman named Paul Trowbridge opened the business in 1918 after falling in love with Florence... Read more »

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Southern Living: Our Favorite Engagement Spots in Every Southern State
August 28, 2017

Romantic doesn’t have to mean fancy. At this quiet park, you can choose from 60 campsites along the Tennessee River with plenty of shaded nooks for plopping down with a picnic... Read more »

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Southern Living: The South’s Best Coffee Shops
August 28, 2017

In the small, but progressive town of Florence, Rivertown has transcended its role as coffee shop and become something more of a city hall. Inside you’ll find musicians, fashion designers,... Read more »

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Southern Living: 15 Affordable Small Towns We Love
August 28, 2017

The cost of living in Florence is superb, with especially affordable real estate: “What I paid in rent in Birmingham is double what I pay for my mortgage here!” as... Read more »

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Conde Nast Traveler: The Best Places to Visit in August
August 28, 2017

Florence, Alabama Award-hogging designer Billy Reid is proud of his southern roots—specifically, growing up in rural Alabama. Though his career has drawn him to the rag trade’s hub, New York,... Read more »

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