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My South: Kristin Chenoweth on Nashville
When I was 19, I spent the summer in Nashville working in a show for Opryland theme park. I grew up in a tiny town called Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, so getting the chance to sing and dance for months with live musicians in front of a lot of people was my heaven.
Out of Africa: Nashville, Tennessee’s Downtown Presbyterian Church
In Nashville, country music is religion, and while famed concert halls like the Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry may draw more disciples than this historic house of worship, the city’s Downtown Presbyterian Church—just a two-minute walk from the Ryman—is an icon in its own right.
Beyond Broadway: A honky-tonk-free guide to Nashville
Break free of the city’s rowdiest thoroughfare and get to know greater Nashville, in every sense of the word.
Why design enthusiasts should visit Nashville and High Point
Tennessee and North Carolina have always offered fun, drivable getaways for Atlantans. For design enthusiasts, Nashville and High Point now offer new reasons to visit.
Hotel Spotlight: The Joseph in Nashville
Travel is multisensory by definition, and after months at home living in a two-dimensional world of screens, a visit to the Joseph in downtown Nashville is a welcome jolt.
An Atlanta designer hits all the right notes with this midcentury renovation
When Atlanta architectural and interior designer Mark Williams headed to see Dolly Parton perform at the Fox Theatre 12 years ago, he had no idea that a chance meeting with Dolly’s creative director, Steve Summers, would change his life.
Where to Stay: Thistletop Inn in Goodlettsville, Tennessee
The historical heft of Thistletop Inn strikes me right at the door. Seemingly every bit of this building has a backstory.
Vince Gill talks guitars, grub, golf, and gaining a life after 40 years in the music business
It would be easy for Vince Gill, to quote from his chart-topping 1995 ballad, to “rest high on the mountain” of his forty years of success. Instead, he takes pleasure in the everyday trappings of the life he shares with fellow singer-songwriter Amy Grant.
Want Food, Will Travel: 8 Southern plates worth the drive—or flight
Would you jet to Miami for a Cuban hamburger? Take a trip to Savannah for foie gras and grits? How about head to Asheville for a whole-hog pulled-pork plate? Some dishes are so remarkable, they’re worth traveling that extra mile—or even hundreds of miles.
Country legend Brenda Lee: “Everything I know about singing I owe to coming up in Georgia”
Her home state of Georgia is never far from Brenda Lee’s mind. She'll be honored this weekend with the inaugural GPB Georgia Legend Award at the Fox Theatre.