Archive for People

Arni’s Driftwood Kingdom

Meet the artist recluse of Flinders Island, north of Tasmania, Australia. By Hans Egefalk We all have our favourite places. It might be a fancy restaurant—by the foreshore, somewhere out in the country or on a [...]

Sara Eyestone

Meet the artist and art curator at La Posada de Santa Fe. By Hope S. Philbrick Sara Eyestone is an artist celebrated for her elegant floral oil paintings and sensitive family portraits created with unusual color [...]

Chef Todd Hall

Meet the executive chef at La Posada De Santa Fe. By Hope S. Philbrick Chef Todd Hall is now at the helm of the kitchens at La Posada in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A prodigy who [...]

Chef Jamie Adams

His new restaurant, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, is now open in Sandy Springs, Georgia. By Hope S. Philbrick Native Atlantan Jamie Adams was studying music, biology, and English literature at Georgia State University while working [...]

Bob Marley’s Jamaica

Kingston was the famed musician’s home. By Renée S. Gordon The most famous Jamaican and Rastafarian is Robert Nesta Marley, OM. He was born in 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica, but his life is well interpreted [...]

Tribble Reese

Of course you want to meet this guy. Tribble Reese is a well-rounded jack-of-all trades, up and comer in the entertainment industry. Making a name for himself on CMT’s Sweet Home Alabama and Bravo’s New Atlanta, [...]

Michael Tinley

Meet the sommelier at Faire in Raleigh, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick Born and raised in Colts Neck, N.J., Michael moved South in 1998 to attend the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. [...]

Alabama’s Keepers of the Literary Legacy

“Come then, and let us pass a leisure hour in storytelling, and our story shall be the education of our heroes.” – Plato By Renée S. Gordon Until the Civil War the United States developed regionally [...]

South Carolina Button King Museum

Quirky collection and a one-of-a-kind character in Bishopville, South Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick What would you do if you couldn’t sleep?—and we’re not talking about the occasional inconvenience of waking up in a panic about a [...]

Pearl Fryar

Renowned Topiary Artist in Bishopville, South Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick Since the 1980s, Pearl Fryar has been crafting topiary at his garden in Bishopville, South Carolina. Feats of artistry and horticulture, his living sculptures have [...]

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