Nick Patterson

Foodie views

Birmingham’s culinary culture has attracted a subculture of folks who want to share their thoughts on the Magic City’s best grub.
Mark Kelly

Making Trouble

How one recent Facebook post dared Birminghamians to get a conversation started about race.
Nick Patterson

Testing the Cahaba

A nonprofit keeping watch over Alabama’s longest free-flowing river is checking its health for the benefit of those who use it.
Blake Ells

Chris Thile, in Focus

The 35-year-old mandolin player is slated to take over as host of The Prairie Home Companion — and that’s not even close to all of…
Blake Ells

Sevendust keep their edge

The Atlanta-based metal band has outlived many of its early contemporaries. Lead vocalist Lajon Witherspoon reveals the band's secret to survival.
Mark Kelly

Moments of Prince

How the dearly beloved and much-mourned rock icon made impressions, created electrifying art and stayed true to himself.