A summer staple

A summer staple

Succotash may be one of America’s first side dishes. According to Old English Dictionary, the word succotash dates back to 1751 and originates from the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Coastal style

When you step into Ann Marie and Brian James’ Greystone home, a few things immediately catch your attention. The home itself is beautiful with tall ceilings ... Read more | Add your comment

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The National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor

The National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor

The National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor is another popular attraction for visitors at the American Village. Read more | Add your comment

Where the wild things are

Where the wild things are

Birds chirp, water gurgles, and the resident rattlesnake takes a mid-afternoon nap at the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center, a 2,500 square foot space which features ... Read more | Add your comment

Q&A with David Frings

Q&A with David Frings

Alabama native David M. Frings served the city of Alabaster for 12 years as mayor before becoming director of the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center. Read more | Add your comment

La Storia

When Alabaster resident Mary Ann Tudisco's grandmother, Maria Monte Piazza, arrived at the Port of New Orleans in 1907, she carried a single trunk containing ... Read more | Add your comment

Designing women

For the last three years, April Moore and Courtni Tyre have entered the Belk Southern Designer Showcase competition.For the first time this year, Moore and ... Read more | Add your comment