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By Kelly Magyarics

The afternoon of August 21, 2017 will mark the first time since 1918 that a total solar eclipse will be visible across the entire contiguous United States. (And another one like it won’t occur again until 2024.) To celebrate the occasion, restaurants and bars are adding a bit of starry magic to their menus with items inspired by this rare celestial event. It’s a great excuse for a gathering, so cross your fingers for clear skies and don’t forget your eclipse glasses!

By Chris Chamberlain

Nashvillians will tell just about anyone who asks that Music City is a great place to be from. But in moments of honesty (or after a few pints at a Downtown bar filled with the cacophony of multiple bachelorette parties), they may also admit that sometimes it’s also a great place to get away from. Here are some quick escapes from town when the urge to travel strikes.

By Katia Hetter

We've all heard about those lovers of astronomy, those fans of nature and science, all of whom have been planning for years to travel to see this year's total solar eclipse.

Marvelous Day for a Moondance - Garden & Gun

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 3:00 PM

By CJ Lotz

On August 21, the sun, moon, and earth will line up for a solar eclipse. The path of totality—where the moon will completely cover the sun—will fall across a swath of the South. Here’s

By Ashley Day

Summer's enormous iconic fruit is making its way onto seasonal menus at restaurants and bars across the country. Watermelon stars in salads, gazpachos, crudo and cocktails, from drinks served in its hallowed out rind to fresh feta and mint starters. Fans of the fruit will find creative spins with pizza, poke, tostadas and sorbet.

By Jim Winnerman

If you enjoy discovering uncrowded destinations and attractions, eating in one-of-a-kind restaurants and meeting the friendly people living in small towns, consider a minivacation within a few hours of your backyard. Add in a locally owned boutique inn or bed-and-breakfast, and the ingredients for a memorable weekend are all there.

Ready to trade rush hour and conference calls for a golf cart and the local coffee house? Whether retirement is just around the corner or somewhere down the line, check out these Southern towns. They’re perfect for it.

We all know Kentucky is a pretty cool state. We have impressive state parks, excellent college basketball, the best taste in drinks and we know how to live life with an unbridled spirit. But if you’re looking for a place that is truly unique and has that rare cool-factor that just makes everything about it seem special, then you’re looking for Paducah – a small town along the Ohio River in western Kentucky. Paducah is known as a haven for creative minds, which it is, along with so much more.

Nine Things to Do in Paducah - Southern Kissed

Friday, May 12, 2017 5:00 PM

Paducah is a fun, charming little city that can easily be explored in a couple of days.  You should visit and see why it was named the World’s 7th City of Crafts and Folk Art by UNESCO in 2013.  Below is a list of nine things you can and should do in Paducah.