Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

When It’s Done Best, Nobody Notices

Top officials detail the complex and evolving roles of facilities management in enterprise success.

Soulful History & Shag Carpet

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, newly renovated, shows off the sights and sounds of a legendary musical space — and keeps the mojo, too.

Mama is Cooking

Taco Mama currently has five locations with another four in the planning stages.   Will Haver was a fan of fresh...

Whitewater Rafting Right Downtown

Whitewater Express on the Chattahoochee is one of the “top 12 greatest man-made adventures on the planet,” says USA Today.

An Immigrant’s Business Odyssey

Crowds form quickly at Von’s Bistro. During prime time dining, the line at this downtown Mobile culinary destination may extend beyond the door,...

A Grand Hotel Venture

The house sits on a small hill surrounded by fast-food restaurants and discount stores. A glorious link to Anniston’s 19th-century past, ...

Tranquil Turnabout

An autumn-filtered slant of late afternoon light suffuses skies over Pursell Farms with a deeper azure hue, contrasting with foliage turning to gold...

How to Do Food Franchises

“Wow, great pizza, ” lunch breaking Mobile police officers verbally approve, huddling over pepperoni in the first degree. Other customers of Uncle...

Wiregrass Wunderkind’s Great Eats

Wiregrass native Kelsey Barnard Clark took her German-Southern heritage to school in the Ivy League of eats, New York City. Dothan now has her back with two KBCs and the best of both worlds.

A Spirited Adventure

Up the holler and right downtown, pioneers are reawakening a long-hidden art — dusting off recipes and practicing an alchemy that existed long...

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Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.