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Outbreak

Dr. Stephen Russell on his new book, Command and Control, and the Ebola scare.

Written by Lindsey Lowe
Photography by Liesa Cole

A Tale of Two Houses

Two different takes on living and dining

Written by Brett Levine
Photographed by Graham Yelton

Hacked? What’s your digital safety plan?

Local experts point out the ways that we make ourselves vulnerable online and what we can do to fix them.

Written by Rosalind Fournier
Portraits by Beau Gustafson

Birthplace of the Blues

A photographer makes a trip to the Delta, where the Blues are still sung.

Words and photos by Beau Gustafson

Stay Hungry

Birmingham is the backdrop of the iconic 70s film with Sally Field and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Written by Lanier Isom
Photography by Elizabeth DeRamus

Side by Side

Birmingham’s past and future are inextricably bound.

Written and photographed by Zade Shamsi-Basha

You say it’s your birthday….

When you’re the city’s busiest party planner, your own 30th birthday ought to be the biggest bash in town.

By Christopher Confero

Caring Physicians

Personal stories from a patient, a medical student, and a doctor about what medicine means to them.
Caring Physicians

Grey Matter

Grey highlights how diverse a seemingly simple neutral can be in our October 2014 fashion issue.

Photographed by Jim Lafferty
Styled by Mindi Shapiro Levine

Black Pearl

In recent years, the entire country has seen a rise in heroin abuse, and Alabama is no exception.

Written by Tom Gordon

Sand and Stone

As the weather chills, warm up your wardrobe with earthy shades that evoke the palette of a sun-soaked shore.

Photography by Liesa Cole
Styled by Mary Beth Wetzel