The Amazing Story of Kudzu

May 29, 2013 Max 0

There’s so much of this fast-growing vine in the Southeastern U.S., you might think it was a native plant. Actually, it took a lot of hard work to help kudzu spread so widely. Now that it covers over seven million acres of the deep South, there are a lot of people working hard to get rid of it! But kudzu is used in ways which might surprise you.

Holy Smoke Over Birmingham

May 26, 2013 Max 0

Birmingham, Alabama loves barbecue. There are more barbecue restaurants per capita in Birmingham than most other cities. Many of them have long-standing reputations for unique recipes and excellent food and nine of the best are featured in a documentary titled, “Holy Smoke over Birmingham” which was released in 2006.

Joe Fiore’s Model Railroad

May 22, 2013 Max 0

Joe Fiore’s Southern Keystone Railroad is one of the largest model railroad collections in the world. Other collections this large have been built by groups […]