Inside this issue:
Music > Meet Me In Lebanon: Hometown hero Richard Patton has ushered in a vibrant cultural scene in Opelika, Alabama, one that has attracted nationally-aclaimed indie rock band Delta Spirit, who are taking the stage right amongst the fermentors of a local distillery. By Sheyda Mehrara
Food & Booze > Strange Bedfellows: At Chef Angus Brown’s Atlanta restaurant LUSCA, three of the world’s rarest and most interesting oysters get slutty when introduced to their boozy soulmates. By Jess Graves.
Art > Water, Shells & Bones: Atlanta-bred abstract painter Maggie Mathews calls the beaches of St. George Island her muse. We caught up with her on the eve of her first solo exhibition. By Katherine Michalak.
Style > Put It On My House Account: Charlotte boutique owner Laura Vinroot Poole noticed there was a huge barrier between independent retailers and the costly investment of e-commerce. So, she created an app to bring it down, and changed the game in the process. By Jess Graves