Auburn resident Stacy Brown, co-founder of the exploding restaurant chain Chicken Salad Chick, would stand at the bottom of the stairs and call up to her children each Christmas morning while husband Kevin waited by the tree. “Oh no! It looks like Santa didn’t come this year!” The children knew. Stacy knew. Kevin knew. Everyone was in on the annual joke, but traditions mandated repetition,
For many years, the stately tutor home of Julia and Dick Moreman has been a landmark on Tenth Street in Opelika. It has been the setting for joyous parties and friendly football games on the spacious lawn. After a complete renovation, additions and new owners, the lovely home starts a new era in the pages of Opelika history. The land was originally occupied by Indians,
While Tex-Mex is a fusion of American and Mexican cuisines, Tuco’s Tex-Mex Cantina offers the flavors and textures with regional ingredients to provide a Southern twist. Tuco’s opened this past spring at Ogletree Village in Auburn serving fresh, made- to-order dishes. Tuco’s owners George Spence and his brother-in-law Jim Parker opened Hamilton’s in 2009, and with the restaurant’s success, they were looking to branch out
Picture it: The Georgia Bulldogs are leading the Auburn Tigers by one with 36 seconds to go in the South’s Oldest Rivalry. Auburn, who had jumped out to a 21-point lead, only to let Georgia climb back in the game, faced a seemingly impossible fourth and 19. As 85-thousand plus fans in Jordan-Hare Stadium held their breath, AU quarterback Nick Marshall dropped back and launched
By Erin Slay Cobblestone lined streets, 1920s inspired architecture, and a charming walkable town square all set Russell Crossroads apart as an idyllic place to start the holiday season. Situated near Lake Martin, Russell Crossroads boasts a family-friendly backdrop for enjoying all that Christmas at Crossroads has to offer. The fifth annual Christmas at Crossroads will be held at the Russell Crossroads on Nov. 25-27.