Florence, Alabama, is a town rich with musical heritage and a thriving global fashion business, but until Brian Lovejoy came back home, the place never had a great Southern cocktail bar. Now, it does, and Florence is drinking up.
Failing schools. Failing students. Underperforming schools. We hear these phrases all the time. But our new “Southern Schooling” column advocates for better, “anti-dumbass” answers for our schools. Getting that work done is kind of like snagging a catfish.
Do the dreams of entrepreneurs come to fruition only in New York or Silicon Valley? Not quite. Hypepotamus and The Bitter Southerner bring you the “Southern Hustle” column with tales of the founders, technologists, investors, and startup champions who call the South home.