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Alabama pipe celebration

Alabama pipe celebration

You might not expect that a center of pipe smoking in the U.S. would be located in a 150-year-old farmhouse in Homewood, Ala. This is a place with actual gravestones still in the yard, along with an outhouse (though it has indoor plumbing now, too). It’s not a farm anymore—buildings have grown up around it […]

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Smokin’ time at The Briary

The Briary

On Feb. 5, The Briary of Homewood, Ala., hosted its third annual pipe smoking contest. More than a smoking contest, this event has become a carnival for pipe smokers.   “It was our best event yet,” says Skip Elliott, proprietor of The Briary. “We had people coming in from all over; it was standing room […]

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