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Spotlight: Brian Kane

How did you get on this journey? I grew up in Mobile, but my wife and I really fell in love with craft beer while living...

The Foodies

When it comes to food, the residents of Mobile Bay have an embarrassment of riches that we are quite proud of. We’ve long known the goodness of a diet...

A Night at the Races

The cars are silent, and that makes Chris Carter antsy. From the racetrack’s broadcast booth, his voice begins to rise and crack over the din of...

Smoke 'n' Chew

Grown and Rolled Organic Tobacco Cigars The first question everyone, myself included, asks Ray French about his homegrown tobacco: “Is that even legal?” And while...

Bankhead v. Wallace

Tunnel to Towers Race through the tube for a good cause. When firefighter Stephen Siller finished his late shift for Squad 1, Park...

Houses of Fun

As a child, the closest I got to owning a playhouse was the green storage shed in my family’s wooded backyard. It housed enough snakes, in...

Spotlight: Mr. Willie

A good ice cream truck is always heard before it’s seen, and when “Pop Goes the Weasel” fills the streets of Midtown, it can only mean...

Baldwins, Assemble!

Baldwin County’s namesake, Abraham Baldwin (1785 - 1801), was a longtime legislator from Georgia who never even visited the state of Alabama. He did, however,...

Bay Song

You and I are not the first to bask in the magnetism of Mobile Bay. Aboriginal Indians inhabited Montrose long ago and made pottery atop Ecor Rouge, ...

Shrimp Boat Revival

Skip Jones flips through a photo album of before-and-after pic-tures of the shrimp boat he has spent the past four years resurrecting. The underlying theme of the record...

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