Must-Have Summer Beach Gear

The only thing that can improve a gorgeous day at our beaches is the right stuff! This round up of the cutest beach duds and best gear from local shops will guarantee a sandy good time.

Top Book Picks for Summer 2019

Local book fanatics share their must-read summer selections.

Notable Women 2019: Jennie M. Campbell, CMP, CMM, PMP

CEO/President, Stewart Steelwood Investments, dba “The Stewart Lodges”

Behind the Brands with Lisette Normann

Lisette Normann of The Fairhope Store and The Orange Beach Store reflects on her journey from candy vendor to lifestyle brand curator.

Explore Mobile with Gulf Coast Pedal Tours

Meet Mackenzie and Matt Kelly, the brains behind Mobile’s party bike.

Notable Women 2019: Chappell Brady, Hemline

When Chappell Brady moved to Mobile, she recognized that a common concern with local ladies was a lack of shopping. Coincidentally, opening a ladies’ boutique had always been one of her dreams. The stars aligned, and Brady opened her happy place, Hemline, in 2012, where she loves the sweet customers and, of course, the clothes.

Notable Women 2019: Cindy Zebryk, Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties

Cindy Zebryk has been the No. 1 agent for Coldwell Banker for the past five years, joining the company only six years ago. The Fairhope native has 27 years of experience in the real estate industry, and she knows the local market like the back of her hand.

Seeds of Change

The historic community of Africatown proves its future is as rich as its soil.

Meet The Grand Hotel’s Full-Time Resident

After two years, a long-term resident prepares to leave the “theater of the real” that is the Grand Hotel. But if you know Patrick McDonald, don’t rule out an encore.

Dauphin Island’s Shifting Sands

Alabama’s barrier island is in a constant state of flux, with shorelines — and property lines — threatened by storms and rising sea levels.

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