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Mobile’s Tiki Culture

The resurgence of tiki culture in the Port City evokes nostalgic memories of an iconic Mobile bar in all its incarnations.

Mobile Bay’s 2023 Class of 40 Under 40

This year’s class of young, local professionals is raising the bar of success and inspiring optimism for this new year on the Bay.

Ask McGehee: What is the history of Mobile’s Admiral Hotel?

The 12-story hotel was opened in November 1940, and named in honor of Mobile’s Admiral Raphael Semmes. It had been constructed over a course of 15 months at a total cost of $1 million — well over $21 million in today’s dollars.

The Side Hall with Wing – The Ultimate Mobile Townhouse

With plenty of space for entertaining and for privacy, this distinctive home design was popular with Mobile’s oldest families.

Mobile Bay Magazine’s 3rd Annual Watershed Awards

The annual honor recognizes the environmental guardians of our communities.

Mobile’s Original Floral Parade, 1905

A blossoming 1905 photograph offers a glimpse into the history of Mobile's Floral Parade.

Ask McGehee: What’s the story behind Downtown’s long-forgotten St. Andrew Hotel?

Like other hotels in Mobile, the St. Andrew flourished during severe housing shortages during World War II.

Mobile Bay’s 2022 Class of 40 Under 40

This year’s class of young, local professionals is raising the bar of success and inspiring optimism for this new year on the Bay.

E.O. Wilson’s Mobile

In 2010, we sat down with naturalist E.O. Wilson to discuss his first work of fiction — a book titled “Anthill” based in large part on his childhood in Mobile.

Ask McGehee: Where was Mobile’s first movie theatre?

The first moving picture in Mobile was shown at the Mobile Theatre, which stood at the southeast corner of Royal and Conti streets.

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