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Tag: April 2017

Daphne Sunday Concert Series, 04/16/17

The Mobile Big Band Society put on a free Spring/Summer Sunset Concert for the public at Bayfront Park Pavilion. Photos by Earl Kellam

Bathing Beauties, 1923

Beauty pageant contestants relax on the sands of the Gulf Coast.  original photo from the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, USA Archives  •  colorization...

Feelin’ Blue

The scientific name for the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, is Latin for “savory beautiful swimmer.” Talk about hitting a nail on the head. The decapod — or 10-legged...

Batter Up!

When there are only nine boys in your high school class, sports are not always optional. My friend Archie approached me one day during lunch period. ...

Spotlight: Robin Wallace

At 5 years old, Robin Wallace probably didn’t expect she would spend most of her life on the baseball diamond. In fact, looking back on one of...


From harebrained schemes to feasible dreams, the Bay area has never been in short supply of inventors with ideas that could — and did — change the world.

Mobile Bay Spring Festival Preview

Hangout Music Festival Sports + Outdoors Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival When: May 5 - 6, 2017 Where: Foley Sports Park What: Take a tethered ride or...

The Dish

Seared Scallops at Dumbwaiter “I fed my seafood craving at Dumbwaiter. Their seared scallops with roasted winter vegetables, ...

Bellingrath Gardens Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast, 04/08/17

Families enjoyed breakfast with the Easter Bunny and the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Great Lawn at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Photos courtesy Bellingrath Gardens

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