Tag: Mardi Gras
MoonPie, MoonPie, Fly to Me
Whether being thrown from a float, caught mid-air or dropped from a building, no town does MoonPies like Mobile.
The Mardi Gras Master of Make-Believe
John Augustus Walker changed the world of float design and made Mobile’s Mardi Gras a sight to behold.
Carnival, The Art of it All
In all its gaudy grandeur, Carnival utilizes — and manifests itself in — every form of art.
Mardi Gras Through The Lens
Experience carnival through the eyes of our readers in our 2023 Mardi Gras Photo Contest.
A Good Time Was Had by All
With family history in the venue and family staples on the menu, the Namans know how to let the good times roll.
Mardi Gras Like An Expert
As a new Carnival season rolls into the Bay area, let’s take a peek into how a few seasoned insiders celebrate the festivities in style.
The Excelsior Band
Dating back to 1883, the Excelsior Band has been delighting Mobilians for generations and breaking barriers along the way.
Mardi Gras 2023 Parade Schedule
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Let the good times roll, Mobile!
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.
Designer Matthew Metcalfe-Bees’ Fresh Take on Classic Style
Nationally renowned designer Matthew Metcalfe-Bees brings his impeccable knack for mixing classic antiques back home to Alabama.