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Tag: May 2014

Out of the Blueberry

For 35 years, Tynes Stringfellow ran a successful landscaping company, and he was ready to retire. Four years ago, he and his wife, Sally, ...

Back to the Muck

The first time I met my neighbor Ace, he told me he was going to kill me. He never did, and eventually I got to be...

Hot List: Dog Days of Summer

Many, if not all, dog owners consider their four-legged friends part of the family, so why not treat them as such? Next time you head...

Dueling Dragons

In ancient China, dragon boats, or long, wooden vessels decorated like the mythical creatures, were fashioned to encourage rainfall and appease the precipitation deities....

Shipshape Eats

We are blessed here with a myriad of waterways. Between the Bay, rivers, lakes and Gulf, our area is a veritable boater’s paradise. Summer days...

Tedious on the Mud

Getting into or out of antebellum Mobile by sea wasn’t easy. No one involved with maritime traffic then was completely happy with the port. The river was to...

Science in a Scoop

Whoosh! Did you hear that? That’s the sound of the ice cream industry going up in smoke. Well, more like a steamy vapor. That’s what happens when...

Talk of the Town

“I haven’t experienced this personally, but rumor has it …” We love juicy stories beginning with ‘rumor has it’ – and our legends have more juice than a squashed...

Fruit of the Sea

1. Classically Trained When you’re craving an oldie but goodie, nosh on a traditional fried shrimp po’boy on French bread at Market by the Bay. ...

Ask McGehee

Generations of visitors to the Port City's signature antebellum museum home have been told that the little white house, above, was once a detached kitchen or that it...

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