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Tag: September 2011

River Town Lost

Nestled between the Alabama and Cahaba rivers just southwest of Selma, the bustling antebellum town once attracted genteel landholders, wealthy merchants and leading politicians. During its...

Energetic Art Entrepreneur

Ann Katherine Hardeman describes herself as a self-taught artist. Although she graduated (2005) with a bachelor of fine arts degree from Sweet Briar College, in Virginia, ...

Ask McGehee: Was there ever a hotel in Spring Hill?

Actually there were two. Spring Hill got its name from the numerous springs in the area. Between the good water supply and  higher altitude, the locale was...

PRAYERSONTHESIDE

PRAYERSONTHESIDE is the unique business custom artists Kara Coats and Suzanne Lyell founded, creating meaningful spiritual artwork inspired by ancient text, design and architecture.  Each piece...

Cottage Style

Tucked away on Springhill Avenue, a picturesque place reclaims the countryside.

Dauphin Island Revival

Dauphin Island is a land of piney woods, saltwater waves, a Civil War fort and zero Burger Kings. Here, there are no high-rise condos. In fact,...

Culinary Artiste

Everything about Mary Elizabeth Kimbrough is colorful and creative — her life, her art and her entertaining style. The lifelong artist, a full-time lecturer at Bishop State...

Ten Years Gone

The embossed leather and brass fire helmet, above, similar in design to those worn by many fire fighters, belonged to a retired captain from Engine Company...

Mobile Remembers

Judy Culbreth  Editorial Consultant, Mobile Bay Magazine "On September 11, 2001, I was working at Scholastic, Inc., on Broadway and Prince Street....

The Art of a Local Masterpiece

Art, maybe better than anything else on this planet, manifests itself in every shape, every size and every medium. Plato argued that artistic inspiration came not...

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