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Top April Fools Pranks (+ Alabama Jokes that got out of hand)

We polled some folks around Mobile and these were their favorite April Fools jokes of 2023! Yellowhammer Coffee Goleman Casting Here are a few other April Fools Jokes from around Alabama that went crazy viral! I Saw BigFoot in Wilmer, Alabama! Kenny and his friend Taylor planned a prank for April Fool’s Day in Wilmer, … Read more

We Found the Gold! (Thanks to the Crichton Leprechaun)

Ok, so you know the gold we’re talking about.  It’s the gold the Chrichton Leprechaun had up in the tree in 2006. If, for some reason, you’re giving this screen a blank stare, refer back to this article that gives details about the famous Mobile, Alabama, Leprechaun. It even has its own Wikipedia page. Let’s … Read more

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Get More Bang for Your Buck: Join Mobile’s 12 Best Credit Unions

Managing personal finances can be a challenging task, but it becomes easier when you have a trustworthy financial institution on your side. Credit unions are becoming increasingly popular due to their member-focused approach and competitive rates. In Mobile, Alabama, there are several credit unions that offer exceptional services to their members. By joining one of … Read more

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The Fascinating History of Mobile AL

Mobile has been around longer than any other Alabama city, so it naturally has a fascinating history that spans many decades.  From its architecture to its food, this Port City is a small melting pot thanks to the influence of French, Spanish, British, Creole, Catholic, Greek, and African traditions. In this post, we’re going to … Read more

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29 Famous People From Mobile Alabama

Mobile, Alabama, takes pride in its rich history and the famous people born and raised in the area. In this post, you’ll be shocked to find out some famous personalities from Mobile, Al. Tim Cook Tim Cook, the current CEO of Apple Inc., is from Mobile, Alabama but grew up near Robertsdale in Baldwin County.  … Read more

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Who is Mercedes Marge? Famous Mobile AL Icon!

If you don’t know Margery-Jean Baxter (Mercedes Marge), you need to. How did she get the nickname ‘Mercedes Marge’? Let me explain. But I want you to understand something. Mobile Alabama has Icons Iconic citizens to be remembered forever into the future of the city. Joe Cain. Hank Aaron. The Peanut Man. Lonnie Johnson. Mercedes … Read more

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The Ultimate Guide To Mobile, Alabama

The South has everything from beaches to mountains, history, culture, and cookery. One city that has the perfect combination of these things is Mobile, Alabama.  It’s no wonder that folks are flocking in to visit or move to this gorgeous gem of the South. It’s a prime location that is steeped in history and Southern … Read more

What You Can Do At Bellingrath Gardens

All About The Historic Bellingrath Gardens

Are you looking to live out your life as the main character in your cottagecore fantasy? Then I’d say a trip to the Bellingrath Gardens is in order.  Flowers grow all year round in the 65-acre Bellingrath Gardens and Home, a historic estate that draws in visitors with its beauty.  Read on to learn about … Read more

7 Favorite Mobile AL Bands & Musicians

Mobile has a music flavor that I’ve enjoyed.  What kind of music do you like? Well, whatever your taste, there have most likely been some Mobile AL bands and local musicians with some hits with what you like.  Yes, we could talk about Jimmy Buffet and the like, but we’re going after some others.    … Read more

What’s up with the Alabama Leprechaun?

Mobile is no stranger to celebrations, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception – especially with our Alabama Leprechaun! Whether you celebrate at O’Daly’s or Callaghan’s, there is something for everyone. A signature symbol of St. Patrick’s day is the leprechaun, a part of Irish folklore for centuries. Mobile St. Patrick’s day celebrations are often … Read more