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Events in Mobile, Alabama 

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

Alabama Leprechaun

The Background Of Alabama Leprechaun

Mobile is no stranger to celebrations, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. 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 full of the phrase, “Who all … Read more

Mobile Mural: Location: corner of South Warren and Dauphin

10 Unique Murals in Downtown Mobile

When strolling through the streets of downtown Mobile, you are sure to find some of the colorful artwork that decorates the building throughout the downtown area. More than 15 murals in downtown mobile highlight different aspects of Mobile and its rich history. These murals help build a sense of community and inspire other artists. Read this … Read more

Under Siege

10 Best Movies Filmed In Alabama

Why Are Movies Filmed In Alabama?  Many of your favorite movies are filmed in Alabama, and you may be asking why. Alabama offers state incentives, including rebates to offset production costs and for locally sourced labor. The production of movies in Alabama helps the local community and bolsters the economy.  Ten Movies Filmed In Alabama … Read more

Dumb Alabama Laws

10 Dumb Alabama Laws You Might Not Know

Every state has weird laws within its history. Some of these laws make you question how they even came to be or could even be enforced? Hence Alabama is no exception to having some of these dumb laws, so here are ten dumb Alabama laws.  10 Dumb Alabama Laws 1- You cannot put salt on … Read more

Other Mardi Gras Terms 

We’re In ‘Deep Gras’ Now

Those fortunate enough to partake in Mobile’s Mardi Gras festivities know that the final week before Ash Wednesday can be a blur.  It feels like you’re on a high, attending as many parades and balls as you can. That, my friend, is Deep Gras. You’re in deep now!  You find yourself losing sleep, time is … Read more

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras History: Behind Mobile’s Favorite Bash

Mardi Gras is a Christian observance and cultural spectacle that has its origins in ancient spring and fertility rituals. Its beginnings can be traced back thousands of years ago. In this post, I’ll go over a brief Mardi Gras history and settle this debate once and for all: who started it?  Otherwise known as Carnaval, … Read more