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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

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

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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

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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