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Baldwin County cuisine has a style of its own

Baldwin County cuisine has a style of its own By Fran Thompson Local chefs among those whose dishes are featured in “100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die” were in agreement that location, location, location are the three most important … [Read More...]

Coast Guard boating safety course Aug. 9 in Foley

Coast Guard boating safety course Aug. 9 in Foley Perdido Bay Power Squadron will present a Boating Safety Course on Saturday, August 9 from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Coleman Factory Outlet in Foley. The cost is $50 for student materials and lunch. … [Read More...]

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Kayaks, BBQ & Blues Sept. 6 on Innerarity

Kayaks, BBQ & Blues Sept. 6 on Innerarity The Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce is cooking up another great event with the 2nd Annual Kayak BBQ and Blues Festival on September 6th. The day will feature kayak and stand up paddleboard races, … [Read More...]

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Coastal Chorale shows July 27 at Foley Civic Center

Coastal Chorale shows July 27 at Foley Civic Center Under the direction of artist director and conductor Laura Aaron Mixon, the tradition of excellence that is the Coastal Chorale continues July 27 with Coastal Chorale Summer Shows scheduled at 3 … [Read More...]

Pelican Paddle Canoe & Kayak Race Aug. 2 on Weeks Bay

Pelican Paddle Canoe & Kayak Race Aug. 2 on Weeks Bay Registration is now open for The Second Annual Pelican Paddle Canoe and Kayak Race benefiting the Weeks Bay Foundation. The paddle will be held on Saturday, August 2 from 8 a.m. to noon at … [Read More...]

Coast Guard boating safety course Aug. 9 in Foley

Coast Guard boating safety course Aug. 9 in Foley Perdido Bay Power Squadron will present a Boating Safety Course on Saturday, August 9 from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Coleman Factory Outlet in Foley. The cost is $50 for student materials and lunch. … [Read More...]

Terrezza Optical offering free vision screenings

Terrezza Optical offering free vision screenings Terrezza Optical in Foley is offering free vision screenings on Friday July 25, Friday, Aug 1 and Friday, Aug 8. Located at 316 S. McKenzie St., Terrezza Optical accepts most insurance including … [Read More...]

The Incredible Hulk will be at Pensacola Para Con

The Incredible Hulk will be at Pensacola Para Con The 2014 Pensacola Para Con welcomes special guest of honor, Lou Ferrigno of The Incredible Hulk, to this year’s annual event scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 9-10 at the Pensacola Fairgrounds … [Read More...]

Artists announced for Sept. 11-13 L.A. Songwriters Fest

Artists announced for Sept. 11-13 L.A. Songwriters Fest The line-up for the 10th Annual L. A. Songwriters’ Festival, scheduled September 11-13 at the American Legion Post 199 in Fairhope (700 S. Mobile St.), includes locally connected national … [Read More...]

Perdido Bay Optimist Buffet & Fashion Show July 26

Perdido Bay Optimist Buffet & Fashion Show July 26 In addition to lovely fashions and delicious food, those who attend the Optimist Club of Perdido Bay 6th Annual Buffet/Fashion Show will also be entertained by Elvis Tribute Artist Shane … [Read More...]

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Gulf Shores Summer Slam

Gulf Shores Summer Slam Gulf Shores Summer Slam and that was Benjamin Cleverdon from Foley was among the 50 plus junior tennis players from throughout the Southern states competing in the recent Gulf Shores Summer Slam at the Bodenhamer Center … [Read More...]

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Perdido chamber sponsors NAS Pensacola’s 100th Anniversary & Reunion

Perdido chamber sponsors NAS Pensacola’s 100th Anniversary & Reunion The Perdido Key Chamber has joined forces with the Pensacola Chamber Foundation to sponsor the Naval Air Station Pensacola's 100th Anniversary and Reunion. The $5000 Perdido … [Read More...]

Flora-Bama marks 50th Aug. 1 with 60’s prices & music

Flora-Bama marks 50th Aug. 1 with 60’s prices & music First 25 vehicles, model year 1964 and before will get autographed brick from the original Flora-Bama The Flora-Bama Lounge and Package Store will mark its 50th year with a weekend … [Read More...]

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150th Anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay Aug. 1-3 at Ft. Morgan

Music historian Bobby Horton to perform Aug. 1 Multi-instrumentalist music historian Bobby Horton will perform period music August 1 at 7 p.m., as part of the The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay. A lifelong Birmingham resident, … [Read More...]

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Gulf Shores Fire-Rescue video leads to GMA appearance

Gulf Shores Fire-Rescue video leads to GMA appearance As part of an ABC sponsored 5 Alarm Firefighters Challenge, fire departments from across the country were asked to submit their own rendition of the song "Safe and Sound" by Capital Cities for … [Read More...]

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Follow Alabama authors to win 3-night beach vacation

Follow Alabama authors to win 3-night beach vacation By Haley Paulson What do “Forrest Gump,” Harper Lee and Helen Keller have in common? The well-known novels and famous authors call Alabama home. Enjoy the rich history of this southern state … [Read More...]

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New L.A. Gumbo Fest date is Oct. 4 at Wharf

New L.A. Gumbo Fest date is Oct. 4 at Wharf Aloha Hospitality International, parent company of Baumhower’s Restaurant, Bob’s Victory Grille, Bimini Bob’s Cabana Café and Compleat Angler Seafood Grille and Bar, will host the rescheduled 2014 Lower … [Read More...]

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GCAA Art Market Aug. 2 at Meyer Park in Gulf Shores

GCAA Art Market Aug. 2 at Meyer Park in Gulf Shores The next Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Market, held in partnership with the City of Gulf Shores, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Meyer Park, located at 400 East 22th … [Read More...]

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Weekly Friday Fests planned at Perdido Key’s Villagio Shopping Center

Weekly Friday Fests planned at Perdido Key’s Villagio Shopping Center Villagio Shops on Perdido Key, located at 13700 Perdido Key Dr., will host Friday Festivals every Friday through Labor Day weekend from 5-8 p.m. Join Villagio retailers for … [Read More...]

Free Back to School Beach Bash Aug. 14 at Gulf Shores Public Beach

Free Back to School Beach Bash Aug. 14 at Gulf Shores Public Beach The City of Gulf Shores will host its annual Back to School Beach Bash on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. at Gulf Shores Public Beach. Families of all ages are invited to enjoy a … [Read More...]

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Seats available for Aug. 1 Phish show at Wharf

Seats available for Aug. 1 Phish show at Wharf Although general admission floor tickets are long gone, reserved seating in the 300 level, priced from $45 to $60 plus service fees, is still available for the Aug. 1 Phish concert at The … [Read More...]

Make Your Own Glass classes offered at Coastal Art Center’s

Make Your Own Glass classes offered at Coastal Art Center’s Hot Shop Make Your Own Glass classes are scheduled July 29-Aug. 1 at The Hot Shop at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach, located at 26389 Canal Rd. Appointments are available … [Read More...]

Friends of O.B. Library host Aug. 7 children’s book & electronic media sale

Friends of O.B. Library host Aug. 7 children’s book & electronic media sale The Friends of the Orange Beach Library are conducting a sale of children’s books and electronic media items in the library conference room on Thursday, August 7 from … [Read More...]

Public invited to hear Mensa members talk male/mail order romance

Public invited to hear Mensa members talk male/mail order romance The public is invited to join South Coast Mensa members for a presentation about love and romance at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 at Creekwood Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, … [Read More...]

Gulf Coast Cornhole Series makes ‘Bama stop on July 26

Gulf Coast Cornhole Series makes ‘Bama stop on July 26 A qualifying tournament of this year’s Gulf Coast Cornhole Series will be held on July 26 at The Flora-Bama on Perdido Key. Participants can register online at kaboomssc.com/tournaments or … [Read More...]

Local krewes host Aug. 9 Draw Down

Local krewes host Aug. 9 Draw Down The Mystical Mardi Gras Society $10,000 Draw Down, hosted by the Pleasure Island based Mystics of Pleasure & Maidens in Pink Stilettos, will be held on Saturday, August 9 beginning at 6 p.m. at The Event … [Read More...]

AimPoint Express Golf Clinics slated Aug. 15 at Kiva

AimPoint Express Golf Clinics slated Aug. 15 at Kiva The Gulf Shores Golf Academy will host a full day of AimPoint Express Clinics at Kiva Dunes on Friday, August 15. Rea Schuessler, PGA the director of instruction of The Gulf Shores Golf Academy … [Read More...]

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Memorial for 11 year old Zak Mazzullo July 26 in Perdido Beach

Memorial for 11 year old Zak Mazzullo July 26 in Perdido Beach The brave little boy stole the hearts of Perdido community while battling rare form of cancer Zak Mazzullo, the 11 year old boy who tugged the heartstrings of the Perdido community … [Read More...]

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Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp gave local youngsters insight into the artistic world

Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp gave local youngsters insight into the artistic world By Pam Winstead CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICTURES Professional storytellers, authors, musicians, visual artists and dancers from all across the Gulf Coast … [Read More...]

Gulf Shores football, soccer, cheerleading registration ends Aug. 1

Gulf Shores football, soccer, cheerleading registration ends Aug. 1 The City of Gulf Shores will hold registration for all youth football, soccer and cheerleading leagues throughout the month of July. Youth football leagues are open to ages 7 – 12 … [Read More...]

Boat safety course offered Aug. 9 at Orange Beach Community Center

Boat safety course offered Aug. 9 at Orange Beach Community Center U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-10 will present an eight hour boat safety course at the Orange Beach Community Center on Saturday August 9. Upon completion, you will receive … [Read More...]

The Office hosts Aug. 2 spaghetti dinner fundriaser to send pool teams to national tourney in Las Vegas

The Office hosts Aug. 2 spaghetti dinner fundriaser to send pool teams to national tourney in Las Vegas The Office, that wonderfully named Foley bistro that does, in fact, fully equipped to help patrons get a little work done on premises, will … [Read More...]

G.S. First Presbyterian Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8

G.S. First Presbyterian Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8 While exploring the riches of a tropical island, children attending the upcoming August 4 - 8 Vacation Bible School at the First Presbyterian Church of Gulf Shores will experience the greatest … [Read More...]

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The Blenders: A soulful groove biscuit with jazz gravy

The Blenders: A soulful groove biscuit with jazz gravy By Fran Thompson Blane Butler was taking the short drive across the Bob Sykes Bridge from his Gulf Breeze home to play guitar at Pensacola Beach bars before he was even old enough to drink … [Read More...]

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South Baldwin Community Theatre’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” opens Aug. 1

South Baldwin Community Theatre’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” opens Aug. 1 Gulf Shores based South Baldwin Community Theatre will present Disney's "Alice In Wonderland Jr." August 1-3 and August 8-10. Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m., … [Read More...]

Second Tuesday Eco-Libations at Fairhope Brewing Co.

Second Tuesday Eco-Libations at Fairhope Brewing Co. Join fellow environmentalists the second Tuesday of every month from 5-7 p.m. and unwind with a drink at the Fairhope Brewing Company, located at 914 Nichols Ave. The happy hour and networking … [Read More...]

Bustle website names Flora-BAma one of 13 BEST BEACH BARS IN AMERICA

Bustle website names Flora-Bama one of 13 BEST BEACH BARS IN AMERICA Perdido Key’s Flora-Bama, that famed lounge on the line that already has more national name recognition than the island where it sits, has been named of the the 13 best beach … [Read More...]

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Aug. 12 deadline for restaurants to enter Foley’s Festival of Flavor

Aug. 12 deadline for restaurants to enter Foley’s Festival of Flavor Plans are well underway for the 2014 Alabama Festival of Flavor, set for Saturday, October 18 in the streets of Historic Downtown Foley. 20 local restaurants will be featured in … [Read More...]

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Statue at Original Oyster House dedicated to World War II vets

Statue at Original Oyster House dedicated to World War II vets CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICTURES Statue at Original Oyster House dedicated to World War II vets Honor Flight South Alabama founder inspires work by artist Ameri’ca Jones By Cecilia Mace … [Read More...]

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