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Arts, cuisine, music and more

The great feast is upon us

The great feast is upon us

Photo | depositphoto.com Well, we have a couple weeks, but we have to start planning. It’s the food writers’ holiday, for sure. I read five or six magazines cover to cover this time of year, ones that I normally skim through and cherry pick topics. I search websites...

Mobile International Festival turns 36

Mobile International Festival turns 36

Saturday, Nov. 23, the 36th annual Mobile International Festival is coming to The Grounds (1035 Cody Road), from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s theme, The Art and Science of Food, is sure to captivate minds, young and old, as students celebrate and learn about...

Sledge presents new Gulf book

Sledge presents new Gulf book

Everything Mobile has been or will be is owed to the body of water south of Dauphin Island. Pleasure, pain, life and death all brought by the Gulf of Mexico, for us and others. “I think [the book] gave me a more profound sense of how linked it all is. We think of our...

Special news series and investigations

TENSAW TIMEBOMB

Lagniappe's series of articles examining Alabama Power's plans to comply with federal coal ash regulations and how it compares with other states. We have attempted to look at this issue from every angle and to understand why the state in general and Alabama Power's Plant Barry in Mobile County in particular are outliers when it comes to the handling of coal ash.

Domestic Violence

A series of stories by contributing writer Lynn Oldshue examining the plague of domestic violence from the perspective of abusers, survivors and local organizations here to help.

Mobile Housing Board

For decades, the Mobile Housing Board of Commissioners has been beset by financial shortcomings and dilapidating infrastructure. But with a new executive director and changing membership, the board is continuing to move forward with plans to update its affordable housing stock.