Arts, cuisine, music and more


Phoho  |  Depositphotos.com I must have been 6 or 7 years old. It was a time when you chose your cereal based on what toy was buried beneath the flakes, crispy crunchies or marbits. Without any special toy surprises, I was more of an Apple Jacks man at the time, but...

Fizzi Fest kicks off a warm June

Pirates Cove Photo | Courtesy of facebook.com/piratescove Plan on attending the inaugural Fizzi Fest on Saturday, June 1 for a celebration of all things bubbles benefitting the Mobile Arts Council’s Public Art Program. It’s no coincidence this is also National Bubbles...

Southern Napa’s 99 Beers

Southern Napa Photo |  Tom Ward Daphne’s Southern Napa hosted its 7th Annual 99 Bottles of Beer on the Lawn festival on May 11, and, despite threatening weather, more than 370 craft-beer lovers sampled brews from 34 different breweries. Festival organizer and Southern...

Special news series and investigations


Head to the polls with Lagniappe's extensive guide to statewide and local political races. On Nov. 6, voters will decide seats including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state House and Senate seats plus Baldwin County Commission and school board seats. Voters in Fairhope will also decide on a referendum for a new form of government.

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.