Arts, cuisine, music and more

New eateries opening and in the works

Photo | facebook.com/nothingbundtcakes The Dallas-based Nothing Bundt Cakes opened last week at 3255 Airport Blvd. in front of Bel Air Mall. This is the fifth in Alabama, the first in Mobile. The in-house baked cakes come in 10 flavors and 40 unique designs. Enjoy...

Randy Kennedy Show moves to afternoon

Randy Kennedy Show moves to afternoon

The programming schedule for Sports Talk 99.5 will undergo a few changes beginning Monday, Jan. 25, with one local show moving to a different time slot and another show making its debut. “The Randy Kennedy Show” (featuring Creg Stephenson) will move from its current...

Taurus: Heads-up!

Taurus: Heads-up!

Aquarius (1/20-2/18) — To avoid regulations you find to be unreasonable, you’ll look to an old fashioned form of transportation for your next big idea. Instead of a food truck, you’ll serve meals out of an old train car parked on the railroad tracks. The idea is...

Special news series and investigations


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.