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Arts, cuisine, music and more

MSO spans calendar, globe in one show

If the midwinter blahs have you down, there’s a cure at the Saenger Theatre (6 S. Joachim St.) in late January. That’s when Mobile Symphony Orchestra will magically take attendees through a couple of calendars’ worth of music with the assistance of lauded...

Happy New Beer!

Last year was an exciting one for the Lower Alabama beer scene, and 2018 promises to be even more eventful. Perhaps most significant was the opening of Serda’s Brewing Co. in downtown Mobile, giving the city its first craft brewery in almost two decades. If you...

Special news series and investigations

2017 U.S. Senate Election

After embattled incumbent Sen. Luther Strange lost the primary election, Democrat Doug Jones mounted an unusually competitive campaign against an unpopular Republican candidate, Roy Moore.

Wastewater treatment crisis

More than 23 million gallons of sewage has spilled in the Mobile-Baldwin county area this year, according to Mobile Baykeeper. In a special series of reports, Lagniappe is exploring why Mobile is struggling with an aging sewer and stormwater infrastructure and how Baldwin County is racing to keep up with explosive population growth.

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.