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Seafood cravers will love Kravers in WeMo

Photo | Daniel Anderson A manageable menu at Kravers Seafood Mobile, which has much more to offer than a couple of fried platters. Kravers Seafood Mobile • 2368 Leroy Stevens Road • 251-378-5175 A perk of this job is dining with interesting people from time to time....

The Hab’s new menu

Photo | Elise Poche / The Haberdasher The menu at The Haberdasher tops out at $13 and includes their burger with whiskey sauce. The Haberdasher is definitely showing serious game with a rocking new menu of highfalutin’ sit-down dinners and elevated pub fare. We’ve...

Art as uplift for detention youth

Community uplift is nothing new for Riley Brenes. The University of South Alabama grad was education director for Mobile Boys and Girls Clubs’ ChARTing New Directions program, launched at guerilla gallery in the 401 Dauphin St. space and started the Fry Building...

Special news series and investigations

RESTORE Act

For damages caused by the BP oil spill in 2010, Alabama will receive $2.3 billion of a total settlement agreement valued at $18.5 billion. Of that, $1.3 billion of the state's share will be allocated to environmental and economic damages, while the remaining $1 billion will be distributed into the state’s general fund over the next 18 years — an amount equalling $55.5 million per year.

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.