Let’s get the party started right! Let’s get this party started quickly!” Some wise souls once sang that. I think it was the C+C Music Factory, but I wouldn’t bet my favorite cat on it.
Anyway, I’ve got some crazy sightings this week, from celebrity to really weird stuff on the Bayway. So as (maybe) the C+ C Music Factory advised, let’s get this fiesta started with a quickness.
Another reason to always “Take the
Locals know to never, ever, ever take the Bayway. There are T-shirts proclaiming, “Take the Causeway or the devil will get you” and Fairhope Brewing even has a “Take the Causeway” IPA. This sage advice is almost always wise, and usually because there is horrendous traffic, due to wrecks and/or backups in the Wallace Tunnel.
But last weekend a photo started floating around social media of a very large, um, “personal pleasure device” sitting in one of the emergency lanes on the Bayway. The device was one that was shaped like a part of the male anatomy. I think you know the one and get my drift. There are so many questions here: Did this fly out of a window? If so, how does that even happen? I guess some things are better left unknown but probably yet another reason to always “Take the Causeway.”
Is that wizard packing heat?
Just in time for the upcoming October Halloween season, “there is a Wizard amongst us in Mobile.” Saturday night one of my spies was out for a romantic dinner at Dumbwaiter when she spotted none other than David Henrie. Henrie played Selena Gomez’s brother “Justin Russo” on Disney Channel’s “Wizards of Waverly Place,” among other TV roles.
Henrie recently made news when he was arrested for carrying a loaded gun to LAX. He was detained at the airport (obviously) but apparently cleared things up. He later released a statement taking responsibility for the situation and apologizing to LAPD and TSA. “More than anything I am humiliated and embarrassed that this even happened,” it read. Apparently he legally owned the gun, but you know, they don’t let wizards (or actors) take guns (or wands or more than three ounces of liquid) on a plane, so there’s that.
Anyway, the actor was eating dinner with his film crew, as they are about to start shooting a movie here in Mobile. We are told Henrie was very nice and even posed for photos.
Things were sizzlin’ alright
Last Thursday night, the “Young Lawyers” party was hosted by Cunningham Bounds at Ruth’s Chris, and the local legal community was all about it. MPD had to help manage the parking it was so crowded, and the attorneys were packed tighter than sardines in a can in the MiMo restaurant world famous for its tasty steaks.
There was lots of mingling and rubbing elbows even among those who are normally on opposite sides of the courtroom. I hear love may have even been in the air (at least after the event, according to our spy)? My spy was pretty vague but we hear “Tinder” may have been involved and they weren’t talking about the steaks, though of course they were indeed tender, buttery and delicious as always, I’m told.
Run, chug, run, chug …
My spies said last Saturday’s beer run at Serda’s was a “smash”-ing success, which I assume means they were smashed while running (and spying). But they did say there were “lots of runners and no one puked.” Win-win! The Oktoberfest celebration had good attendance and the spies gave it “two lederhosens up!”
Reputation confirmed …
New Orleans was taken over by locals for Taylor Swift’s “Reputation Tour” concert last Saturday night. T.Swift rocked the Superdome and broke records on Saturday with the highest attendance for a female artist. I think she probably needs to send a thank you note to Mobile for that, as half the city seemed to be there.
Fans came to the concert in custom made T-shirts and elaborate outfits, and one lady wore a leather leotard and thigh-high boots. Imagine one local’s excitement as she got to hold Taylor’s hand briefly as Taylor did a walk on ground level in-between stages. I wonder if she will ever wash that hand again!?!
Well kids, that’s all I got. Just remember, whether rain or shine, dramatic or scandalous or some plain ol’ Bayway weirdness lovin’, I will be there. Ciao!
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