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Mobile’s Exploreum Aims for the Stars

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, located in downtown Mobile, Alabama,  is featuring Cosmos 2021: Adventure into the Unknown through September 6

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Bird Banders Flock to Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan, Alabama, located on Mobile Bay at the end of State Highway 180, has long been a birding hotspot, especially in spring and...

Mobile’s Exploreum Aims for the Stars

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, located in downtown Mobile, Alabama,  is featuring Cosmos 2021: Adventure into the Unknown through September 6

Magnolia Springs: Your Gateway to Nature

The tiny town of Magnolia Springs, Alabama, is an oasis of calm a few miles inland from the bustling Gulf beachfront. The village, which...

SummerTide Theatre Brings Song to Gulf Shores

SummerTide, the University of  Alabama's  professional summer theatre, returns to Gulf Shores in June, 2021, with "Starting Here, Starting Now," a musical revue featuring the songs of  award-winning Broadway veterans Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire.

Alabama’s Bamahenge Weathers the Storm

It all started with dinosaurs (yeah, I know, lots of things did). Wealthy Alabama businessman George Barber had commissioned artist Mark Cline to create some dinosaurs, a move guaranteed to add interest to one of Barber's properties. In 2006, Cline was on-site, directing repairs to the giant beasts when Barber broached the subject of Stonehenge. Not exactly all in a day's work, but Cline had previous experience building a Stonehenge replica from Styrofoam (and of course it's known as Foamhenge). By 2012, Barber had selected the ideal spot for his own Stonehenge:  the spacious grounds of Barber Marina, on the Intracoastal Waterway inland from Orange Beach, Alabama.

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