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Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2014

This week's entertaining articles, weird news and funny finds from the Web. Enjoy!

The Mashup

Sept. 26 - 28, 2014

A weekend rundown of when and where you can see your favorite musical acts perform in Mobile and Baldwin counties.

in the shop

Bay Appetit

A compilation of more than 150 of the most popular and time-honored recipes from the past 40 years of Mobile Bay Magazine. $24.95

Battle of Mobile Bay Map Print

Published in 1864, this map depicts the movements of Rear Admiral David Farragut in the Battle of Mobile Bay. $24.95

The Homes of Spring Hill

Judy Marston's stunning coffee table book showcases the beautiful architecture and stunning landscapes of the Spring Hill community. $24.95

Archive »Food + Drink

Tastings: Bake My Day

Tastings: Bake My Day

Sallye Irvine samples local restaurants.

Oysters Abound

Oysters Abound

Slurp up these inventive renditions of the Gulf Coast’s favorite mollusk.

Archive »Home + Garden

September, When Butterflies Are Free

September, When Butterflies Are Free

Swiftly and silently, the dainty creatures flit through our gardens with remarkable punctuality and grace, finding respite among the indigenous wildflowers.

Natural Selections: Pseudemys Alabamensis

Natural Selections: Pseudemys Alabamensis

Red-bellied Turtle

Archive »Art

Art for the Ages

Art for the Ages

The Mobile Museum of Art rings in its 50th year with a Carnival-themed exhibit that you won’t want to miss.

Ark of India

Ark of India

Follow Mobilian John Roderick Dempster MacKenzie, an artist, muralist and adventurer, on a 12-year stay in India that began in the late 1800s, and experience the deep affection he developed for the people and places there.

Archive »Style

Resale Revival

Resale Revival

Seasoned local fashionistas know the secret to cultivating effortlessly cool, one-of-a-kind style on a budget: the Bay area’s phenomenal consignment stores. Shoppers are sure to dig up plenty of designer finds that’ll spruce up any summer wardrobe.

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Vacation is a state of mind. This season, grab glamorous yet bohemian resort wear to rejuvenate your usual wardrobe. The summer’s hottest trends – flowy tops, cascading maxi dresses, vibrant prints and Gulf hues – channel luxurious, tropical locales.

Archive »Gumbo

Natural Selections: Colaptes auratus

Natural Selections: Colaptes auratus

Yellowhammer

7 Books We're Reading this Fall

7 Books We're Reading this Fall

From suspenseful thrillers to comedies to cookbooks, here are our top recommendations for your fall reading list.

Archive »Around Town

Top 10 Things to Do in October

Top 10 Things to Do in October

Mark your calendars for this month's local events you won't want to miss.

Top Tenor

Top Tenor

Acclaimed opera singer Gran Wilson returns to the Port City to perform his extraordinary swan song.

Archive »History

Ask McGehee

Ask McGehee

Did the actress Sarah Bernhardt ever perform in Mobile?

Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts

When the golden days on Point Clear passed slowly and without modern-day distractions, Watt and his siblings found creative (and sometimes hazardous) ways to pass the time.

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