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December 2017

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Notable Women 2017

Notable Women 2017

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Ask McGehee

Ask McGehee

What is the oldest house in Mobile?

How to Be Beautiful in Old Mobile

How to Be Beautiful in Old Mobile

Looking stylish in the days of our Mobile ancestors sometimes required a trip to New York, a little homemade creativity or, occasionally, a brush with death.

Bite of the Bay

Bite of the Bay

MB's contributing food fanatics share the local dishes that made them hungry for more this month.

Not Your Usual Duck Hunt

Not Your Usual Duck Hunt

Mobilian Howard Harper reflects on a lifelong search for the perfect duck decoy.

“Mobile” Santa, 1951

“Mobile” Santa, 1951

The man in red with adoring fans

Mobile Bay's Top 10 Recipes of 2017

Mobile Bay's Top 10 Recipes of 2017

It's no secret Southerners like to eat, and boy, do we eat well. Enjoy this collection of 10 of the most delicious recipes featured in Mobile Bay this year.

Mobile Bay's Top 10 Stories of 2017

Mobile Bay's Top 10 Stories of 2017

A recap of the most talked-about articles of the year

Mobile Bay's Top 10 Photos of 2017

Mobile Bay's Top 10 Photos of 2017

We close the door on 2017 with a look at some of the most eye-catching photos of the year.

Red Alert

Red Alert

Harmful algal blooms, or “red tides,” have long been associated with Florida, but the Alabama coast is well within its toxic reach.

Holiday Cocktail: Satsuma Old Fashioned

Holiday Cocktail: Satsuma Old Fashioned

‘Tis the season for bright local citrus! This fresh take on an Old Fashioned will warm your spirit. It’s the perfect sipper for your next party.

A Seat at the Table

A Seat at the Table

Style a pretty holiday place setting with help from the designers behind Living Well in downtown Fairhope.

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a magical Christmas morning with family and friends over sweet treats and cozy sides, straight from the kitchen of two sisters who know a thing or two about sharing good food.

A Collected Christmas

A Collected Christmas

The French Country home of Page and Richard Smith in Fairhope is brimming with treasured Christmas decor that was gathered or made by hand, one holiday at a time, creating Christmas memories to last a lifetime.

Holiday High Style

Holiday High Style

Boutique owner Holly Walton doesn’t miss a step in the world of high fashion, and she applies that same discerning eye to decking the halls.

Tastings: Southern National

Tastings: Southern National

The long-awaited LoDa eatery brings high style to Southern cuisine.

Holiday Melting Pot

Holiday Melting Pot

Our gumbo roots run deep along the Gulf Coast, and the time-honored dish is often a welcoming wintertime staple. And yet, this one-pot wonder can seem too intimidating to try! Two local cooks, both famous for their Cajun stews, tell MB that once you master the roux, the possibilities are endless.

Top 10 Things to Do in December

Top 10 Things to Do in December

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

Angels on Earth

Angels on Earth

This time of year gets people thinking about giving back. For many Mobilians, though, “giving back” is simply a way of life year-round. Here, meet a handful of locals who take philanthropy to a whole new level.

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