Posts from January 2024


To better accommodate those attending Mardi Gras activities downtown, the City of Mobile is adjusting the hours and rates for the additional Mardi Gras parking lots announced

Breeze Airways, the U.S.’ only NLCC, or ‘Nice Low Cost Carrier,’ has announced nonstop service from Mobile to Orlando, and also one stop/no plane change BreezeThru service to Providence, RI, both


Mardi Gras is more than just a holiday in the South—it’s an entire season that runs from November through Ash Wednesday. It’s a way of life, and it’s something folks look

Fat Tuesday takes on a life of its own in Mobile, Alabama—the birthplace of the modern-day Carnival celebration.

Dragon Mardi Gras float at night

Downtown Mobile hosts more than 40 parades in the weeks preceding the holiday.

Where is Mardi Gras celebrated outside of New Orleans?

You don't have to go to the Big Easy to experience all the fun. Here are four other U.S. cities that celebrate Mardi Gras in style.

Mardi Gras in

A Coastal Christmas in Mobile, Alabama

Friday, January 5, 2024 2:00 PM by Good Grit

A Coastal Christmas

As winter settles in, Mobile comes alive. Southern culture and holiday cheer combine here to create a rich holiday experience. Sounds of jazz and blues shift to holiday favorites

The Africatown Heritage House has earned national recognition as one of USA TODAY’s “2024 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award” for Best New Museum, as chosen by readers and website visitors.

A panel

Southern Holidays

Thursday, January 4, 2024 4:00 PM by Kati Hyer

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … Well, the halls may not be decked with boughs of anything at this very moment, but when travel planners dream up ideal trips for November and December,

Seven Standout Greenhouses

Thursday, January 4, 2024 4:00 PM by Crai Bower

In the chill of winter, these indoor garden havens promise warmth, light, and visions of blooming days ahead.

Even in the South, stepping into a greenhouse in winter is an exercise in hope and

Clotilda: The Exhibition opened on July 8 in Africatown in Mobile, Alabama. This exhibit, showcased inside the newly constructed Africatown Heritage House Museum, details the journey, captivity, and