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This weekend at the beach: Options for those not at Hangout Fest
Birmingham musician Matthew Mayfield will perform at this weekend's Rock By The Sea music festival at Spinnaker Beach Club in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Thu May 16, 2013
Wed May 15, 2013
Outer Hang keeps late-night after party tradition alive after Hangout Fest
New Orleans "funk-tronica" band Gravity A will perform at this year's Outer Hang event, which serves as an after party for the unaffiliated Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Even with $58 Million, Gulf State Park Lodge Years Away
GULF SHORES, Ala. Even with a crucial $58 million in funding, a brand new beachfront lodge and convention center in Gulf State Park could take years to become a reality.
Tue May 14, 2013
Fairhope tattoo shop owner airs concerns over proposed restrictions, downtown blackballing
Kevin Black, co-owner of Man O' War Tattoo in Fairhope, speaks to the City Council on Monday, May 13, 2013, during a public hearing on a zoning ordinance amendment that would restrict where tattoo shops, body-piercing studios, non-chartered financial institutions, palm readers and pawn shops can open in the city.
Win tickets to Crimson Caravan in Orange Beach
Alabama fans had the opportunity to hear Coach Nick Saban up close and personal for the 2013 Crimson Caravan.
Mon May 13, 2013
Toxic Tar Balls
Just this year, crews have collected more than 8,000 pounds of tar on Alabama's shores - that's equivalent to the weight of two cars.
Best burgers on the beach: Shawn's House of Burgers puts ordinary ground beef on trial
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- AL.com's Dennis Pillion and Brian Kelly continue the quest for the best burger at the beach with Shawn's House of Burgers at The Wharf.
Thu May 09, 2013
Road Closures, Detours for Hangout Music Fest
GULF SHORES, Ala. Gulf Shores city officials have released a map for traffic for this year's Hangout Music Festival.
Helicopter tour company expanding reach in Orange Beach with second heliport
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- A helicopter tour and charter business continues to expand in the city with the council's approval of a second heliport this week.
Wed May 08, 2013
Tue May 07, 2013
New Exhibit at the Coastal Art Center of Orange Beach
May 7, 2013 -Orange Beach, AL - The Coastal Art Center Exhibit Series is delighted to announce the opening of "Celebrating Three of our Own Coastal Artist", May 2 - June 15, featuring Marion Hawks, Glenda Lee and Keets Rivers.
Mon May 06, 2013
Former Contestant from 'The Voice' Dishes on the Experience
MOBILE, Ala. 'The Voice' is down to the live performances. A couple of local singers remain alive in the competition.
Sun May 05, 2013
Sat May 04, 2013
Fans travel far and wide for music festivals
George Wein, founder of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival as well as the Newport Jazz Festival, talks to the crowd after performing a song on the piano at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Montgomery Advertiser
Editorial: Hotel and conference center could be a boon for coast - Just one chance to do it right
From a purely aesthetic sense, it's a real asset for the state. From a more practical standpoint, in its current status it is much less so.
AL.com looks for the best burgers on the beach
Bahama Bob's Beach Side Cafe in Gulf Shores is known for its cheeseburger, which it calls "A Paradise Lovers Burger." Patrons can also enjoy a view of the Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Shores Public Beach.
Wed May 01, 2013
Shawna P. from "The Voice" Talks Life after the Show
GULF SHORES, Ala. Local celebrity Shawna P. is back home after recently leaving the singing competition, "The Voice." Shawna Pierce is from north Alabama but now lives in Orange Beach with her husband.
Gov. Robert Bentley announces $85 million in oil spill restoration...
Gov. Robert Bentley announced today that Alabama will receive nearly $100 million for three proposed coastal restoration projects as part of the early restoration process following the 2010 Gulf oil spill.