City of Mobile

Tram The Town May Start Running In October

Tram The Town May Start Running In October

September 9, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — A new tourist attraction for Downtown Mobile might be ready by the fall, WKRG recently reported. Co-owned by Scott Tindle, Tram the Town repurposes old movie studio tour vehicles in hopes of providing a variety of tours and entertainment options around the city. It is currently in its infancy, and one of…

Title Building Sold, Interior Demolition Permit Sought

Title Building Sold, Interior Demolition Permit Sought

September 9, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — According to AL.com, the Title Building at 164 St. Francis Street in downtown Mobile was recently purchased by a group of local investors for $1,344,500. John D. Peebles and William Peebles of CRE Mobile represented the seller, and Inge & Associates worked for the buyers. The local landmark is across from Bienville…

Mardi Gras & More Reopens In Downtown Mobile

Mardi Gras & More Reopens In Downtown Mobile

September 9, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Mardi Gras & More reopens today under new ownership by lifelong Mobilians Justin and Cecily Utsey. After making renovations to the Dauphin Street store, the grand opening celebration will continue through the night’s LoDa ArtWalk. The store, a fixture downtown for more than 20 years, was purchased by the couple from Jeff…

Sullivan Exhibit Beginning Soon

Sullivan Exhibit Beginning Soon

September 9, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile Museum of Art is hosting artist Wanda Sullivan’s first solo museum exhibition, “Gardens of Hope,” beginning on September 16. Her imagery, most of which comes from her large Midtown Mobile yard or the campus of Spring Hill College (where she teaches and maintains a studio), will be on display through…

The Hummingbird Way Named To Top Travel List

The Hummingbird Way Named To Top Travel List

September 2, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The Hummingbird Way was recently named to Garden and Gun’s list of the “25 Outstanding Restaurants Worth the Drive.” The other restaurant from Alabama named to the list is Chez Fonfon in Birmingham. The article discusses how “restaurants used to be diversions,” where people traveled to cities for other experiences but adds,…

Austal To Build Aluminum Drone Vessel

Austal To Build Aluminum Drone Vessel

September 2, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Mobile-based Austal USA has announced a partnership with Alameda, California-based Saildrone Inc., under which the shipyard will start building autonomous sail-powered survey vessels as soon as October, AL.com reports. Austal plans to build the Saildrone Surveyor, which will be manufactured exclusively in Mobile, for Saildrone. The Surveyor is an autonomous low-profile research…

Mobile Apartment Complex Aquired By CLKe

Mobile Apartment Complex Aquired By CLK

August 26, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — CLK, a Long Island based commercial real estate investment firm with a national portfolio, has acquired a 201-unit multifamily development of 20 buildings in Mobile for $15.8 million in an off-market deal, the company announced in a press release. The Park Apartments property, built in 1975, sits on 11.5 acres and features two-story buildings,…

Topgolf Likely Coming To Mobile

Topgolf Likely Coming To Mobile

August 26, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Mobile is poised to land a $22-million Topgolf entertainment complex that will bring in approximately 150 full- and part-time jobs, according to a project agreement expected to be voted on by the Mobile County Commission and Mobile City Council over the next two weeks, AL.com reported. The project will include 60 hitting…

Mobile Police Opens New First Precinct

Mobile Police Opens New First Precinct

August 12, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile Police Department recently opened its new first precinct at 2601 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced. “This new location will mean improved response times and increased police visibility in the community,” he added. This location also has a municipal court clerk at the facility so residents no longer have…

Innovation Portal Announces Events

Innovation Portal Announces Events, Partnership

August 12, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Innovation Portal is launching Coffee Chats and Lunch & Learns this month at its facility at 358 St. Louis Street in Mobile. The Coffee Chats are panel discussions meant to be relaxed yet impactful, as big, actionable ideas are tackled. The first will be on August 17 at 8-9 a.m., and they…

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