Downtown Mobile

I-10 Bridge Gets Federal Grant

July 19, 2024
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The I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway project in South Alabama has received a $550-million grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bridge Investment Program, AL.com is among outlets to report. The funds will go directly toward the estimated $3.5-billion project that includes the construction of a new six-lane, 215-ft-tall, 7.4-mi.-long cable-stay bridge in Downtown…

7 Studios Opens In Downtown Mobile

July 19, 2024
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7 Studios recently opened at 7 North Royal St. in Downtown Mobile. It offers full video and audio recording studios for content creators. Its services include podcasts, videography and photography and professional event hosting. Matt Gates is the studio manager, and Josiah Chester is the media consultant/producer of 7 studios, a subsidiary of The Ark…

Home2 Suites Possible For Downtown Mobile

July 4, 2024
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A Home2 Suites by Hilton may be coming to an area in Downtown Mobile that is now a parking lot across from The Steeple on St. Francis Street, Downtown Mobile Today reports. Plans and designs were submitted to the city in 2023 and earlier this year for a new Hilton hotel on the property, which…

Holiday Inn Downtown To Be Auctioned

July 4, 2024
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Downtown Mobile Today reports that, according to Ten-X, the Holiday Inn Downtown, located at 301 Government Street, will be up for auction on July 29-31. The starting bid for the property is $4,700,000. Ten-X says, “The Holiday Inn Mobile Downtown Historic District boasts ideal placement as it sits along several Mardi Gras parade routes. The…

St. Louis Street Project To Begin In Spring

July 4, 2024
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 Thanks to an agreement with the State of Alabama, the City of Mobile will soon receive additional federal support for the “Innovating St. Louis Street” project, Mayor Sandy Stimpson recently announced. To begin next spring, it is to see investment of $16 million in a complete rebuilding of 17 blocks of St. Louis Street in…

MOB Music Festival To “Celebrate All Genres”

June 21, 2024
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MOB Music Festival, dedicated to showcasing new music artists and activities, is taking place on July 12-14 in Downtown Mobile. Musical artists from various genres (including independent, country, bluegrass, rock, alternative, gospel, soul, funk, jazz, brass band, blues, R&B and hip-hop) are expected to perform to an audience of up to 5,000. The event is…

Tourism Booms In Baldwin, Mobile Counties

June 7, 2024
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AL.com reported that, of Alabama’s $7.75 billion in travel-related earnings in 2023, 44.1% came from Mobile and Baldwin counties. That is an increase from 39.9% of the overall travel-related earnings before the pandemic, in 2019. Baldwin County led the state, garnering 29% of visitors to Alabama, up from pre-pandemic levels of 23%. Approximately 23% of…

Legacy Closes On Commercial Property In Oakleigh

April 26, 2024
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Legacy Real Estate & Development recently closed on the commercial property adjacent to its current project The Residences at Oakleigh in Downtown Mobile. This commercial property purchase gives the Legacy team access to the entire first block of the east side of Government and Marine streets in the historic Oakleigh neighborhood. “Very rarely do you…

Elite Urgent Care Expands To Downtown Mobile

April 26, 2024
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Elite Urgent Care recently announced the expansion of its services to Downtown Mobile. The facility is to open soon at 1 South Royal Street on the second floor just above Royal Pharmacy. Elite Urgent care offers urgent care, standard care, diagnostic services and therapeutic care with digital check-in and experienced staff.

Mobile Film Office To Host Production Assistant Class

April 12, 2024
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The Mobile Film Office is launching training and informational classes over the next few months, starting with the Production Assistant 101 class, which will be held on April 19 at 2-4 p.m. at 155 Water Street in Downtown Mobile at the National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico. The class will be taught by…

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