Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores Airport Progresses Toward Commercial Flights

June 21, 2024
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Gulf Shores International Airport is one step closer to building a temporary terminal for commercial flights, NBC15 reports. The city council approved a resolution to loan $3 million to the airport authority for the construction of the facility. The loan is a match to a $5-million airport terminal program grant. City of Gulf Shores Director…

Gulf Shores Schools Wins Grant For Electric Buses

June 21, 2024
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Gulf Shores City Schools was awarded $600,000 for three electric buses as part of a $16.9-million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will fund 51 new all-electric buses for 10 school districts across Alabama, AL.com reported. According to the EPA, the buses will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save schools money and better…

ACF Hands-On Habitat Coming To Tacky Jacks

June 14, 2024
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The Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) is holding a Hands-On Habitat for children and adults to learn about its Share the Beach sea turtle conservation program at Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores on July 23 and at Tacky Jacks in Orange Beach on July 24. Both will take place at 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Reservations are required…

Big Beach Saucy Funky Collective Extravaganza Announced

June 7, 2024
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Saucy FuzZ, Funky Lampshades and Phil J and The Collective will be playing a multiband bill in support of the Funky Lampshades EP release party at Big Beach Brewing Co. at 300 East 24th Avenue in Gulf Shores on June 28 beginning at 4 p.m. According to Mullet Wrapper, the Big Beach Saucy Funky Collective…

Zoo Fundraising Dinner Coming Up

June 7, 2024
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The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Forage-to-Fork Dinner is taking place on June 14 at 5-8 p.m. The 21-and-older event is billed as a “culinary adventure that bridges the gap between nature and your plate.” Guests will embark on an educational hike through the wilderness on the grounds of the zoo in Gulf Shores. Their guides…

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…

Tip Tops, Midlife Crisis Coming To LuLu’s

May 31, 2024
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The Mobile-based Tip Tops will perform at the new Crazy Sista stage at Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s in Gulf Shores on June 5 at 6-9 p.m. Mullet Wrapper called the Tip Tops “one of the Gulf Coast’s most popular show bands for the past 30 years.” A 10-piece band known for Motown and R&B, the Tip…

Parlor Doughnuts Opens In Gulf Shores

May 31, 2024
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Parlor Doughnuts is now open at 600 Gulf Shores Parkway in Gulf Shores. Owned by Michael Bush, the owner of Scoops, the location offers 22 doughnut flavors, along with a range of hot and iced coffee drinks and tea and breakfast items like breakfast tacos, avocado toast and breakfast sandwiches, Gulf Coast Media reports. There…

Wellhouse Real Estate Hires Two Agents

May 31, 2024
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Wellhouse Real Estate has announced the addition of K.D. Edenfield, a realtor in Alabama and Florida, working in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Pensacola as the firm’s newest agent. Additionally, Joshua Verde has joined the company at its office in Spring Hill in Mobile. Verde will be providing services in the Mobile area. 

Crye*Leike Acquires Flip Flop Vacation Rentals

May 24, 2024
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Crye*Leike Gulf Coast Real Estate of Memphis has acquired Flip Flop Vacation Rentals of Gulf Shores. The companies say there will be “new offerings and capabilities for a seamless experience for both property owners and vacationers.” They offer year-round rentals to families looking to vacation along the Gulf Coast and personalized services including property management,…

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