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Music At Meyer Park To Kick Off

Music At Meyer Park To Kick Off

June 10, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The City of Gulf Shores has announced the schedule for its free Music at Meyer Park concerts. Shows begin at 6 p.m. at Meyer Park. In the event of rain, the backup location will be at Big Beach Brewery. June 16 will feature Johnny Hayes, who sang on The Voice and…

Gulf Shores Named To List Of Best Beaches

Gulf Shores Named To List Of Best Beaches

May 6, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Travel magazine Travel + Leisure has listed Gulf Shores Public Beach on its rundown of the 25 Best Beaches in the U.S., AL.com reports. Travel + Leisure considered the sand, waves, level of seclusion, public transportation and accessible parking, boardwalk, activities and amount of foliage when deciding on its list of…

Hangout Fest Details Announced

Hangout Fest Details Announced

April 29, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Hangout Fest has released its daily schedules for the May 20-22 music festival taking place in Gulf Shores after two straight years of cancellations, AL.com announced. The earliest acts start at noon each day, with headline sets between 9:45 and 11 p.m. These are Post Malone, Halsey and Tame Impala May…

Gulf Shores Airport: Tower Wins Award

Gulf Shores Airport: Tower Wins Award, New Terminal Planned

April 22, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Mobile’s White-Spunner Construction, LLC (WSC), recently announced that the newly constructed air traffic control tower at Gulf Shores International Airport at Jack Edwards Field has been awarded the General Aviation Project of the Year Award by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). The award was presented at the AAAE Southeast…

Gulf Shores Approves $1.6 Million For Schools

Gulf Shores Approves $1.6 Million For Schools

April 1, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Gulf Shores is planning a new high school on 200 acres of city-owned property near the Foley Beach Express called “The Next Wave,” AL.com reports. The Gulf Shores City Council approved two contracts totaling nearly $1.3 million for design and cost estimates for the project: $650,000 to Volkert, Inc., for project…

Gulf Shores Named Top Place To Buy A Beach House By Vacasa

Gulf Shores Named Top Place To Buy A Beach House By Vacasa

March 18, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Portland, Oregon-based international vacation rental management company Vacasa has listed Gulf Shores as No. 1 in its most recent list of the “The 10 Best Places to Buy a Beach House in 2022,” released in March. The report notes that a Gulf Shores vacation home or condo will cost around $400,000…

Ballyhoo Festival Coming Up

Ballyhoo Festival Coming Up

February 25, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The Ballyhoo Festival will be held on March 5 at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and March 6 at 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores. The festival and cultural exchange event focuses on “fine art, combined with cultural charm, and the fun-loving spirit of residents of Coastal Alabama,” organizer…

Zydeco And Crawfish Festival Announced For Gulf Shores

Zydeco And Crawfish Festival Announced For Gulf Shores

February 25, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The City of Gulf Shores is hosting the sixth annual Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival on April 16 beginning at 10 a.m. along East 24th Avenue. The free event will include crawfish, music, art vendors and children’s activities. The festival will begin at 8 a.m. and benefit local all-volunteer, foster-based…

Former Winn-Dixie Site In Gulf Shores To Become A Publix

Former Winn-Dixie Site In Gulf Shores To Become A Publix

February 4, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The site of the former Winn-Dixie supermarket on Gulf Shores Parkway that has been closed for more than a year could become a prototype for a Publix market store under a proposal approved by the Gulf Shores Planning Commission, Gulf Coast Media reports. The building footprint is approximately 25,000 ft2, while…

Embassy Suites Submits Site Plan To Planning Commission

Embassy Suites Submits Site Plan To Planning Commission

January 28, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala — The partnership between Gulf Shores and Embassy Suites is moving forward in Orange Beach, according to OBA. A new Embassy Suites with 254 rooms and a 7,800-ft2 ballroom had been delayed five times due to COVID-19, but now that DD Partners has paid its final $200,000 and sought preliminary site plan…

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