GULF SHORES, Alabama — Sure, there are a few people in town for the fourth annual Hangout Music Festival, but if that’s not your scene, or if you couldn’t get tickets, there are several other options for a Gulf beach getaway this weekend.
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Oh, what a tangled web the 2013 red snapper season has turned out to be.
Anglers and charter boat captains report there are more red snapper than they’ve seen in a long time, or ever. Yet, because of the stipulations in the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the 2013 red snapper season in Alabama will be June 1 through June 28, the shortest ever. At least that’s where it stands right now.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Jeanne Fitzgibbons looks in the bay of the new Wind and Water Learning Center and beams as she points out sponsor logos on the sides of the sunfish sail boats.
The truth about the music community in the Alabama beach town of Gulf Shores is that, until the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2009 happened, it didn’t really exist. That’s something that the people of the town –- whose main industry has always been tourism –- are keenly, perhaps bittersweetly, aware of.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — For every year that there’s been a Hangout Music Fest, there’s been an Outer Hang after party in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach.
Starting around 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights, those who still have the energy can dance the night away at one of three stages at the Keg Lounge in Orange Beach.
via Outer Hang keeps late-night after party tradition alive after Hangout Fest | al.com.
GULF SHORES AND ORANGE BEACH, ALA. – Make way to Alabama’s beaches this summer to kick back and relax to the smooth sounds of turquoise waters lapping sugar white sand beaches and to take part in an array of events.
Nick Saban and his crystal ball are caravaning across the Southeast. On May 22, the Crimson Caravan pulls into Orange Beach for its final stop, and you have a chance to be there.
The 14th Annual Mystics of Pleasure Thunder Run will make one lucky participant $6,000 richer on Saturday, June 1. Both the May 31 captains’ party and post event poker play will e held at Happy Harbor on the Line and include live music and food for participants. Saturday’s party also includes a bikini contest.
Variety, quality are keys to convenience store’s longevity – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Gulf Coast Visitor GuideTuesday, May 14th, 2013
Businesses come and go, especially at the beach. But one convenience store on Canal Road has withstood the test of time — and hurricanes and recessions — for 35 years.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Restaurant guru Johnny Fisher gave folks a look at his newest developing idea Saturday, Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina.
via Tour of Fisher’s – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
The shoppers and diners at The Wharf got a sneak preview of the new light and sound show that will soon be shown twice a night all summer.
The public boat launch on Cotton Bayou in Orange Beach officially reopened at noon Friday, said Chris Denson, senior biologist with Alabama’s Marine Resources Division.
The popular launch had been closed since Feb. 18.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama – The Orange Beach Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold an annual bake sale on June 9 at the Orange Beach Community Center beginning at 9 a.m.
Helicopter tour company expanding reach in Orange Beach with second heliport (aerial photos) | al.comFriday, May 10th, 2013
Peachtree City, Ga.-based Corporate Aircraft Solutions, operating as Oasis Aviation Services, first gained approval to do business at Gulf Shores’ Jack Edwards National Airport in February and received the green light the following month to build a heliport at The Wharf. Now, the company, which operates under the standard state and Federal Aviation Administration safety permits, is poised to increase its visibility with a helipad on Perdido Beach Boulevard near the Caribe towers.
COMMENTARY: There was celebrity on the beach and I pretty much missed it – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: NewsFriday, May 10th, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The first turtle patrol for me this year turned out to be quite eventful. As a Share the Beach volunteer I walk the beach once a week for about 1.5 miles at sunup looking for signs momma turtles came in overnight and laid eggs.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – A few images captured this morning by Share the Beach volunteer and Islander editor John Mullen. We hope you enjoy them.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala – Aloha Hospitality is looking for more than 150 employees to join their teams at the Compleat Angler Seafood Grille and Bar, Bimini Bob’s and Baumhower’s Restaurant at The Wharf in Orange Beach.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Sea, Sand and Stars Nature Center has announced its summer program, “Gulf Coast Adventure,” for the month of June.
Islander editor John Mullen caught this shot providing proof-positive of a good fish story, a shark jumping close to a commercial boat’s nets — and the fishermen themselves. Thanks for the great photo, John!
For more pictures click here.
via Jumping Jaws: Another good fish tale – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Gulf Coast Visitor Guide.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama – The Code Officials Association of Alabama and Smart Home America will host a Vendor Expo from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 13 at the Orange Beach Event Center at the Wharf.