february 2012 archive

Living Colony

The Times-Picayune: Living
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Smithsonian: Fairhope, Alabama’s Southern Comfort

Fairhope, Alabama’s Southern Comfort
“A town of about 17,000, Fairhope sits on bluffs that overlook the bay. It’s not some pounded-out tortilla of a coastal town—all tacky T-shirt shops, spring break nitwits and $25 fried seafood platters—but a town with buildings that do not need a red light to warn low-flying aircraft and where a nice woman sells ripe cantaloupe from the tailgate of a pickup. This is a place where you can turn left without three light changes, prayer or smoking tires, where pelicans are as plentiful as pigeons and where you can buy, in one square mile, a gravy and biscuit, a barbecue sandwich, fresh-picked crab­meat, melt-in-your-mouth beignets, a Zebco fishing reel, a sheet of hurricane-proof plywood and a good shower head….”

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Coastal Living: Hidden Gems – Fairhope, Alabama

Hidden Gems – Fairhope, Alabama
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The City of the Big Pier

The City of the Big Pier
February 4, 2010
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Road Trip: Jubilee Season on the Eastern Shore

Road Trip: Jubilee Season on the Eastern Shore
June 14, 2011
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Over The Mountain Journal – Fairhope Festivities

Fairhope Festivities
September 6, 2011
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