A reader/real estate professional responds to downtown condo story. And follows up with a second letter.
May 30, 2006
The Political Round-Up: Five finalists named in police chief competition; out with the Spanish, in with the French?; political pro's assess the races on both sides of the bay.
May 29, 2006
Mobile Bay Times hears occasionally from its elder statesmen/philosopher/readers who, because they like to tinker with things and solve problems, noodle over community conundrums and difficulties until they have a plan, most destined to whither, but others … well, you plant a seed and wait.With that the Mobile Bay Times introduces an occasional feature: Thinking Outside the Box
District 7 summertime Farmer's Market to open Thursday.
Longshot Nathan Mathis bets all on gambling issue.
May 25, 2006
REGIONS FINANCIAL STRUCK a $10 billion deal to merge with rival AmSouth, as the two Alabama banks gird for competition with national giants. The deal would create the nation's 10th-largest bank as measured by market capitalization, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal this morning. State, local buzz. One analysis of the deal. A second take. And a third from an AmSouth perspective.
May 24, 2006
Downtown Mobile: What a long, strange trip it's been. From the glory of King Cotton, through Reconstruction to turn-of-the-century charm, a heyday that lasted 60 years. Then a long, dank derelict period of decay set in from about 1970 until a reawakening over the past decade. And now could downtown Mobile become home to a legion of condo dwellers?
Kids these days and the obstacles they surmount, or sometimes don't.