Ring in the New Year at Moon Pie Over Mobile

Who needs to watch a ball drop when you can have the truly Southern experience of watching a giant Moon Pie drop from the sky instead?  Yes, you heard that correctly.  In Mobile, Alabama on New Year’s Eve, a 12-foot-tall, 350 lb. cookie descends 317 feet from the RSA BankTrust Building downtown while people line the streets cheering in the New Year.

This article was published December 2011 at See the South and in The Simpsonville Sentinel.

To read the print version of the article, please use the links below.

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Get to the Gulf-Gulf Shores, Alabama

A lot of people don’t equate Alabama with great beaches, but the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach area has over 32 miles of uncrowded, wide, white sand coastline. You’ll get more for your money here too as rates are much lower than in the neighboring Florida Panhandle.

This article published in the February 2011 edition of The Simpsonville Sentinel and online at See the South.