The devil is in the details of the new issue of Lagniappe, where we break down the Nov. 8 election and talk to speculators about a Trump presidency’s effect on Alabama. With Sen. Jeff Sessions possibly on tap for a cabinet position, others may be jockeying for a more prominent position on Capitol Hill. Meanwhile, Trump’s economic and environmental platform could have wide-reaching implications.
In Bay Briefs, we explore how a Baldwin County commissioner’s nonprofit foundation partners with county contractors for charitable purposes. There’s also news from Fairhope, where new Mayor Karin Wilson is on her first week on the job. We also spoke to a bed and breakfast owner about a decline in business that coincides with the rising popularity of Airbnb. Commentary explores election fallout and (anti)social media, cuisine visited the new something-for-everyone Zander’z at The Loop in Mobile, arts checked in to the History Museum of Mobile’s “Filming the Camps” exhibit and music profiles Mobile native Jake Peavy, pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, whose foundation is giving back to his community loudly and proudly.
Film has some suggestions for post-election escapism, sports finds out how local talent is bolstering the roster at the University of South Carolina, and business highlights the Mobile Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Economy luncheon. Don’t miss the calendar, cuisine and music listings! Boozie has a post-election hangover! The new issue of Lagniappe is online and on stands now!