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Elberta German Sausage Festival - March 26 - 03/25/11 05:17 PM
Bring a hearty appetite and get ready to enjoy some of the best German sausage and sauerkraut on the Gulf! The Elberta German Sausage Festival has been held every year since 1978 and draws over 30,000 people who consume about 7,000 pounds of delicious sausage. As stated on the Sausagefest website, "Although the recipe has changed somewhat over the years, the original secret recipe for Elberta's famous sausage is credited to Alfred Stucki who managed Elberta's Locker Plant from 1953 until his death."Other tasty food selections will include German style stuffed cabbage, goulash, potato salad, red beans & rice, hamburgers, hot (0 comments)
Many, many things welcome you to Gulf Shores including - - wonderful climate, white-sand beaches, sparkling emerald waters, fantastic fishing, great golf, and southern hospitality. After discussions at a recent Gulf Shores city council meeting, the "welcoming signs" may also include welcome signs! As Councilman Steve Jones said in BaldwinCountyNow.com on March 3, 2011, ". . . there was mounting interest to improve the welcoming points into the city . . . I think we need to find a way to do some things to make the entrances to our city more special, and there have been some recommendations from (0 comments)
Orange Beach - Future Owner of the Wharf Conference Center? - 03/11/11 06:33 PM
The City of Orange Beach may be one step closer to having its own civic center as City Council members unanimously passed a resolution giving Mayor Tony Kennon authority to negotiate a purchase and sale agreement for The Wharf Conference Center. Construction of the current Conference Center began in 2008. It now includes 18,600 square feet of space and can accommodate a variety of events including large meetings, receptions for up to 2000 attendees, meal seating for 1,600 people, and exhibition space for 100 booths. As Mayor Kennon stated on Baldwin County Now.com, "We are looking at a civic center that (0 comments)
Don’t Let the Love of a Deal Cause You to Lose the Perfect Orange Beach House - 03/05/11 11:01 AM
Purchasing a home in beautiful Orange Beach is a very emotional and personal decision, which is different for everyone. The spacious beach house that might be right for you might not appeal to someone else who wants a maintenance-free condo. In this market, it seems that all buyers have one thing in common: no matter what a home is listed for, no matter how much they realize it is the perfect home, the buyer wants a better deal. He immediately asks "what can we take off the listing price?" when making an offer. This is considered the "X factor." Don't let (0 comments)
Lance is the area expert on Gulf Shore, AL and Orange Beach, AL condos. Read his blog for insights in the local market:
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