Discover Coastal Alabama Winter/Spring 2019 - Page 8

Y es, this IS the best time to be in COASTAL ALABAMA! No matter the season, no matter the weather, life is grand in our part of the world and there are always so many tough choices to make. Festivals, Music, Food, Sports, or simply “chillin”. The challenge for locals and visitors is not what to do, but how to do it all! Since 2010, we’ve offered ALABAMA COASTING Magazine as your guide to help you get the most out of your visit with us. Throughout its pages, we’ve introduced you to some of our favorite places and the best choices for where you can DINE, SHOP, PLAY and EXPLORE. We are very excited to continue as your local guide with our new DISCOVER COASTAL ALABAMA Magazine. Our affiliation with Coastal Alabama Partnership expands our reach and our ability to serve our readers through linkage with six regional tourism organizations. In each issue of the magazine – print and digital – in addition to our feature stories, business profiles, and event highlights, our tourism partners will share the exciting happenings in each of their own communities. For help getting around, you’ll find area maps – and if you’re reading this on your mobile device, you’ll see that that we’ve included hyperlinks throughout the magazine. Also introduced in this issue is the first of what will grow to be seven, exciting new digital platforms, a series of Shop(LocalCity)First.com websites. Beginning with ShopFoleyFirst.com, our readers will be able to dig deeper into dining choices, with menus, shopping with products online, for instore pickup or delivery, and more. Each venue includes pictures, videos, schedules and contact and directional maps to get you where you want to be, on time. No matter what your interests are, plan your day with all the necessary information to insure a successful adventure. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure or both, we hope you’ll enjoy your time along our little slice of heaven on the Gulf Coast. Thanks again, for visiting and for reading DISCOVER COASTAL ALABAMA Magazine. We invite you to share your feelings and your experiences by sending us a note or joining us on Facebook Cheers, Danny Calametti David Calametti CEO/Managing Partner President/Publisher Photo above: We had a chance to visit with the indomitable spirit and Queen of Creole cuisine, Ms. Leah Chase, at home in the kitchen at Dooky Chase’s in New Orleans. The first thing she asked us was why didn’t we bring her any Mobile Bay flounder? 8 DISCOVER COASTAL ALABAMA - WINTER/SPRING 2019