SOME CHANGES ARE COMING TO DOWNTOWN MOBILE FOR THE HOLIDAYS. NEWS FIVE’S BILL RIALES REPORTS IMPROVEMENTS TO TWO POPULAR VENUES COULD DRAW MORE TOURISTS AND LOCAL PEOPLE ALIKE…. bill:LATER THIS MONTH EXPECT SOME INTERESTING CHANGES FOR DOWNTOWN MOBILE FOR THE HOLIDAYS PARTICULARLY HERE AT FORT CONDE, RIGHT NOW FLYING UNDER THE BRITISH FLAG AS FORT CHARLOTTE. Scott Tindle/Operator/Fort Conde: So now at the fort we rotate every three months from french to british to spanish to an american fort–right now we’re flying under the british flag… SCOTT TINDLE HOPES TO MAKE THIS ONE OF THE FIRST TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TO WHERE TOURISTS TO MOBILE COME AND WHERE PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WILL VISIT TO FIND OUT SOMETHING NEW. Sharon Reeves/Tour Group: We’ve been here many times over the years… What do you think about it now? It looks a lot nicer, all the landscapings been redone, it’s been freshly painted. It looks nice. bill:THEY HAVE NEW THINGS BREWING INCLUDING A NEW RESTAURANT. THE MOBILE CITY COUNCIL JUST APPROVED A LIQUOR LICENSE FOR THAT RESTAURANT. Tindle: It’s called Sylvia’s–the mobile city council approved our liquor license yesterday–it’s going to be a biscuit and po- boy concept. Bill: AND INSTEAD OF VISITING COOPER-RIVERSIDE PARK TO GO ICE SKATING AS MANY AS YOU’VE DONE IN THE PAST COUPLE OF YEARS–YOU’LL BE ABLE TO COME TO FORT CONDE WHERE THE ICE RINK WILL BE LOCATED AND A BONUS, NO SLUSH. Synthetic Ice–tell me about that… Tindle: It acts and performs just like real ice, in face it’s so good the NHL uses it for the practice facilities now. HE SAYS THE ICE RINK WILL BE OPEN NOVEMBER 23RD—AND HE HOPES TO HAVE SYLVIA’S THE RESTAURANT OPEN AROUND THAT SAME TIME. REPORTING IN DOWNTOWN MOBILE, BILL RIALES NEWS 5.

Ice Skating in Mobile Moves to Fort Conde
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