The new flag is out for Mobile Mardi Gras... and it's been years in the making.
The first thing I heard was, "There's NO green!". Turns outs, that's a New Orleans thing. Mobile has always been purple and gold.
Here's the complete background on the design, which was years in the making--
And just in case you forgot what the old one looked like--
Personally, I think the new design is better... and I love the date being included. You know, for those who think New Orleans had it first... NOT.