Two Good Dogs: Boudreaux & Buckley.

I adopted Boudreaux from the Humane Society nine Thanksgivings ago and a lot of people have asked what kind of dog he is. All I can tell them is he’s an extremely lucky dog. At one point I spent some time doing dog genealogy (instead of real work) and came upon a possible link to…

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Bay Council recap: Toulme Street shuffle, trolley stop?

A good many people showed up at last night’s meeting to show support for the trolley service and to once again show opposition to plans to build more houses near the Depot duck pond. Coast Transit Authority reps and tourism supporters made their case for keeping the free trolley service beyond the six-month trial run…

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Bay Council: Toulme Street extension, audit, trolley, golf carts & chickens

Here’s the agenda for today’s (Nov. 17) meeting of the Bay St. Louis City Council. Under Old Business is the matter of the Toulme Street building permit extension on the project that has been bounced around from council to P&Z to Historic Preservation. Tonight, the council will vote on whether the houses across from the…

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New eats: Chinese & cafe fare

Let’s start off the week with a couple of new restaurants. China One at 353 Courthouse Road in Gulfport is open, serving egg roll, egg drop soup, wonton soup, fried rice, vegetable lo mein, General Tso chicken, hot & spicy shrimp, roast pork egg foo young, coconut shrimp, Mongolian chicken, curry chicken, bourbon chicken, and…

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It’s Second Saturday!

November’s Hot spots are The Shoe Boutique inside Maggie May’s and Antique Maison Ulman at 317 Ulman Ave. The Englishmen Band will perform at Antique Maison Ulman from 5-7:30 p.m. Complementary refreshments will be served. The Shoe Boutique presents live music by The BSL Trio at Maggie May’s, with complimentary refreshments and discounted Aerosoles from…

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Pastries! Opa!

If you’ve ever tasted the pastries sold at this Ethnic Christmas Festival, you can’t forget them. If you haven’t, you’re in luck. Cathy Lawson has pre-order forms for the delicious pastries that you can pick up at the festival. It’s a one-day annual sale and the pastry goes fast. Contact Cathy at or call…

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Four Seasons Produce: The letter ‘P’

Photos taken at Four Seasons Produce on Main Street in Moss Point.

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Ready for some ersters?

The Department of Marine Resources opens two areas for the harvest of oysters at sunrise today (Nov. 11). The areas are Henderson Point reef and the southern portions of the Pass Christian reef. The dredging season is scheduled to close at 4 p.m. Dec. 12. The commercial daily limit for tonging is seven sacks, and…

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Allen Toussaint

Legendary New Orleans pianist and songwriter Allen Toussaint has died in Madrid while on tour. On this day last August, several people in Galatoire’s stopped by his table for a handshake and photo. He was always cordial and approachable. And I’m pretty sure he knew I was taking his picture in the mirror across the…

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Get ready for Disco Inferno!

Get ready for the 3rd Annual Tarts and Tramps Ball: Disco Inferno! Grab your platforms and get ready to shake your groove thang at this grand event celebrating The Arts, Hancock County. The non-profit organization is putting on a disco-themed costume ball to benefit their outstanding community art programs and events. The Tarts and Tramps:…

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