A bald eagle heads down the beach toward the War of 1812 reenactment at Washington Street.

An eagle, a goat & the War of 1812

This morning’s walk was a “Dear Diary” one, with a couple of unique encounters. First, at the spot where Boudreaux likes to take a restorative dip in the water, was a large bald eagle apparently taking a break from fishing. The eagle was in no hurry at all to leave, even though gulls were doing…

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Your free party planner

Are you as worn out by all the Katrina rehashing as I am? Let’s focus instead on celebrating how far we’ve come by gathering with family and friends. Here’s a suggested party menu I came up with instead of doing actual work. Send in your favorites and I’ll add them to the list. Appetizers Mini…

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Bay Council budget workshop is today

The Bay St. Louis City Council will hold a workshop today (Aug. 20) to discuss the 2015-2016 budget. The workshop starts at 5 p.m. at the Conference Center at 598 Main St.

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New restaurant coming to Depot District

Louisiana Chef Louie Finnan has leased the former Jack’s restaurant spot in the Depot District and plans to open Louie and the Redhead Lady next month. Finnan and wife Ginger recently moved to Bay St. Louis. He looked at a location in Waveland before settling on Blaize Avenue for his latest restaurant venture. Most recently…

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Commander's Turtle Soup

A second helping of Coolinary

We’re a little over the halfway point in the Coolinary season in New Orleans, otherwise known as August. Special menus and deals end Aug. 31 so you still have time to treat yourself. Our second helping to the $20 lunch offer was at Cafe Adelaide at 300 Poydras St. Never mind that we had to…

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Bay Council agenda: Commercial venture on City property

It’s that time again: another Bay St. Louis City Council meeting. Here’s the agenda for Tuesday, Aug. 18, starting at 5:30 p.m. Guests Jason Chiniche – Bond Update and OST Recommendation of Award Asgard Motorcycle Club Elizabeth Thomas – Butler Snow LLP – Engagement Resolution With Exhibits Public Forum – Agenda Topics Only City Clerk’s…

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Duck pond love locks

Remember when tons of ‘love locks’ were removed in June from a Paris bridge? Here in the Depot District, things are just getting started.

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Kermit 2

Frog wisdom

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Bored Boudreaux

Just in time

Is it just me or has this been an extra long week. But it’s finally Friday. Enjoy your weekend. And take a bored dog for a ride.

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3-2-1 … rattle?

Amid all of the local Google alerts today about deadly car crashes and murder trials and such, there was one nice diversion. NASA will have live coverage of the RS-25 engine test at Stennis Space Center today that you can watch on NASA TV from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The 9-minute test is set for…

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