Tamale Shak II opening soon. Here’s the menu.

The popular Tamale Shak on 30th Avenue in Gulfport is branching out to Buoy’s Bar and is planning a Second Saturday opening. Owner Wendy Reed has partnered with Toni Strickland to open Tamale Shak II with the same menu as the original restaurant. Think tamales and more. Toni said, “Everything is fresh made-to-order, the tamales…

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Avocado’s opening in 2017. Here’s the menu.

A new Mexican restaurant named Avocado’s is coming to Bay St. Louis in the new year. The owners are completely remodeling the old Scafidi’s Wheel Inn site at 820 U.S. 90 for the restaurant which is scheduled to open in mid-February. “We’re doing the whole building – the plumbing electrical, walls, ceilings and bathrooms,” said…

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P&Z recap: Fais do no

Bay St. Louis Planning and Zoning Commissioners said no to Billy Conner Jr.’s application for a special exception to the zoning ordinance to open a lounge in the Depot District. Plans include blues, jazz and Cajun music in the evening hours. Neighbors objected to potentially more noise and other public nuisance problems in the area. Commissioners…

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P&Z agenda: Depot District bar? Dunbar subdivision?

Another bar back of town? The applicant wants a cafe by day, a lounge with entertainment at night. A 23-lot subdivision on Dunbar? WL Holdings manager Weldon Frommeyer is applying for plat approval and variances. AGENDA PLANNING & ZONING MEETING December 27, 2016 5:30 P.M. APPLICATIONS: SAMUEL RILEY WOODHAM, JR AND JAMI LYNN WOODHAM – application…

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Zone Meals To Go moving to the Bay

Zone Meals To Go, the popular meals prep service in Diamondhead, is moving to Bay St. Louis and will expand to offer Grab and Go healthy foods and drinks at the new location in the Froogel’s shopping center. Zone Meals to Go plans, prepares and packages weekly meals for pickup or delivery. Meal plans include…

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Italian Garden opens today. Here’s the menu.

Italian Garden Restaurant at 828 U.S. 90 in Bay St. Louis opens today at 11 a.m. with a full menu featuring baked pastas and pizza. The owners are Giovanni Karelli and Merdita Sadiku. Giovanni’s father is from Palermo, Italy, and the family has been in the restaurant business for years in Oklahoma. They were looking…

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Lumber to lingerie in Waveland

Curious about what’s going on at the former 84 Lumber site off U.S. 90 in  Waveland? Read all about it:  http://msbusiness.com/2016/10/storefront-maker-moves-fabrication-waveland/

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Restaurant closes, bar expands

Lil Joe’s Restaurant across from the Depot closed Sunday (Oct. 9) after three years in business. In a note taped to the door, the Dedeaux family and staff thanked their customers and said the adjacent Lil Joe’s Bar “will continue to be open and will be expanding.” (Will that sign on the roof come down,…

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Oyster season begins!

Oyster season opened this morning at sunrise. If you squint, you can see about 20 boats off the beach at St. Charles. The reefs in the western portion of the Mississippi Sound are open to tonging and dredging. The daily sack limit is 25 for dredgers and 15 for tongers. Scientists at the Department of…

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Ready for Cuz’s?

Cuz’s Old Town Oyster Bar & Grill at 108 South Beach Blvd. will be open for business at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Owners Cuz and Christy Barnes will offer the same seafood-filled menu as the one at their popular restaurant on Highway 603, and then some. There will be the signature boiled seafood, appetizers, fried seafood, homemade…

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