The Find: Fancypants Crunch Cookies!

The Find: Craving an exceptional crunchy cookie? I found it.

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The Find: Bay Life’s got Baggallinis!

The Find is an occasional feature that spotlights something too good not to share. Bay Life Gifts is a favorite shopping spot for coastal home decor, local artwork, accessories and food items. But until I took a turn for the sale rack tucked in a small side space, I didn’t know there were Baggallinis. How did…

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Bay Council recap: March 22 meeting

  Here’s a brief look at what happened at Tuesday’s meeting: The Council voted to join the Coastal broadband loop. Seal said no thanks. Docket of claims approved. Port and Harbor Commission kerfuffle put to rest. 1980 attorney general’s opinion notwithstanding, Robert Kane’s selection stands. Any and all raises given from Feb. 16 to March…

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Happy birthday!

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False alarm at 4 a.m.

You know how you’re supposed to change the battery in your smoke alarms every October? I didn’t either. But I was reminded of the practice at 4 a.m. this cold morning when a battery inside a detector went into a slow, piercing death spiral. The other sound I heard was Boudreaux squirming to safety under the bed.…

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Lunch at SoBou: Get in the spirit.

A friend who lives out West could never get over the fact that We Who are Lucky to Live Here just get in the car and go to New Orleans for lunch. An hour’s drive over, park, walk, eat, drive back. It is pretty cool. Last Thursday was the perfect day – sunny and warm…

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Mushrooms

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Bay Council recap: Lessons learned

I’m not sure if going to a city council meeting is the best way to learn civics. There was a student from OLA and some other students in the audience at last night’s Bay St. Louis council meeting, where the contentious streak between the administration and some council members continued. There were angry exchanges among…

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Sunday Brunch: La Provence

Last Sunday was a washout weather-wise but brunch at La Provence in Lacombe, La., sure will make you forget it’s nasty outside. The restaurant is owned by Chef John Besh, but the kitchen belongs to Chef Erick Loos, who helped Besh win the Iron Chef competition and has won culinary prizes on his own. I’m…

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Lovebugs at 25,000 feet?

NASA’s Super Guppy touched down recently at Stennis International Airport to deliver some space hardware that was trucked to the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. This unique aircraft, 143 feet in length with a 156-foot wingspan, has a hinged nose that swings 110 degrees for loading and unloading outsized cargo. Airport crews serviced the…

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