Pizza & subs, yes. Council, not this time.

No report from last night’s BSL City Council meeting. Next time. But here are a couple of new places to eat nearby. Enjoy! Marcos Pizza at 3921 Bienville Blvd. in Ocean Springs serves pizza, subs, pasta, salad and wings. Bhavesh Panagar is the owner. Half-Baked Subs at 206 Jeff Davis Ave. in Long Beach serves…

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Want info on red tide? Go here.

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has info about harmful algal blooms, or red tide, on its website, dmr.ms.gov. There are some FAQs on the site, as well as phone numbers for questions about specific subjects, such as beach closures, fish kills and birds. “This harmful algal bloom is a unique occurrence for this area,”…

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Algae blooms cause oyster reef, beach closings

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources closed all oyster reefs Friday at 4 p.m. The decision was made as a precautionary measure due to the proximity of potentially harmful algae blooms in the Mississippi Sound. “We’re erring on the side of public safety,” MDMR Executive Director Jamie Miller said. “Algae blooms are unusual…

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Now open: Kash’s Corner

Kash’s Corner at 6523 Beatline Road Suite C in Long Beach is serving burritos, chimichangas, crispitos, nachos, pizza and biscuits. Owner is Ghazanfur Jamil.

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Now open: Noodles, wings & nachos

Hungry? The state Health Department has given the OK to these three new places: Kien Giang Vietnamese Restaurant at 10598 D’Iberville Blvd. in D’Iberville serves pho, noodles, assorted chow mein and chow fun, steamed rice dishes, fried rice, fire pots, seafood, pork, beef, chicken and vegetable dishes. Mau Trinh is the owner. Looking for take-out?…

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Shrimp season opens next week

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has set the opening date of the 2015-2016 shrimp season in state territorial waters for 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 3. All boats engaged in catching or transporting shrimp from Mississippi waters must be licensed or permitted by the MDMR before beginning operations. Recreational and commercial shrimp season north of…

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Trio of new restaurants, plus menus!

A trio of new restaurants newly OK’d to open by state Health Department inspectors. Menus included! Oyster Reef Club at 217 E. Beach Blvd. in the Long Beach Harbor is owned by Jordan Nicaud. Surely the building’s unusual shape has caught your eye. Check out the menu: The Pub II at 11444 Highway 49 in…

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New year, new eats

Having lost my voice last evening, it’s been a quiet start to the New Year for me. I can report, or type anyway, three new restaurants now open with the blessing of the state Health Department. On a Roll Sushi at 206 Jeff Davis Ave. Suite 1 in Long Beach is owned by Whitney Sartin.…

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Order up: 2 new restaurants

Here’s the scoop on two new restaurants in the area: Doña Blanca’s at 14451 Dedeaux Road in Gulfport serves Tacos Hondureños, heuvos rebueltos (scrambled eggs), camarones al Aijo ( garlic shrimp, rice, French fries), Chuleta frita (pork chop, rice, cabbage, french fries) and more, according to the state Health Department’s notes. Blanca Auceda is the…

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New restaurants serving burgers, pizza, wings & more

Here are a couple of new places to eat that have the state Health Department’s OK to open: Eagle Island at 100 Jeff Davis Ave. in Long Beach has a menu starring burgers, Mahi sandwiches, wraps, oysters on the half shell, wings and daiquiris. Patricia Hibbard is the owner. Little Caesars at 19010 Pineville Road,…

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