Coffee Culture opening soon in the Bay

Work is under way to transform the former Cannella Italian and German restaurant at 1113 U.S. 90 into a coffee shop owned by Dana and Thomas Barrett, who also own Sea Level in Pass Christian. It’s the culinary couple’s first venture into Bay St. Louis and they expect to open in mid or late November.…

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Finally! Water contact warnings lifted

First warnings issued June 22

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DEQ lifts water contact warning for Jourdan River

It’s a start.

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DEQ issues beach advisories for Bay & Waveland

Pass, Long Beach & Gulfport beaches also included in advisories.

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Casey Trapani’s Famous Cheese Straws: seriously delicious

If you’ve ever tasted Casey Trapani’s cheese straws, you know they’re seriously delicious. A couple of things make the addictive cheese straws special: Casey uses her great aunt’s old New Orleans-style recipe – sharp cheddar, butter, flour, salt and cayenne “with more cheese than flour,” and she uses a special old-fashioned cookie press that makes…

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DMR opens 2 oyster areas

  Mississippi Department of Marine Resources says that two areas will reopen to the harvest of oysters at legal sunrise Monday, May 9. These conditionally approved areas are: Area II “E” – This area includes Square Handkerchief Reef and southern portions of Henderson Point Reef. Area II “F” – This area includes southern portions of the…

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Update: 1 water contact advisory lifted

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced this morning the water contact advisory at Buccaneer State Park has been lifted. Four other stations are still under the advisories issued April 2. The advisory has been lifted for: ►Station 2 — Buccaneer State Park Beach — from 100 yards west of sign eastward to 100 yards east…

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Water contact advisories still in effect

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality lifted the water contact advisory for the Gulfport Harbor Beach this morning but five other stations are still under advisories issued April 2. ►Station 2 — Buccaneer State Park Beach — from 100 yards west of sign eastward to 100 yards east of sign. ►Station 3 – Waveland Beach…

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Oyster reefs reopen

  The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources reopened two oyster areas  at legal sunrise today (Thursday, March 3) and it was a welcome sight. The reefs have been closed since 4 p.m. Dec. 11 because of the red tide, the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway and excessive rainfall. “After months of being closed, I am…

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New eats: Da Little Kitchen

Da Little Kitchen is now open at 400 Clarence Ave. in Pass Christian. The menu includes burgers, roast beef po-boy, shrimp po-boy, Philly cheese steak,  shrimp basket, taco salad, fried green tomatoes, steaks and more. Cherry Nurse is the owner.  

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