Rickey’s opening in Bay’s Depot District

Rickey’s Off the Tracks is opening next month in Bay St. Louis! The new restaurant at 102 Blaize Ave. will be in the historic Al Kingston Barber Shop building across from the duck pond in the Depot District. Sloppy Dogs, the previous tenant, has moved to Waveland. Owners Rickey Peters and Kevin Jordan are partners…

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Tornado, anyone?

I can tell you this is going to be a big week for restaurant news. Keep checking back here daily. For now, here’s the latest from the state Health Department restaurant inspectors: There’s a brand new Sonic Drive-in at 951 E. Frontage Road in Wiggins. Owner is Cary Harvey. You already know the menu, don’t…

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Do not disturb

I try not to disturb the shore birds but sometimes it can’t be helped.

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Where’s the rain?

If I decide to have a second career, I’m going to be a weather reader. Seems easy. No pressure to be right. I like maps. And animation. Yes, that’s what I’m going to be. Meantime, let me go water the plants again while I wait for that promised precip. Back to you.

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It’s Fall. Cue the clouds.

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Mark your calendars

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I feel bad about LinkedIn

You can call me a dedicated social media fan. I’m crazy for Twitter, slightly cooling to Facebook and learning Instagram. And I have to be careful with Pinterest or else I’ll forget to fall asleep. But LinkedIn, not so much. It’s hard to say why I never got involved with the “world’s largest professional network.”…

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The United States of Food

As seen on Mental Floss.

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Fall in New York: Diplomats & cannolis

Reading today that the United Nations General Assembly meets this week in New York brought me back a few years ago to a visit to Manhattan. A friend and I had tacked on a few days in the city after a trip to the Hudson Valley. Woodstock and all. We got our first hint of…

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Greetings from long ago

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