The new neighbor

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Loaded fries, biscuits & tamales

Four more restaurants now open: Greenhouse on Porter Ave. at 404 Porter Ave. in Ocean Springs is a new coffee shop featuring homemade biscuits. Jessie Zenor is the owner. Belgicans at 1634 Bienville Blvd. in Ocean Springs specializes in loaded fries. Luc and Michelle Nauts are the owners. Burrito & Tamales Zone at 4061 Suzanne…

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Dream job?

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Snow or sun?

I talked with a snowbound Boston-area resident this morning and feel very thankful for this mild January weather.

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Beach makeover under way

You may have noticed the work under way along the sand beach. It’s part of a replenishment project using imported sand and sand retrieved near shore to replenish what was lost to Hurricane Isaac. Crews will also do some “deep” beach cleaning to remove debris from the sand.

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Zena Moses & Band coming to 100 Men Hall

New Orleans-based Zena Moses and her band Ru Fiya will kick off 2015’s first show at 100 Men Hall on Second Saturday, Feb 14. If you saw Zena with Pockit Tyme back in 2013, no doubt you’ll remember her amazing performance. She’ll be bringing her unique brand of soul and funk when she returns next…

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A taste of Trapani’s new Sunday Brunch

Eggs Benedict with fried green tomatoes and with fried oysters, plus Grillades and grits. It’s all good!

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Sunday Brunch at Trapani’s starts tomorrow

Trapani’s Eatery will roll out its Sunday Brunch menu tomorrow (Jan. 25) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. upstairs in the Blue Marlin Bar. Choose from three fabulous Eggs Benedict dishes with your choice of crawfish, fried green tomatoes or oysters. Also on the brunch menu are Tony’s famous Grillades & Grits plus Grits Cakes…

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Southern cuisine: wings & buffets

I add to the wing percentage every time I go to Trapani’s.

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New eats up in P.R.

New places to eat are popping up in Pearl River County. Here are the latest ones given the state Health Department’s approval to open: Stonewalls BBQ has now added catering. The restaurant at 1020 S. Main St. in Poplarville serves BBQ, potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw, cheese potato casserole and bread pudding. Jason Meador…

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