Outdoor wedding accessory

Eye-catching chandelier at yesterday’s wedding held at the Community Center.

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Off Road snacks, new Subway now available

Couple of new places in the area now open: Red Creek Off Road RV Park & Red Creek Off Road Kitchen are now permitted by the state Health Department. Location is 1290 Vestry Road, Perkinston. Menu: hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos, fries, chips, candy bars, sodas and water. Here’s the deal: “This is an 1,100-acre property…

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New B&B has tropical vibe

The Bay St. Louis building at 134 Sycamore St., previously known as the Globe Laundry, has been transformed into a tropical-themed bed and breakfast that’s now open for guests. Owner Kevin Jordan bought the disheveled cinderblock building which was more recently a junk/antique store and spent the next seven years renovating it with thoughts of…

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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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Hollywood Casino’s spa opens today

Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast announces the opening of the Spa at the Bay today (May 27). A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be June 5. The Spa at the Bay offers revitalizing services including facials, manicures, pedicures, deep-tissue massage, waxing and a full range of salon and hair services. The spa is on the…

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P&Z agenda: short-term rentals, golf cart shops, what’s a B&B?

Here’s the agenda for today’s (May 26) Planning & Zoning meeting. Start time is 5:30 p.m. APPLICATIONS: MONICA FROIS & EVE MASINTER – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intentions are to construct a garage on an existing slab located that is located to the rear of the property. The owners have…

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Tornado watch

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Bienvenue, Isabelle and Bruno

The Bay is filled with visitors this Memorial Day weekend, including a couple from France who have been bicycling around the world since 2006. Isabelle and Bruno Frebourg, natives of the Normandy countryside, were enjoying coffee this morning on the welcoming porch of my neighbors Chris and Elizabeth Cochran. They biked over from Ocean Springs…

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Now serving: fried chicken & coffee

Two new places have the OK to open from the state Health Department: Church’s Chicken at 11487 Highway 49 in Gulfport is owned by Dr. Roy Irons. No menu reference necessary. The Coffeehouse at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum on the beach in Biloxi serves coffee, lattes, assorted muffins and cookies plus more. Scott Naugle is the…

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