RECAP: P&Z meeting votes

Here are the results from yesterday’s Planning & Zoning meeting. The next City Council meeting is Oct. 6. APPLICATIONS: CHARLES TAYLOR– application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into 2 new parcels of land identified as parcel A and parcel…

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P&Z agenda: Subdivisions, huge variances & a day care center

Here’s the agenda for today’s (Sept. 29) Bay St. Louis Planning & Zoning meeting. Things start at 5:30 p.m. APPLICATIONS: CHARLES TAYLOR– application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into 2 new parcels of land identified as parcel A and…

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Big Shirley’s finds a new neighborhood

Big Shirley’s, a popular New Orleans neighborhood restaurant, is now open in its new home on Yacht Club Drive in Diamondhead. Owners Mike and Suzette Valteau-Dummet took over the Smokehouse Grill from a friend and converted it into their own place. It’s named for Mike’s mother and they’ve been serving New Orleans home cooking since…

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Supermoon eclipse viewing could be cloudy

It’s not looking good for those of us who want to see the supermoon lunar eclipse tonight. Too bad. This happy coincidence, which won’t happen again until 2033, likely will be clouded over and rainy for us. If the world doesn’t end, the show begins early, around 7:11 p.m. The moon will start passing through…

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Finally. A budget.

The Bay Council adopted a budget Friday for FY2016. Final cuts were made to the county animal shelter and the local Gulf Coast Women’s Center for Non-Violence office. Next council meeting is Oct. 6. Enjoy the spider lilies.

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We’ve got to stop meeting like this

The agenda for today’s (Sept. 25) Bay St. Louis City Council recessed meeting. 4:30 p.m. Old Business Budget Executive Session Adjourn

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New eats: Tex Mex, ‘snogurt’ & mobile BBQ

Here’s the latest from the state Health Department on new restaurants now open for business: Baja Beach Biloxi at 1785 Beach Blvd. in Biloxi has a huge menu, judging by this sampling: Queso dip, shrimp tostadas, Southwestern chicken eggrolls, quesadillas, burritos (Tex Mex, Deep South, California), fajitas, stacked enchiladas, tacos (beef, shrimp, oyster, chicken, fish,…

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Bay Council recessed meeting today

There will be a recessed meeting of the Bay St. Louis City Council today at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the budget. Appropriately, that agenda item is listed under Old Business. This really is getting old. Then they go into executive session before adjourning. Unless it’s raining, I won’t be there to see what comes of…

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Mushroom in 4 days

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It’s fall, y’all! Honky Tonk time!

You have to really look to find leaves turning colors around here, but 70 degrees felt pretty good this morning. If you’re hungry/thirsty and headed toward Gulfport, there’s a new place to try. Gilley’s Honky Tonk Grill & Bar at 1308 27th Ave. is serving appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, steaks, pork chops, desserts and drinks.…

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