Holiday Tour of Homes

Saturday, December 5, 2015 1 – 4 pm The Annual Holiday Tour of Homes, sponsored by Friends of the Animal Shelter in Hancock County, will feature six homes in historic Bay St. Louis. All homes will be festively decorated for the holidays. Tickets are available for $12 in advance at Maggie May’s (1​2​6 Main St.,…

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Social Supper: seafood, seating & eating among aircraft

The new Social Supper experience presented by the Magnolia Business Alliance is all about trying new food and drinks in a new setting with new dinner companions. And it’s all about helping small business. The second Social Supper will be held Dec. 3 at the Selex Galileo hanger at Stennis International Airport. (How often can…

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Turkey Trotters 2015

What a great way to start Thanksgiving Day, watching these folks in the annual Fit First Turkey Trot that benefits the Friends of the Animal Shelter. (Apologies for my barking dog.) Everybody was in a great mood, smiling and waving, running, trotting and strolling on by. By my count there were: half a dozen or…

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Update: Louie & The Redhead Lady

Now open across from the Depot. Serving breakfast from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. A full report is in the works.

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Update: Old Cuevas Bistro

Work is continuing and hope is running high for an opening in early December. The phones are working so you can make dinner reservations by calling 228-344-3330.

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Holiday advice

You should be shopping locally, anyway.

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Lunch at SoBou: Get in the spirit.

A friend who lives out West could never get over the fact that We Who are Lucky to Live Here just get in the car and go to New Orleans for lunch. An hour’s drive over, park, walk, eat, drive back. It is pretty cool. Last Thursday was the perfect day – sunny and warm…

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New eats: Mexican favorites & x-hot wings

Two new restaurants are now open in Gulfport: El Saltillo Mexican Restaurant at 12013 U.S. 49 serves burrito, chalupa, chile relleno, tamales, quesadilla, enchiladas rancheros, steak, flautas Mexicana, vegetarian dishes (vegetarian plate, bean burrito, chalupas, chiles rellenos), deep-fried ice cream and much more. Jorge Martin Flores is the owner. Wings-2-Go at 12100 U.S. 49 serves…

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Two Good Dogs: Boudreaux & Buckley.

I adopted Boudreaux from the Humane Society nine Thanksgivings ago and a lot of people have asked what kind of dog he is. All I can tell them is he’s an extremely lucky dog. At one point I spent some time doing dog genealogy (instead of real work) and came upon a possible link to…

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