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New Tattoo Shop in the Works for Biloxi

Good news for ink-lovers along the Coast: a new tattoo parlor is in the works for West Biloxi. Biloxi Council members approved an application for conditional use, authorizing the start of a tattoo establishment located at 210 Pass Road. Council…

Saltgrass Steakhouse Headed to Biloxi

A new fine dining restaurant is in the works for Biloxi and will sit right across the street from the Golden Nugget Casino. The Texas based Saltgrass Steakhouse is operated by Landry’s, a restaurant company owned by “Billion Dollar Buyer”…

Pop Brothers Strike a Deal

Murky Waters, Chandeleur Brewing Company, Corks and Cleaver, and Tony’s Pizzeria are all local Gulfport businesses that gained national attention. Now, tasty frozen treat spot Pop Brothers is in the spotlight. Last night, the local popsicle shop was featured on…

Black Friday Starts Early

Shoppers were out in large numbers in Gulfport only a few hours after finishing off their Thanksgiving meals. All were eager to take advantage of early bird, doorbuster deals and pre-Black Friday sales. The Premium Outlet is offering extended hours…

Should Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day?

In what’s becoming a trend the last few years, many retail stores decided to open their doors on Thanksgiving Day. Large retail stores like Target, Wal-Mart, Toys ‘R’ Us, Best Buy and Macy’s decided to help shoppers get a jumpstart…

Patio 44 Opens New Location in Biloxi

Patio 44 opened doors in downtown Biloxi earlier this morning, welcoming the Coast to what they call upscale casual dining off Main Street. The restaurant provided 80 new jobs for locals in the food and service industry. Patio 44 offers…

2016 Jackson County Chamber Meeting

The annual Jackson County Chamber of Commerce meeting took place today. Hundreds of community members gathered to discuss how to keep Jackson County businesses growing. Business is booming in Jackson County and the chamber of commerce will continue to build…

New Businesses Coming to Downtown Pass Christian

Pass Christian has come a long way since Hurricane Katrina and they’re still gaining momentum. Three new businesses are getting ready to open in Pass Christian. A boutique hotel called Hotel Whiskey is scheduled to be finished in two weeks.…

Edgewater Mall will be Closed on Thanksgiving Day

Edgewater Mall believes the most sacred thing about the Thanksgiving holiday is time spent with family and friends. We have decided to remain closed Thanksgiving Day to allow our over one thousand employees the opportunity to spend time with those…

Blow Fly Inn Reopens

A popular Gulfport restaurant spreads its wings yet again during a re-opening ceremony. The Blow Fly Inn opened doors for the first time since they closed temporarily back in May. Over the past few months, the staff made renovations and…

Late Night Shopping in Ocean Springs

Businesses in Ocean Springs are staying open a little later. Every third Thursday in Ocean Springs, 20 retail businesses will keep their doors open a little later. The first date of “Late Night Shopping” takes place next Thursday, October 20th.…

Fishbone Alley Grand Opening on Sunday

Gulfport nears completion of Fishbone Alley just in time for the 20th anniversary of Cruisin’ the Coast. Lights and colorful artwork now cover what used to be one of the city’s biggest eyesores. Officials hope the alley between 26th and…

A Party Welcomes Back Chiquita

After two years of operating out of New Orleans, the well-known international fruit brand Chiquita is back on the Coast. That’s something local leaders say is worth going bananas about, as evidenced at a special celebration in Gulfport today. News…

Summer Business Wrap Up

The end of summer means the end of business for some seasonal shops along the Coast. Jet ski rentals and other water sport attractions are slowly starting to slow down. Octavio Arzola, co-owner of the Gulfport summer hotspot Pop Brothers,…

Groundbreaking on new Hotel in Pass Christian

Today in Pass Christian, a crowd gathered for the groundbreaking of a brand new, 80 room custom designed hotel. The city and a Jackson based development group have partnered up to create a hotel that will represent the historical significance…

Hotel Groundbreaking in Pass Christian

Houses in Pass Christian will soon have a new neighbor. Later today, the Desai Hotel Group based out of Jackson will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a Hampton Inn. The 80 room hotel will be custom designed to represent the…

Reaching out to Hispanic Business Owners

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to the growing Hispanic population by offering a new way for Hispanic business owners to grow their business. Coffee with the Chamber is a new group that reaches out to Hispanic…

Big Play Family Fun Center Now Open

Family fun is all set to get the ball bowling at the Big Play Center in Biloxi. The doors are now open to the fun center at the Big Play Race Track in Biloxi. Twelve brand new bowling lanes, bumper…

Levi’s Comes to Gulfport Premium Outlets

Gulfport Premium Outlets opened the doors over the weekend to what they say is their most highly requested store. Levi’s is now open on the north side of the shopping center, adding to the 70 stores Gulfport Premium Outlets has…

Self-Protection and Survival Store Opens in Ocean Springs

A local family takes survival of the fittest to the next level. Overwatch Supply opened this morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Ocean Springs. The store offers numerous survival and camping materials, along with self-protection supplies. Owner David Skelton…

Plans for FunTime USA Development

Groundbreaking for FunTime USA is planned for October and you could be riding the rides in early spring. The plan is to start with the rides and attractions people remember from the old park such as miniature golf, go-carts, bumper…

Economic Impact of USM Gulf Park Campus

Universities are an integral part of our state’s economy. Just how much money does our USM satellite campus generate for us on the Coast? That’s what University of Southern Mississippi officials addressed at an Economic Vibe meeting this morning. Some…

Labor Day Weekend Sales

Steals and deals are taking over stores around the country for the end of summer sales and South Mississippi is no exception. Just check out Gulfport Premium Outlets where BCBG Max is offering 50 percent off all sales and the…

Labor Day Sales

Today is Labor Day which means one thing: shoppers will be rushing to stores for the best deals! News 25’s Laurene Callander has the details.