Posts Tagged ‘Bay St. Louis’

Organizers want new festival on Gulf Coast to go regional

by Lisa Monti Published: March 21,2014

Tags: Bay St. Louis, Business, entertainment, Gulf Coast, Hancock County, Mississippi

Organizers of ArtsAlive! 2014 are billing their March 22 multimedia event in Bay St. Louis as a new sort of arts festival in this festival-rich coastal region. The daylong program will showcase a blend of art, music, food and literature throughout the historic downtown area, drawing artists and art lovers from all directions. Response to […] [...]

Carter Church — Being a Carnival designer is a year-long occupation

by Lisa Monti Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Bay St. Louis, Business, Louisiana, Mardi Gras, Mississippi, New Orleans

Carter Church’s talents as a costume designer keep him busy working with Carnival krewes in Mississippi and Louisiana all year long. “I’ve always enjoyed Mardi Gras,” the Jackson-born and New Orleans-raised Church said. “It’s a fun time, and it’s fun to watch somebody transformed from one life to somebody else.” But the creative demands under […] [...]

MBJ November 15th Digital Edition

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Josh Coyne named vice president, consumer sales manager for Regions Bank in Gulfport

by Ross Reily Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Bay St. Louis, Business, Gulf Coast, GULFPORT, Hancock County, Mississippi, Regions Bank

Regions Bank has named Josh Coyne as vice president, consumer sales manager in Gulfport. He is responsible for the overall sales performance and skills development of the branch managers and sales teams in the Mississippi Gulf Coast region, and for creating and expanding business development activities. A banking industry veteran with more than eight years […] [...]

New Orleans developers look to Bay St. Louis ties

by Lisa Monti Published: November 30,2012

Tags: Bay St. Louis, Hurricane Katrina, residential developer

New Orleans developers Jim and Catherine MacPhaille are counting on the strong ties between Bay St. Louis and the Big Easy to attract buyers for their new beachfront project playfully named The Recess Club. It’s seven houses on six acres with shared recreational amenities geared toward quick family getaways. Several years ago the couple bought […] [...]

Read November 30 issue of MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: November 30,2012

Tags: Bay St. Louis, oysters, PERS, University of Southern Mississippi

THE COST OF LOSING Good football teams create good business— by Clay Chandler GULF COAST Oyster harvesting in full swing— by Lisa Monti PERS Fixed share key for boosting funded ratio— by Ted Carter TRANSPORTATION River at Greenville likely to drop farther with Mo. River impoundment— Ted Carter REAL ESTATE New Orleans developers look to […] [...]

Carville, Matalin agree on new home in Bay St. Louis

The property that so many Bay St. Louis residents knew as New Orleans musician Pete Fountain’s place now belongs to a couple well known for their politics. Political commentators and consultants James Carville and Mary Matalin have bought the Beach Boulevard property and plan to build a home there starting early next year. It will […] [...]

Bay St. Louis waterfront, downtown revitalization is defining moment

by Lisa Monti Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Bay St. Louis, Hurricane Katrina, Les Fillingame, Lisa Monti, Mississippi Gulf Coast

A municipal harbor, a project that’s been talked about here since the 1980s, will finally get under way when construction begins mid November. Mayor Les Fillingame is among backers who believe that the $21.1 million recreational harbor will come to define the city’s waterfront and revitalize the downtown that was wiped away by Hurricane Katrina. […] [...]

Bringing back Bay Town Inn

by Lisa Monti Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Bay St. Louis, Bay Town Inn, John Moon, Nikki Moon

The couple who is resurrecting the landmark Bay Town Inn on the beachfront here hopes to be welcoming guests by midsummer 2013. Nikki and John Moon celebrated the inn’s ground-breaking Oct. 19 with city officials and well wishers who joined in a champagne toast to the long-awaited project. “It’s been three years since I applied […] [...]

Read October 29 issue of MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Back Bay Town Inn, Basel III, Bay St. Louis, healthcare

HEALTHCARE Hospitals worry rejection of Medicaid expansion would increase burden of uninsured care— by Ted Carter BANKING State’s bankers make plea for scrapping Basel III— by Ted Carter GULF COAST $21.1 million recreational harbor, downtown facelift will redefine Bay St. Louis waterfront— by Lisa Monti BRINGING BACK BAY TOWN INN Couple to resurrect bed and […] [...]

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