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Any Coast restaurant talk starts with Mahoney’s

  The Mississippi Gulf Coast has long staked a big part of its economic future to tourism, with casinos and their affiliated resorts serving as the bell cow. The past two decades, it’s worked out pretty well, though Hurricane Katrina did her best to cripple the region permanently.  Outside of the casino floors and the golf courses, the primary beneficiaries ...

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Lusco’s is a Delta favorite

The grocery store- turned-restaurant has its roots dating to the 1920s   The idea of folks separating themselves from others at restaurants is a popular one, used by many an exclusive restaurant. You could argue that they stole the concept from Lusco’s in Greenwood. The restaurant that has filled up an old grocery store since 1933 offers booths with curtains ...

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City Grocery proves Oxford not just about football

    One of the more popular and long-held myths surrounding the Oxford business community is that businesses there make the bulk of their money during football season.   It’s an easy notion to hold. Restaurants and bars usually have lines out the door. Parking is more often than not an exercise in disappointment. Since it opened in 1992 on ...

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Healthy ticket sales

State’s performing arts centers say it is the artists who are struggling more so than them Considering the recession, ticket sales at the state’s performing arts centers are surprisingly healthy. Some even report increased sales. However, performers continue to feel the pinch, forcing some to forego touring. The Mississippi State University Riley Center for Education & Performing Arts in downtown ...

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