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First of the new hotels soon to open in Pass Christian

Hotel Whiskey in Pass Christian.

By LISA MONTI Hotel Whiskey in Pass Christian is running behind schedule but just by a couple of weeks. “Typical delays,” said owner Thomas Genin of the final touches. Opening now is set for the end of the month, when the 11-room boutique hotel in the city’s historic downtown welcomes its first guests. The staff spent the past week in training, ...

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Cities gain national accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting standards set by the National Main Street Center: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, Louisville/Noxapater, Macon, Meridian, New Albany, Ocean Springs, ...

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40th Blessing of the Fleet draws crowd in Pass Christian

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The 40th Blessing of the Fleet brought the Pass Christian community together for a Gulf Coast tradition. WLOX TV reports locals gathered at Pass Christian Harbor Sunday for food, dancing and a boat parade. Around a dozen boats departed the Harbor, and traveled around a large stationary yacht. On board were Father Michael Vu and the Rev. David Faulkner, who ...

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New hotel being built in Pass Christian

Whiskey Hotel

By LISA MONTI Construction is under way on a small hotel in Pass Christian that will cater to New Orleanians and others who lost second homes on the Coast to Hurricane Katrina. It will be the first hotel in the beachside town in decades. Hotel Whiskey is being developed by restaurateur Thomas Genin and builder Travis March. The partners have worked ...

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Old Cuevas Bistro thrives in new location

Pass Christian's comeback has met with an enthusiastic response from both old and new clientele.

By LISA MONTI After Old Cuevas Bistro burned to the ground in July 2014, loyal customers waited hopefully for news about the Pass Christian restaurant’s comeback. In early 2015, word began to spread that the bistro would relocate across the Bay Bridge to a former retail spot inside a historic building at 111 Main Street in Bay St. Louis. Work began ...

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Owner seeks $12.5 million for Pass Christian home

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PASS CHRISTIAN — The Pass Christian home of Charles and Nancy Ramsey is the most expensive MLS-listed house in Mississippi at $12.5 million. “There are a lot of fine qualities to the home,” realtor Liz Hanson told The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/1WckjXZ ). “They have a sitting room with a fireplace and an Italian carved mantel that’s just beautiful. The library has ...

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Trial of former Harrison County utility boss set for Feb. 23

GULFPORT —€” The former head of the Harrison County Utility Authority is set for a Feb. 23 trial on charges that he took bribes from a contractor. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden set the trial date in a Dec. 29 order. Kamran Pahlavan, a former executive director, pleaded not guilty in December to a five-count indictment alleging he received bribes ...

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Pass Christian Olive Oils and Vinegars has taken off

A Minnesota couple with Coast ties is opening a gourmet olive oil and vinegar shop in Pass Christian just like the successful one they opened a year ago in Northfield, Minn. After Sherry and Joe Morgan opened Northfield Olive Oils and Vinegars in Sherry’s home state, both have left their careers — she in banking, he in engineering — to ...

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Mother Cluckers serving comfort food in Pass Christian

When two well-known white-coat chefs told friends they were thinking about opening a fried chicken restaurant, the response generally was something like, “You (expletives) are crazy.” Said co-owner Victor Pickich, “We heard it so much, we started playing around with the name.” With some help from a web designer, that is how the Mother Cluckers restaurant got its name. How ...

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