Category Archives: Gulfport

Gulfport’s Island View Casino Eateries

Island View Casino, Gulfport’s only casino, is on the waterfront just 6.4 miles from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport and offers the most dining and drinking choices on the Coast!

There are five restaurants at the Island View, assorted Grills, Bars,  cafes, and shops to sate your appetite:

  • Carter Green Steakhouse–traditional steakhouse with Creole and Cajun influences, dinner only
  • Beach Blvd Steamer–steamed seafood, crispy fried Southern favorites, pecan wood grilled items and homemade desserts in a casual coastal atmosphere, dinner only
  • Island View Buffet–open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a huge selection of items
  • C&G’s–varied menu of sandwiches, seafood and salads, served from 10:30 am-Midnight S-Th and 10:30am-1am F & S
  • The Coffee Shop–serving an assortment of drinks, pastries, sandwiches, and snacks 24/7
  • Beach Grill–Gulf fish, lobster, steaks and desserts, Tuesday through Saturday evenings
  • Fresh–salads, smoothies, and wraps open daily 8am-9pm
  • Gulf Breeze Bar–pizza with a magnificent view, 11am-11pm
  • The Diner–Sandwiches, burgers, ice cream and breakfast, open daily at 7am
  • Beignett Cafe–New Orleans-style traditional doughnuts, prepared when ordered and coffee, open 7am-11pm
  • Sweet Stop–homemade ice creams, gelato, and custards, plus other treats, open daily at 10am

 

Set Sail Away offers Sailboat Charters on Mississippi Gulf Coast

Set Sail Away brings guests to the islands all summer long. They have amazing rates and even more amazing sunset cruises. Set Sail Away offers day cruises, evening cruises, island hopping cruises, as well as yacht charter cruises. Take a day trip to Deer Island, Petit Bois Island, Horn Island, Cat Island, East Ship Island, or West Ship Island. With an amazing ship experience and a crew that is out-of-this-world, it seems Set Sail Away has all the makings of an experience to remember. These Islands and sailing destinations take you back to a past time that once was enjoyed by most of America but is now rekindled on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 

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Endurance”  is a 52’ Morgan Out Island Ketch with a very spacious center cockpit in which guests can relax and enjoy sailing at it’s best.  She features three private staterooms, two heads (bathrooms for you land lovers!), a spacious main salon, large galley, and nav station.  Her master stateroom includes an in-suite private head with a queen-sized berth.  Her beam (width) is 15 feet, which provides stability and guests with “room to roam” as they cruise the Gulf waters.  She is a heavy-built ocean-going yacht designed with her passengers’ comfort in mind .

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Captain Darien Hill is a U S Coast Guard licensed Master and holds a Sail Endorsement from the U S Coast Guard.  His great love for the sea has led him to over 30 years experience on all of the world’s oceans except the Arctic.  As a child, he was obsessed with anything to do with the sea.  Captain Darien’s first boat of his own came at the ripe old age of eleven years old.  He later refurbished an old sailboat as a school science project.

Captain Trachelle Hill is a US Coast Guard licensed Captain.  Her love for sailing began in the Hawaiian Islands where she and her husband, Darien, sailed to and explored the islands of Oahu, Maui, Lanai and Moloka’i.  Her sailing experience has come from several ocean crossings.  She has also sailed on the Pacific Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, the Western Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.

Contact 228-596-1670
Email:  Capt.Trachelle@SetSailAway.com
http://www.setsailaway.com

You never know what you might experience in the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf truly has everything to experience from wildlife to islands and more. Enjoy them with Set Sail Away, an experience to remember.

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Mississippi Coast is Growing | Now Hiring

We always love to feature great things happening on the Coast of Mississippi. This includes sharing job and career opportunities. Well we have just gotten word of two new openings. Thornhill Construction, a Mississippi Gulf Coast high-end home builder, is looking for a couple great associates. Thornhill Construction is looking for dependable people who are sales oriented. They’re hiring a project foreman who can take over job sites and be very dependable to get jobs done. They also need a sales associate to manage potential customers, cold call and work directly with clients. Thornhill is one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s premier home builders and is located in Bay St Louis, Mississippi. Jason Thornhill, the owner of Thornhill Construction, has been building beautiful coastal homes for years now, and his dedication to his clients and employees is outstanding. If someone wants to get into a job that is innovative and top of the line, Thornhill Construction should be your choice. Thornhill offers competitive pay and stellar incentives. Let Jason and his team know if you’re interested today! Their business is growing exponentially as the market moves, so be sure to be ready to work and serious about sales. Thornhill’s business is set to improve in 2014, and Coastal 90 is so glad to hear of this growth for the Mississippi Coast and its residents. Their team of project managers and salespeople are excited about investing and building for the future of the Mississippi Coast. Check out some of Thornhill’s beautiful homes at www.thornhill-construction.com.

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Thornhill’s standards are a cut above the rest, and that’s why they’re looking for the best possible people to get the job done! Check out their bath and kitchen renovations and see what they can do for clients. They’re hiring serious leaders in their field of work and only looking for the best! Check out the work it takes to make a Thornhill Home! Coastal 90 can’t wait to take pictures of some more beautiful homes and happy people on their way to living the coastal dream. If you want to be apart of building that experience, contact Thornhill Construction today!

 We have included a form to apply directly to Thornhill Construction.

Team Fusion 364 Robotics on Mississippi Gulf Coast

The kids of the Mississippi Gulf Coast are innovative and robotic leaders for our future. That’s best represented in the work Team Fusion of Gulfport has done. Their talents seem to surpass our expectations of the classic science fair as they compete regionally and nationally this year. With a focus on the environment and the future, the young leaders aspire to leave the world better than they found it. Their robotics programs can be seen winning many awards and helping future innovation to become a reality.

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Team Fusion is a community robotics team that participates in the FIRST program and is run out of Gulfport High School in Gulfport, Mississippi. Founded in 1999 by David Fava, Team Fusion has grown to have over forty members from four different high schools. While also being successful in competition, Fusion is also successful with building connections in the community through community service projects in addition to spreading FIRST ideas such as “coopertition” and “gracious professionalism.” This program is great for helping students learn vocational skills that the robotics program can offer.

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Winning dozens of awards, The dream of FIRST Team Fusion is for every student to know the joy and empowerment of being involved with a FIRST Robotics team. Their mission is to inspire the next generation of problem-solvers and to instill in today’s youth the desire and ability to solve the challenges facing our world for the betterment of mankind.

Support from Team Fusion members’ parents is vital to ensure that they are encouraged to succeed in all that they do. One aspect is to be a part of the parent booster club, which is headed by Rusty Ramage. These programs help students learn, grow and succeed in today’s modern world.

For more information check out http://www.firstfusion364.com/

 

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Winter

Winters on the Mississippi Gulf Coast can be some of the most confusing months of the year. The weather can go from an amazing spring day to an arctic storm causing ice to threaten the roads. When weather permits, the Mississippi Gulf Coast during the winter months is a quaint and peaceful place to be. During the winter months, one can find countless activities to stay busy and, more importantly, stay warm. The winter months are a perfect time to explore the Mississippi Gulf Coast because there is always something to get into at anytime. It is a perfect time to try something new from cooking to camping.

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There is no better time to plan a camping trip along the Mississippi Gulf Coast than during the winter months. The warmth of the fire is reason enough to pack your tent and light out for parts unknown–or at least into the back yard and a campfire and somores!!!. The view of the night sky is a most rewarding aspect of camping anywhere but especially on the Coast. Going out into the wilderness with your tent is a great way to enjoy the winter months along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Looking up into the cosmos while lying next to a fire that you built is rewarding form of relaxation. Taking a detox from technology and everyday responsibilities by camping during the winter months on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is highly recommended.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast has an almost unlimited number of events to enjoy during the winter months. The Wavefest celebration, having their 14th annual event, is a great way to spend the day listening to music and if you are feeling energized participating in the 5k they host. My favorite part of this festival is the pirate costume contest. Another great way to spend the day on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is by attending the 14th annual Gulf Coast Veterans Day parade; it is a great way to have a fun and exciting afternoon with your family. Also the Gulf Coast Veterans Day parade gives us all a great opportunity to celebrate, appreciate, and show our respect for the women and men who dedicate their lives to serve our country. The men and women who serve in the United States armed forces are to be celebrated, especially our veterans living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; military is a large part of our culture and what better way to show respect than attending the Gulf Coast Veterans day parade.

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All and all the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a wonderful place with tons of amazing atmosphere and cultural experiences. The winter season can be viewed as a time to hide away in your house making soup or it can be used as an opportunity to go out and have an all around great time. With so many events going on along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, how can one logically stay indoors? This is why the Mississippi Gulf Coast is thriving during the winter months.

 

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Thrives in the Summer

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a wonderful area year round and is one of the busiest areas of Mississippi. On any given day of the week, you can find many events that can bring a smile to every member of your family’s face. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is thriving during all the seasons, but it is my opinion that the Coast is at its best during the summer months. The summer months on the Mississippi Gulf Coast brings in a lot of revenue from travelers for the many events during this time of year. There is never a dull moment here on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast!

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Flying kites on beautiful beaches.

Living or visiting on the Mississippi Gulf Coast during the summer, you will find that there is always fun stuff to do. The coast is well equipped with many local business from antique shops to some of the most amazing restaurants. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has some of the greatest restaurants in the country featuring a wide variety of culinary styles. The nightlife is almost sure to bring a smile to your face. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is jammed packed with casinos, bars, and many other exciting places to spend your next night owning the town.

 

The events held during the summer months on the amazing Mississippi Gulf Coast are surely to amaze even the most intense critics. Some of the countries hottest musical acts make their way down to the coast to play in the concert halls and the casinos. The Mississippi Gulf Coast hosts one of the countries most successful custom car shows during the summer. Scrapin the Coast brings tourists from all over to look at and present these modified works of art. If you are looking for another experience, you can find a handful of events more suitable to your taste. One of my favorite events is the amazing firework displays on the 4th of July, the lights in the sky reflecting on the water just paints the ultimate picture.

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One of the biggest reasons the Mississippi Gulf Coast is thriving during the summer months is because of the great-tasting shellfish known as the crawfish. The crawfish boil is a sacred tradition for Southerners that most experience as many times they can during the summer; no one can get enough of the great tasting fresh water lobster. As soon as crawfish is in season, the demand for these tasty little mud bugs is in high demand. Attending a Southern crawfish boil during the summer should be a pilgrimage experienced by all; the hot sun, spicy crawfish, good friends, and cold beer is something everyone should experience at least once in a lifetime. Not only are crawfish good to eat but they are also good for the economy and pocketbook of the fisherman along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a thriving meca during every season, but during the summer months, however, it is especially fantastic. There is never a dull moment on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The amazing shops and restaurants can keep you busy during the day and the many casinos and bars are key components to a night on the town. The Mississippi Gulf Coast always has some form of event going on that is always fun for the whole family. Last but not least, the crawfish on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are the greatest aspect of the summer.