Gulfport City Council voted December 2 against city staff’s recommendation that James DeFoe be allowed to make parking improvements to a vacant lot.
Last weekend, Suntan Art Center’s 100 Artist Show in Horan Park closed out its third year featuring art ranging from small jewelry to large Tiki totems.
There’s a strong probability that this Thursday you’ll sit down to Thanksgiving dinner. This, as we all know, is a tribute to the first Thanksgiving. The History Channel, however, as well as most of America, is mistaken. The true first Thanksgiving took place long before that – in Florida.
Christmas, in my world, starts about a week before Thanksgiving at the latest. If I can get away with it, it starts November 2. I can never, I should note, get away with that. And part of celebrating Christmas, to me, is celebrating Thanksgiving. I suspect that’s because I tend towards the misanthropic, so the idea of gratitude makes for a nice respite.
Saturday afternoon, November 22, two young men robbed a teenager at the 1600 block of 56th Street South in Gulfport.
We get all manner of phone calls at the Gabber office. Not just the “I have a news idea for you” or “I’d like to place an ad” calls, but the ones that most people might not expect. For example, a few years ago a duck with an injured wing found its way into the pond at Wood Ibis Park. We received daily phone calls asking us what we were going to do about it.
Despite citizen complaints, Gulfport police say they can do little to remove the boats anchored just off Gulfport beach.
Joe and Maddy Guenther hit their fundraising goal for the organization named for former Gulfport Mayor Michael Yakes, which helps Gulfport’s needy kids and seniors.
That’s the difference between me and the men and women who served: I doubt they wanted to go overseas and fight Germans or Communists or Iraqis or Al-Qaeda. The difference is, they went and I didn’t.
Friday night the City of Imagination gallery opened its “Gulfport: Its People and Places” photo show.
On the morning of November 9 Gulfport police discovered an apparent murder/suicide at 4737 Coronado Way in Gulfport.
Although billed as a joint mayoral cleanup, organizers and many of the 125-plus volunteers say the morning was about more than trash.