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2014-06-23 16:23:57

Resort boasts new name and upgraded amenities including a renovated casino, new restaurants and the addition of an entertainment lawn and boardwalk BILOXI, Miss., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer on the Gulf just got a little bit hotter this year as Harrah's Gulf Coast heats up the action with the introduction of a new place to play on the Coast. Country superstar Darius Rucker helped the resort usher in a new look and name as he played to a crowd of 17,000 as the inaugural...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The phrase "there's always something happening at Hard Rock" has rung true for four decades. So, as one of the world's most recognizable brands turns 40 this year, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos has made sure that 2011 is no exception. To honor the occasion, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos will roll out signature events and one-of-a-kind offerings that bring authentic music and rock 'n' roll experiences to life at each of its world-wide...

2011-01-11 06:50:00

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spring Pilgrimage is "Coming Home." When March 26 - April 3 arrives, it will be six years since the Gulf Coast Council of Garden Clubs held its last Spring Pilgrimage. Hurricane Katrina in 2005 destroyed homes and gardens, many of which have only recently been completely restored. "Coming Home" will be the very appropriate theme of the return of this 58-year tradition of hospitality. From Pascagoula to Pass Christian, the eight-day...

2010-10-29 19:06:15

The islands flanking the outlet of the Mississippi River are not only facing losses due to sea level rise and local subsidence, according to one study, but new unknown impacts from oil recovery operations, say researchers working on another project. Both will be presenting their work on Nov. 1 and 2 at the meeting of the Geological Society of American in Denver. Some islands could disappear entirely in coming decades, exposing huge swaths of marshland to the waves of the open sea. On one side...

2010-08-31 10:05:00

BILOXI, Miss., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Signs of recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina continue to happen along the Gulf Coast with the reopening of The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, the 400,000 square foot expanded and renovated Center offers a state-of-the art exhibition, sports, meeting and banquet facility serving Mississippi, the Southeast and national markets. The redesign was led by tvsdesign, an architectural...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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