Month: March 2013

March 2013 – Letter from our Editor

030113Welcome Back!

As Spring begins to pop out all along our beautiful Gulf Coast, there is a wealth of outdoor family fun for you and your loved ones to enjoy this season. GTP has all the information you need so you won’t miss a thing!
Downtown Biloxi is blooming like never before thanks to our March Mover and Shaker, Laura Bolton. She is a Coast business woman who is one of the driving forces behind the preservation and revitalization of Biloxi’s historic downtown district.
The Biloxi Town Green will proudly host Grillin’ on the Green for the 7th year in a row! We take you behind the scenes of this exciting annual event that expects over 10,000 visitors this year.
Meet Lisa “Momma” Vee and Bryan Rhodes of Coast Radio Group who are the only local Country music morning team on the Coast! If Country music is not your cup of tea, Coast Radio Group has you covered with a great variety of genres up and down the dial with 5 full time DJ’s that deliver all your favorites day and night.
And for the first time ever, zombies (yes…you read it right, zombies) will take over the Harrison County fairgrounds for an insanely fun 5-k run and obstacle course event that is guaranteed to scare the bajeebers out of you! The Zombie Run Gulfport will be held on April 6 and tickets are flying out the door. Read all about it here!

All This…And So Much More
Nancy Marchbanks
Executive Editor

Laura Bolton, A Woman with Vision

RueViuex Noc2012 003Southern ladies often have charm, grace and grit but none more so than Mississippi coast native Laura Bolton. A hard working business woman with an uncanny head for figures, Laura Bolton is one of the driving forces behind preserving Biloxi’s downtown district. A graduate of Ole Miss, Laura holds a degree in Business and Marketing. As a board member of Main Street Biloxi she brings her financial expertise and renovation prowess into the group that focuses on revitalization, rebuilding, promoting and preserving historic Biloxi. (more…)

Grillin on the Green MARCH 16, 2013

grillin-shirt-2013On Saturday, March 16, the tantalizing and unmistakable aroma of freshly grilled meats and mouthwatering sauces will fill the air in downtown Biloxi for the 7th year in a row. Grillin’ on the Green will kick off a wealth of exciting and fun Springtime events planned for this year, to show off the beautiful and newly appointed Main Street area. Come and bring the whole family for a very special day! It begins at 10:00 a.m and concludes at 5:00 p.m, with free admission for all. (more…)

THE FIRST ANNUAL GULFPORT ZOMBIE RUN

379018_357886044304927_1201794464_nIt seems that in today’s American culture the undead, zombies, vampires and all things that go bump in the night are the most favorite subjects for major motion pictures, television shows, and video games. Many people can’t get enough of this stuff! It’s all in good fun, with the ultimate goal of being filled with sheer terror as you watch. Everyone knows this is fantasy, everyone knows there are no such things…Right? (more…)