Gulfport/Biloxi, MS a.k.a. Rootbeer Capital of the World, Where Your Ship Comes In
Did you know...
- The oldest house in the area which is now home to the famous Mary Mahoney's restaurant has served meals to some pretty noteworthy people, including President George W. Bush.
- Barq's Root Beer has its roots in Biloxi, pun fully intended.
- The Sun Herald newspaper in Biloxi-Gulfport, led by executive editor Stanley R. Tiner, won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for its Hurricane Katrina coverage.