Guide to Ocean Springs MS from the Wall Street Journal


Locals say “OS the best” and a reporter writing for the Wall Street Journal would agree.

Journalist Brewed Chelseawho lives in New Orleans, recently visited the Jackson County town and enjoyed fine dining, local restaurants, the Walter Anderson Museum of Artthe beach and more.

Brasted comments at the beginning of his article that the charm of Ocean Springs comes from its authenticity and its local atmosphere.

“Souvenir shops filled with T-shirts and floating toys are conspicuously absent. There are no beach bars overflowing with sunburned bodies, and a lunch doesn’t mean mediocre fish sandwiches and hot buckets of beer,” she wrote.

Brasted enjoyed a meal at Vestige, which she said was one of the best she had had recently. She visited WAMA and was able to relax on the water.

She chronicled him coffee at Bright Eyed and his stays at Ocean Springs Inns and at the Beatnik Hotel. She shopped at buddy row, shearwater pottery and Ocean Springs Trade.

You can read the Brasted review and the Ocean Springs tourist guide at Wall Street Journal website.

Justin Mitchell is the Sun Herald’s Senior News Editor and works on McClatchy’s Audience Engagement and Development team. It also reports on LGBTQ issues in the Deep South, with a particular focus on Mississippi.


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