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O’Maddy’s, a short walk and even shorter bike ride from the marina, serves lunch and dinner seven days a week. Owners Al and Maddy Guenther serve a consistent, tasty menu, but if the daily special has any sort of fish in it, opt for that. If you’re looking to explore nearby Clam Bayou (a struggling estuary home to osprey, manatee, gators, and green herons), you’ll need to do it from a kayak. The Outpost rents kayaks and offers advice on local happenings. It also sells Gulfport-themed merchandise and other whimsical gifts.

Gulfport also operates its own bright red and green trolley from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. This is a free trolley that runs throughout the waterfront district. Closest Laundry: Gulfport Village Laundry*, 2813 Beach Blvd. S. (727) 347-7920 Places to eat: Sal’s Town Shores Restaurant, 5808 28th Ave. S., (727) 347-5788 O’Maddy’s*, 5405 Shore Blvd., (727) 323-8643, www.omaddys.com Pia’s Trattoria*, 3054 Beach Blvd. S., (727) 327-2190, www.piastrattoria.com Peg’s Cantina*, 3038 Beach Blvd. S., (727) 328-2720, www.pegscantina.com Habana Café, 5402 Gulfport Blvd., (727) 321-8855, www.nacafe-usa.com Fazio’s Pizza (delivery), (727) 345-0097 Places to get a good book: Small Adventures*, 3107 Beach Blvd. S. , (727) 347-8732, www.ladventuresbookshop.com Gulfport Public Library*, 5501 28th Ave. S., (727) 893-1074, www.tblc.org/gpl Places to get online: Gulfport Public Library*, 5501 28th Aveve. S., (727) 893-1074, www.tblc.org/gpl Gulfport Technology Center*, 3037 Beach Blvd. S., (727) 388-3493, www.gtcinc.us

Closest Walk-InClinic: 6801 Gulfport Blvd. S., (727) 347-2273 Closest Drugstore: Walgreens, 5701 Gulfport Blvd. S., (727) 344-3701 Closest Boating Store: 5001 34th St. S., St. Petersburg, (727) 867-5700 Gulfport Chamber of Commerce: 2808 58th St. S., (727) 344-3711, www.gulfportchamberofcommerce.com Local paper: The Gabber Newspaper, free every Thursday, available throughout the city Gulfport Municipal Marina Monitoring VHF Channel 16; 27’-44’-00” North 82’-42’-00” West 4630 29th Ave. S.; (727) 893-1071; www.ci.gulfport.fl.us Marina Winter Hours Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & holidays, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Marina Summer Hours Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, * holidays 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

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Groceries: TLC*, 2822 Beach Blvd. S., (727) 321-2833 Publix & Sweetbay, corners of Gulfport Boulevard and Pasadena Places for pet care: Reef Dog Gifts and Grooming*, 2820 Gulfport Blvd. S., (727) 323-7007, www.reefdoggrooming.com Gulfport Veterinarian, 5621 Gulfport Blvd. S., (727) 384-4413 Gulfport Chase Dog Park*, corner of 54th St. & 28th Ave. S.

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