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Highball Lanes making a strike in Fondren

Highball Lanes making a strike in Fondren

From Issue 7
By Anna Cate Hayes and Mary Kathryn Mason March 9, 2022

The area of Fondren has recently undergone some new changes. A couple new assets have been renewed to spice up this district even more. The Capri Theatre is now the new hot spot in town. It is reopening...

The famous Mayflower Cafe in downtown Jackson has been keeping locals fed for generations.

Mayflower Cafe: a longstanding Jackson tradition

From Issue 2
By Evans Reynolds September 24, 2021

  One of Jackson’s oldest and longest running restaurants, the Mayflower Cafe, has been around for more than 80 years. Most everyone in Jackson has probably heard of or experienced the restaurant...

REVIEW: Chick-fil-As new salad disappointing

REVIEW: Chick-fil-A’s new salad disappointing

By Eliza Maxwell and Walker Poole May 18, 2021

Our social media editors were told they had to have a byline for Issue 10. This hard-hitting piece of journalism is the result.  Chick-fil-A’s new salad is a Lemon Kale Caesar Salad. It is served...

Delish quesadilla with a side of rice. Photo Credits from Hannah Polk

Food Fanatics: Santa Fe Grill

From Issue 9
By Mary Kathryn Mason and Hannah Polk April 20, 2021

Looking for a new modern Mexican restaurant near you? If so, then the Santa Fe Grill is just the place for you. Locally owned, they offer a wide variety of foods and are located in Jackson, MS. They opened...

Ballet Mississippi spring recital to feature Prep talent

Ballet Mississippi spring recital to feature Prep talent

From Issue 9
By Anna Blaire Bryant, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

This year the Ballet Mississippi spring recital is called “Up, Up, and Away’, and it is set to take place on Tuesday, May 11th at Belhaven Center for the Arts. Several Prep students will be performing...

This blank canvas will soon be the new Sal & Mookie’s.

Sal & Mookie’s arriving at The District this spring

From Issue 8
By John Henry Andress, Editor March 25, 2021

Sal & Mookie’s will be joining the businesses in the District at Eastover in a location that has seen two turnovers in recent years. First, Cantina Laredo occupied that building, followed by Sophomore...

Your Guide to Very Vivacious Valentines Day

Your Guide to Very Vivacious Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Anne Smith and Lilly Grace Sites February 12, 2021

Not sure how to spend the heartfelt holiday? We've got you covered! Whether you’re  single or taken, here are some festive activities around town to get you in the spirit! Stop by the local Dunkin'...

The Malco at Renaissance in Ridgeland

Renaissance Malco reopened for moviegoers

From Issue 6:
By Julia Stradinger, Around Town Editor February 2, 2021

Recently, I went to the fairly new Malco Grandview theatre in the Renaissance to watch Wonder Woman 1984. It wasn’t the first time I’ve gone to the theatre, but I hadn’t been since before the Covid...

Food Fanatics review: Nagoya

Food Fanatics review: Nagoya

By Hannah Polk and Mary Kathryn Mason January 26, 2021

           Who doesn’t appreciate a tasteful and unique spot to engorge your appetite, whether for a snack or dinner? Rated for the presentation, taste, and quality, we will individually review...

Coffee Corner: Christmas drink showdown

Coffee Corner: Christmas drink showdown

From Issue 5
By Olivia Patricia Smith and Anna Cate Hays December 19, 2020

Every holiday season many cafes come out with seasonal menus to lure excited customers. PJ’s and Ridgeland are two of the many places that came out with holiday menus.  PJ’s is a New Orleans...

A pirate-and-shark decoration at The Mighty Crab

The Juicy Seafood vs. The Mighty Crab

By Colby Ray, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Recently, two seafood restaurants opened in the Jackson area. The Juicy Seafood opened in the old Sombra building in Dogwood. The Mighty Crab opened in the old Crazy Ninja building across from GI Associates...

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