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Your Guide to Very Vivacious Valentine's 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...

We  Stuffed Asian Street Food's lemongrass grilled chicken on the bao bun (left) and combination cold cut on a bao bun (right).

REVIEW: Stuffed Asian Street Food

By Lilly Grace Sites and Maggie Boswell November 17, 2020

Instead of traveling across the globe for Asian street food, you can now travel to Cultivation which is located in The District in Jackson, MS.  Stuffed Asian Street Food offers a wide variety of sandwiches...

Coffee Corner: Mocha Mugs vs Lakeland Coffee Co.

Coffee Corner: Mocha Mugs vs Lakeland Coffee Co.

From Issue 3
By Olivia Patricia Smith and Anna Cate Hays October 30, 2020

Coffee Corner is a recurring issue that finds the best coffee in the Jackson Metro-Area. Two coffees shops will be reviewed, and one will be chosen as the best in taste, customer service, and experience....

Mistletoe Marketplace returns Nov. 4

Mistletoe Marketplace returns Nov. 4

By Olivia Patricia Smith, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

When Mississippi hears the word mistletoe, we all think of the wonderful event the Junior League of Jackson hosts. This event gets everyone in the Christmas spirit! This year is the 40th anniversary...

The girls' youth group at First Presbyterian Church maintains social distance while playing a game outdoors.

Church youth groups adjust to handle COVID-19

By Mary Kathryn Mason, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

Church youth groups have been facing many difficulties during COVID-19. Rose Ohnstad, the assistant director of First Presbyterian Church Youth Group (FPCYM), says that she was “very bummed” when...

Small Business Spotlight: Nursery Rhymes

Small Business Spotlight: Nursery Rhymes

From Issue 2
By Julia Stradinger and Lilly Grace Sites October 5, 2020

This week’s small business spotlight is Nursery Rhymes, located in the District of Eastover. They are a children’s retail store that also provides baby registries for expecting mothers, and...

The Yard brings sweetness to Flowood

The Yard brings sweetness to Flowood

By Lauren Anne Smith, Editor September 29, 2020

In May 2017, Logan and Chelsa Green opened the first of many The Yard Milkshake Bars in their hometown of Gulf Shores Alabama; the insane desserts were such a big hit that they’ve opened ten franchises...

The Wheat Field behind St. Paul's Hospital, by St. Rémy by Vincent van Gough (1889)
oil on canvas

Van Gogh spotted in Jackson?

By Megan Tomlinson and Riley Spivey September 3, 2020

On 380 S Lamar St, in Jackson are housed  some 5,000 works of art by some of Mississippi’s most renowned artists. But through January 10, 2021, they are joined by 74 works of art typically not seen...

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