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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 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...

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