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Allie and Ainsley’s Appetite Archive (AaAAA)

Allie and Ainsley’s Appetite Archive (AaAAA)

By Allie Wise, Ainsley O'Quinn

December 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

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The battle between two swanky Mexican restaurants

The battle between two swanky Mexican restaurants

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

December 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

For this issue, we decided to compare two local upscale Mexican restaurants: Sombra Mexican Kitchen in the Township in Madison and Cantina Laredo in the District at Eastover. We went to Sombra first, and we were not impressed with the quality of their food. The environment is inviting, but the food...

M7 Coffeehouse vs. Lakeland Coffee Company: who brews the best?

M7 Coffeehouse vs. Lakeland Coffee Company: who brews the best?

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

December 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

Welcome to Allie and Ainsley’s Appetite. Each issue we will contain a head to head competition comparing two similar restaurants and give our opinion on which we like better. Our first restaurant in this comparison is M7 Coffeehouse. The coffee is above average with many options to choose from,...

Mistletoe brings holiday cheer

By Avery Andress, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under Around Town

Sponsored by the Junior League of Jackson, Mistletoe Marketplace was held from November 1-4 at the Trade Mart in Jackson. November 1 was the Preview Gala and Auctions when people wore cocktail attire, ate, and got to shop early. On November 2 and 3, Mistletoe shoppers arrived early in order to both...

The Mississippi State Fair returns again

The Mississippi State Fair returns again

By Tori Newsome and Henley Johnson

October 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment, Features

The 158th Mississippi State Fair in Jackson started on October 4th and ends on October 15th. Mississippians, as well as visitors from other states, attended the fair yet again to enjoy good food and fun rides and to win as many prizes as possible. This year, some of the regular rides changed. The Mega Drop, ver...

Around Town: Rainbow Kitten Surprise rocks it out at Duling Hall

Around Town: Rainbow Kitten Surprise rocks it out at Duling Hall

By Madeline Claire Hughes

October 6, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment, Features

Rainbow Kitten Surprise, an alternative rock band from Boone, North Carolina, stole the show Monday night at Duling Hall. Tickets went on sale June 12 and were sold out a few days before the concert. Opening for RKS was the band Elliot Root from Nashville, Tennessee. Their music set the atmosphere for ...

Around Town: The Avett Brothers shine at Thalia Mara

Around Town: The Avett Brothers shine at Thalia Mara

By Madeline Claire Hughes

September 24, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

On September 21st, The Avett Brothers played at Thalia Mara Hall with Langhorne Slim as their opening act. The Avett Brothers are an American folk rock band from Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. The co-lead vocalist are Scott Avett who plays the banjo and his brother Seth Avett who plays the guitar....

My favorite restaurants are sure to satisfy

My favorite restaurants are sure to satisfy

By Paul Andress

June 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Opinion

In my final edition of Paul’s Palate, I will give you my advice on the best places to eat in the Jackson metro area. These places will take more of a hit on your wallet, but trust me the price are justified by the quality of food you will enjoy. My top places to eat are Char, Shapley’s, and Amerigo...

Jackson decks out in green for parade

Jackson decks out in green for parade

By Chatham Kennedy

April 4, 2017


Filed under Around Town

Beads and flowers littered the streets of Downtown Jackson on March 18th, 2017. Jacksonians dressed in green tutus, boas, and suits for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This time-honored tradition began in the early 1980s by Malcolm White, owner of Congress Street’s beloved restaurant and b...

Dixie National Rodeo hits town for 52nd consecutive year

Dixie National Rodeo hits town for 52nd consecutive year

By Mary Patton Murphy

February 16, 2017


Filed under Around Town, News

From February 9th to February 15th, cowboys, cowgirls, horses, bucking bovine, and various country singers filled the Mississippi Coliseum for its 52nd annual Mississippi Dixie National Rodeo. The rodeo, produced by Smith, Harper, and Morgan Rodeo Company as well as the Mississippi Fair Commission, ha...

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