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Rainbow Welcomes Whole Foods to Jackson

Rainbow Welcomes Whole Foods to Jackson

In news from late last week, Austin-based Whole Foods Market announced the building of a store in the Highland Village slated to open next year. Fondren’s Rainbow Cooperative says this is really good news for all who want greater access to healthier food. Luke Lundemo, Rainbow CEO, issued a statement yesterday: “At Rainbow we are […]

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Record Store, Recording Studio Coming

Record Store, Recording Studio Coming

Hear the crackling and popping? Chances are it may be coming from a vinyl album playing in store at the soon-to-open MorningBell Records & Studios in Fondren. Yes, Jackson will once again have a record store, interestingly enough, about a block from where Bebop began. “We just think every town needs a record store”, says […]

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Silly Billy’s Outgrows Duling Location

Silly Billy’s Outgrows Duling Location

Add another stitch to Fondren’s ‘fashion row’. Silly Billy’s Consignment Shop says it has outgrown its current location on Duling Avenue and will move into the former Bo-Kay’s Building on Mitchell Avenue. Co-owner Vacita Jones says the popular shop will close on February 25 at Duling School and hold its grand reopening  on March 1, […]

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Joy Light, Henderson Tonight at circa.

Joy Light, Henderson Tonight at circa.

Here’s an opportunity to view unique fashion accessories and to see art from a local – tonight in Fondren. circa. URBAN ARTISAN LIVING will host a trunk showing and reception for Joy Light handpainted silks and reception for Brandon artist Christy Henderson. Both are fixtures in the retailer’s offerings but tonight will highlight new pieces for Henderson […]

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Fondren After 5 is Thursday

Fondren After 5 is Thursday

Stroll, shop and dine in Jackson’s historic “city within a city” this Thursday evening during Fondren After 5. With only a slight chance of rain and pleasant temperatures, the evening will be perfect to make your way through the neighborhood. Take a taste of our cuisine – from patty melts and malts to sea bass and chardonnay, […]

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Swell To Feature Local Designers’ Tees

Swell To Feature Local Designers’ Tees

Every third Thursday, Swell-O-Phonic will host a t-shirt release party featuring a local designer as well as a local DJ.  The event will run from 5pm-8pm.  The featured designers products will be sold in store over the following four weeks and then Swell will move on the yet another designer.  Look for each month’s designer […]

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(A) Revolution is Coming to Fondren

(A) Revolution is Coming to Fondren

Fondren will soon welcome a bike repair service a couple of days a month. Jeremy Polk and Paula Pellegrin’s Revolution Mobile Bicycle Service will set up shop in front of Swell at Fondren Corner beginning this month. Polk says their mobile truck, fully equipped to handle the most complex of repairs, will be in the neighborhood at […]

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Fondren After 5 – and a Nick’s anniversary!

Fondren After 5 – and a Nick’s anniversary!

Happy “Two Years in Fondren”, Nick’s Restaurant! We got the whole crew together during Fondren After 5 tonight. There are a handful of additional photos on our Facebook. Click here to check them out.

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