Update: Here’s the weekend map and schedule! January 31, 2013 In a press conference held this morning at Fondren Corner, Fondren Renaissance told ofÂ plans for the third annual Zippity Doo DahÂ® Weekend including the return of the Budweiser Clydesdales and the addition of several new events. Jim Wilkirson, Renaissance executive director; Mangia Bene group’s […]
“[It] has a greater purpose,” says the Troy, AL native of the global language of music “People do listen and this is what happens when you unite for a greater good.”
An anchor of the Fondren Strip on North State Street since 1958, Seabrook Paint has long been a Benjamin Moore distributor/retailer.
“It takes hard work, practice, critical observation and discipline,” says Hellings of the methods he uses to share his creative spirit.
“I think people pay attention when stuff is funny,” says Jerome. “A lot of what we talk about here can be scary, so I like to liven it up a little bit.”
“There are a lot of people I wouldn’t have met had it not been for me showing up at Fondren’s First Thursday displaying or showcasing my art,” she says.
“I feel like for the first time in my career I am getting my props,” he says. “I had never really been acknowledged for my work until now.”
Trained in France in chocolaterie, Wise says, “I feel like we’re doing things at the Manship that are just now starting to happen in Mississippi.”
Larry Morrisey has a way of getting things out of people. They’ll tell him anything. Just ask the families of those he has interviewed over the years, gathering oral histories for the likes of The University of Southern Mississippi and The Library of Congress. “He told you things I never knew”, the children and grandchildren […]
Growing up, Meredith Sullivan dreamed big as she flipped through the pages of fashion magazines. With each turn, she imagined a world outside her sleepy hometown where she was free to explore bigger things. Sullivan grew up in Mandeville, Louisiana, but made good on a elementary-aged promise to live with her grandparents in Philadelphia, Miss. […]