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Creativity Capital: Art Lovers Find It In Fondren

Creativity Capital: Art Lovers Find It In Fondren

More than any other area of the state, Fondren is where art lovers can find the best and widest variety of art offerings with its established galleries, artist studios, and unique shops. Walk into any place in Fondren and you will discover the wide range that is available for all artistic tastes. Galleries like Brown’s […]

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Group Begins Build, Grand Opening Plans for Fondren Park

Group Begins Build, Grand Opening Plans for Fondren Park

With the completion of Fondren Park fast approaching, plans are now underway for the community playground build and grand opening. Wes Harp, an architect for the project and West Fondren resident, spearheaded Friday night’s informal gathering at Sneaky Beans. The group discussed a mid December date for assembling play structures, hoping to call area residents […]

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circa. Plans Grand Opening

circa. Plans Grand Opening

Artisans Craig and Michele Escude invite you to experience their latest creation with the grand opening of circa. URABN ARTISAN LIVING on November 18 during Fondren Unwrapped. The store, opened a week and a half ago in Fondren, is a mix of home, body, garden, and lifestyle, best described from their website as “Living a […]

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The Market: Quality, Homegrown – Perfect in Fondren!

The Market: Quality, Homegrown – Perfect in Fondren!

The first season of  The MARKET in Fondren is now almost complete and classified as a huge success!  Begun in July of this year, The MARKET is 100% volunteer driven and free to the public each month.  The MARKET returns this month during Fondren Unwrapped on November 18. Then in March 2011 to welcome the […]

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Fondren Park on Track for Early 2011

Fondren Park on Track for Early 2011

  Renovations to Fondren Park (currently Cherokee Heights Park) are well underway. The dry weather has allowed the contractor, Harrell Contracting Group, to proceed quickly. Fondren Park is located at the corner of Dunbar Street and Northview Drive, and for many years has provided a great neighborhood green space with lots of room to play […]

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The Sweet Potato Queens® Are Marching to Fondren

The Sweet Potato Queens® Are Marching to Fondren

Her Royal Highness Jill Conner Browne and the Sweet Potato Queens® have officially announced that they will be bringing their parade to the historic neighborhood of Fondren.   Set for the weekend of March 24-26 of next year, the Queens and Wanabees® will march upon the artsy community bringing their support for their beloved charity, the […]

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Fondren Continues to Attract New Businesses

Fondren Continues to Attract New Businesses

Despite the economic downturn nationwide, Fondren continues to experience an upturn in relation to the establishment of new businesses. Over the past six months, no less than 20 businesses have either opened or are set to open within the next few weeks. If anyone has been overlooked, we apologize in advance and ask that if […]

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Mississippi Opera Celebrates National Opera Week

Mississippi Opera Celebrates National Opera Week

Nov. 2 and 3 Opera Appetizers. These performances are free, traveling, live vignettes of opera at the following local area Jackson restaurants: Opera Appetizers Tuesday, November 2, 2010 5:00 PM Broad Street Bakery Free Admission – bring the attached coupon! Opera Appetizers Tuesday, November 2, 2010 6:00 PM Sal & Mookie’s 565 Taylor Street at […]

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Good Sam Hosting 12K’s of Christmas Run

Good Sam Hosting 12K’s of Christmas Run

Run a 12K, run or walk a 5K, and enjoy a FREE kids’ one-mile fun run through the streets of Fabulous Fondren on Saturday, November 20 beginning at 7:30am.  Participants can even compete in our costume contest! Can’t you see Santa and all his favorite toys running through Fondren?! Registration is available online at www.Christmas12k.com or […]

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