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OurFondren announces ‘Bright Lights’ Winners

OurFondren announces ‘Bright Lights’ Winners

[smooth=id:18;] OurFondren neighborhood association has announced the winners of their annual ‘Bright Lights, Fondren Nights’ holiday lighting contest. The award for the ‘So Fabulous’ category went to the home at 3712 Hawthorn. Honorable mention goes to the home at 305 Glenway Drive. In the ‘So Funky’ category, the decorations at 4145 Robin were awarded while […]

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Spirit of Community Brings Race to Fondren

Spirit of Community Brings Race to Fondren

It’s two days before the big weekend race and Good Samaritan executive director Kathy Clem is ‘freaked out.’ “I’m thinking ‘seriously?’ she exclaimed with a smile, as she talked about the sheer number of participants signed up for Saturday’s 12k’s of Christmas race. Speaking to Clem during Thursday night’s Fondren Unwrapped, she seemed oddly calm […]

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Unwrapped Called Incredible Success

Unwrapped Called Incredible Success

While today may be Friday, and the day most consider a wind down to the weekend, Fondren merchants are all wound up. After a highly lauded Fondren Unwrapped last night, some say they feel good about the upcoming holiday shopping season. ‘Great crowd,’ packed all night,’ and ‘amazed with the traffic’ were all comments we […]

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Passionate Living Births circa.

Passionate Living Births circa.

When Craig and Michele Escude married twenty years ago, they never realized their lifestyle would one day lead them to open a store. But that’s exactly what the pair have done in the form of circa. URBAN ARTISAN LIVING, in business for nearly a month in Fondren. Craftsmen in their own right, the Escudes have […]

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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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Small Turnout, BIG Results for Cleanup

Small Turnout, BIG Results for Cleanup

While today’s numbers won’t break any attendance records for community events, a Fondren cleanup was called a huge success in terms of accomplishment.  Weedstock, sponsored by by Rainbow CoOp and Fair Trade Green was billed as ‘three hours of  peace, love, music and deWEEDing.’ A part of the group used the time to pull weeds […]

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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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Planting Seeds: Rock Band’s First Gig at Unwrapped

Planting Seeds: Rock Band’s First Gig at Unwrapped

As a creator, teacher, and fan of music, Fondren Guitars’ Jason Bruce sometimes takes a look at what the world of music has to offer and wonders “what is music going to sound like years from now?” Will it be better? Will it be worse? The truth is, Bruce says,  that the responsibility falls upon […]

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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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