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Fab Plans Patriotic Celebration for After 5

Fab Plans Patriotic Celebration for After 5

Save some celebration from your Independence Day weekend for 5-8pm on July 7. That’s the date of the Fondren Association of Businesses Fabulous Fondren Freedom Fest on the great lawn at Duling (next to Babalu.) Last year’s event was a big hit for children and parents alike with carnival games, dunking booth, space jumps, cotton candy, […]

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The MARKET to Debut New Home Tomorrow

The MARKET to Debut New Home Tomorrow

Come ice down at The MARKET in Fondren tomorrow from 9am – 1pm in the new location at Duling Avenue and Old Canton Road.  The first 20 children will be treated to free SnowBiz snowcones and the first 20 adults will be treated to free homemade gourmet ice pops from Sweet Lime’s Homemade Pops!  Plus, […]

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Broadmeadow to Host Annual 4th Parade

Broadmeadow to Host Annual 4th Parade

The Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will host its annual 4th of July parade on Monday, July 4th.  The event begins at 10:00 a.m. in the Broadmeadow United Methodist Church parking lot. The theme for this year’s parade is Hawaiian luau. All friends and neighbors are welcome to participate in this fun annual event.  And, costumes are […]

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Living in Glass Houses: Elizabeth Robinson

Living in Glass Houses: Elizabeth Robinson

The artist-musician interprets her artistic work mathematically and rhythmically. ‘I could dance to this,’ someone once told her of her method for creating beautiful breakables.

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Millsaps Offering ‘Distinct’ Tour

Millsaps Offering ‘Distinct’ Tour

Take a distinctly Millsaps version of a college campus tour. The ‘Curiosity & Catfish’ visit is a half-day program designed especially for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors and their parents during the early stage of the college selection process. You’ll get the deluxe tour of campus, meet plenty of nice Millsaps folks, and learn […]

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Saturday's Community Picnic to Benefit JPS

Saturday's Community Picnic to Benefit JPS

There is a new slate of offerings scheduled at St. James Episcopal in Fondren and the kickoff is set for Saturday with a community picnic! The church has planned the Neighborhood and Parish Picnic from 4-7 p.m. on the church grounds grounds off Oakridge and Hawthorne.  In addition, they’re partnering with Broadmeadow United Methodist Church […]

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Keep Moving: Fitness Tips to Survive the Summer

Keep Moving: Fitness Tips to Survive the Summer

It’s been really hot in Fondren this week and it looks like we may be in for a warmer than average few weeks ahead.  I want to first make sure that everyone stays safe while exercising outside. Drink plenty of water, monitor your heart rate, stop if you feel dizzy or can’t get your heart […]

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Bike Walk MS Honoring, Remembering Cyclists

Bike Walk MS Honoring, Remembering Cyclists

On May 22, Jan Morgan, 57, of Starkville was biking with a friend on an open stretch of highway when a sedan struck her from behind. She remains in the CCU for injuries sustained in the accident. Morgan is one of many Mississippi cyclists who are injured or killed each year on our roads. In […]

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Art at the Heart of Fondren

Art at the Heart of Fondren

As I look around my office, I see a desk organizer carved from cedar, an etched copper plaque of a tree (I love trees), a clay vase that seems to glow with the warmest ocher, a glass sculpture of a graceful woman with flowing hair, a painting of field of crops in rows and a […]

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Room to Grow: Orange Peel Already Expanding

Room to Grow: Orange Peel Already Expanding

Three months and already, they need more space! That’s the sentiment of Kristin Tubb, owner of the Orange Peel, who says high demand has construction under way at her Mitchell Avenue consignment shop. Approximately 450 square feet of space is being added by closing in a front porch where Tubb says small furniture and household […]

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