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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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Gallery Owner Aims to Promote Local Artists

Gallery Owner Aims to Promote Local Artists

It’s amazing what a painting can do. Just ask Josh Barr about the gift from his mother 13 years ago that lead to his recent opening of  The Art Barr in Fondren Corner. Barr says it was this gift and memories of his mother “dragging us to craft fairs and art shows as kids” that […]

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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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Why We Chose Fondren

Why We Chose Fondren

We were fortunate to have access to the King Edward hotel, now Hilton Garden Inn, in downtown Jackson during its renovation. It was an experience that we will never forget. We were able to see the restoration firsthand and fell in love with the rebirth the area continues to experience. It was where we thought […]

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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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FindItInFondren.com is LIVE!

FindItInFondren.com is LIVE!

First there was a 32 page full color visitor’s guide. And now, there’s a website! Welcome to FindItInFondren.com! This is THE place for DAILY news, information, events, photos, and more. Built by Bam Pow Media in association with Creative Process Studios, the site will be updated daily with the latest from Fondren. You’ll find a […]

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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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