Rave Reviewer: Babalu a Hit With Locals
I was thrilled to receive an invitation to be a part of the “Friends and Family Night” at Babalu Tacos and Tapas earlier this week in Fondren. I’ve been anxiously awaiting the opening of the neighborhood’s newest eatery since hearing rumors almost five months ago. Braving tornado warnings and slippery asphalt, I sped from downtown, […]More
Weary Shoppers Welcomed to Fondren
On a national level, black Friday was a big deal yesterday with consumers picking up unheard of early morning deals. In Fondren, shop owners had a steady but more relaxed day. In an informal poll of nearly a dozen stores, about half said they had had an above average day, while a few said it […]More
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 […]More
FAB Hosts Business Forum
Walker’s Drive In was the site of today’s Fondren Association of Businesses board meeting, open to general membership, and focused on growing small businesses. FAB president David Waugh offered quick updates to those in attendance on safety, upcoming events, and green efforts. Jackson Police Deputy Chief Winstead said businesses who had requested a contact list […]More
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 […]More
Mississippi: State of the Blues at Lemuria
Lemuria Book Signing & Book Opening Party Thursday, November 11th Signing 4:00 Book Talk 5:30 Mississippi: State of Blues by Ken Murphy and Scott Barretta LemuriaBooks.com Store Located across the parking lot from Banner Hall Book Party 6:30pm to 8:00pm Jesse Robinson will start playing at 8:00. No Cover. Underground 119 119 South President St.More
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 […]More