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Sal & Mookie's, Sprouted Heart, Library Lounge and Unwind

Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint owners Jeff Good and Dan Blumenthal announced during the annual Livingston Farmer's Market on Nov. 3 that they will be opening a third location in the Town of Livingston. Photo courtesy Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint

Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint owners Jeff Good and Dan Blumenthal announced during the annual Livingston Farmer's Market on Nov. 3 that they will be opening a third location in the Town of Livingston. Photo courtesy Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint

Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint owners Jeff Good and Dan Blumenthal announced during the annual Livingston Farmer's Market on Nov. 3 that they will be opening a third location in the Town of Livingston (129 Mannsdale Rd., Madison). The restaurant will be built beside the green space, an open area in the middle of the farmers market.

The Livingston Sal & Mookie's will feature 4,360 square feet of interior space and a covered wraparound porch on the second floor. Construction will begin in spring 2017, and the restaurant will open in the fall. Tommy Landrum, who is the son of Town of Livingston co-developer David Landrum, is the franchise owner for the new location.

For more information, contact Mangia Bene Restaurant Management Group at 601-982-4443 or visit salandmookies.com.

Sprouted Heart Acupuncture and Wellness Comes to Flowood

Jerusha Stephens, a licensed acupuncturist with eight years of experience, opened Sprouted Heart Acupuncture and Wellness (200 Park Circle Drive, Suite 4, Flowood) last week. She specializes in using acupuncture for pain management and aiding with fertility.

In addition to acupuncture treatments, Sprouted Heart offers Chinese herbal therapy, dietary guidelines, stress-reduction tips and cupping therapy, which is a treatment that uses suction to help with a variety of pains.

Acupuncture sessions are $150 for the initial treatment and $100 for follow-up treatments. Herb-therapy consultations, cupping sessions and auricular acupuncture (a treatment that focuses on the ears) are $50.

Sprouted Heart is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 601-487-1614 or visit sproutedheartacupuncture.com.

Library Lounge Now Open for Lunch

The Library Lounge at the Fairview Inn (734 Fairview St.), which was previously only open for dinner, announced that it will now serve lunch Monday through Friday. The full lunch menu is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a limited lunch menu is available from 2 to 4 p.m.

Among the new items on the Library Lounge's lunch menu are daily $10 blue plate specials, including meatloaf, a barbecue chicken platter, smoked and grilled pork chops, turkey pot pie and fried catfish. The menu also includes items such as a pub salad, paninis, fish tacos and shepherd's pie for under $10.

Built inside what was once the original 1908 library at the Fairview Inn, the Library Lounge is themed around celebrated Mississippi authors such as Eudora Welty, John Grisham, William Faulkner, Willie Morris and Tennessee Williams.

For more information, call 601-948-3429 or visit https://fairviewinn.com/library-lounge/. Find the full lunch menu here.

Mattress Firm and Unwind Come to Flowood

Toby Shenefelt, president of Mississippi-based retailer The Unwind Company, recently partnered with Mattress Firm to include an Unwind branch inside a newly opened Mattress Firm store at 259 Ridge Way in Flowood.

The store, one of several Unwind locations in the Jackson metro area, is called Stressless Zone and features a line of Norwegian furniture and other products designed to provide healthy back support. Shenefelt says the company is also developing a "mini zone" with similar product offerings at the Mattress Firm at 219 Garden Park Drive in Madison.

Shenefelt started Unwind as a side business out of his Brandon home in 1997 while working full time as vice president of a company called Business Communications, Inc. At the time, he was operating a free radio station called Unwind Radio and began purchasing small massage and back-care items, selling them out of his home to help pay for internet bandwidth.

He incorporated in 2001 and opened the first Unwind store in Crossgates in 2002, moving to 3911 Highway 80 E. in Pearl about three years later. In addition to the new Mattress Firm location, Shenefelt has another Unwind store inside D Noblin Furniture (312 Airport Rd. S., Pearl).

Mattress Firm and Unwind Stressless Zone are open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 601-714-1914 or visit mattressfirmms.com or unwind.com/stressless-recliners.

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