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Pepper Palace, The Odditorium and Sweetie Pie's

The Pepper Palace, a store that specializes in hand-crafted small batches of hot sauce, salsa, dips, seasonings, barbeque sauce, marinades, pepper jellies, rubs and more, opened at The Outlets of ...

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Coming Soon: A Movie Theater Explosion

While some businesses are busy introducing themselves to the Jackson metropolitan community, others who have already established their presence are finding innovative ways push forward even further.

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Grand Openings in Greater Jackson

The people of Jackson are an entrepreneurial sort, as evidenced by the multiple businesses that have held grand openings throughout this last quarter.

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Museum-to-Market Trail Could Open by Fall 2020 in Jackson

A new 2.5-mile-long walking, running, and biking trail connecting Jackson's museums and the Mississippi Farmers Market could open as early as fall 2020 if the Jackson City Council gives it ...

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St. Paddy's Parade on for 2020, Yuzu Ramen and WellsFest Extra Table Donation

Malcolm White, founder and organizer of Jackson's annual Hal's St. Paddy's Parade, recently collaborated with Visit Jackson, the City of Jackson and Downtown Partners to maintain the 36-year-old event without ...

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Hello Kitty Cafe Jackson Stop, Fauna Foodworks Dinner and CFM Grant Challenge

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, a traveling food truck that debuted in 2014, will come to the Jackson metro for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. ...

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Rocket Fizz at the Outlets, Beanfruit and Thunderhead Merge and Gallery Garden

Shreveport, La., native Richard Morris brought Rocket Fizz, a California-based specialty soda and candy franchise, to Mississippi with the opening of a new store at the Outlets of Mississippi on ...

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Stewpot Food Pantry, MAC Arts Awards and William Winter Institute Donation

Stewpot Community Services will host a grand opening and dedication ceremony for its newly relocated and expanded food pantry, named in honor of former Stewpot Executive Director Rev. Frank Spencer, ...

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The Bean Path Anniversary, UMMC LGBTQ Clinic and Trustmark Donations

Jackson tech-based nonprofit The Bean Path recently celebrated its one-year anniversary by rewarding students from the Mississippi Coding Academy who applied for a community grant.

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Halloween ComicFest 2019 in Jackson

On the last Saturday of every October, comic fans across the globe travel to their local comic shops to take home free comics as part of the internationally celebrated Halloween ...

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Hattiesburg Restaurateur Opening New Restaurant, Reopening Capri

Robert St. John, a Mississippi restaurateur who owns the Purple Parrot and Crescent City Grill in Hattiesburg, will begin bringing another of his Hattiesburg restaurants, Ed's Burger Joint, to Fondren ...

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AG Hood Joins Investigation into Facebook Over Data, Competition Concerns

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is joining other attorneys general across the country in an investigation of Facebook, he announced on Tuesday.

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Nick Cave: Feat., Take a Slice Out Hunger and One Night Stand Art Show

On Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at 4:30 p.m., The Mississippi Museum of Art will host a preview tour of its newest traveling exhibition, "Nick Cave: Feat." for media only. The ...

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Creativity Kitchen, Art Museum Donation and Future Stars of the Stage

The Jackson Whole Foods Market will donate 5% of its net sales to Creativity Kitchen, a nonprofit that Jackson chef Nick Wallace founded, on Thursday, Oct. 17, as part of ...

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Hinds Supervisors Withhold $50,000 from Jackson Zoo Due to Closing

The Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted this week to reject a claim to give a $50,000 grant to the City of Jackson to support the Jackson Zoo.