The Best Jackson Has to Offer
Jackson has no shortage of cool people, places and things to do. The stiff competition during Best of Jackson makes that clear. The creativity, enthusiasm and hospitality of our city ...
[Skipper] Being the Best
Craig's spirit extended to each person he encountered.
Graphic designer Will Brooks sits under the giant inflatable donut behind his desk in his North Midtown Arts Center studio, talking about the creative community he's found in the neighborhood.
Prep for the Long Haul
St. Paddy's Parade weekend is a marathon, not a sprint. As such, it's important to plan ahead and be prepared.
Like his vegetables—mostly heirlooms but also creative hybrids of familiar things—Taylor Yowell's livelihood and life itself is one grown through cultivating a wide range of unusual experiences and bringing them ...
Little Blue Stems
Beth Foose, an Episcopal priest at Grace Episcopal Church in Canton by day, decided to turn her hobby of gardening into a family-run business.
Mindfulness Through Art
The idea for the watercolor and mindfulness workshop, Mindful Watercolor Workshop, came about when Dr. Megan Clapton started her solo therapy practice, Mindful Therapy, in October 2015 and felt a ...
Keeping Things Simple
When Sarah Gayden Hammond (then Harris), met Andy Hammond at Sneaky Fest at Sneaky Beans in Fondren in August 2011, she was wearing a Raggedy Ann and Andy shirt.
Blind Dates With Books
Little Free Libraries are just what the name says—free book exchanges. Folks build a little house, essentially, in their yard. If you have a book to share, you leave one; ...
A Tiki-tastic Good Time
Not too long ago, a friend shared an article with me that longed for the resurgence of the in-house cocktail party. Why, it asked, do we always seem to suggest ...
Long Live Hal
Malcolm White decided that because he sees his annual parade as a gift to the city, it could also be a way to continue to honor the gift of his ...
A Common Identity
Our Jackson community is full of shared traditions that bind us together and create a shared common identity.