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Jackson Water Outage

Repairs completed, boil water notice lifted for Jackson metro area

Updated 10:08 on March 13: Repairs to a broken water main were completed ahead of schedule this weekend. Today, Mayor Tony Yarder announced that the boil water notice has been lifted for those affected by the repairs. All restaurants have resumed normal business hours. Thank you, City of Jackson! Updated at 11:42 p.m. on March 10: … Continue reading “Repairs completed, boil water notice lifted for Jackson metro area”

Take a Springtime Tour of Eudora Welty’s House and Garden

If you have a love for literature, make time this spring to see the beautiful home and garden of one of America’s greatest writers, Eudora Welty (1909-2001). The home where the internationally known, Pulitzer Prize winning author created her novels and short stories is one of the most complete, untouched literary homes in America. The … Continue reading “Take a Springtime Tour of Eudora Welty’s House and Garden”

Attention: Only one week left to get King Cakes!

Fat Tuesday is on Feb 28, which means you’ve got exactly one week to get your king cake fix this season! Two area bakeries, Campbell’s Bakery and Broad Street Baking Company and Cafe, can hook you up. Broad Street Baking Company and Cafe has three different varieties. The Traditional Cinnamon King Cake, Almond Cream Cheese … Continue reading “Attention: Only one week left to get King Cakes!”

Sal & Phil’s Seafood Restaurant and Lounge in Ridgeland: “Our customers are like family.”

In 2013, childhood friends Anthony Walker and Casey Waggener became co-owners of Sal & Phil’s in Ridgeland. Less than two years after taking the helm at the popular seafood establishment, the pair has updated the menu and nearly doubled the restaurant’s size with a new bar featuring over 30 taps, craft, import and domestic beers. … Continue reading “Sal & Phil’s Seafood Restaurant and Lounge in Ridgeland: “Our customers are like family.””

Now open: Lost Pizza Co. in Flowood

When Brooks Roberts and Preston Lott opened Lost Pizza Co. in 2007, they had no plans to expand beyond their first location in Indianola, but they couldn’t keep a good thing down. Today, Lost Pizza Co. franchises can be found in Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi. On Tuesday, franchisees Bruce Quinton of Ridgeland and Chuck Camarato of Madison … Continue reading “Now open: Lost Pizza Co. in Flowood”

Win Big in 2017 with ESPL’s Monthly Grand Prize Giveaway

Starting January 9th, Eat Shop Play Live Jackson will give away a huge grand prize every month! Prize packages vary each month but each includes thousands of dollars worth of gifts cards and merchandise from local businesses. Here’s a sneak peek of the 2nd giveaway: March’s Grand Prize Giveaway!! Over $2500 in Gift Cards to be given … Continue reading “Win Big in 2017 with ESPL’s Monthly Grand Prize Giveaway”

The Manship hosting star-studded benefit for Executive Sous Chef Reggie Manuel

Last October, The Manship’s Executive Sous Chef Reggie Manuel learned he has stage 4 melanoma. Manuel’s foot was amputated in December and he will start chemo in February. The Manship is hosting a fundraiser and has set up a gofundme page to help Manuel and his family fight this terrible disease. From Facebook: Coming February … Continue reading “The Manship hosting star-studded benefit for Executive Sous Chef Reggie Manuel”

Mississippi Petrified Forest: one of the oldest natural landmarks in US

Niagara Falls, considered one of the wonders of the world, is about 12,000 years old. Arizona’s Grand Canyon, another American wonder, took shape in 5 to 6 million years. The Mississippi Petrified Forest is approximately 35 million years old, making it one of the oldest natural landmarks in the United States. It’s also the only … Continue reading “Mississippi Petrified Forest: one of the oldest natural landmarks in US”

The Feathered Cow opening on the Rez

Great news, reservoir area residents! The Feathered Cow, along with investment group M&M-FC, LLC, is bringing chicken and waffles to The Rez! From Facebook: Here at the Feathered Cow, we are pleased to announce our collaboration with the investment and operations group, M&M-FC LLC in opening a new location at the Ross Barnett Reservoir, as … Continue reading “The Feathered Cow opening on the Rez”

Aladdin Mediterranean Grill defines Middle Eastern cuisine in the Metro

For authentic Mediterranean food and excellent service, you can’t beat Aladdin Mediterranean Grill. Everything is made with fresh ingredients and an unsurpassed attention to detail. Enter the restaurant through the spacious, newly-enclosed patio. You can choose a booth here or sit at a table in the cozy, beautifully decorated interior. The ambiance is relaxed but … Continue reading “Aladdin Mediterranean Grill defines Middle Eastern cuisine in the Metro”