Local businesses form the backbone of our communities. In addition to providing a wide variety of services, they also add much-needed personality to the area. Bim Bam Burgers is just one example – a story of a dream realized along with all the hardships and struggles that come with it.
Things are looking up for a new clothing line from Mississippi created by a Canton native. Tyrone “Turk” Steward, 19, has shipped his new Optimi$tik clothing line as far away as California and New Mexico.
Since its creation in 2010, Ole Miss Student Dance has been almost entirely student-led and -run. With the exception of a faculty adviser to help create and maintain a budget, this modern dance company was created by and for students.
Yumtown: an Instagram dedicated to food lovers was born when food lover Anna Lee came to the city of Oxford for college. Freshman year, Lee started an Instagram account named Yumtown that now has 1,709 followers.
Whether it’s a painting hanging in your living room or a picture printed on the clothes you are wearing, art is everywhere. But many talented artists don’t know how to promote their work.
Often lost in the Bouré vs. Ajax debate for Oxford-dining supremacy is the subtle, but acclaimed Neon Pig. This little establishment has roots that run farther and wider than the 662 area code; the tastes and smells of Neon Pig have emanated down Highway 6 and throughout America’s heartland.
A boutique on the Oxford Square will soon be operated by a new owner. Katherine Beck Inc., located at 134 Courthouse Square, was a dream come true for Mary Katherine Perry Phillips, 28, but now she’s turning the store over to a recent UM graduate.
There are a lot of beautiful things right under your nose if you just take time to look. Many of them can be found in the University of Mississippi Museum.
Around a year ago, on Oct. 20, a new pizza contender came to Oxford. It didn’t offer grand promises or an upscale brick and mortars building. Instead, it’s housed in a small trailer packed with only a wood stove and the hospitality of a family business.
Thanks to the initiative of one Ole Miss student, the Residential College South courtyard at the University of Mississippi is becoming a little more colorful.
An Oxford festival that celebrates independent artists who keep fiber-oriented craft traditions alive will return in January, and members of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council are working to bring it back.