In high school, Alex Coleman stole materials from construction sites and used them to build doghouses to sell. But one day, he was caught.
A Vietnamese-style iced coffee and breakfast tacos are a unique way to start the morning in Oxford.
To some, the small town of New Albany may just be a sign you pass on the highway. But if you pull off the road and visit the town, you may be pleasantly surprised by its charming historic downtown.
“The Rainey,” New Albany’s best fine dining restaurant, is located there. The town may be small with a population just shy of 9,000, but it is filled with fun people who enjoy a night out for yummy food and drinks.
When Harvey’s restaurant in Tupelo was closed during the summer for five weeks beginning in July for remodeling, some Harvey’s loyal customers were not happy. Linda Edge, who has been eating at Harvey’s for more than 20 years, was disappointed to hear they would be closed for more than a month.
Sip in the ‘Sip: Oxford welcomes new shake and tea business billed as healthy alternative to high sugar options
Owners of the new business Oxfordsip believe you can Sip your way to a healthier and slimmer body.
High Point Coffee, once located on the Oxford Square, has a new location that business owners hope college students will find appealing.
Every lost dog from Oxford ends up in Taylor. That’s why the owners of a new coffee shop at 4 Town Square Lane in Taylor decided to name it Lost Dog Coffee. The business about 20 minutes outside of Oxford is in Plein Air, a small community with a chapel, event space and brunch restaurant. The building for the coffee shop was finished a few weeks ago just in time for the grand opening Saturday, Sept, 15, the weekend of the Alabama vs. Ole Miss game.
When most Oxford locals hear the words “Rafters” or “The Annex,” they may only think of bars on the Square. Few know about the venues’ music influence. Each business owned by the Chadwick family has its own unique music style, and much work is involved in distinguishing them from other Square businesses.
Gosh Almighty! It’s a popular exclamation Rebel fans say every time they chant “Hotty Toddy!” It’s also the name of a hamburger at Oxford Burger Company. The casual restaurant that serves hometown burgers with fresh products is located right off the Square at 920 E. Jackson Ave.
Starting in the bed of an old pickup truck, Sno Biz was among the very first vendors to participate in the Double Decker Music and Arts Festival 23 years ago. The event now draws a crowd of more than 60,000 people with hundreds of vendors lining the streets.
School lunches are a well-known weekday horror – rubbery hotdogs, cardboard-like pizza. Some students may believe the meal could crawl right off the tray.
It’s hard to imagine waking up every day not knowing where you’ll find your next meal. A group of University of Mississippi students are working with the organization Feed the Hunger, a non-profit that works to feed spiritual and physical hunger.
The Mind of an Ole Miss Athlete: Tennis player Tea Jandric can ‘psych’ her opponents out on and off the court
If you want an inside look at the mind of Ole Miss tennis player Tea Jandric, the first thing you need to know is she can ‘psych’ her opponents out on and off the court. This is the third year the Croatia native and psychology major has lived in the United States and attended the University of Mississippi.
It won’t be long until the Oxford Community Market is open again for business. Market Director Betsy Chapman, sitting in her office at the community office space The Edison, is working to bring the open-air farmer’s market back to the Old Armory Pavilion April through December.
As a little girl, Oxford native Kelli Smith Russell dreamed of starting her own bakery. Years later, she is the proud owner of The Cakery at Oxford East Plaza off of University Avenue.
Centrally located between Tupelo and Corinth in the northeast corner of Mississippi, the quiet town of Booneville boasts a population of just under 9,000 residents. The Prentiss County seat appears to many as a pass-by town with little going on, but Market 105 aims to change that in the near future.
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.
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.
Imagine a gathering of wild coyotes – savage, ravenous, spanning a seemingly endless frontier. When the hour hand strikes 11 a.m. at the Kappa Alpha house, chef Rusty Boyd is prepared for this battle.
Laurie Stirratt grew up in New Orleans. Her home was an older fishing village near Lake Pontchartrain, and there was a lot to do outside, such as crabbing, fishing, hunting and sailing. She also remembers the wildlife – alligators, snakes and bobcats.