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Category: Local Spotlights

Local Spotlight: Coffee Hub

I’ve been exploring a new local… I made my new home in Ohio! The best part about moving to a new city is exploring the local coffee shops. I think this is the best way to understand the culture and meet some fascinating individuals. I recently visited Coffee Hub...

Local Spotlight- Urban Foxes

By this point we all know I spend a lot of time in coffee shops. It is my favorite way to spend a Saturday morning, Monday night, or quite frankly, any other moment of my life. Jackson, MS, has a plethora of options and seems to have an era...

The Gallows- A Speakeasy

“This is the exact spot where they hung people,” is not your typical introduction to a bar- yet that is exactly what we heard when entering The Gallows in Brandon, Mississippi. Brandon is about 20 minutes away from where I live- yet I had never been. This past weekend...

The Food Hall- Modernizing a City

I snapped a photo and was shocked by the image that followed. The background was modern, the food was innovative, and for just a second, I forgot I was in Jackson, Mississippi. I was in one of the most aesthetically pleasing and “on-trend” structures to make it to Jackson...

Local Spotlight: Sneaky Beans

Porches are a big deal in the South. They are the epicenter of family gatherings, morning coffee, and late night soul searching. They are a way to appreciate the beauty our warm weather brings. There is one porch that supports more stories than most and it belongs to Sneaky...

Local Spotlight- Midtown Jackson, MS

Midtown Jackson, Mississippi, does not look like much. Potholes cover the streets and many people would view it as a part of their route- not a destination. However, last weekend proved that observation wrong. The streets were flooded with artists, musicians and children running around in the hot Mississippi...

Local Spotlight: Coffee Prose

Located in the heart of Midtown in Jackson, Mississippi, lies an unassuming building. From the outside you would never know a literary paradise awaits you. Welcome to Coffee Prose. The recently opened coffee shop hosts books donated from members of the community. It is situated next to both Belhaven...
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