NEWS on LIFE, WORK, & PLAY in Mississippi's College Town

MSU Game Weekend Guide: October 23-25

It’s time for another SEC game weekend in Mississippi’s College Town, and we’re hosting our unWINE Downtown ladies night of after hours shopping and wine tasting on Friday! Read on for great game weekend resources for shopping, dining and… HAIL STATE! Ladies, you’ll enjoy great wine tasting and after hours shopping with some of your favorite Main Street member shops!… More

MSU Homecoming Game Weekend Guide: October 16-18

Welcome home, Bulldogs! Mississippi State’s 2015 Homecoming is here, and we’re excited to welcome Bulldog fans back to Mississippi’s College Town along with our friends from Louisiana Tech! Read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and dining. You’ll find great information and helpful links for your best game weekend yet… HAIL STATE!   Junior Auxiliary 4th ChiliFest… More

Anatomy of a Downtown Spooky Window

Cooler temperatures are slowly creeping in to Starkville this weekend, and it’s beginning to look a lot like autumn Downtown. Tonight, we are hosting the annual Pumpkinpalooza harvest-fest on Main Street, and our merchants are getting ready with Halloween candy for trick-or-treaters and spooked out window decorations. It takes a lot to turn a mild, maroon-friendly… More

MSU Game Weekend Guide: October 9-11

NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS get SPOOKY beginning with Friday’s Pumpkinpalooza! We’re excited to welcome Bulldog fans back to Mississippi’s College Town for game weekend fun! Read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and dining. You’ll find great information and helpful links for your best game weekend yet… HAIL STATE!   2015 PUMPKINPALOOZA Friday, October 9 6:00 –… More

Pumpkinpalooza Spooks Main Street on October 9

The spook is back! Starkville’s annual Downtown harvest-fest returns to Main Street on Friday, October 9 as part of the New South Weekends series. Plans for the evening of family fun are in full swing as we prepare for one of the community’s most anticipated fall events. This year’s Pumpkinpalooza will welcome the annual MSU… More

Grant Library Hosts Symposium on Fifteenth Amendment

With the general election in Mississippi approaching in November, we are reminded of the importance of the right to vote for all citizens. This week, a program hosted by the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library on campus will focus on the issues surrounding voter rights and commemorate the 145th anniversary of the 15th Amendment to the… More

MSU Game Weekend Guide: September 18th – 20th

We’re excited for our 2nd NEW SOUTH WEEKEND  in Mississippi’s College Town as welcome our family from Bulldog Nation back home — as well as our friends from Northwestern State! You’re in for a tailgating treat this weekend as well as plenty of shopping and dining, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and dining…. More

MSU Game Weekend Guide: September 10th -13th

NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from Bulldog Nation back home — along with a few of our neighbors from Baton Rouge as well! We have a lot in store this weekend, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and… More

Bulldog Brunch and Browse Launches Sunday, September 13

For the last five years, many of our Main Street member shops have opened their doors for special hours on game weekend Sundays in an event we call Bulldog Brunch & Browse. This year, we are proud to present the fifteen shops who will be participating for the 2015 football season as we welcome Bulldog fans… More