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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: 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

Starkville Ranks 5th Nationally in “Best Places to Open a Restaurant”

Restaurant Business Magazine’s August 2015 issue ranks Starkville No. 5 nationally in its “Best Places to Open a Restaurant” market index. Alongside larger beach and resort markets in the list, Starkville is one of two small towns gaining prominence as one of the best markets for restaurant growth. The list is part of the 2015 Restaurant Market Index, an… More