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Fire Station Park: Meet the New Home of Starkville Community Market

Tucked away at the end of Russell Street between Lampkin and the unused Kansas City Southern Railway track, you’ll find Fire Station Park, a tiny oasis in the bustle of Downtown Starkville.  You may have visited the park for one of the city’s 9/11 commemorative ceremonies or even seen folks walking the track occasionally. You’ve… More

King Cotton Crawfish Boil Features Team Cooking Competition

Are you ready to SHOW YOUR TAILS? Plans for the 2nd Annual King Cotton Crawfish Boil are underway, and we are excited to share a new component to the spring crawfish celebration! The Boil has been scheduled for Friday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Page Avenue in the Cotton District. The event will feature the inaugural King Cotton… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Culminates with Charity Awards

The 3rd annual Starkville Restaurant Week capped off a successful event yesterday with the presentation of $5000 to the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic, our grand prize charity winner. The check was presented to the clinic by Cadence Bank, SRW Presenting Sponsor, at a press conference held at the Cadence Bank Plaza on Main Street…. More

Breakfast: The UnSung Specialty of Starkville Restaurant Week

When we talk about restaurants in Starkville, lunch and dinner seem to get all the attention most of the time! It’s true. We know. The supposed most important meal of the day gets precious little love when we share specials and tasting menus, and Restaurant Week has been no different. Heading into the last weekend… More

It’s Easy Being Green During Starkville Restaurant Week… St. Patrick’s Day Faves

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We hope you’re wearing green today to celebrate the luck of the Irish! Regardless, there will be no pinching when it comes to Starkville Restaurant Week, because our participating restaurants have concocted plenty of green selections to highlight the day. Whether it’s guac and chips from Taco Del Mar, or your… More