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Look Book: A Harvest of Fall Tablescapes

Gameday tailgating, Halloween and harvest dinners, Thanksgiving with family and friends... the table is richly spread this autumn with countless ways to savor Starkville. Gathering for the season means sharing hospitality with all the trimmings. We sought the expertise from our friends at … [Read more...]

Designing a Spooky Shop Window | Halloween in Downtown Starkville

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 … [Read 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. … [Read more...]

Starkville Brings in 19 “Bests” in the Mississippi Magazine’s 2015 Best of Mississippi

The July/August issue of Mississippi Magazine is always highly anticipated around the state because each year it showcased the publication's annual reader-voted "Best of Mississippi" list featuring favorite restaurants, shops, attractions and more from across the state. We are very proud that … [Read more...]

One More Week to See Kinsey Collection Treasures

  Starkville area residents and visitors still have one more week to see a renown collection of art and history seen by more than 4 million people across the United States. African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection will be on display in the John Grisham Room at Mitchell Memorial … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]