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The Book Mart, Bully Shop & Café

Take a break from your busy schedule and curl up with a delicious cup of coffee, a pastry, and a good book, at the Book Mart & Café on Main Street. You can sit at a table in the café to people watch or climb the stairs to the more private (and cozy) reading area. Bully Shop & Café, which opened in 2008, is the perfect spot to meet your friends for a down-home cooked meal. Some of the menu favorites include cranberry & pecan chicken salad, grilled pimento cheese sandwich, The Junction sandwich, Mexican lasagna, and Italian spaghetti. If you’re on the search for the perfect Mississippi State University gear, you’ll find … [Read more...]


Offering Modern Classics in the Heart of Main Street What started out as a pop-up shop has now found its brick-and-mortar home on beautiful Main Street. Located in the heart of Starkville, George-Mary’s offers a variety of apparel, accessories, and home items in an atmosphere that customers truly love. Owner Alesia Lucas graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design and a minor in Business Administration. Lucas explains that “opening a shop where I could bring apparel and home items with a modern twist was always something I had wanted to do.” When deciding on a name for her business, … [Read more...]

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