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L.A. Green

L.A. Green in Downtown Starkville Located in the heart of historic Starkville, L.A. Green, a thriving retail opened in 2011 is sure to have something for the girls. What started as an idea from Lauren Ann Cooper’s entrepreneurial spirit quickly turned into a reality when she opened the first L.A. Green storefront in Cotton Crossing nine years ago. Since then, she has moved to Starkville’s Main Street and has expanded the business to … [Read more...]


Looking for a Starkville Tradition, Look No Further Located in the old historic Starkville Post Office, where many of the original fixtures still remain, Reed’s has been catering to Mississippi State University students and the Starkville community since 1991. After being in business in Tupelo since 1905, the Reed family wanted to extend its vision to Starkville, and it has been a move that the family does not regret. With its two … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [Read more...]