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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

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 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 Starkville is home to a whopping 72 mentions, including 19 “Best Of” designations… More

Our Favorite Reds and Whites: unWINE Downtown Wine List and LookBook

We are getting very excited about unWINE Downtown coming up on Thursday, February 12! Scotty’s Wine and Spirits has helped us with another stellar selection of wines, and they’ll be served at some of your favorite Downtown shops. We asked a few of the participating stores to give us a preview of the “reds” and… More