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Summer unWINE Downtown: All the Details

  Thursday’s almost here, and that means our 2016 summer unWINE Downtown! Take a break from the heat with a little retail therapy in Downtown Starkville this week as we host our popular wine tasting and after hours shopping event. This summer’s line-up also includes the Starkville Area Arts Council’s Art Walk with local artists featured… More

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 Starkville’s Flowers By the Bunch, Occasions and Thyme for ways to reflect the harvest… More

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