Coffee shops, historically, have been home for individuals to come together in the name of new thought and expression. Nestled in the heart of downtown Starkville lies Nine-Twentynine Coffee Bar - one of the town’s local coffee shops.
Starkville welcomed the Aldi franchise to its grocery scene last winter.
For the past few years, Starkville has been a place for a variety of artists to thrive in a community-oriented music scene.
Across the South, animal shelters are overrun with furry friends who need a home. Due to the region’s higher poverty rate, it is difficult to create enough low-cost clinics to spay and neuter, which leads to an overabundance of unwanted animals, wrote Tim Henderson for the Pew Research Center.
For some people, a thoughtful gift or an act of service is a perfect display of love. For others, their love language is a big plate of bread and a tall glass of wine.
The Riley Center at Mississippi State University’s Meridian campus is set to have a wide range of performances from world famous acts for their 2023 season.
Tucked away in Suite 100 of 60 Technology Boulevard in Starkville sits Power of the Almond, the first low-carb, gluten-free and diabetic-friendly bakery in Mississippi.
On Russell Street, a new gift shop held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.
Starkville holds a space for healing with its duo of magical businesses.
This fall, the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, Mississippi, will open two new exhibits featuring artists Maude Schuyler Clay and Jamal Cyrus.
What started as an idea for a small group of students interested in tabletop games turned into a rapidly rising community on campus.
Tucked away in the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center, more commonly known to students as North Farm, sits the Veterans Memorial Rose Garden.
Located in the center of Mississippi State University's Starkville campus, the dark brick, neo-Gothic style Chapel of Memories has held many meetings, quiet moments, weddings and more.
John Higgins retired from private equity at the age of 55 and picked up a new hobby: cigars.
It seems no one will go unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Starkville is no exception. The mayor and the board of aldermen of Starkville passed a resolution on March 20 declaring a civil state of emergency and called for certain businesses and public places to adhere to a strict set of…
As students crammed for tests and pulled all-nighters to finish assignments during this past week, there was one thought in the back of their mind keeping them motivated: spring break is almost here.
As students sit perched in Mitchell Memorial Library, staring intently at laptops and munching on Einstein's Bagels, it is safe to say the secret "Dragon Room" underneath their feet is the farthest thing from their minds. The Dragon Room seems more like something J.K. Rowling would have scri…
Many have spotted the painter standing on the corner of Main Street. He does not return their stares, though. Instead, he is completely transfixed on his work, oblivious to the honking horns of passing vehicles and shoppers’ pointing fingers. His brow is furrowed, and he is enveloped in the …
Starkville natives are familiar with the Strange Brew Coffeehouse, a popular coffee shop on the corner of Highway 12 and Spring Street. The coffee shop opened in 2005, and, according to their Facebook page, a second Strange Brew location opened in Tupelo, Mississippi in August 2017. Followin…
As an avid thrifter, I was super excited to read Mary Madeline LaMastus' article about the thrifting options in Starkville. The article was a really helpful overview of ways to shop second-hand and find bargains in Starkville, and I wanted to use the information for my closet. Thrifting is a…
Thrift and resale shopping has skyrocketed in popularity in the last few years, leaving the industry’s mark evident from Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” blaring through every adolescent’s speakers, to statistics released through the Association of Resale Professionals confirming resale “continues…
Mississippi State University's mascot may be a Bulldog, but MSU's campus is thriving with cats. Found all over campus, these felines linger around the shrubs of buildings as students and faculty stroll to class. Most everyone has seen, and possibly even pet, the cats that lounge around campu…
October marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall festivities which, in turn, brings about corn mazes, hot apple cider and most importantly, haunted houses.
Whether students enjoy a daily drive down Highway 12 or simply exit their residence halls to stroll to class, commuting is a part of every college student's morning and Mississippi State University offers several ways to go from home to campus and back again.
The Last Page is a comic book store in downtown Starkville which, for the last year and a half, has sold comics and other forms of memorabilia for all who may be interested.
Being a college student this day and age has many financial drawbacks such as impending student debt. However, student discounts are one positive aspect that provides an ease on expenses. Since Starkville is a college town, one would think there would be a wide variety of local eateries whic…
The Beaches, a Canadian girl band, performed this year in the Bulldog Bash lineup. The band is comprised of sisters Jordan Miller (lead vocals, bass) and Kylie Miller (guitar), Leandra Earl (guitar, keyboards) and Eliza Enman-McDaniel (drums, percussion). All the band members were decked out…
Plant-based diets have grown in popularity over the past few years with those who identify as vegan increasing by at least 600%, reported by GlobalData.
An Urban Outfitters pop-up shop has arrived to Mississippi State University’s Barnes and Noble bookstore. This shop is part of a company-wide initiative between Barnes and Noble and Urban Outfitters to get students more involved with both companies.
For Mississippi State University’s opening football season weekend, students can experience a taste of tradition at Starkville’s annual Night Market. A part of New South Weekends, the Night Market offers pop-up vendors, craft beer tastings, live music and more. The event is open to all touri…
Buying textbooks can feel awful, especially after looking at the receipt total. No one knows if the book is even going to be used enough to justify the small fortune paid in exchange for it. Luckily, there are a variety of options to know if the books are required and to get the best price i…
Nothing says spring quite like being outside, and there are plenty of activities to enjoy outdoors in Starkville.
The spring semester has brought a new addition to the food selection on Mississippi State University’s campus: OLILO, an Aramark chain for Mediterranean food.
While Starkville may be decked out in Christmas decor and resemble the set of a Hallmark movie to the average person, it seems like a prison to those with blinders on that read, “Final exams ahead. Proceed with caution.” In this limbo between wrapping up class assignments, tests and actual e…
Mississippi has the sixth-highest rate of dog-ownership in the country, with almost half of all households owning a dog, and Starkville is no exception to the rule.
The MAFES store, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station located on the western side of campus, is a small building jam-packed with Mississippi State University-made dairies, jams, jellies and meats that make great gifts during the holiday season.
The Mitchell Memorial Library is the host site for the Southern Literary Trail’s "Famous Types" exhibit, open now through Sept. 24. The exhibit composed of nine pieces from the Soboroff Typewriter Collection, features the personal typewriters of a variety of renowned literary and cultural magnates.
Two Brothers Smoked Meats, a local restaurant on Rue Du Grande Formage in the Cotton District, will begin construction soon for a new location in the Cotton District across the street from Bin 612.
Outside the western wall of the Mississippi State University Landscape Architecture Building, the MSU Community Garden brings agricultural education to life.
The rings of the carillon bells in the Chapel of Memories at Mississippi State University are familiar sounds for many students and alumni.
The Noxubee Hills Trail System is located in the Ackerman Unit of the Tombigbee National Forest. Included in the system is a series of biking trails, which are described as some of the best in Mississippi.
Two Mississippi State University students and one Starkville resident put their dreams into action last July and created The Studio Barre and Wellness.
George-Mary’s opened in October, and their grand opening was on January 19.
Paisley Hamilton is manifesting the bohemian and holistic style of the 1960's in Starkville through her store, The Serendipity Hippie.
The city of Starkville now has its very own vinyl record store.
I love coffee. Whether it be boiling hot or served over ice, it makes for both the perfect early morning pick me up and the cure to exhaustion during a late night of studying for the finals that are steadily approaching.
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