The City of Jackson has now installed 146 new parking meters on Capitol Street, as well as on Lamar, Pearl and President Streets. The current meter system is being replaced with a whole new system that will offer new ways to pay, including credit card. An app that will allow users to pay from their … Read More
“When I did more research about what was around me, I noticed that it was very corporate. I (thought), ‘These people probably need coffee when they wake up in the morning.’ That’s how I incorporated the coffee piece, but I was like, ‘If I am going to do coffee, I am going to do coffee … Read More
Opening a restaurant during a pandemic can seem impossible. After placing orders for a cold pressed juice machine and the perfect furniture for the sitting area, Kenya MomPremier had no idea it would take two months for delivery due to coronavirus. Even though this hurdle deemed difficult to jump, MomPremier handled the opening of her first cafe with grace … Read More
“The ears give you lots of juiciness and tasty pork flavours all at the same time,” said cook Lavette Mack as she stirred a simmering pot on the stovetop. “Add a little crunch with some slaw, give it a kick with some homemade hot sauce, put it all together in a bun and you’ve got … Read More
Throughout Jackson, public art has become both more common and more widely celebrated. Our city has long been vibrant, but now, our streets, walls, and common spaces match our soul. Public art gives a human element to the cityscape, connecting those that walk its streets. When you head downtown, you’re sure to see the “Welcome … Read More
Visit Jackson and the agency’s Creative Design Manager, Reshonda Perryman, have completed a new downtown mural, “Jxn Icons.” The boldly colored painting, located on the back wall of the Old Capital Inn on North Street, showcases a diverse representation that spans age, ethnicity, and notoriety while focusing on a few of the many things Jackson … Read More
In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, Cathead Distillery has temporarily switched gears, from making vodka to producing hand sanitizer by the ton. On Tuesday, Cathead, in partnership with the City of Jackson, made access to four 55-gallon drums of the sanitizer available, at no charge. People, needing the sanitizer to help fight the virus, … Read More
In a state where one in four children go to bed hungry at night, solutions to the food insecurity that plagues Jackson and other southern cities are the goal of a series of public art installations and workshops. The Fertile Ground Expo, scheduled for April 9-11, aims to address the history and future of food access … Read More
Visit Jackson has officially opened the first full-service welcome center in the Capital City, located on Pearl Street in the heart of Downtown Jackson. Tourists who visit the city now have a center dedicated to everything Jackson, Mississippi – from welcoming staff, to city information, and even Jackson merchandise!
If you have not strolled through downtown Jackson lately, then you may be missing out on the steady transformation of historic area. The streets beam with pride as the lights from bustling and revitalized buildings illuminate the streets, many paved anew. The Mississippi Museum of Art complements the grandeur of the Capital City with a … Read More
The City of Jackson will host PARK(ing) Day on Friday, Sept. 20. PARK(ing) Day is a national event held the third Friday of September each year. The goal is to bring together businesses and residents to transform metered parking spaces into temporary park installations or community spaces for one day.
Located downtown on Capitol Street, Lounge 114 is one of Jackson’s newest upscale lounge and restaurant in the heart of downtown. Though they are only open for dinner Wednesday through Saturday, Lounge 114 is serving up delicious southern cuisine and hand-crafted cocktails in a fun and inviting environment.