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Closed: Bikini Beer

By Danny Toma, staff writer For those of you who were lamenting the passing of Bikini Beer at 900 College Hill Road, mourn no...
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Oxford Spotlight: Cups, an Espresso Cafe

By Danny Toma, staff writer For the last 20 years, Fondren has developed a reputation as “Jackson’s Hippest Neighborhood” (they have even trademarked that...
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Lenten Catfish Suppers at St. John’s – An Oxford Tradition

By Danny Toma, staff writer For much of the Christian world, the 40-odd days prior to Easter are a period of penitence known in...
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11 Ways to Cut Calories When Dining Out

It’s no secret that I do a lot of dining out. If I’m not trying a new Oxford restaurant, I’m revisiting an old favorite...
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Beyond Oxford: Abe’s Bar-B-Q, Clarksdale

By Danny Toma A relatively new tradition for my family is a trip to Clarksdale for the monthly Latin Mass held at St. Elizabeth...
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Video Recipes: Warm Up with Spiked Hot Chocolate

OK, let’s get serious. It’s cold outside! I mean, when was the last time Oxford saw actual snow? I don’t know about you, but...
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Oxford Spotlight: Culin-Arts

By Danny Toma For 12 years, Valeda Carmichael was the woman to see in West Point, Mississippi, if you needed a gourmet touch to...
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Bottletree Bakery Turns 20

By Naomi Kennedy Oxford has seen a lot of changes over the last 20 years, but for Bottletree Bakery owner Cynthia Gerlach, who celebrates...
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Beyond Oxford: Tunica’s Historic Eateries

          By Danny Toma Long before Tunica was a gamer’s paradise, it was already on the map for down-home goodness....
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7 Ways to Show Your Love this Saturday

As you’re well aware, this coming Saturday is Valentine’s Day. There’s absolutely no way anyone can say they forgot this holiday. Everywhere you look...