Hwy. 51 Revisited: Jackson, Mississippi (pt. 2)

Pig & Pint, a bbq resturant in Jackson's Fondren district. Photo By Jesse Brooks. By Jesse Brooks To experience the full range of Jackson, Mississippi’s food & drink culture, the best plan of action is to stay overnight so there’s amble time for the full experience. The Old Capitol Inn is a full service boutique... Continue Reading →

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Hwy. 51 Revisited: Brookhaven, Mississippi

By Jesse Brooks When traveling through Brookhaven, Mississippi, it is easy to see why the town claims its official slogan as “A home seeker’s paradise.” When approaching the city limits on Highway 51, the first view in is that of stunning and beautiful old homes filling up block after block of neighborhoods just before reaching... Continue Reading →

Hwy. 51 Revisited: McComb, Mississippi

By Jesse Brooks McComb, Mississippi is the kind of town that seems to get by on day-to-day business. It doesn’t beat its chest to declare that it is better than somewhere else or decorate itself as something flashy. However, the best way to describe McComb is welcoming. You can walk into a public place or... Continue Reading →

Sources indicate Lafayette area episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown is in production

BOURDAIN IN CAJUN COUNTRY- Sources indicate television personality Anthony Bourdain was in the Lafayette area filming an episode of his CNN show 'Parts Unknown' during Mardi Gras. Photo: Screenshot of Bourdain in the Southwest Louisiana on the episode "Cajun Country" for his previous show 'No Reservations'. By Jesse Brooks  Over last weekend and through Mardi... Continue Reading →

MUSIC CALENDAR – February 2017

ARTIST OF THE MONTH- The Angry 88 are original Hammond City punk rock for bring a CBGB style noise to South Louisiana in modern times. Catch them at Mad Maiden's in Ponchatoula on February 16. Photo courtesy of the band's Facebook. HAMMOND 2/17 - Casey Saba @ Red White & Brew: 21+ 8 p.m. PONCHATOULA ... Continue Reading →

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