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Group Begins Build, Grand Opening Plans for Fondren Park

Group Begins Build, Grand Opening Plans for Fondren Park

With the completion of Fondren Park fast approaching, plans are now underway for the community playground build and grand opening. Wes Harp, an architect for the project and West Fondren resident, spearheaded Friday night’s informal gathering at Sneaky Beans. The group discussed a mid December date for assembling play structures, hoping to call area residents […]

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Fondren Park on Track for Early 2011

Fondren Park on Track for Early 2011

  Renovations to Fondren Park (currently Cherokee Heights Park) are well underway. The dry weather has allowed the contractor, Harrell Contracting Group, to proceed quickly. Fondren Park is located at the corner of Dunbar Street and Northview Drive, and for many years has provided a great neighborhood green space with lots of room to play […]

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The Sweet Potato Queens® Are Marching to Fondren

The Sweet Potato Queens® Are Marching to Fondren

Her Royal Highness Jill Conner Browne and the Sweet Potato Queens® have officially announced that they will be bringing their parade to the historic neighborhood of Fondren.   Set for the weekend of March 24-26 of next year, the Queens and Wanabees® will march upon the artsy community bringing their support for their beloved charity, the […]

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Fondren Continues to Attract New Businesses

Fondren Continues to Attract New Businesses

Despite the economic downturn nationwide, Fondren continues to experience an upturn in relation to the establishment of new businesses. Over the past six months, no less than 20 businesses have either opened or are set to open within the next few weeks. If anyone has been overlooked, we apologize in advance and ask that if […]

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