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Unwrapped Called Incredible Success

Unwrapped Called Incredible Success

While today may be Friday, and the day most consider a wind down to the weekend, Fondren merchants are all wound up. After a highly lauded Fondren Unwrapped last night, some say they feel good about the upcoming holiday shopping season. ‘Great crowd,’ packed all night,’ and ‘amazed with the traffic’ were all comments we […]

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Passionate Living Births circa.

Passionate Living Births circa.

When Craig and Michele Escude married twenty years ago, they never realized their lifestyle would one day lead them to open a store. But that’s exactly what the pair have done in the form of circa. URBAN ARTISAN LIVING, in business for nearly a month in Fondren. Craftsmen in their own right, the Escudes have […]

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Creativity Capital: Art Lovers Find It In Fondren

Creativity Capital: Art Lovers Find It In Fondren

More than any other area of the state, Fondren is where art lovers can find the best and widest variety of art offerings with its established galleries, artist studios, and unique shops. Walk into any place in Fondren and you will discover the wide range that is available for all artistic tastes. Galleries like Brown’s […]

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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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