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Officials held a dedication ceremony this morning in Fairpark near the Elvis statue, planting a Yoshino cherry tree.

Tupelo, Japanese team up for Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry blossoms (sakura in Japanese) have long been a symbol of joy  and hope of rebirth, used by the Japanese as a token of friendship. With that in mind, Tupelo next year will host its first North Mississippi Cherry Blossom Festival – in fact, it will be the first in the state. Today, city and county […]

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Posted in Business news, Fairpark District, International, Northeast Mississippi, tourism, Tupelo0 Comments

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A Vanelli’s update, plus news on Krispy Kreme

We bring you two pieces of information we think many of you will be interested in: Krispy Kreme and Vanelli’s in Tupelo.  • First, Vanelli’s: We had a quick conversation this week with voz, and he said he’s still mulling his choices. The biggest factor going into his decision is making sure he does it […]

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Mississippi Mudslide.

AC’s Coffee soft opening under way at Midtown Pointe

Last month we told you about AC’s Coffee of New Albany opening in Midtown Pointe (the former Gloster Creek Village) in Tupelo. We’re happy to report it is now open in the food court of the center. Well, call it a soft-opening, as all the needed items haven’t quite made it to the store yet. […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, Midtown District, Midtown Pointe, New Albany, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Tupelo Wine Downtown ticket sales start Wednesday

The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association  and Trustmark Bank are sponsoring 2015 Wine Downtown on April 23.  The progressive wine tasting will be held at more than 10 downtown retail shops and studios. Each stop will offer a different wine and food pairing. Following the tasting, attendees are invited to an After Party on the rooftop of Park […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Northeast Mississippi, tourism, Tupelo0 Comments

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Second Walmart Neighborhood Market site for Tupelo picked

The second of three proposed Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Tupelo has its location.  Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has selected the strategic intersection of McCullough Boulevard and West Barnes Crossing Road for its second location. The official address is 2990 McCullough Boulevard, which belongs to Mossy Oak Properties. The going price for the acreage there is $3.456 million according […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, Employment and jobs, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

Bim Bam Burgers & Wings will open in the former Atlanta Bread Company building near Crosstown in Tupelo.

Bim Bam Burgers & Wings hopes to open in Tupelo by May 2

Bim Bam Burgers & Wings, which is moving into the former Atlanta Bread Company building on South Gloster Street in Tupelo, could be open in time for the much-anticipated and epic Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on May 2. That, according to Bim Bam owner Tony Barragan, who was meeting with a city inspector earlier today. He’s received a temporary […]

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Posted in Business news, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Oxford, Tupelo0 Comments

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Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe in Tupelo to get local ownership, open in May

In November, we told you about Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe eyeing a spot in Tupelo to open.  Specifically, plans showed it going in the space between Five Guys and Sports Clips in the Kings Crossing shopping center. Well, it’s now official, Taziki’s is indeed coming, and it’s going to have some local ownership. Zell Long – who heads […]

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Posted in Business news, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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