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Voz providing some entertainment during our interview

It’s official: Vanelli’s Bistro opening in downtown Tupelo

You’ve seen snippets here and there, maybe heard a few things about the return of Vanelli’s. Well, good news: We were first to get an interview with the man himself, Voz Vanelli, who gave us details on his new venture – Vanelli’s Bistro. It is indeed located in downtown Tupelo in what was most recently Krumbs […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Restaurants, Tupelo4 Comments

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Fairpark opens at Noon Saturday for Pigskins in the Park

Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Alabama, all ranked among the nation’s top 25 college football teams, are going on the road this weekend to play important SEC league games.  But football fans in North Mississippi who don’t make the road trip with their favorite teams will still be able to watch the televised games on […]

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The building at 206 Troy Street in Tupelo – long known as the Rib Cage building – is getting a new exterior.

Downtown Tupelo restaurant location getting makeover

The building at 206 Troy Street in downtown Tupelo has been home to quite a few restaurants over the years – most recently it was Tupelo Sports Bar & Grill – but today it has a whole new look. The front of the building is gone. No, not destroyed; it was taken down on purpose. […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Food & Dining, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Real estate, Restaurants, Retail News, Tupelo1 Comment


Pigskins in the Park returns to downtown Tupelo Oct. 3

“Pigskins in the Park” returns Oct. 3 in Fairpark in front of City Hall in downtown Tupelo.  State and Ole Miss fans can watch their football teams play on the road on a giant 22-foot by 33-foot screen. That day, Mississippi State visits Texas A&M and Ole Miss visits Florida. It’s the fifth time for Pigskins, which began […]

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Posted in BancorpSouth, C Spire, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Tupelo0 Comments


Krumbs Homestyle Cooking closes after short run in Tupelo

It opened in July with plenty of promise, a new “homestyle restaurant” with the owners bringing their own take on traditional southern cooking. But unfortunately, less than two months later, Krumbs Homestyle Cooking has closed in downtown Tupelo. Owner Carl Johnson Jr.. said, “we are unfortunately going to have to close this location with the hopes […]

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Posted in Business Closures, Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Food & Dining, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Restaurants, Tupelo0 Comments

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Downtown Tupelo named semifinalist for national award

Downtown Tupelo has been chosen as the first semi-finalist community for the 2016 Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA). Since 1995, the National Main Street Center Inc., has been awarding the GAMSA to communities exemplifying the use of the Main Street Approach to revitalization of their traditional downtowns and/or neighborhood business districts. The National Main Street Center […]

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Wunderbar! Oktoberfest makes return to downtown Tupelo Oct. 1

Das is gut, ja!  Oktoberfest is back for a second year, co-sponsored by Better Brands Distributing and Grammer, according to the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association. The second annual German-inspired event will be held Oct. 1 at Fairpark in downtown Tupelo.  The evening will be filled with activities celebrating the German culture, including music by […]

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Posted in Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Festivals and events, Food & Dining, Northeast Mississippi, tourism, Tupelo0 Comments

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