Featured: Best of Jackson Restaurants

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    When Chef Derek Emerson decided in 2001 to purchase Walker's Drive-In—which has been open since 1948—it was because he wanted to ensure that the long-standing restaurant would be in good hands. Emerson has more than made good on his intentions to make Walker's the best it can be. Using the best ...

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    If you haven't experienced The Pig & Pint, yet, you should soon. The restaurant, which opened in March 2014, doesn't just serve just the standards such as pulled pork or smoked chicken (though they do have that option in the form of the 'cue plate or a barbecue sandwich). The Pig & Pi ...

  • FeniansPub

    As Jackson's only authentic Irish pub, Fenian's Pub celebrates its Celtic heritage and history in fantastic fashion. Established in November 1996, the restaurant and bar operates on the slogan, "We do not just serve food and drinks; we serve friends." And nothing draws friends together like solid dr ...

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    Word of mouth won't do them justice. Burgers & Blues is an experience. "It's quality ingredients and our special recipe," owner Steven Sahler says. In addition to fresh-ground beef that is delivered twice a week, Burgers & Blues' burgers are hand-pattied and never frozen. The restaurant g ...

 

Featured Tourism and Entertainment

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    Fairview Inn

    Everyone loves a party, and when it comes to providing a party space that's both accommodating and aesthetically pleasing, Fairview Inn has proven time and time again that it's one of Jackson's best event venues. The Belhaven bed-and-breakfast-style luxury hotel, which opened in February 2001, is a ...

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    Duling Hall

    It's been three years since show promoter Arden Barnett first started leasing Duling Hall, the stomping grounds of his entertainment company, Ardenland, from Mike Peters of Peters Development. The deal brought a surge of enthusiasm for live music into Jackson's Fondren area that keeps audiences comi ...

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    Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

    Few spots in Jackson can highlight the state's heritage, environment, wildlife and parks as well as the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. Scientist and conservationist Fannye Cook founded the museum in 1932 as part sanctuary of knowledge and part outdoor oasis. It offers learning facilities, ed ...

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    Mississippi Children’s Museum

    If you have children or are even just related to a child, chances are, you've gone to the Mississippi Children's Museum in the last couple of years. And whether you want to admit it or not, you probably enjoyed it just as much as your child. The museum, which was established in 2010, offers exhib ...

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    Missisisppi Museum of Art

    The Mississippi Museum of Art has long represented our state's artistic history with a collection that features works from many renowned Mississippi artists, such as Birney Imes and quilt artist Gwendolyn A. Magee, and newcomers like Ginger Williams-Cook. The organization began as the Mississippi Ar ...