Tuesday
Jan152019

In the heart of London, Little Venice. This is why London Walks.

London Walks offers several canal walks, but Little Venice to Camden Town along the Regent’s Canal is one of the most beautiful walks in the British capital. Led by expert guides, members of the Inland Waterways Association, this walk focuses on canal design and use, its history, inspired poets and the the famous and fortunate who have called Little Venice home. 

Monday
Jan142019

Paris Walks | The French Revolution

In the historic Latin Quarter, see where the revolutionaries lived and met, the oldest cafe in Paris, and the hall where Danton and the radical Cordeliers' club held their debates. Understand the background to the chilling stories: Dr. Guillotin's sinister 'razor,' Marat stabbed in his bath by Charlotte Corday. The French Revolution Walk is Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. Meet your Paris Walks guide by the statue of Danton at the Odeon metro stop.  

Saturday
Jan122019

London Walks | ‘Hello London’ — A Superb Introduction to the British Capital

The Hello London Walk is the British capital's highlight reel. In just two hours, you'll see the famous landmarks: Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, St. James's Park, Buckinham Palace and, weather permitting, the changing of the guard. London Walks offers this quintessential tour twice weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. 

Tuesday
Dec042018

Central Mississippi Record Convention | It's Mississippi Cool

The growing popularity of vinyl records—especially among younger people—is music to the ears of vendors and long-time collectors at the Central Mississippi Record Convention. Created by two friends with large collections of their own, the event is on the first Saturday in December at Duling Hall in Jackson's Fondren neighborhood. | http://mississippi.cool

Monday
Dec032018

Big Eater Mike Takes Rooster's Stupid Burger Challenge

For Big Eater Mike, the Stupid Burger Challenge at Rooster's in Jackson, Mississippi's Fondren neighborhood is made to order. The super sized meal includes Rooster's signature burger, two orders of fires and a banana pudding chaser. It costs $50 to enter and requires a 24-hour notice. If the entire five pound meal--burger and fries--is eaten in 30 minutes without a break, it's free and the challenger receives a $50 gift card. Call Rooster's at 601-982-2001 for more information or to set up the challenge. The massive five pound burger is also great for parties.

Saturday
Dec012018

Paris Walks | Hemingway's Paris

Explore the Paris immortalized by Ernest Hemingway in “A Moveable Feast.” See where he lived, wrote and ate in the 1920s. From the old houses of the Mouffetard market street to the historic St. Etienne-du-Mont, learn how Paris also influenced the works of other writers like Joyce, Orwell, Balzac, Hugo and Verlaine. And sit on the steps made famous by Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris.” This Paris Walks tour departs from the Cardinal Lemoine Metro every Friday from March to December. It cost €15 and there’s no need to book.

Sunday
Oct282018

Gulf Coast Culinary Society Hosts 'Bourbon & Pearls' at Biloxi's White Pillars

The Gulf Coast Culinary Society's inaugural event, Bourbon and Pearls, reunited chefs from Mississippi and Alabama at Biloxi's historic White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge to raise money and awareness for Feeding the Gulf Coast. The food bank distributes 20 million pounds of food annually to a 24-county service area in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

Wednesday
Oct102018

Delta Supper Club Serves Up the Mississippi Delta's Vibrant Culture

The Delta Supper Club is a members-only social culinary circle that provides once-in-a-lifetime taste experiences. The goal is to preserve and celebrate the rich culture that the Mississippi Delta has to offer.  Members eat fabulous food prepared by an acclaimed chef, drink paired libations from brewmasters/distillers/sommeliers and attend these special events hosted at culturally significant sites somewhere along the plains of the Mississippi Delta.  

Sunday
Sep162018

A Roman Postcard

 

 A brief look at the Eternal City from Vatican City to Aqueduct Park and beyond.

 

Saturday
Sep152018

The Feathered Cow Takes Flight with the World's Best Wings

Just in time for football season, the world's best wings have landed at The Feathered Cow in Brandon, Mississippi.

Monday
Jul302018

MyTeam Triumph Soars at EAA AirVenture Runway 5K

For some, the best part of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh isn't in the sky, it's on the ground with the captains, angels and volunteers of MyTeam Triumph. Participating in the Runway 5K, they inspire and enrich the lives of those with disabilities by fostering lasting, authentic relationships through the teamwork environment of endurance athletics. Learn more at MyTeam Triumph. | Produced by Jim Albritton, Newsocracy.TV.

Friday
Jul202018

Air Force Reserve Builds Camp Kamassa for Special Needs Kids

Air Force reservists from across the country are gaining essential skills while helping to build a massive special needs camp for Mississippi children and adults just outside of Crystal Springs. Their role in the camp's construction is part of the military's Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) which teams reservists with needed infrastructure projects in communities nationwide. Learn more about Camp Kamassa at http://mtkfound.org. | Produced by Jim Albritton

Wednesday
Jul182018

The Story | Arriving at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Lands Sunday, July 22

One week each year, during EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin is home to the world's busiest control tower. How busy? With 123 takeoffs or landings per hour, busy enough to warrant some unusual arrival procedures. And for some, getting there is half the fun. | Produced by Jim Albritton

Sunday
Jul012018

Higher Truth | The Art of Frances Fortner

Just months after the death of Jackson Academy senior Frances Fortner, her parents, Tom and Laurilyn, are hosting a month-long show of her art at Cups in Fondren. Focusing on teen anxiety and depression, the show features colored pencil portraits of her friends. Proceeds from prints, note cards, T-shirts, coffee mugs and other items featuring Frances’ work benefit Fondren Renaissance Foundation art education programs. The Fortners also have established scholarships in Frances’ memory at Jackson Academy and Ballet Mississippi. “Higher Truth: The Art of Frances Fortner” continues at Cups in Fondren in Jackson, Mississippi throughout August.

Monday
Jun182018

London Walks Knows Secrets and Shares Them

From a virtually hidden 300-year-old courtyard to a church housing a forgotten Norman crypt, the Secret London Walk weaves its way down back alleys and through a millennium and more of history to reveal hidden mysteries of the British capital. London Walks offers the Secret London Walk on Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m. at the Chancery Lane Tube Station. | Produced by Jim Albritton