What is greater than a blog that highlights the positive aspects of West Jackson? More established, local media that support the same positivity. That’s what you’ll find in the Winter 2010 issue of BOOM Jackson magazine. Below is a list of features in the magazine that highlight the latest goodness of the west side of town. Make sure to pick up a copy of BOOM at the nearest BOOMbox or read the current issue online.
p. 12 | Blogging West by Julia Hulitt: features the West Jackson Blog (whoop whoop!)
p. 16 | Shelter in a Storm by Jesse Crow: highlights the newly renovated COFO Complex
p. 26 | Of Bodegas and Delays by Adam Lynch: mentions the WESToration Initiative and efforts along Hwy 80.
p. 55 | Lipitor Daydreams & Fried Food Fantasies by Tom Ramsey: features Lumpkins BBQ (owned by West Jackson residents Melvin & Monique Davis) and Ellis Seafood.
p. 75 | Jackson Power Couples by Charlotte Blom: features Jackson State University’s Interim President, Dr. Leslie Burl McLemore and his wife, Betty Mallett
p. 77 | See Yourself Fashion for Success by David Johnston: features photos from the BOOM Fashion Show. Proceeds benefited West Jackson–nonprofit, Dress for Success Metro Jackson.
p. 90 | 9 Nifty Notions by Arthur Jones: Hutto’s Home and Garden Center makes Arthur’s list of Saturday spots