more about: Mississippi

Where to Shop in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

From blue jeans to local art, the shops in this coastal Mississippi town are filled with eye candy. Here’s some of our favorite spots in the colorful town. Walter Anderson Museum of Art While the pieces hanging at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art are not for sale, you can take home a treasure from the museum’s gift shop, part […]

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The Next Maya Angelou?

It’s a big comparison, but it’s what critics are saying about Jesmyn Ward. Her third book, and first non-fiction work, “Men We Reaped: A Memoir,” is out today, and it’s getting some serious buzz. Lauded by The New York Times, NPR, and a slew of others, the book is on our must-read list for fall. The story weaves Jesmyn’s formative […]

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You Shot It: Traveling Through Mississippi

Every week we ask you to share your favorite Southern sights using #SouthernSnapshot. This week we are loving the Mississippi shots captured by @F8inMemphis. Here are some of our favorites and the photographer’s descriptions for the images.

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Archie Manning Shares His Favorite Game-Day Memories

He’s a man that needs no introduction. Former Ole Miss quarterback legend and dad of NFL champions, Peyton and Eli, Archie Manning is synonymous with “the love of the game.” He’s even on the board of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. While compiling facts for The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook, we asked “Papa Bear” a few questions about game day:

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Celebrate Record Store Day in The South

Saturday, April 21 marks Record Store Day around the South and nationwide. In its fifth year, Record Store Day is a a yearly event in which indepenedently run record stores partner with artists to celebrate music.

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Congratulations To Southern Oscar Winners 2012

Last night was a strong night for the South at the Oscars, with two major wins from Southerners.

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Hotel Deals of the Week

Just because summer is almost over doesn’t mean the vacations have to be. We got the scoop on the best deals around the South to help make your trip-planning a little easier (and cheaper!) Here are the deals that have us ready to pack our bags this week.  * Contact hotels for restrictions Deals This Month   “Splash & Stay” […]

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Tornado Survivors: Willing To Share Your Story?

At Southern Living, we’re committed to continuing to tell the stories of those affected by the devastating tornadoes of April 27 that impacted so much of our region.
As part of our continued coverage, we are looking for survivors who are willing to share their personal stories. We want to know how you were impacted, what you learned, what has given you hope.

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Beach Deal: Mississippi Gulf Coast $100 Gift Card

  Biloxi Christmas on the Water boat parade, one of the many events on the Mississippi Gulf Coast this winter. For more events go to visitmscoast.org/events.  It’s not all beaches and sand in the Mississippi Gulf Coast. With its casinos, fine dining, shopping, golf courses and museums, there really is no bad time to visit The Magnolia State’s ocean-side towns. And there […]

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Sneak Peek From The Filming of The Help in Jackson, Mississippi

Mississippi is a buzz as filming for the movie "The Help" is underway. The film, based on the bestselling Kathryn Stockett book, is being shot in a number of MS locations. This week they're shooting in Jackson. From a Wapt.com story: "The film, which is expected to be released in 2011, stars Emma Stone and Bryce Dallas Howard and is […]

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