Posts Tagged ‘Brent’s Drugs’

Brent’s Drug Store preserves the feel of a bygone era

by Becky Gillette Published: July 15,2012

Tags: Brad Reeves, Brent's Drugs, diner, Fondren, JACKSON, soda shop, State Street, The Help, Woodland Hills

The building housing one of the South’s oldest soda fountain drug stores was in danger of becoming vacant when the pharmacist owner sold Brent’s Drug Store to a chain in 2009, and the pharmacy part of the business was relocated. A local attorney and Fondren resident, Brad Reeves, who as a kid was taken by […] [...]

Brew Ha Ha

by Stephen McDill Published: August 30,2011

Tags: Brent's Drugs, craft beer, Fondren, Raise Your PInts

Raise Your Pints, a grassroots craft beer organization, has got the volunteers, the energy, and yes even a lobbyist- all the makings of an up-and-coming statewide organization that has one message. Beer making and tasting is more than just a hobby, its a serious business that can bring revenue into Mississippi. [...]

Hollywood Gets Help From Jackson

by Stephen McDill Published: August 23,2011

Tags: Brent's Drugs, Kathryn Stockett, The Help

Brent’s Drugs, a Fondren diner that started out as a pharmacy and soda fountain in 1946, is causing quite the local buzz with its several appearances in the box office hit movie “The Help” from Dreamsworks Entertainment. The movie, based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Jackson native Kathryn Stockett, tells the story […] [...]

“The Help” Leads Box Office

by Stephen McDill Published: August 21,2011

Tags: Brent's Drugs, Kathryn Stockett, The Help

Brandon Gray of Box Office Mojo: “On the bright side, The Help climbed to the top spot… while Rise of the Planet of the Apes took second. The Help eased 21 percent to an estimated $20.5 million, lifting its total to $71.8 million in 12 days. It marked the first time since early January that […] [...]

Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2011

by Stephen McDill Published: April 11,2011

Tags: Balch & Bingham, Bomgar, Brent's Drugs, Easely Amused, The Shed, Top 40 Under 40

JACKSON- MBJ-TV meets members of the Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40″ class of 2011. [...]

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