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Keeping Our Eye On Nick Wallace

Name: Nick Wallace Age: 33 Position: Executive Chef, Company: King Edward Hotel When “Best Chefs America” featured Nick Wallace along with other outstanding chefs in the state, it was just more validation for the Edwards-born foodie. “With my deep Mississippi roots, I love to turn the tables and give an unexpected twist to create new Southern favorites,” Wallace says. “If ...

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Catering is key at Business After Hours

Monique Davis, owner of Lumpkin’s BBQ in Jackson, is looking forward to doing business again at this year’s “Business After Hours” at the 2012 Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and lasts until around 8 at the Mississippi Trade Mart. “We are hanging on,” Davis said. “We always look forward to the opportunity ...

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Downtown conversions – too much demand chasing too little product

Ted Duckworth’s math tells him downtown residential is a-can’t-lose proposition. He’d be at the table but the dealer has no more cards to deal in a game that is all about converting decades-old commercial buildings instead of building anew. “Of the available buildings somebody else is already working on them,” said Duckworth, principal of Duckworth Realty. “I wish we had ...

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King Ed Feelin' the Blues

Jackson’s new Hilton Garden Inn, formally known as the King Edward Hotel, earns its place on the legendary Mississippi Blues Trail. MBJ-TV was there to catch reaction from local political and business leaders including blues legend Dorothy Moore.

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National preservation group applauds Jackson's King Edward Hotel

JACKSON — The revitalized King Edward Hotel in downtown Jackson is receiving national recognition. It is one of 23 restoration projects being honored next week during a conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The group will meet in Austin, Texas. The 12-story King Edward first opened in 1923 a few blocks from the Mississippi Capitol. The Neoclassical-style hotel ...

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