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Top 5 Items for your Holiday Wishlist
12 Community Events
Flying Tuk: Oxford's Newest Way to Get from Point A to Point B
Ole Miss Student Making Her Mark in Music and Fashion
John Cofield's Oxford & Ole Miss
The Pavilion Ole Miss Basketball Schedule
Ole Miss Student Union Construction
The Woman Behind Oxford's Favorite Bakery
8 Ways to Dine for Less in Oxford
Top Ten Reasons to Visit Oxford
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Top 5 Items for Your Holiday Wish List By: Elizabeth Hathorne
We are finally experiencing cooler weather in Oxford, which means it is time to break out our fall and winter wardrobes! For those who are still deciding what to buy, here are five items to put on this year's holiday wishlist.
This seasonâ€™s most striking trend is over-the-knee boots. Suede is the most popular material, and colors such as black, gray, and taupe are all fashionable. 8 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
Suede is always a popular
fabric during the fall and winter months, and this season is no exception. This year the number one way to embrace this creamy textile is with an abovethe-knee skirt.
Sneakers are booming
right now, and contrary to popular opinion, they are an acceptable footwear choice for all ages. Choosing the right sneaker is half the battle, and slip-ons offer the perfect option for everyone because they come in so many different styles.
Bomber jackets are making
a come-back this year but with revamped colors and textures. Olive green is the must have shade for anyone wishing to rock a bomber, and silk is the preferred fabric. Stores in Oxford are saturated with choker necklaces. Popular constructions include straps of thin leather, dainty lace or rich velvet that can be wrapped multiple times.
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Community December 2016
Gingerbread Village DECEMBER 1ST-16TH
The Gingerbread Village will be open daily to the public at the Gertude C. Ford Center free of charge. The schedule and further information can be found at www.fordcenter.org/gingerbread
City of Oxford Annual Christmas Parade DECEMBER 5TH
The Christmas Parade is produced by the Oxford Lions Club and will take place at 6:30 pm. For applications or more information visit oxfordms.com
Mockingbird Children's Chorale and Ox-appella Performance
The Powerhouse will be hosting the Mockingbird Childrenâ€™s Ox-Apella at 6 pm. Visit oxfordarts.com for more information.
Holiday Party and Ornament Auction
Hosted by the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council (YAC), the Holiday Party and Ornament Auctionis at The Powerhouse from 7pm-9pm. The ornaments are created by local artists to support the Arts Council. For more information visit www.oxfordarts.com
Deck the Halls: An Oxford Tour of Homes and Night of Lights DECEMBER 9TH-27TH
The Night of Lights begins on Friday, December 9th and continues until Dec. 27th. The Tour of Homes takes place December 10th from 3pm-7pm. More information regarding this event can be found at visitoxfordms.com 12 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
Marvelous Monday Art Camp JANUARY 2ND
Art camp will begin at 9 am and continue until 5 pm. Children from ages 3 - 10 are invited to join the event, which will place at the Powerhouse. Visit www.oxfordarts.com/calendar for more information.
Lydia Peelle: The Midnight Cool JANUARY 19TH
The literary event takes place at Off Square books at 5 pm. For more information, go to visit oxfordms.com/events
Pop Up Oxford JANUARY 22-28TH
These programs and events will celebrate Oxfordâ€™s rich cultural scene. Art, film, food, lectures, basketball games, and book signings will be available at various locations. Discover more at visitoxfordms.com/pop-up-oxford.
Oxford Fiber Arts Festival JANUARY 23RD
The film screening will take place at the University Museum- A Century of Quilts: America in Cloth by PBS. Event starts at 7:00 pm and kicks off the rest of the Fiber Arts Festival. For further information go to visitofordms.com/event
The Art Crawl will kick off at 5 pm on January 24th, and will continue until October. The event starts at the Powerhouse and makes several stops throughout Oxford. Oxford Art Crawl is always the fourth Tuesday of every month. For more information, go to www.oxfordarts.com/calendar. 13 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
Flying Tuk, Oxford's Newest Way To Get From Point A to Point B
By Steven Gagliano
n impromptu trip to Cuba, a wedding planner and a wedding photographer are to thank for Oxford’s newest mode of transportation. Flying Tuk was created by Ferriday Mansel McClatchy and her business partner Danny Klimetz as a unique service for Oxford’s growing population.
and are quite old, McClatchy needed a solution.
That solution came in the form of the Tuk Tuk Factory, a Dutch company with a distributor in Denver. In January 2016, McClatchy and Klimetz began to realize that these vehicles could be used for more than just weddings. Three months later they were testing and How It Began purchasing two new tuk-tuks for their business. Business was booming right Klimentz was headed to Cuba for a away and after just two weeks, the pair weddingWith photography workshop, and Ole Miss being part of the competitive Southeastern Conference, game ordered three more tuk-tuks hoping McClatchy got the invite at the last days in Oxford are always crazy. There is nothing like experiencing a ballgame to get them in time for the first home moment. seeing a three-wheeled in After person, no matter what sport you are watching. It truly doesn’t get better than football game. Coming in just under Coco taxi on the streets of Cuba, the SEC. the wire, McClatchy breathed a sigh of the pair had the idea for a coco style relief as they received the delivery one wedding getaway vehicle. After doing week before the Rebels first home game. some research, they decided on a ‘tukStarting a taxi service at the beginning tuk,’ a three-wheeled auto rickshaw-style Sip coffee while immersing yourself in of a book on the balcony of task, the most football season wasofnoone easy but vehicle found around the world. Faced famous places in Oxford. Square Booksit’s is aexperience bookworm’s paradise, and it that McClathy ishas gladseen with the dilemma that most tuk-tuks notable authors walk through its doors they for book have.signings. aren’t street legal, take diesel gasoline
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The idea for Flying Tuk began one year ago, and after just two months of fully operating in the Oxford community McClatchy is proud of what they’ve achieved so far and is looking forward to the future.
“After having this first football season under our belt, we’re very confident moving forward. This has been an amazing and crazy experience. Now, it’s all hands on deck, and everyone is all in,” McClatchy said. “Flying Tuk is all With Uber and Taxis around town, Flying Tuk offers a unique way to get you to and from wherever you need.
“We took a very large leap
about an experience,” of faith, but it’s definitely been worth it. To see McClatchy said. how the community has “From the beginning, embraced us and how it’s been received is incredible. it’s been about giving We really had no idea, but people a safe ride as we got started, we knew we had something worth above all else, but also working for. It’s been a a fun ride home." crazy year but it’s been a
“Flying Tuk is all about an experience,” McClatchy said. “From the beginning, it’s been about giving people a safe ride above all else, but also a fun ride home. The vehicle itself is fun, but passengers can play your own music and each tuk has its own lights, so we offer something that maybe a taxi or an Uber can’t.”
great year,” McClatchy said. “We have very exciting ideas for the future that we are very excited about, but we’re going to keep those under wraps for now.”
Convenience in the Cold
While some may worry that colder temperatures may hinder the experience, have no fear. Doors on the tuk-tuks along with heated seats and blankets inside make cold or inclement weather a non-issue for the new company. At just $5 a person, a Flying Tuk ride can hold up to six passengers, and they accept cash, credit cards or Venmo. The electric powered vehicles top out at 35 mph, so the tuks mainly operate within a two-mile radius of the Square. If you don’t see a Flying Tuk vehicle where you need to be picked up, all you need to do is text 662-2056312, tell them your location and a driver will be on their way! Flying Tuk’s hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 5 p.m until one hour Take tour of historic Oxford on a after thea riding bars close. DoubleTuk Decker bus.available The tourfor is an excellent Flying is also way to experience great events. atmosphere while learning interesting information about weddings and otherthe private
10. Historic Oxford Tour
Oxford’s past. This is also a great way to see the many historical landmarks that the city offers.
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It's Time To Plan Where You'll Live Next School Year!
t almost seems like you just settled in for this school year, but believe it or not, about this time of year, students start looking at apartments, condos and houses for next school year. With the growth in the student population, it’s almost never to early to start looking! Freshmen are required to live on campus at Ole Miss, and now with additional dorms, some upper classmen can live on campus again, which is different from just a few years ago. But, the majority of students still live off campus.
ROOMMATES To complicate things, looking for a place to live this early, means also making early decision about who you will room with next year. This is often difficult, as everyone is just figuring out whether this year’s roommate situation is working out. But, it’s reality. There are some complexes that offer one bedroom units, and there are others that will help match you with another person looking for a roommate. Oxford has grown a 18 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
lot, and there are many more apartment, condo and house options than there were just a few years ago. Once you define what you are looking for, you will find that there is something for everyone – especially if you look early. Many traditional collegiate apartment complexes charge based on the number of beds in a unit and provide for a way for each roommate to have a separate lease. That way you are responsible for your rent, and your roommates are responsible for theirs. Additionally, either the complexes will often divide the utilities or include them in the rent…or, roommates can all sign up for a service like SimpleBills (simplebills. com) which will automatically tie to your utilities and charge you for our portion of the utilities. This is so much easier than the old way of one person paying the bill and then having to get reimbursed by others.
Two of Experience Oxfordâ€™s loyal advertisers are sister properties Campus Creek and The Retreat. These properties each have unique amenities and are always ready to give you a tour and answer questions.
CAMPUS CREEK Campus Creek is one of the closest apartment complexes to the Ole Miss campus. Aside from being a beautiful property with spacious furnished (no need to buy furniture) apartments and great amenities, one of the biggest advantages of Campus Creek is that you can walk to campus. Many families have rented at Campus Creek just to have a place to go for football weekends or for weekend visits to their children who are students. They enjoy having a place thatâ€™s like home in Oxford without the commitment to buying a condo or a house. Campus Creek is located at 101 Creekmore Blvd, Oxford; or visit www. campuscreek.com; 662-523-4980.
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THE RETREAT The Retreat is yet another option, with townhouse-style units that are like individual houses with multiple sizes and styles to choose from. The Retreat has an upscale set of amenities ranging from a large pool, great fitness center, a pet park and more. The Retreat is conveniently located not to far from campus, and very close to all of the new development on West Jackson Avenue. Residents can take the back road (Anderson) to get back and forth to campus or quickly make it up to West Jackson using West Oxford Loop. The Retreat is located at 2405 Anderson Road, Oxford; or visit www.retreatatoxford.com; 662-5502003.
Top 10 Reasons to Visit Oxford by Davis Roberts
Oxford has a huge variety of art selections for visitors to see. Take part in the monthly art crawl around Oxford on the Double Decker bus every fourth Tuesday. Also, don’t forget to visit the University Museum on the Ole Miss campus with their permanent collections of over 20,000 objects.
2. Shopping on the Square
Walk around the Square and wander into some neat stores such as Hinton & Hinton, Neilson’s, Village Tailor and Miss Behavin. These shops will help you find outfits and accessories for church, work, formals or football games.
3. Thacker Mountain Radio
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the audience during Thacker Mountain Radio’s live recording from Off Square Books.
4. SEC Sports
With Ole Miss being part of the competitive Southeastern Conference, game days in Oxford are always crazy. There is nothing like experiencing a ballgame in person, no matter what sport you are watching. It truly doesn’t get better than the SEC.
5. Square Books
Sip coffee while immersing yourself in a book on the balcony of one of the most famous places in Oxford. Square Books is a bookworm’s paradise, and it has seen notable authors walk through its doors for book signings.
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6. Double Decker Arts Festival
Attend Double Decker Arts Festival on April 28-29, 2017 for a diverse selection of regional art and music. The festival, held on the Square, showcases Oxford as a town that supports the arts and has grown to be one of the champion events in the region.
7. Tailgate in the Grove
You have not lived if you have never witnessed the Grove before an Ole Miss home football game. Known nationally as one of the best tailgating experiences ever, people travel from all over the country to witness fancy tents full of chandeliers, centerpieces, nice TVs and chocolate fountains. It is seriously a bucket list item.
Experience Oxfordâ€™s unique culinary scene full of local restaurants that are wonderful. Before you leave Oxford, make sure you eat at one of the five restaurants run by renowned chef John Currence, an avid supporter of Oxford and former contestant on Top Chef Masters.
9. Rowan Oak
Visitation to tour the grounds of Rowan Oak is free, and admission to tour the home is $5. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1pm-4pm.
10. Historic Oxford Tour Take a riding tour of historic Oxford on a Double Decker bus. The tour is an excellent way to experience the great atmosphere while learning interesting information about Oxfordâ€™s past as well as the many historical landmarks that the city offers. Spring Tour Dates: March 17, March 31, April 7, April 21, April 28, May 12. Tours depart at 2pm from the Visit Oxford Visitors Center located at 1013 East Jackson Ave. 21 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
Ole Miss Student Making Her Mark in Music & Fashion
By Anne Merrill Jones
rowing up in Small Town, Mississippi, Alexandra Presley was sometimes teased because she paid attention to what was happening outside of her world.
In those early years, Presley began to grow as a musician and a fan, often crafting her own music videos and exploring other sides of music that included production, performance and Early Ambition packaging. Today, Presley, 22, is an Because of a fascination with popintegrated marketing communications culture, the hottest new album drop and major at the University of Mississippi, her interest in the world and she has written "I played with the idea of a fashion columns of high fashion, Presley said she was often “bullied for the UM student career in fashion and treated like an newspaper, The Daily and using that to work my Mississippian. outcast in [her] school.” The torment eventually way into music, because it led her to transfer to Introduced to Tupelo High School, and was also something I had the world of music there she decided to “let and creation by her always loved.” nothing stand in the way mother, Nancy Presley, of achieving her dream.” who once dreamed of a career in the music industry, yet opted “I would listen to Blink-182 and to raise a family, Presley took piano Shirley Manson, who was practically my lessons from an early age and has always idol when I was in elementary school, been a singer. and that was totally not normal for a kid “I will never forget the night that I my age,” she said. saw Fleetwood Mac for the first time 22 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
while watching The Midnight Special,” Presley’s mother said. “From that moment I knew what my dream was — I wanted to be just like Stevie Nicks. But, my mother had other ideas for me.” To this day, Nancy Presley admits she still has “a pang of deep regret” that she did not chase her dream; however, she will do anything to allow her daughter to shine. After transferring to Tupelo High School, Presley said she was finally at a school that allowed her to freely express who she was. She found friends who supported her interests, and began to feel more positive about life even though she was still stuck in a small town.
New York City
“There were a few summers when I attended classes at the Parsons School of Design in New York City,” she said. “At that point in my life, I was still unsure of how I was going to go about attaining my dream, so I played with the idea of a career in fashion and using that to work my way into music, because it was also something I had always loved.” The experiences and friendships she made in New York would eventually connect Presley to the career opportunity she had been waiting for. “It was crazy, really, because I was in the Hamptons with some of my friends on a boat that we had gotten from Airbnb,” she said. “Somehow, everything came together, and I met this guy there. “He worked for The Cutting Room Studios in New York, and ultimately, after bonding over our shared love for music, he mentioned that I could come out sometime and work there as an intern.” During the summer following her junior year of college, Presley packed 23 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
and moved to New York City to begin learning what went on behind the scenes of music production.
“Their whole process of building a song is just as scientific as it is creative, which was something I learned throughout my time in the studio this summer,” Presley said, adding that she has a new respect for major artists who may be perceived as insane to others. “Kanye West, for example, is so extravagant and creative,” she said, “and as much as people want to hate on him, he is a creative genius when it comes to creating new tracks and breaking the barriers of music.” Presley’s time in the studio provided her with several opportunities she would have never imagined as a high school student. From producing her own music, playing and recording vocals, and creating a solid ground to further her business, she is determined to keep growing. “I’m lucky enough to have found a small studio here in Oxford,” she said. You can listen to some of Presley’s music on Soundcloud. As a UM student, Presley said she’s found it difficult to continuously produce new tracks to send out to record executives. The ability to keep up with the latest trends, craft your own vibe, and get the music in the hands of someone before another artist or producer shines brighter, she said, is one of the hardest things about the music industry. But she’s determined to pursue her dreams.
John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: 1946 Aerial View of the Square
w/ Historic Commentary By John Cofield
n 1946, when The Oxford Eagle’s Phil Through the 1950s, the town built Mullen took this aerial photograph of neighborhoods, businesses and schools. the Square and the view looking into Johnny Vaught vied for New Year’s Day the hills north toward the bowls, and New York clamored Tallahatchie River, the true for more Faulkner. Miss life settings of Faulkner’s Mississippi, Miss Tennessee, fictional Jefferson and Miss Missouri and back-toYoknapatawpha County back Miss Americas Mary were in their prime. World Ann Mobley and Lynda Lee War II was won, and at the Meade strolled the Circle and decade’s close, Hollywood Square. would come to call for the The victorious veterans filming of “Intruder In The were marrying and filling up Linda Meade upon her return to Dust.” There were movie kindergartens, Sunday schools Ole Miss after winning the 1960 Miss America title. Mary Ann stars on the Square! and little league uniforms. Mobley, also of Ole Miss, had Yet, Oxford remained a black won the 1959 title. As the next decade dawned, and white movie and society. William Faulkner would fly to Stockholm But, all that was about to change. The and deliver one of the greatest Nobel Prize line between the lamented over and the acceptance speeches ever given. changes lurking in the shadows would soon be starkly drawn. 24 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
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THE PAVILION A Year in Review By Steven Gagliano
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fter 50 years in the Tad Smith Coliseum, the $1.8 million dollar facility was closed, as the $96 million Pavilion was christened as the new home of Rebel Basketball on January 7, 2016. In less than a year, the Pavilion has seen its share of special moments. For Senior Associate AD Joseph Swingle, you need not look any further than opening night for the best moment in the young buildings history. “The best moment was definitely opening night. Coach Kennedy grabbing the mic and doing what he did after that game, thanking the fans, and the energy that created was special," Swingle said. "That was spur of the moment, and it proved that we now have an atmosphere that is difficult for any team to come in and play, and we are proud of that.”
The Development The Pavilion was the centerpiece of the Forward Together campaign, which began in 2011, that aimed to create an upgraded experience for Ole Miss athletics and its fans. The original plan was for the new arena to be across the street, closer to the Turner Center, but the decision was ultimately changed to the current location. The Pavilion was created with the vision that it would become the “front door” for athletics at Ole Miss. Placed right next to VaughtHemingway Stadium, the Pavilion is one of the nation's best venues for college basketball, a sentiment echoed by Athletic Director Ross Bjork. “I truly believe that we have built the most unique and finest on-campus arena in the entire country, and everyone in 27 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
the Ole Miss family should be extremely proud,” Bjork said at the Pavilion’s opening.
Statistics Since its opening, the Pavilion has seen 1,419 points scored in the 18 total men's and women’s games played in the building. Over 82,000 fans have come and gone from the brand-new arena, with the building reaching its 9,500 person capacity for the opening victory against Alabama. The arena provided a new beginning for Ole Miss basketball, a long time coming for the program. “The Tad Pad was a great building, but it had lived its life, and it was definitely time to move on. We wanted to give Coach Kennedy and Coach Insel a new beginning," Swingle said. "Kennedy as our winningest head coach and Insel just getting started, we wanted to give them the type of facility that they truly deserved." The Ole Miss campus is a beautiful place, and any new building will be compared to the iconic structures that stand tall across the landscape. The 225,000 square foot Pavilion was designed with that in mind, striking on the outside and inside offering the Southern hospitality for which Ole Miss is known. “We wanted the Pavilion to be perfect for what the university needed, and we feel that it really is. The building embodies everything that Ole Miss is,” Swingle said. “Everyone knows Ole Miss for our Southern hospitality, and that’s
what we’re all about especially with the amount of premium seating the Pavilion has been able to offer our fans.”
Concessions The Pavilion doesn't only open its doors for basketball but as a useful space on the Ole Miss campus. With the addition of Steak & Shake and Raising Canes in the C-spire speed zone, the Pavilion is on of campus’ most popular eating spots. “We wanted to make sure this building felt like a part of campus, somewhere students could come and use it all the time, not just when there was a basketball game going on,” Swingle said Other than a small foot traffic flow issue upon opening, the first year of the Pavilion has gone according to plan. Minor additions to the locker room have taken place, but there are no plans to alter anything in the building for years to come. Ole Miss Athletics is home to many traditions and experiences that people come from all over to see. The Grove
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sets a lofty expectation for what people expect from an Ole Miss sporting event, and the Pavilion is a huge step in creating an entirely new basketball experience here in Oxford. “We hope that we continue to sell out and have a great atmosphere. We wanted basketball to become an experience that people talked about like they would with the Grove or right field at Swayze Field. We wanted to close that gap and provide a great product on the floor and a great venue,” Swingle said. “We hope that it will continue to be a great building for the campus and the city for many years to come.”
The Fan's Guide To The Pavilion PARKING Valid game day parking passes are required to park in designated lots around The Pavilion. Parking without a gameday pass is available on campus in lots north of All-American Drive and west of Tad Smith Coliseum. Normal campus parking policies will be in effect MondayFriday, 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Entering the Pavilion Fans can enter the Pavilion through any entrance on the main concourse level. A valid gameday ticket is required for any fan over 12 months old.
STANDING ROOM ONLY:
Standing Room Only tickets are available for purchase at The Pavilion. Patrons with Standing Room Only tickets are may stand in designated areas along the concourse and mezzanine levels of The Pavilion
Restrooms are available on the concourse level. Family restrooms are located in the SE corner and NW corner of the concourse level. The SW corner of the mezzanine level also has a family restroom.
CONCESSIONS STEAK 'N SHAKE CHOP'S BBQ REBEL GRILL OLD VENICE PIZZA REBEL SNACKS
Rebel Locker Room
Presented by Lids, the official team store of Ole Miss Athletics, is located on the concourse of the Pavilion
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Wi-Fi is complimentary to fans during the Ole Miss 2016-2017 Basketball season. Connect to the network using â€œSpeedzone Wi-Fi by C Spireâ€?
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Ole Miss Student Union to Close Dec. 21 As Construction Enters Its Next Phase Dining to Re-Open Fall 2017, Remainder Fall 2018 By Steven Gagliano
ith the expansion and renovation of the Ole Miss Student Union well underway, the next phase is set to begin. As the construction of the expansion moves along, the entire building will be shut down for the Spring and Summer of 2017. When the original timeline for the Union expansion was mapped out in 2007, the plan was to keep the union open throughout the entire process, but new dining options on the Ole Miss campus now allow for the ability to continue to serve the student body while closing the union.
Keeping Options Open “In the initial plans we knew we couldn’t shut down the building altogether, we needed to be able to withstand the demand for food because there was hardly anywhere else to eat on campus at the time. Fast forward to 2016 and you’ve got the pavilion, Rebel Market, Grill 1810 and more,” Bradley Baker, Union Director, said, “As the campus expanded, we knew that we’d be able to sustain six months of the union being closed.” Baker noted that Chick-fil-a and the P.O.D. will operate out of mobile units located in the center of campus, with exact 32 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
locations and hours to be announced soon. Ole Miss Dining services are also working on extending the hours of dining options around campus while the union is shut down. The expansion of the Student Union is a unique opportunity, and getting the students involved in the process was an important aspect of planning for Baker and his team.
Student Involvement “We wanted to make sure that we had the students input throughout the entire process. Since this process began we’ve had numerous students, student leaders and administrators come through the University, and we worked with them to get their thoughts,” Baker said. “Any time there has been a decision that needs be made, whether its the carpet, tile or furniture we want their input. We want to the students to know that this is their building and that their voice is being heard. The original student union was completed in 1976 when enrollment was 7,000 students. In 2007 when the plans were drawn up enrollment was around 15,000. With upwards of 22,000 students Ole
Miss has continued to grow, and the new student union will reflect that. With a square footage of 170,000, the Union will be home to a full-service Mcalister’s and Which Which Sandwhich’s along with the current restaurants in the union. All restaurants will be available when the expansion opens its doors in August 2017. “Bringing in that Mcalister’s was really exciting for us. We wanted to bring in a name brand, but also a local favorite, so what better than an Oxford original,” Baker said, “I know it’ll be packed, and they’ll probably sell a lot of sweet tea.”
“It’s not every day you get a build a student union, so we are truly excited about this unique opportunity. I know that people don’t like change, but there’s going to be disruptions with lane closures and construction vehicles, but it will all be worth it. We want people to be patient because, in the end, the result is going to be a beautiful building that our students and our university family can be proud of when we open the doors in 2017 and 2018.
Extension & Expansion In addition to new dining options, the expansion will also feature an 8,200 square foot ballroom for events. The existing student union will be renovated to feature new meeting spaces for student organizations, with a 2,500 square foot conference room and a 2,700 square foot council room. The expansion will also feature an air-conditioned indoor transit center for students. The road by the union will remain a service road for buses and University vehicles. With the restaurants moving to the expansion, the current lobby will extend across the entire first floor of the union giving students more space to work or relax. The Barnes & Noble will be relocated to the Jackson Ave. Center until the renovation of the existing student union is completed.
Practice patience The expansion of the union with the new dining options is set to open in August of 2017, while the renovated original student union will open in the fall of 2018. The rennovations of the current student union will begin in January 2017. A plan that began back in 2007 is now beginning to come together, but Baker preaches patience to everyone as the project enters its next phase. 33 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
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fter coming down to Oxford,
Mississippi, from Portland, Oregon, in 1987, Cynthia Gerlach had no idea that 29 years later she would own one of Oxford’s most successful businesses, Bottletree Bakery. Gerlach came to Ole Miss with every intention of getting her degree in physics, until she met Bill Ferris and became interested in Southern studies. After attending a function at Ferris’ home, she became intrigued with folk art and other aspects of Southern culture. Gerlach quickly changed her major and revived her degree in Southern studies. After growing up in Portland, she decided to continue her education on the South and received her master’s degree in Southern Studies as well. “Normally people don’t go to the same school for their master’s, but the fact that I didn’t know what grits or kudzu were when I got here from Oregon, it seemed like the right thing to do,” Gerlach said. After school, Gerlach worked with the Oxford tourism center for ten months and began to see the need for a Southernstyle bakery around town. The space that Bottletree occupies became available, and in a matter of weeks, Gerlach at the age of 25, was the proud owner of Bottletree Bakery. She took from what she learned in school to develop the ideas behind the food and the name of the bakery. 36 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
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“It just kind of happened like magic, like what the bottle tree represents. It’s a good luck charm, it’s an iconic symbol to me of Southern folk art, and the bakery shows my appreciation and respect for that.” The bottle tree, rooted in African-American culture, was used as a good luck charm, a charm that has assisted Gerlach in keeping her business going strong. “People used to affix bottles to trees to keep away evil spirits,” Gerlach said. “The blue milk of magnesia bottle was often used. The practice is rooted in African American culture, and the rattling of the bottles meant that the spirit was trapped in the bottle and you’d know you’re safe. So it was also used as good luck charm.” Developing the theme being “around” the bottle tree, Gerlach noted that is the reasoning behind the bread, pastries and much of the decor being round. Included in the decor is the countertops, stools and mirrors that come from the Bonton Café,
which closed in 1972. Also paying homage to Gerlach’s love of folk art is the dozens of art pieces that fill the walls of the bakery, and when it comes to what gets put up she ensures that it’s authentic. “The ideas for the art come from things I studied in school, and all of the pieces are from my personal collection,” Gerlach said. “For a piece of art, I make an effort to go the painter’s hometown to establish friendships and relationships to make sure we can accurately represent them.” The atmosphere of Bottletree is unlike any other restaurant, and Gerlach wouldn’t want it to be any other way. “I didn’t realize when I opened, but the aesthetic of the bakery is an extension of my house, living room. People come in here, and they can stay for hours, move tables around and do things they wouldn’t do in any other restaurant. Employees with experience in other restaurants always say ‘people behave here like they do in no other restaurant’ and all I can say is ‘yes they do,’” Gerlach said. “There’s a kind of family, back to the community house environment here that I love.” While the decor is a great addition to the bakery at its core, the food is what Gerlach believes sets them apart. “Everything is made from scratch; nothing is taken out of a freezer. What sets us apart is our ability to ensure that nothing we make is taken off of a truck or put in a freezer. We make everything with love, and I think it really shows in the product we put out.” Making things from scratch has been a part of Bottletree’s operation since day one, and Gerlach has worked to ensure that they stay consistent. “Everything is measured and scaled; so the pastry you're eating today should be the exact same thing you ate 21 years ago. I’m very proud of the level of consistency,” she said. 37 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
As far as Gerlach’s favorite menu items she noted that while they are all good, her favorite is the ciabatta bread with olive oil, and any of the pastries made with brioche. It’s not just the food that Gerlach enjoys putting out, the Bottletree coffee blend made with beans sent from Portland has won “Best Cup of Coffee” in Portland for four years. While she never intended on opening a bakery, Gerlach remembers her chores as a child involving waking up early every Sunday to make scones and Blueberry muffins with her mother. When she wasn’t helping with the baking, she was learning the ins and outs of owning a small business. “I grew up working in my parent’s pharmacy; so I knew what it took to have your own business and how hard it is, and that it’s not a glamorous lifestyle, especially for small businesses.” A girl from Portland, Oregon, came to Oxford with no idea of where life would take her. All these years later, she is just happy to give back to the town that has given her so much. “Oxford gave me so much when I was younger, to come out of my shell, grow up and find my way out of physics to do this. It’s really nice to give something back to this community, and that’s something that I feel Bottletree Bakery has really done and will always do.”
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WAYS TO DINE FOR LESS IN
By Liz Barrett Foster
X X X Everyone likes a deal. Whether you’re a new student strapped for cash after purchasing textbooks, a family saving up for a big purchase or just someone who enjoys the thrill of saving a dollar, there are plenty of ways to save money when it comes to dining in Oxford.
Take advantage of happy hours and lunch prices. If you want to try a new restaurant,
but the dinner menu is out of your price range, look up the lunch menu and ask about happy hour specials. Many restaurants will offer smaller portions at lunch or happy hour at a lower cost.
Monitor social media for specials and contests.
Don’t underestimate the power of social media when it comes to saving you money on your dining bill. Restaurants all over Oxford run specials that you may only find out about on Facebook or Twitter. Make sure you’re following your favorite restaurants and check their pages frequently to find out about specials and contests.
Join the club. Practically every restaurant in town has a loyalty club. They don’t always promote the club, so all you have to do is ask. You can get free meals, percentages off of your bill and more. 40 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
Look at your receipts. Did you ever notice
that there are restaurant coupons on the back of your Kroger receipt? You can get up to $7 off with one of them. Some restaurants also include survey coupons (these can be random) on their own receipts, so don’t throw those receipts away before checking them (examples include Chick-fil-A, Burger King, Starbucks, McAlister’s and McDonald’s).
If you normally take half of your lunch or dinner to go anyway, why not split a meal with your dining partner? You’ll both save money and the portions are typically enough.
Attend free and low-cost events. When you’re
walking around The Square, stop and take a look at the flyers promoting events around Oxford. You’ll see things like the Oxford Arts Crawl, which happens once a month and always has free beer, wine and food laid out. Other low-cost events, many of which have entrance fees that go toward a worthy cause, also usually include food and drink.
Skip the tea and appetizers.
If you usually order a drink, consider water instead; you can save up to $3 off of your bill. Same with appetizers; if you’re ordering a meal, most appetizers just fill you up and rack up more costs.
Use a coupon.
This may seem like a no brainer, but I’m guilty of finding restaurant coupons and then forgetting to use them. You can save $5 to $10 off of your total bill with coupons. Leave them in your purse or car so they’re always nearby.
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John Currence's Fat Eddie's Brings "Old School" Italian to Oxford By Steven Gagliano
he Lamar Lounge closed its doors for the last time… sort of. They re-opened Monday, November 7, under the new name Fat Eddie’s – Lamar Lounge, a traditional Italian “red sauce” style restaurant. Chef John Currence, owner of famed restaurants such as City Grocery and Big Bad Breakfast (BBB), took the restaurant over in 2013, made small changes and refreshed the menu. Currence received some pushback from the community upon taking the lounge over, with people worried it would become “gentrified.” Currence assured customers that wouldn’t be the case, making minimal changes with the most significant one being adding barbecue to the menu. Currence noted that the changes they made were all in the interest of delivering a better product, but it just never grew like they thought it would. Finding the Missing Piece “When I got here the menu was pretty much just a burger, chicken sandwich, a salad and a few other things. What we tried to do was just give people a few more options, but we struggled from the very beginning with 42 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
getting people to trust us, and the demand for barbecue just isn’t there,” Currence said. “We did everything we could with Lamar Lounge, and it just wasn’t working, so we felt that we had to make a change. We decided to shut down, completely retool and do something that people have always told me that we’re missing in Oxford: an old school style Italian restaurant.” Starting Simple Currence is excited about the opportunity to hit the reset button and begin a new chapter for the Lamar Lounge, with a renewed focus on quality food and service. With such a quick turnaround, he noted that Fat Eddie’s will start with a simple menu and expand as they grow. Taking Requests “As we grow along with our customers, we look forward to hearing our customers say ‘Man, I wish you guys had a toasted ravioli,’ and then we’ll jump into it and figure out how to make it in a way that makes it unique and something that they’ve never had before,” Currence said. “This type of food hits people in that ‘comfort food’ way, and I’m really
looking forward to having my hands in the food, the training and the possibilities for the whole restaurant.” While the whole menu hasn’t been officially released, there is one dish that Currence is most excited about for Fat Eddie’s to feature: a smothered meatball slider appetizer, with a garlic bread bun, covered in provolone cheese and their housemade marinara sauce. Origin of the Name The name Fat Eddie’s is derived from Eddie Fisher, who was married to Elizabeth Taylor in the early ’60s and owned the bar for a period of time. After kicking around names like “Eddie’s” and “Mr. Eddie’s,” Currence heard “Fat Eddie’s” as a suggestion and knew that had to be the name. The Lamar Lounge’s best seller, the burger, will remain on the menu along with an “Italian sibling,” the pizza burger, according to Currence. The hours for Fat Eddie’s will be Monday-Thursday from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m.
The plan is to eventually open for lunch, and Sundays are still in question at this point. Customer Care Currence first started City Grocery in 1992 and has since acquired six other restaurants in Oxford. He isn’t worried about the critics who are tired of him opening new restaurants; instead, he is solely focused on the customers. “When I open a restaurant, I’m essentially making a promise to the community and the customers,” Currence said. “Whether or not there’s that segment of people out there who are tired of me opening restaurants or just tired of me in general, that’s not going to stop me from trying to deliver the best product I can and fulfilling my promise.”
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By Hannah Harding
s an Ole Miss student, I like to think that I attend one of the most (if not the most) beautiful college campuses in the country. Like most Ole Miss students, once I came to Oxford and toured the town and campus, I was hooked. I knew this is where I wanted to begin my college journey.
Home Sweet Oxford As I walked around the Square for the first time, all lit up with Christmas lights, I took in all of the old-timey Southern sights and scenery. I couldn’t help but feel an overwhelming sense of home and belonging. I think this warm and welcoming feeling is what makes Oxford so unique. It is what keeps people flocking back to this quaint little town time and time again. It has a Southern charm that is all its own. For me, Oxford literally is my home. It is where I can trace back my roots. In case there was any doubt after reading that first paragraph, I am a Mississippi girl, born and raised on sweet tea, lemonade and sunshine. I had always known that my father’s side of the family could be traced back to Taylor, 46 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
Mississippi. I knew that many members of my family had gone to Ole Miss for years, but I had never realized how deeply involved my family had been in shaping some of Oxford’s most cherished and celebrated landmarks: more specifically, my grandfather. My grandfather, Charles “Chuck” Harding Sr., is the most respected person that I know. To say that we are close is an understatement. He is certainly a character, probably the wittiest person when it comes to jokes. But beside all of that, he is the living epitome of manhood, of strength and nobility. Grit, fortitude and courage are words that come to mind when I think of him. He is a fiercely American, John Wayne type of man. With me, however, he has always been incredibly gentle, kind and loving.
"Tindaddy" My grandfather is 80 years old. He begins each morning the same for as far back as I can remember. He wakes up at exactly 4 a.m. and drinks his cup of coffee. Then, he puts on the same faded denim, button-up long-sleeve collared shirt, no matter what the temperature will be that day.
He climbs into his work truck and makes the long drive to Jackson, Tennessee, to work for a sheet metal roofing company. That is what he has always done. That is what he always will do. That is what he loves. Perhaps, this is why I call him “Tindaddy.” I could never pronounce Grandaddy with my toddler pronunciation skills, anyway; so, the name stuck. He loves to build and create things. He should have been an engineer, honestly. He is incredibly interested with the way things work and has an eye for detail. The things that I have seen him create when there is a task that needs completing could be patented and sold for hundreds of dollars, I am sure.
From Taylor to Tin Roofs His story begins in Taylor. His grandfather, E.D. Hudgins, owned the general store that is in the little strip of stores that is now Taylor Grocery, which is even considered one of Oxford’s most famous attractions. Just across the street is the house that he lived in, and to the left of it is the slightly larger house that my grandfather was raised in. One of my grandfather’s earliest memories was standing between these two houses with his mother, when everyone stopped to listen to the Infamy Speech by Franklin D. Roosevelt on the radio on December 7, 1941.
numerous places all over north Mississippi, including the Tigers’ stadium. In 1980, he was hired to do the copper roof on the renovation of the courthouse on the Square, during what he says was the hottest summer.
Cherishing Her Roots When I hear the song “Small Town Southern Man” by Alan Jackson, I always think of my grandfather. The lyrics in the song say “your greatest contribution, is the one’s you leave behind.” The lyrics ring true in my grandfather’s case. Whether I am in Memphis on a weekend at home, walking around the Square in Oxford or getting dinner at Taylor Grocery on a Friday night, I am constantly reminded of my family and where I come from. I always think of my grandfather and smile. I feel an overwhelming sense of pride. Men like him are hard to find, and he is one of the last from what I think is the greatest generation. Oxford is much more than just my college town. Oxford is my home. It is my history… a history in which I am so proud. For more photos, visit this story on hottytoddy.com
Years later, he joined the Air Force. During his time in the military, he lived in California and Greenland, and then came back to Mississippi when his mother was diagnosed with cancer. He then met and married my grandmother and started his career in the sheet metal roofing business. He began his own sheet metal roofing company called the Memphis Tinner and owned it for a little over 20 years. The building that was once his company’s building is now the home of the World Famous Gus’s fried chicken. His work is in 47 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
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Bill Dunlap and Mr. Faulkner's Apple Tree By Ed Meek
r. Jim Webb was chairman of the department of English at Ole Miss and was a devoted William Faulkner scholar. Dr. Webb and I spent a lot of time at Rowan Oak, Faulknerâ€™s Oxford home which Ole Miss purchased from the family. We were walking through the formal garden, which Mr. Faullkner had cultivated and maintained, when I saw what looked like a tree limb propped up with a fence post there in the backyard. Dr. Webb explained it was an old apple tree that a storm blew down and Mr. Faulkner had propped it up with this fence post after months of complaints from Miss Estelle, his wife, to cut down the tree. Dr. Webb laughed and said Mr. Faulkner just could not cut down the old tree which had never borne fruit, so he just propped it up with the fence post. Mr. Faulkner had died, and I was again in the formal garden when I noticed that old tree had one limb reaching to the sky and on it were several apples. It died that summer and the tree was cut down. 50 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
Nearly 30 years later, I asked my good friend Bill Dunlap to do a painting I could have reproduced to sell as numbered and signed prints with proceeds to support the art department. Bill is easily the best known artist ever to graduate from Ole Miss. His works are held by museums and galleries and in private collections around the world. Bill also is devoted to the Ole Miss department of art, and I never see him these days that he is not talking about the need to raise money for a new art building. Bill agreed to do the art piece, and we began to discuss the subject matter. As it would turn out, Bill saw that same apple tree I had seen, knew the story behind the tree, and we agreed the tree would be good subject matter for his painting. But, there was a problem.
Bill insisted the “apple tree” was, in fact, a pear tree. I was equally insistent that he was wrong, and Bill painted “Mr. Faulkner’s Apple Tree.” We made prints and sold them with proceeds going to the department of art. The original piece of art hangs today in the suite of offices used by Chancellor Jeff Vitter at Ole Miss. Some months ago, I was asked to give a talk at the university library and show some of the photos I have given to the library. While researching photo files for this presentation, I came across a picture of Dr. Webb and that “apple tree.” I looked carefully at the leaves and thought that perhaps Bill was right after all; maybe it was a pear tree. I took the black and white photo to a friend who would know, and sure enough Mr. Faulkner’s “apple tree” actually was a pear tree. I sent an e-mail to Bill to confess my mistake. As is so typical of Bill who is 51 | Sign up for Daily Headlines from hottytoddy.com
well-known to be “easy going,” he said, “Well hell, Ed, let’s just chalk that up to creative license of the artist; the red apples made for better subject matter any way.” My apologies to both Bill and Mr. Faulkner.
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107 Courthouse Sq (662) 236-1310
Lafayette County Detention Center 711 E Jackson Ave (662) 234-6421
Oxford City Hall Visitor Information Available inside City Hall 107 Courthouse Sq (662) 236-1310
Oxford Fire Department Fire Chief, Cary Sallis 658 N Lamar Blvd (662) 232-2418 (662) 232-2412 (662) 232-2413
Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce
Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society 413 McElroy Dr (662) 236-7631 (662) 236-7633
Yoknapatawpha Arts Council Lafayette County & Oxford’s Arts Agency 413 S 14th St (662) 236-6429 www.oxfordarts.com
U of M Museum
Kinard Hall Wing C, Floors 2 & 3 (662) 915-7234
Malco Theatre Oxford Studio Cinema 1111 W Jackson Ave (662) 236-4962
First Baptist Church of Oxford
Day & Night Walk-In Care 1487 Belk Blvd (662) 234-1090
U.S. Postal Service
University Police Department
440 N Lamar Blvd (662) 236-4265
Urgent Care Clinic of Oxford
Oxford Police Department
Plastic, Cans, Newspaper and Mixed Paper 719 Molly Barr Rd (662) 232-2745
United Way of Lafayette/Oxford/ University
The UPS Store
Recycling Drop Off
2535 W Jackson Ave (662) 238-2606
Exhibits Art & Historical Artifacts University Ave & 5th St (662) 915-7073
Businesses & Visitor Info 299 W Jackson Ave P.O. Box 147 (662) 234-4651 email@example.com
Chief of Police, Joey East 715 Molly Barr Rd (662) 232-2400
Mailing, Packaging & Delivery Services 1739 E University Ave (662) 236-3800
Stamps, Boxes, Mailing Services & Pick-Up 401 McElroy Dr (662) 234-5615 1 Student Union Dr (662) 234-1316 505 Jackson Ave (662) 281-8329
Baptist Memorial Hospital Emergency Services 24/7 2301 S Lamar Blvd (662) 232-8100
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Oxford Commons 206 Commonwealth Blvd (662) 638-0365
800 Van Buren Ave (662) 234-3515
North Oxford Baptist Church 304 County Road 101 (662) 234-1101
Oxford-University United Methodist Church 424 South 10th St (662) 234-5278
First Presbyterian Church 924 Van Buren Ave (662) 234-1757
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 403 University Ave (662) 234-6073
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 113 S Ninth St (662) 234-1269
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