Monthly Archives: March 2011

Tillman Bridge

If you’ve ever driven from Fondren to Downtown via Mill Street, you’ve probably noticed the unusual helical structure leading up to the pedestrian bridge over the rail yard.  This is the Charles Tillman Bridge.  The structure is named in honor … Continue reading

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Eastover Swamps

Right behind one of Jac kson’s poshest neighborhoods is a natural treasure:  an ancient cypress swamp.  The word “swamp” isn’t usually associated with a neighborhood (especially Eastover!) but this one is remarkably close to the city. This place is literally … Continue reading

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Dining at MS Industries for the Blind

A few years ago I visited a friend in Brooklyn. On one of our lunches together, he took wanted to take me to The Taco Factory, a place recently written up in the NY Times. I assumed it was another … Continue reading

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