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Oxford Square

Letters to the Editor

John T Edge writes to give a couple or reasons why the community should be working to encourage street food vendors as he urges city officials to reconsider shutting them down. (April 14, 2010, Page 4A)

Too many signs in Square businesses?

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering a revised sign measure for the Downtown Business District that would limit businesses to one four square feet illuminated sign within a three-foot radius from any exterior window. A public hearing on the proposed change will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday. (April 14, 2010, Page 2A)

Blind Pig restaurant reopens

It’s been six months since the Blind Pig restaurant and bar closed its doors on the Square, but fans of the local establishment now have a place to return with its current venue in the Thompson House on North Lamar. (April 12, 2010, Page 6A)

Square parking changes?

Parking patterns in the evening could be dramatically different than during the day around the Oxford Square if some of the options being considered to improve safety are passed. The Downtown Safety Task Force met Thursday to discuss options for its suggestions. (April 9, 2010, Page 1A)

City cracking down on mobile vendors

Although the city has zero transient vendor permits on file, concern for the future has new rules proposed to cut down on requests. A public hearing on proposed changes to transient vendor rules was held Tuesday, and is scheduled to be voted on April 20. (April 9, 2010, Page 1A)

Garden Club presents ‘A Standard Flower Show’

Oxford and Ole Miss historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes a closer look at the 50-plus year history of the Oxford Garden Club as it prepares for an upcoming flower show. (April 9, 2010, Page 3B)

Square Toast for Scholarships

Square Toast for Scholarships is set for Nov. 8 on the Oxford Square. The fundraising event raises scholarships for students in the Hospitality Management Program at the University of Mississippi.

The event combines a food-and-wine tasting with a silent auction, drawing items from local artists and authors, hotel and casino packages, authographed memorabilia from athletics and local celebrities, various gift certificates, clothing attire and more.

Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. To contact the committee, e-mail sqrtoast@olemiss.edu(April 8, 2010)

‘Uptown Girl’ examines playlists

MUSIC MATTERS – Oxford Town columnist Alexander McAdams  delves into the playlists of some of her Ole Miss friends and acquaintances at some local patios, balconies and porches and finds a few surprises along the way. Check out Music Matters in this issue of Oxford Town to see what songs you may need to add to your play list — or not. (April 8, 2010, Page 8)

Letters to the Editor

Jason T. Plunk writes to commend the Oxford Police Department horseback unit for its recent work around the Square, Lena L. Ward and Ellawee Ivy suggest that Gov. Haley Barbour pay for a lawsuit against the Health Care bill, and Randy Yates writes that we should consider naming some of our local streets after local authors. (March 31, 2010, Page 2)

Square too flashy?

The Oxford Planning Commission approved Monday a change in the city’s sign regulations that could soon lead to fewer neon signs and banners on the Square, if the change is approved by the Oxford Board of Aldermen.

 (March 10, 2010, Page 1)

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