Kim Traff How exciting is our cover and feature story? Maxwell Air Force Base will host the most incredible air show commemorating the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force along with the 100th anniversary of our country’s entry into WWI...not to mention that the Patrol de France hasn’t flown in the U.S. in 31 years! Don’t miss this free, family-friendly event on April 8 and 9.
If you need a little help with your wardrobe, check out Lilablake.com, a subscription style service sure to help you find the perfect wardrobe items. Dr. Brian Richardson is at it again with his bold and informative column addressing the myths about sexually transmitted diseases. While sexual health is often a secret discussion, it’s important to know the facts, and we aren’t afraid to bring you the truth. Speaking of secrets, if you haven’t tried Itta Bena, put it on your to-do list. Named after B.B. King’s hometown and accessible by a hidden entrance, this speakeasy has some of the best dishes in town with an ambiance sure to take your breath away.
If you love supporting talented musicians you will enjoy reading about five local students who created a fun, energetic band called The Talismen. These young men have so much talent, and we loved having them play at our magazine release party! Tugging at our heartstrings, Hope Inspired Ministries is making a huge difference in the lives of so many people, and they have a pretty cool fundraiser coming up called Over The Edge that you won’t want to miss! In keeping with our love for local music, local ministries and local events, we are excited to highlight one of our favorite family owned restaurants, Chris’ Hot Dog’s 100th anniversary. They will be hosting an incredible event to celebrate this milestone so mark your calendar for this event and several other wonderful events listed in the back of the magazine.
Last but not least, we are eagerly anticipating the arrival of our newest RSVP family member! Editor Peyton Flowers will deliver her first baby boy in May, and we couldn’t be more excited!Wishing you the best spring ever!