press > February 8, 2019


DALLAS, TX (October 12, 2017) – Highland Park Village has partnered with national lifestyle magazine, Garden & Gun, to celebrate fall on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at LOCAL, a monthly artisan market hosted on the historic property featuring more than two dozen seasonal vendors, fall-inspired games, and live music for the entire family to enjoy.

Garden & Gun will be a featured guest vendor on Saturday, October 21st joining locally-based tried-and-true staples of Highland Park Village LOCAL, including Becerra’s Tamales, kolaches from Naturally Curly Cook, andMother Beverage’s apple cider vinegar, plus a selection of new artisans. Executive managing editor Phillip Rhodes will be on site signing copies of the award-winning magazine’s newest book, “S IS FOR SOUTHERN: A guide to the South, From Absinthe to Zydeco,” available for purchase on site. The book signing is a unique opportunity to purchase the book before it hits bookshelves on October 24.

About “S IS FOR SOUTHERN: A guide to the South, From Absinthe to Zydeco”
From the team who released New York Times bestsellers “The Southerner’s Handbook” (2013), “Good Dog”(2014), and “The Southerner’s Cookbook” (2015), comes a lively tour of the contemporary Southern landscape: its institutions, people, culture, and influencers. “S IS FOR SOUTHERN” includes over 500 entries spanning every letter of the alphabet, from absinthe to zydeco, and over 100 signature essays from notable Southern writers and personalities including: Jon Meacham on the Civil War, Rick Bragg on Harper Lee, Roy Blount, Jr. on humidity, Jessica B. Harris on field peas, Jason Isbell on the Atlanta Braves, Julia Reed on the Delta, and much more. Informative, irreverent, and illustrated with black-and-white line drawings throughout,“S IS FOR SOUTHERN” is a must-read for all fans of the region and culture enthusiasts. Plus, it makes the perfect gift for the Southerner in everyone’s life.

Highland Park Village LOCAL Event Details

Dates & Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017

Location: Livingston Court, between Céline and Balenciaga, Highland Park Village, Dallas, Texas 75205

A Selection of New + Signature Vendors for October Include

  • Garden & Gun, signed copies of newly released book, “S IS FOR SOUTHERN”
  • J+J Cattle Co., local farm raised beef
  • Kessler Pie Co., selection of handcrafted pies in a jar
  • LemonGlaze, handmade ceramic dishes, planters, and more
  • Ora et Labora Collection, contemporary handcrafted jewelry, signature leather goods, ceramics
  • Shoulders of Giants, outdoor and camping apparel
  • Sweet Virginia’s, gourmet flavored popcorn and toffee
  • Texas Olive Ranch, bottled Texas olive oils, vinegars, pickles and more
  • The Whipper’s Will, hand-whipped body butters, oils and serums
  • Urban Spikes, modern succulent arrangements

About Highland Park Village:

Highland Park Village is a favorite among locals and guests from around the world alike, as it has been for many generations. Built in 1931 and widely regarded as the country’s first true shopping center, the Villageis internationally recognized for its architectural significance and mix of the world’s best-known upscale retailers including Akris, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Carolina Herrera, Cartier, CHANEL, Christian Louboutin, Dior, Ermenegildo Zegna, Escada, FENDI, Harry Winston, Hermès, Jimmy Choo, Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney,TomFordandmore. HighlandParkVillageoffersarangeofcomplimentaryservicesforourguests including complimentary personal shopping and valet parking. For more information about Highland Park Village visit our website – www.hpvillage.com.

About Garden & Gun:
Garden & Gun is a multiplatform media company that celebrates stories of the American South through powerful journalism, bold photography, exquisite design, and finely curated retail and experiential journeys. The platform is anchored by its award-winning national magazine launched in 2007, Garden & Gun, whichreports on the South’s sporting culture, food, music, art, literature, and its people and their ideas. The coveted audience of 1.6 million is further engaged through the brand’s Whole Hog podcast, numerous New York Times best-selling books, Mercantile + Co and Fieldshop retail experiences, and 75+ year-round events, including its annual three-day celebration, JUBILEE, in Charleston, South Carolina. Visit gardenandgun.com.

Media Inquiries:

Highland Park Village Hendrika Rhoad 214-272-4875 Hendrika@HPVillage.com

Garden & Gun

Lindsay Fleege 917-977-0445 lfleege@gardenandgun.com