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Small City, Big Ambitions

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By Shelby Styron :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   Move over high-rise lofts and entertainment spots. Entrepreneurs are ready to drive new energy into the redevelopment of the downtown area. Can such innovation make Little Rock the new Austin?     wenty years ago, the River Market was a bunch of vacant warehouses. That’s what[...]

Beading A Bond Of Love

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By Audrey Coleman :: Photography by Cindy Momchilov he love story of Arkansas artists Tom and Sage Holland is as enchanting and colorful as the glass beads and other pieces they create in their Stone County studio.   To begin with, they were both born in the same county in Missouri—except five years apart. Her bio on the artists’ website, beaux[...]

The Oaklawn Steadfast

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By Maura Montez :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   his year Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs opened on a cold and foggy Friday the 13th in January to a lively crowd for its 113th year running.   There were no superstitious concerns from the thousands of people entering the gates and in the concourse bustling from the energy of f[...]