Author archives: Amy Gordy

Home: Luxury High-Rise Reboot

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Interior design company Tom Chandler and Associates was called on to revamp this penthouse condo in one of downtown Little Rock’s most well-known developments. Photography by Janet Warlick   Chandler team had to work with several existing design elements from the condo’s initial 12-year-old décor scheme — including the water walls in the living ro[...]

Excursion: The Brewery Boom

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The Natural State is experiencing a brewery boom that shows no signs of slowing down. With more than 15 taprooms from central to northwest Arkansas — and numerous local restaurants supporting them — there are plenty of reasons to drink locally when you belly up to the bar. Whether you prefer a dark, rich stout or a crisp, fruity cider, here are a few local b[...]

Home: Orange Slice of Paradise

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Photography by Janet Warlick Gibson, interior designer and owner of Urban Pad, a furniture store and full-service design company in Little Rock, Ark., wanted a space of his own, something different from the many  homes he designs. “I wanted to come home and have my own space. We don’t do a ton of retro homes at Urban Pad, so this was unique to me,” Gib[...]

Dining Spotlight: Internationally Influenced

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The historic Park Hill neighborhood of North Little Rock welcomed the upscale Ira’s Park Hill Grill, which serves a melting-pot menu of lunch, brunch, dinner … and cocktails, since the community voted to lift the neighborhood liquor ban in 2013. Photography by Janet Warlick   Ira Mittelman is blazing a foodie trail and hopes others will join him in [...]

Art Scene: Delta Exhibition

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Each summer, some of the top, most innovative artwork is amassed for one amazing show at the Arkansas Arts Center. This year, more than 70 juried works in mediums including, but certainly not limited to, photography, painting, sculpture and woodwork will be unveiled at the 57th Annual Delta Exhibition. Photography courtesy of Arkansas Arts Center  [...]

Feature: From the Delta to the Hills

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Throughout the month of May, the Department of Arkansas Heritage, along with residents of Arkansas, will celebrate the natural and cultural beauty of our great state. Photography by Ashlee Nobel and courtesy of Department of Arkansas Heritage   Heritage Month is an annual celebration led by the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) each May. Duri[...]