Author archives: Amanda Nettles

Capital Bar & Grill

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By Amanda Nettles  / Photography by Jamison Mosley Located in the heart of downtown Little Rock, step inside the historic Capital Hotel and find a favorite local haunt.  Known for their creative cocktails and innovative casual cuisine, the Capital Bar & Grill is the perfect spot to catch up with friends, people watch or close a business deal.  Take a [...]

One Eleven

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By Amanda Nettles | Photography by Jamison Mosley ne Eleven is a hidden gem located in the historic and luxurious Capital Hotel. The restaurant is just to the left of the lobby and features a long,  zinc-topped bar with a backdrop of wine displays perfectly  aligned along the walls.  The contemporary restaurant is awash in white with accents of soft grays[...]

December's Top 10 Events

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1. Lights of the Ozarks Fayetteville November 17 - December 31 Every year the Fayetteville Downtown Square lights up its entire vicinity with glowing Christmas lights. Fayetteville Parks and Recreation spends over 3,000 hours creating the beautiful project. Approximately 400,000 lights are scattered across the downtown square. Take a stroll in downtown [...]

Cozy Up in a Cottage or Bungalow This Fall

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By Amanda Nettles f you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional hotel experience, Arkansas has many different vacation rentals scattered across the state. November is the perfect time to travel, especially in Arkansas. The weather has finally cooled down. The air tends to be a little breezy and the leaves have changed into a beautiful rust[...]

November's Top 10 Events

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1. Ozark Folk Festival Eureka Springs November 2 - 4 Join the funky town of Eureka Springs for America’s longest-running folk festival. The Ozark Folk Festival will include a Barefoot Basin Bash, a Singer/Songwriter Contest and Folk Art Fair. There will also be an appearance by special guest Lucinda Williams, as well as free music in Eureka Springs’ do[...]

Breast Cancer in Arkansas

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This disease affects millions throughout the United States, including many people all across Arkansas. Breast cancer begins in the body due to the formation of abnormal cells. These particular cells are usually found in a mammogram or individuals may find a lump, which may indicate an abnormality, when doing breast self-exams. Early diagnosis is extremely[...]

Intriguing Women: Kelly Eichler

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Kelly Eichler University of Arkansas Board Member elly Eichler, a huge Hogs fan, began her career working for Gov. Mike Huckabee. Eichler attended the University of Arkansas. After she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, she attended the University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR) Bowen School of Law. She served as a deputy prose[...]

Intriguing Women: Evelyn Jorgenson

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Evelyn Jorgenson NWACC President velyn E. Jorgenson has always been passionate about education. She is a strong leader at Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC), and she currently serves as the institution’s president. Jorgenson’s leadership as an educator has led to various honors and awards. She has also served on many state and national boards.[...]