Author archives: AY Staff

A Whiskey Recipe from the Experts

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We learned all about whiskey in our lastest issue of AY. We were lucky enough to have the experts at Macadoodle's in Springdale share their wisdom about this age-old spirit, as well as one of their favorite cocktail recipes. Sazerac (Recommended by Ryan Mulcahy, Macadoodle’s Springdale spirits and wine manager. ) Ingredients ∙ 1 sugar cube ∙ 3 dashe[...]

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Scott Snider

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We are thankful that Becca Snider Talley  reached out to us regarding an amazing event honoring her cousin, Scott Snider. We are proud to help announce the first annual Scott Snider Memorial "Night of Champions" Dinner June 22 at 6 p.m. at Pulaski Academy's Rutherford Gym. The event features Los Angeles Charger Hunter Henry and former Green Bay Packer and[...]

Top 10 Things To Do

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1 RIVERFEST LITTLE ROCK June 1-4 This year the iconic music event will celebrate its 40th anniversary on the banks of the Arkansas River. The festival kicks off June 1 with a party (tickets required) featuring tastings of hundreds of wines and local craft beers, food and, of course, live music. Headliners to this year’s festival include Wiz Khalifa and[...]

Tiny Home Amplifies Community

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tiny home is quickly becoming a big attraction in south Fayetteville. An expansive deck surrounds the front of the L-shaped structure that’s comprised of brown Abaco wood and black, metal siding. The home actually consists of two buildings on a corner lot. A bright, teal door welcomes guests into the living quarters. A recording studio runs perpendicular to[...]

CHI St. Vincent, UALR Partner to Address Nursing Shortage

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CHI St. Vincent has joined forces with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to create a new program in response to the nursing shortage in Arkansas. The UA Little Rock/CHI St. Vincent Pathway Program will expand student capacity at the UA Little Rock Department of Nursing while addressing staffing needs at CHI St. Vincent. CHI St. Vincent will provide[...]

Delightful Pops of Color

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This modern dining area is full of shapes and color. “I’m obsessed with round shapes and circles. I chose the round table, to fit the square room, which is a good design lesson to remember,” John Gibson, interior designer and owner of Urban Pad, said. Gibson echoed the spherical sentiment with art and lighting fixtures. Replicas of 50-gallon drum lids hang[...]

Kid Friendly Frozen Treats

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Frozen Smoothie Popsicles Here is a kid version that is tasty whether frozen or mushy; it works with frozen or fresh mango or banana. 1 15-ounce can apricots, packed in juice or light syrup 1 ½ cups low-fat plain yogurt ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract, optional 1 teaspoon honey, optional 2 lemons, limes or small oranges (like a “Cutie”), sliced into eigh[...]

Advancement in Hip and Knee Replacement

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Susan Smith dealt with knee pain for years, but when it began to affect her daily activities, she knew it was time to do something. Smith, who is the wife of G. Richard Smith, M.D., former dean of the UAMS College of Medicine, has always been an active person. Whether it’s riding a bike, hiking or ballroom dancing, she’s always been on the go. However, sh[...]

A Q&A with Scott Copas

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Scott Copas, President and CEO of Baldwin & Shell Construction Co. First job: I had a paper route for Arkansas Democrat and cooked at Minute Man on University Avenue — I can still recite the Minute Man menu. First big break: Going to work for The Baldwin Company in 1977. This is the predecessor to Baldwin & Shell Construction Co. One word th[...]