Author archives: AY Staff

Changing Lives

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As we move into the season of giving, the November issue begins to set the tone for the holidays. This month’s pages are full of faith, optimism, strength and giving. We hope you find the stories as endearing as we do. The inaugural “Faces of Arkansas” section showcases individuals and groups across our state who make a difference in our everyday lives. T[...]

Preserve Arkansas Recognizes Historic Hot Springs Buildings

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(Hot Springs, AR) October 27, 2017 – Preserve Arkansas announced today that three historic buildings in downtown Hot Springs received Preservation Awards honoring their outstanding achievements in historic preservation. Hot Springs received more recognition than any other city in the state. Award recipients included the Thompson Building/The Waters Hotel, th[...]

Get Hungry for the Arkansas Cornbread Festival

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The 2017 Arkansas Cornbread Festival kicks off Saturday in Little Rock's SoMa district. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees will celebrate Southern tradition all along downtown’s South Main Street. Amateur and professional cornbread makers will compete for a $1,000 prize in their category. In addition to the cornbread competition, the event features a day f[...]

ARcare: With You

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ARcare, a medical clinic with 41 locations throughout Arkansas, aims to care for every member of your family at every stage in their lives through comprehensive medical services. “Health for All” is ARcare’s mission, and it’s at the core of everything the clinic does – including the organization’s emphasis on customer health, community health, employee he[...]

Oaklawn Scaring Up Freaky Fun in October

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Hot Springs, Ark. – From start to finish, October is sure to offer plenty of thrills and excitement at Oaklawn starting with a traditional Oktoberfest party and ending with a Halloween Bash complete with a costume contest. The Oktoberfest celebration kicks off the month Sunday, Oct. 1 with a $5,000 drawing from 6 – 10 p.m., a $4.99 German dinner in Lagnia[...]

The Christmas Season: Opening Soon in Branson!

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By Linda Burlingame :: Photography courtesy of the venues Above: Rudolph's Holly Jolly™ Christmas Light Parade. f Christmas is your favorite holiday, if you just can’t wait to enjoy all the delight and enchantment of the season. Great news! Christmas comes early in Branson. In fact, during the first weekend in November, Branson will be “lit up like a C[...]

Intriguing Women: The Class of 2017

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You can’t buy your way into AY’s list of "Intriguing Women." Our editors sort through numerous nominations and contact industry leaders in order to produce the list. AY’s 2017 “Intriguing Women” are beautiful, intelligent women who make a difference in our state. From philanthropists to finance gurus, these women are at the top of their game. As a woman-l[...]

Where We Live & Why We Live There

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Home is where memories are made. Choosing a place to live isn’t easy. It has to be a place you love where you’ll create new memories and make lasting friendships. Buying a home is an expensive investment. It takes a savvy realtor to help guide a home owner through the process. AY’s Where We Live showcases the special bond between real estate agents and ho[...]