Author archives: AY Staff

Spring Renovation Guide

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Our magazine is about homes each and every month. You’ll find some of Arkansas’ most beautiful places to live within each issue as we provide readers with a showcase of ideas and possibilities they can make their own. We're happy to present the AY 2017 Home Improvement and Remodeling Guide. It’s purpose—to serve as the state’s first and most useful referenc[...]

Jazz in the Park

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For the fifth year in a row a mix of soft and soulful jazz will flow through the River Market each week in April. Sponsored by the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (LRCVB), partnering with Art Porter Music Education, Inc (APME), Jazz in the Park celebrates local musicians who have been in Little Rock’s jazz scene for years and those who are just ge[...]

4th Annual JLLR Downtown Dash 10K/5K

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The 4th Annual Downtown Dash 10K/5K is set for Saturday, April 8. The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the Junior League of Little Rock building, located at 401 Scott Street. Families and kids can participate in the “Downtown Dash, Jr.” race, a 1K kids fun run. The handicap and stroller accessible race features a scenic course through downtown Little Rock, pa[...]

Top 10 Things To Do

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1 ONE NIGHT ONLY: GLADYS KNIGHT LITTLE ROCK APRIL 3 Fans are ready for the overdue return of The Empress of Soul, the one and only Miss Gladys Knight. While she could listen as the crowd serenades her with her extension roster of classic songs, the audience is in for a treat as she continues to impress crowds with old and new hits at Robinson Performan[...]

Diamond Chef Competition

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The University of Arkansas-Pulaski Tech College Celebrates 10 Years of Popular Chef Competition with A Double Elimination Culinary Challenge Donnie Ferneau Executive Chef at 1836 Club in Little Rock 2016 Diamond Chef Champion Cooking Style: "I'm classic-trained, but I definitely am Kamikaze. I grab from everything and I put them all together as on[...]

Savoring Springtime with Wines

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n the native Kiswahili the word “safari” means “to journey.” In the native French, “sommelier” is the title bestowed upon a professionally trained wine steward. At the May fundraiser Wild Wines benefiting the Little Rock Zoo, guests will be guided along a culinary journey carefully curated by sommelier Jonathan Looney, the event’s beverage sponsor. Wild [...]

From Our House to Yours

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Linda Fertsl is a long-time volunteer for Our House. hey're two simple little trays meant for holding deviled eggs, each with eight not-so-perfect oval indentations. Because they're made of silver metal that feels like more like cast iron than aluminum, they seem vintage, like they've known many family barbecues. However, the story to be told isn't about[...]

Border Cantos, Crystal Bridges

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Border Cantos, a unique collaboration between American photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican American sculptor/composer Guillermo Galindo, uses the power of art to explore and humanize the complex issues surrounding the United States-Mexico border. Misrach, who has photographed the border since 2004, documents landscapes and objects, including things l[...]

Heights Corner Market Officially Opens its Doors!

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Heights Corner Market will host its official grand opening this Friday, March 31 from 3-6 p.m. at 5018 Kavanaugh Boulevard. Located in the former Terry’s Finer Foods location, the revamped space will feature a full deli; prepared foods section with daily specials; local, organic produce and goods; on-trend gifts and household items; and at-home delivery opti[...]