Author archives: Denise White Parkinson

Home: Homage to Tuscany

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Dr. Junie — short for Junior — and Becky Simpson share a passion for travel. Italy is their favorite destination. Photography by Janet Warlick   Junie — short for Junior — and Becky Simpson share a passion for travel. Italy is their favorite destination. “My husband’s great-great-grandparents came over from Sicily,” Becky said. “We love everyth[...]

Notable: Zoë’s

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Famed Eatery Expands Photography by Janet Warlick   Eatery, Hot Springs’ longstanding Malvern Avenue coffeehouse and go-to place for quality comfort foods, has a new location in the Surfas Culinary District, a gourmet food/restaurant/housewares business in downtown Hot Springs’ historic Hamp Williams Building. Christened “Zoë’s in the District,” i[...]

Nicole Hart: Providing Holistic Help at ARVets

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Help for the healing. Photography by Brandon Markin   clinical research on PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, focuses on select gene processes and high-tech brain imaging, veterans throughout Central Arkansas are finding holistic solutions at ARVets, a “one-stop shop” for mental health resources for Arkansas veterans and their families. ARVets’[...]

Marie's Story: Breaking the Cycle

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The following story, unfortunately, echoes the experience of too many Americans. Although Arkansas was not Marie’s intended destination, this story has a happy ending: she and her children have fallen in love with their adopted home. Photography by Brandon Markin   and/or because of what she overcame, Marie* never lost her faith in life. The seeds[...]

Feature: Style Meets Purpose

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27th Annual Bolo Bash Welcomes Badgley Mischka Photography by Sara Edwards Neal and Courtesy of Badgley Mischka   of Little Rock’s annual Bolo Bash benefiting Baptist Health System continue to raise the bar, and this year is no exception. Designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka, guests of honor for the 27th Bolo Bash, have set hearts a-flutter ac[...]