Author archives: Jillian McGehee

Talking About Sex

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alking about sex is taboo in many circles. While it may be awkward or uncomfortable for some to talk about, sex is an integral part to everyone’s health and should be easily discussed at it can affect quality of life. Defining the optimal sexual health each person should have is a difficult task given the various variables that come into play. Personal s[...]

Matters of the Spine

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ByJillian McGehee :: Photography by Jamison Mosley hrough innovative, minimally invasive spine surgery Dr. Scott Schlesinger helps restore his patients’ quality of life. The spine is the body’s pathway of the brain to its limbs, according to Schlesinger of Legacy Spine & Neurological in Little Rock. “It’s like the body’s super highway. When discs [...]

Haute Cuisine With Home-Like Comfort

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Pine Bluff Country Club is the place to experience a posh meal in an intimate setting filled with Southern charm. With his savory and sweet kitchen creations, Chef James McAfee has been satisfying the palates of members and guests for many years at the 100-plus-year old establishment. By Jillian McGeehee :: Photography by Cindy Momchilov   [...]

Travel Arkansas: All A-Maze

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Get lost in the wonder of fall in Arkansas with corn mazes, corn cannons, farm fun and more!   the average person may not understand the intricacies of agriculture, it’s common knowledge that without farmers, humans would be a hungry species. A less well-known fact is that these same farmers have the capacity to provide lots of fun and adventure fo[...]

Art Scene: Documenting 25 Years Of Film

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the world-renowned Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. With the city’s spa culture, colorful history and cool vibe, it’s an ideal setting for a destination festival. Photography courtesy of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Top photo: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise won the Audience Award for best feature a[...]

Home: A Place to Live & Love

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The remodeled home of Cheryl and Dr. Wendell Pahls is a more pristine and polished version of itself. Photography by Janet Warlick   20-plus-year-old home is still the family sanctuary; however, it’s now a comfortably creative space for these “Game of Thrones”-loving grandparents who have an affinity for magic, realism paintings and Italian-inspir[...]

Feature: Savory Education

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Culinary schools in Arkansas prepare aspiring chefs for the Natural State’s eclectic food scene.   is booming with an authentic and compelling culinary scene. Restaurants boast a variety of cuisine and top chefs who work hard to prepare unforgettable fare. Local chefs, from Little Rock to Fayetteville and throughout the state, are commonly featured[...]

Feature: Same Beat, Different Song

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For decades Riverfest has been the family-fun place to be in Little Rock over Memorial Day weekend. This month, the revamped Riverfest is ready to once again rock the river, putting Little Rock on the music festival map. Photography courtesy of Riverfest   heart and soul behind the state’s largest single event is stronger than ever as the communit[...]

Dining Spotlight: Whole Hog Café North Little Rock

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An Enchanting Barbecue Experience Photography by Janet Warlick   weather tends to beckon a desire for barbecue’s savory flavors and sharable sides as friends and families gather on patios for dining fun. That’s just what guests to the Whole Hog Café in North Little Rock will find. The café’s patio, embellished by a brightly painted outside wall mu[...]