Author archives: Melanie Kramer

Sips and Dips:
Fresh Local Eats

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The Perfect Appetizer and Cocktail Pairings to Start Your Summer Meal You really can’t beat the food of summer. No other season offers the most beautiful bounty of delicious fruits and vegetables. It’s the ultimate time of the year to visit local restaurants and find out what palatable creative genius Arkansas chefs have in store for us.   We checked i[...]

5 Things to Do Around Little Rock This Weekend

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Father's Day is this weekend and there's no better way to celebrate than spending quality time with him. Get outside, enjoy summer, eat great food and have fun with dad! Saturday Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom Noon - 6 p.m. Hosted by the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, this annual commemoration of the end of slavery is an event rooted in history an[...]

Free Dive-In Movies Return to Fayetteville

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Grab your swimsuit and your favorite floatie and head over to Dive-In Movies at Wilson Park Pool. Thanks to the continued generosity of the Fayetteville Fire Fighters Association, Fayetteville Parks and Recreation is offering free Movies in the Park again in 2017. All movies begin at dark and are open to the public. The first movie of the season will b[...]

The 59th Annual Delta Exhibition Opens This Friday

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The Annual Delta Exhibition was founded nearly six decades ago to feature contemporary work by artists from Arkansas and bordering states. This year’s exhibition opens June 9 and will run through August 27. The Annual Delta Exhibition provides a unique snapshot of the artists from the Mississippi Delta region and a glimpse into the contemporary art scene,[...]

Petit & Keet: A New Destination for Little Rock

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Louis Petit, Jim Keet and his sons join forces to open a new, dynamic dining experience in West Little Rock. Photography By Jamison Mosley Like many grand ideas, it all started over a bottle of nice white wine. Little Rock restaurateur Jim Keet and fellow restaurant industry veteran Louis Petit were visiting one summer evening in Destin, Fla. The eveni[...]

Sirloin Steak and Tomato Salad

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Are you looking for a quick, easy and healthy dinner recipe to try this week? Our friends at the Arkansas Beef Council shared a great recipe with us. Test it out and let us know what you think. Total Recipe Time: 30 to 35 minutes Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 beef Top Sirloin Steak Boneless, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1 pound) 2 medium onions, [...]