Author archives: Maggie McNeary

Local Ketchup Company to Hold Launch Party at Green Corner Store

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A new condiment company based in the Natural State is holding a launch party Saturday to celebrate its locally made ketchup. The Arkansas Ketchup Co. uses local ingredients like Arkansas tomatoes and honey to make its special sauce, according to its website. The party lasts from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Green Corner Store at 1423 Main Street in Little Rock[...]

Drink for a Cause at Winos for Rhinos

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Put your drinking to good use at Winos for Rhinos, a wine tasting and silent auction that raises money to help save rhinos and other African animals. The Little Rock chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is hosting the event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 22 at the River Bottom Winery at 13810 Combee Lane in Roland. Attendees can listen to[...]

Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa Sold to Little Rock Group

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The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, the largest hotel in the state, has been sold to a Little Rock group, according to a news release. Sky Capital Group LP of Little Rock bought The Arlington, located at 239 Central Avenue in Hot Springs National Park, from Southwest Hotels Inc., according to a release from The Arlington. The purchase was a private t[...]

Hank Williams Jr. to Play in NWA

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Hold onto your hats. Hank Williams Jr. will play in Northwest Arkansas this weekend. The Grammy Award-winning country artist will bring his show to the Walmart AMP in Rogers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Singer-songwriter Frank Foster will open for Williams. Walmart AMP Public Relations Director Jennifer Wilson said Monday afternoon that tickets were still av[...]

Clinton Center to Host World Woman Summit

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The inaugural World Woman Summit will be held in September at the Clinton Presidential Center, according to a news release. The summit will mark the launch of the World Woman Foundation Global Mentorship program, which aims to help single mothers in Arkansas “by connecting them to corporate and public leaders,” an Arkansas Department of Parks & Touris[...]

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day With Loblolly Creamery

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Here’s the scoop: Loblolly Creamery’s Grand Opening is set to take place on National Ice Cream Day. You’ll be able to get $1 mini scoops all day Sunday July 16 as the SoMa store celebrates the new opening of the new Loblolly Scoop Shop at 1423 Main St. in Little Rock, according to a Facebook event. The ice creamery is also selling buy one get one free [...]

Chin Chat with Dr. Suzanne Yee

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You can join cosmetic surgeon Dr. Suzanne Yee Tuesday afternoon to discuss “the latest in chin and neck rejuvenation,” according to a Facebook post. From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dr. Yee will host a lunch event with live demonstrations, special pricing for attendees and door prizes, a flier says. Participants can get their questions answered about procedures[...]

Arkansas Chef to Appear on 'CBS This Morning'

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The executive chef of The Hive at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville will be featured on CBS This Morning Saturday. Matthew McClure "will share his path, inspiration and approach to refined country cooking” as part of "The Dish," a series that highlights chefs, according to a news release. McClure, an Arkansas native, is an award-winning chef, a news rele[...]

New Directors Join Ballet Arkansas

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A husband-and-wife team started their new positions as artistic and associate artistic directors at Ballet Arkansas this month. Michael Fothergill will serve as the company’s new artistic director, while Catherine Garratt Fothergill will be the new associate artistic director. "Michael and I have hit the ground running and are enjoying getting to know [...]

Southern Table to Open in July

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We asked Margie Raimondo, the woman behind Raimondo Winery, about her newest venture, Southern Table. Raimondo’s Southern Table is taking over the space that used to house Kent Walker Artisan Cheese at 323 S. Cross St. in Little Rock. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity. AY: What's the story of Southern Table? How did it come about? [...]