Author archives: Maggie McNeary

Miranda Lambert to Perform at Verizon Arena

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Country singer Miranda Lambert is set to perform in North Little Rock next year. The Grammy Award-winning artist will stop at Verizon Arena on Saturday, March 10, 2018 during her Livin' Like Hippies Tour, according to a new release from the venue. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. Prices range from $42.75 to $77.75. To buy tick[...]

New Private Investigator Joins Search for Ebby Steppach

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Our content partner KARK reports that a well-known private investigator has taken on the case of missing woman Ebby Jane Steppach. Ebby disappeared nearly two years ago. Since she went missing from Little Rock in October of 2015, the Little Rock Police Department and private investigator Monty Vickers have explored her case. T.J. Ward, the new private inv[...]

Arkansas State Fair Food

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AY Magazine’s very own Kat Robinson is an expert on food in Arkansas, and food at the Arkansas State Fair is no exception. Kat shared her fair food picks after attending the annual media preview and Tasty Tom Awards at the state fairgrounds. She sampled Thanksgiving tacos, salad on a stick, pizza topped with crickets, chocolate covered jalapeno poppers an[...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Announces 2018 Season

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Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 12th season will feature three Shakespeare productions and a musical, the organization announced last week. The selections for 2018 include The Winter’s Tale, My Fair Lady, Henry IV Part One and Much Ado About Nothing. Most of the shows will be performed on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway, while one will [...]

Hello Cocoa Rebrands as Markham & Fitz

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The co-owners of an Arkansas-based chocolate maker announced this week that as their company expands, they'll be changing its name from Hello Cocoa to Markham & Fitz. Read the company's press release below: A Fayetteville chocolate maker is improving its quality, expanding its space and changing its name as it plans for relocation to Benton[...]

Georgia Pellegrini's Adventure Getaway in Central Arkansas

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eorgia Pellegrini, who has been described as a mix between Carrie Bradshaw and Annie Oakley, brought more than a dozen women to Arkansas' capital city last month for an Adventure Getaway weekend. Pellegrini's getaways are a chance for people to travel to different parts of the country and experience new adventures. Pellegrini, an author, TV host, chef [...]

15 Questions with Dr. C. Lowry Barnes

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Dr. C. Lowry Barnes, an orthopaedic surgeon and professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, spoke with us about his career, recent developments in orthopaedics and tips for good orthopaedic health. See our questions and his answers below. Barnes' Q&A has been edited for clarity and style. 1. What is your full name and title? C. Lo[...]