Author archives: Maggie McNeary

Chill Out at the Hillcrest Ice Cream Social

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I scream, you scream … you know the drill. Join the residents of Hillcrest at an ice cream social Thursday, July 6. You’ll hear a brass band and enjoy free ice cream and popcorn, according to the Facebook event. Lemonade and cookies will also be available. The fun begins at 6 p.m. at 2811 Kavanaugh Boulevard in Little Rock.

AY Writer Featured on FoodNetwork.com

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AY Magazine’s very own Kat Robinson is an expert on food in Arkansas and her latest post for the Food Network shines the spotlight on dining in Little Rock. Kat’s slideshow gave Food Network readers a taste of the South by showing them “Where to Eat in Little Rock.” Click here to see Kat’s photos from Little Rock restaurants. She included several lo[...]

New Developments in Case of Missing Arkansas Woman

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Ebby Jane Steppach has been missing since October 24, 2015, but the Little Rock Police Department held a press conference about new developments in her case Tuesday. A new cold case squad at the Little Rock Police Department is now investigating Steppach’s disappearance. At the press conference, Little Rock Police Detective Tommy Hudson said he wouldn’t c[...]

5 Places to Watch July 4th Fireworks in Arkansas

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Chances are your town, wherever it may be in the state, will have a fireworks display on Independence Day. Here are our picks for places to watch some of the biggest and brightest celebrations in Arkansas. 1. River Market Pops on the River isn’t just a fireworks display; it’s a day-long extravaganza. The festivities start at 3 p.m. in the River Market [...]

Play With Fire at Science After Dark

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You may have been told not to play with fire. But you’re a grown up now. Experience the Museum of Discovery in a whole new light when you party with the adults Thursday night. This month, Science After Dark will focus on "pyro science." In preparation for Fourth of July next week, attendees will “learn the science of fire, fireworks and explosions” from 6[...]

Skillet, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon to Play at Verizon Arena

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Two Grammy-nominated acts and a former American Idol contestant will come to North Little Rock later this year, according to a news release. Skillet, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Tauren Wells and Gawvi will appear at Verizon Arena Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. as part of the AiR1 Positive Hits Tour, a news release from the venue said. Tickets go on sale June 30 at 10 a[...]

PopUp in the Rock to Transform Parking Lot into Creative Space

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The Argenta Art Walk will be extra special next month. While you’re checking out the art scene in North Little Rock, you can head to the launch party for PopUp Argenta, PopUp in the Rock’s new project. The launch party will take place from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. July 21, but the space will last much longer. “This space will be open to public use for tw[...]

Oaklawn Announces Spa Blast Headliner

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If you’re an Aerosmith fan, you’ll be pretty pumped for this news. An Aerosmith tribute band will be the headline act at the 26th Annual Spa Blast at the Oaklawn Infield at 2705 Central Avenue in Hot Springs July 3, according to a news release. Local groups like Spa City Young Bloods, Mayday by Midnight, John Calvin Brewer Band and R&R will warm th[...]

Learn While You Drink at Science Cafe Little Rock

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Science Cafe Little Rock is back this month, this time at Hibernia Irish Tavern, according to a news release. Science Cafe Little Rock, a panel discussion that explores different scientific topics in a relaxed atmosphere, is held on the fourth Tuesday of most months. This month’s event will take place at 9700 N. Rodney Parham Rd. from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tue[...]