Author archives: Maggie McNeary

Rascal Flatts Rocks the AMP

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If “life is a highway,” we’ll ride it right to Northwest Arkansas next weekend. Rascal Flatts is playing at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion Friday July 21 at a stop on their Rhythm & Roots tour. Their most recent album was released in May, so you’re sure to hear new favorites along with their older hits. Gates open at 6 p.m. and music starts at[...]

GIVEAWAY: Win $100 to Eggshells Kitchen Co.

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You could win a $100 gift card to Eggshells Kitchen Co. Here's how: Head to our Facebook page and click on the post below. Post a photo of you or your kids cooking in the comments. Share the post! We'll pick a winner later this month. You can also enter to win this contest by tagging us in your photos on Instagram and using #ayeggshellscontest.[...]

Meet the Winners of AY's Cute Pet Contest

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And the winner is … To be more accurate, the winners are Marley, the Doodle Gang and Bryant. Our readers sent so many cute pet photos, we couldn’t choose just one! Out of dozens of entries, our staff chose these adorable four-legged friends. In addition to furry glory, these animals’ owners will receive gift baskets from local Little Rock treat-maker W[...]

Arkansas Hotel Lands on Travel + Leisure's Best City Hotels List

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The 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville was named No. 8 on Travel + Leisure Magazine's 2017 list of the Top 15 City Hotels in the Continental United States. The 15 hotels  were rated by the magazine's readers "on their facilities, location, service, food, and overall value," according to the list. The chosen hotels are located in Las Vegas, Chicago, New Or[...]

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 [...]