Author archives: Maura Montez

Watermelon Margarita

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One of my all time favorite cookbooks is The Junior League of Little Rock’s cookbook Big Taste of Little Rock. The cookbook was named Best Fundraising Cookbook in United States by Gourmand International at the Paris Cookbook Fair of 2009. If you want a refreshing cocktail for summer, try the Watermelon Margarita. Ingredients 4 cups seedless watermel[...]

Revisiting Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom

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This week we decided to check back in with Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom, which originally had opened as Piro Oven & Barroom. We are happy to report that the restaurant is doing just fine. Raduno's is one of the latest restaurants to open its doors in SoMa, and is a favored haunt for those who reside within walking distance and beyond. The revitalization of [...]

Are you a Beer Lover? Don't Miss the Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival this Weekend!

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Be sure to visit Superior Bathhouse Brewery. The brewery features a craft beer tasting room, full service restaurant and most recently a special event venue. The brewery is the first brewery located in a U.S. National Park and the world's first to utilize thermal spring water as the main ingredient. The brewery turns 144 degree water into a myriad of styles [...]

River Market Tower Hosts Open House

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Little Rock - River Market Tower is hosting an open house on Wednesday, May 24 from 5-7 pm at River Market Tower. Appetizers and wine from ZIN will be served. Arkansas Artist, Bob Snider, will be on hand painting a picture of the downtown skyline. Plus several other pieces of art will be available from Gallery Central. Come join the fun and be sure to enter[...]

Dr. Jennifer L. Conner on the Joys of Cycling

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According to Arkansas Parks and Tourism Director, Joe David Rice, Arkansas has been moved to the forefront of one of America’s fastest growing interests. His article in the May issue will tell you all you need to know about the current state of, and existing and future endeavors of bicycling in Arkansas.  His take on it?  “Things are pretty damn good.” Me[...]

Michael Chaffin on the Joys of Cycling

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According to Arkansas Parks and Tourism Director, Joe David Rice, Arkansas has been moved to the forefront of one of America's fastest growing interests. His article in the May issue will tell you all you need to know about the current state of, and existing and future endeavors of bicycling in Arkansas.  His take on it?  "Things are pretty damn good." Mi[...]

Loft Living Downtown Main Street

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  K-Lofts apartments was the first rehabilitation project on Main Street, which led to the development of all of the other buildings around 315 Main Street in Little Rock. The original job of restoring the building began in 2013, before it went dormant. Matt Foster of MWF Construction LLC teamed up with Oregon developer Scott Reed to revive the pr[...]