Author archives: Maura Montez

European Fornetti Bakery Goes Local

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  Fornetti bakery has earned its well-deserved reputation through 8,000 European stores, and a convenient and thorough delivery of a product that prides itself on being consistently fresh, high-quality, and readily accessible for true enjoyment. An introduction and sneak peek of the bakery opening in Little Rock took place at Diamond Bear Brewing Com[...]

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

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On Thursday, October 12, 2016 Bob Dylan was awarded with the Nobel Prize in Literature for giving life to new ways of poetically expressing American song. With his raw, gravelly vocals, and intermittent wailing harmonics-he became the father of folk-rock. His lyrics moved generations and gave tangible meaning to the experiences and emotions of so many. So[...]

From Mob Scenes to Silver Screens

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Hot Springs, Arkansas is rich in diverse history, and it continues to honor that history today. The enchanting and discrete valley became a charming mecca of activity and retreat. From the famous Bathhouse Row to memorial museums of notorious figures, the off-beat and alluring energy is quite undeniable. Native Americans are rumored to have rejuvenated in[...]

Feels Something Like Home

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Perhaps it was the delightful smell of fresh soil or the scorch of the afternoon sun, but something about the day we photographed Real Fair Food featuring Arkansas 4-H members who compete in country fairs around the state, transported me to a place in time--one where I could not be certain I had not previously visited. It was familiar like a favorite movie. [...]

October's Top 10 Things To Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month! 1. Kenny Rogers North Little Rock Oct. 6: The Gambler’s Last Deal tour is a call for lovers of this music legend to get tickets today! Roger’s award-winning career crosses several music genres, earning him generations of loyal fans. The concert should be a tota[...]

King Biscuit Blues Fest

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This year, the 31st annual King Biscuit Blues Fest will take place on October 5th through the 8th in Helena, Arkansas - home to the longest running radio show ever - "King Biscuit Time". This will be a weekend filled with food, bustling activity, and most importantly - the soulful music that aims to recognize and bring remembrance to the forefathers of Blue[...]