Category archives: Blog

Zin Wine Bar Opens Second Location

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Zin Urban Wine & Beer Bar’s second location is opening today. Zin West is situated in the Market Place Shopping Center at 11121 N. Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock. The original location is at 300 River Market Avenue. Business hours are the same at both locations: Sunday 5-10 p.m., Monday-Wednesday 4-10 p.m., Thursday 4-11 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 4 [...]

Time to Hit the Water!

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There’s nothing better during the hot summer days than lounging and playing in cool water! During July, head to one of these great spots for some fun in the sun in the water! In Pine Bluff, don’t miss the Saracen Landing Splash Park, located at 200 Lake Saracen Dr. The facility is one of the most advanced splash parks in the state, featuring 78 programmab[...]

Hot Springs Music Festivals Set for Labor Day Weekend

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Labor Day weekend in Hot Springs will contain not one, but two, music festivals, according to a news release. Donít miss the 26th annual Hot Springs JazzFest and the 21st annual Hot Springs Blues Festival. JazzFest is set for August 31 to September 4. Some JazzFest events are free; for the paid events, tickets may cost up to $35. Concerts and events will [...]

Botox or Bills: Do I Have to Choose?

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Wouldn’t it be great if we could afford all the filler, Botox and laser procedures we wanted to keep our skin healthy and youthful? Most of us are on budgets and can’t afford to spend an unlimited amount on our face. We can’t let our bills pile up to pay for our Botox. The good news is that you can stay on budget and maintain healthy, youthful skin!  A co[...]

Murry's Dinner Playhouse is a Modern Classic

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism It's embarrassing to admit that I knew about Murry's Dinner Playhouse for almost 15 years before setting foot inside and settling in for a show. If you haven't been, perhaps it has hovered for years on the edge of your awareness, like it did on mine, as a thing that you could do, b[...]

Nexus Coffee Aims to Fuel Local Art Scene

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Amid the ever-growing coffee culture in downtown Little Rock comes a shop that emphasizes  collaboration and creativity: Nexus Coffee and Creative. Nestled on the corner of Clinton Avenue and Cumberland Street, Nexus offers specialty coffee, loose-leaf teas and craft beer and wine, along with a food menu. The idea for the business started on a napkin last[...]

Riverfest Suspended After 40 Years

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Little Rock’s annual music festival, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in June, has been suspended, officials say. “We can no longer deliver the experience that Riverfest fans have come to expect,” DeAnna Korte, Riverfest’s executive director, said in a news release. “Rising costs of performers’ fees, coupled with a greater number of competing festiva[...]

Weinkeller Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years

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With roots in the 1800s, one of the oldest wineries in The Natural State is Wiederkehr Wine Cellars, located in the Arkansas River Valley. Atop St. Mary’s Mountain, the Wiederkehr family tradition of winemaking began in 1880 when Johann Andreas Wiederkehr and his family emigrated from Switzerland to America. The original hand-dug wine cellar, now the site[...]

KARK Features Molly Miller, Mental Health Guide

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KARK featured former Little Rock City Director candidate Molly Miller and BridgeWay CEO Jason Miller on "Arkansas Today" Monday afternoon. Molly was on the cover of this year's Mental Health Guide. She spoke to AY Magazine about her fight against anxiety and depression and her journey to treatment, as well as her decision to withdraw from the city directo[...]