Category archives: Blog

Here's What To Do With Your Leftover Eclipse Glasses

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Do good, feel good. You can send your leftover solar eclipse glasses to an Arkansas-based company that's working with Astronomers Without Borders, Arkansas Money & Politics reports. Explore Scientific, located in Springdale, is partnering with Astronomers Without Borders to collect the glasses and send them to schools in South America and Asia. Peo[...]

Back to School: Your Guide to Fayetteville's Nightlife

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Bartender and consultant Shaun Traxler of Sideways Bar in Fayetteville shares his expertise and tips with AY readers. Keep up with him on Instagram. For bartenders in Fayetteville, it's the most wonderful time of the year. And, no, I'm not talking about the holidays – although it may as well be for us patron-deprived barmen and -women. Students are rolli[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co.

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In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co. downtown. Click here to read more in this series. Feature photo by Meredith Mashburn. The kids are back in school! This is a celebra[...]

Here's Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse

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No need to watch this astronomical event alone. People are getting together all over the state to watch Monday’s solar eclipse. Plus, with the shortage of eclipse glasses, one of these parties might be your only chance to grab a pair. Northwest Arkansas Winthrow Springs State Park Devil’s Den State Park Lake Fort Smith State Park Fort Smith Public[...]

Over 62? Get Your "America the Beautiful" Pass

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Did you know that it’s possible for seniors age 62 and up to obtain a lifetime pass to all federal lands? Known as the “America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass,” this pass provides lifetime access and discounts on some amenities in more[...]

Shania Twain to Perform in Little Rock

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Shania Twain announced Thursday that she'll stop at Verizon Arena next summer on her Shania Now Tour. Twain will play in North Little Rock on June 12, 2018. Tickets for the show go on sale at the Verizon Arena box office Friday, August 25 at 10 a.m. Prices range from $29.95 to $149.95. To purchase tickets, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com. T[...]