Category archives: Out & About

Take a tour of Arkansas's historic bridges

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It’s no secret that Arkansas is known for its abundant rivers, lakes, streams and mountains. Yet, the trails and routes that transport Arkansans and visitors alike to these natural resources tell a story of their own. Nowhere is this more evident than in Arkansas’s historic bridges, which span geographic and manmade features such as waterways, busy railroad [...]

Cave City Watermelon Festival starts August 11

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The Cave City Watermelon Festival has revealed its 2016 entertainment headliners. This year’s lineup includes three nationally recognized headlining artists, with one performing each night of the festivities. Thursday, August 11th will be headlined by The JJ Weeks Band, whose music has been featured on the official soundtracks for high-profile films “God’[...]

"Gridiron" on the Docket at The Rep

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It's time for audience members to feel great again as The Arkansas Repertory Theatre kicks off the 2016-17 season with Gridiron first up on the docket. The show, a biennial music production spoofing Arkansas, national politics, and people, is put on by a group of legal professionals each year. This year there are an astounding 80 participants in the show [...]

Katrina Survivor Asks “Can Everybody Swim?”

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“Everything you’ve ever known is four feet deep in water. [...] The sound of that water is so wild, yet the world is so quiet. There’s no cars, there’s no music ... there’s nothing.” These are the words of Bruce Snow, a New Orleans native and Katrina survivor. Snow recently wrote a book – “Can Everybody Swim?” – detailing his real life tale of survival in[...]

Delight in Daiquiris at The Pizzeria at Terry's

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If you needed an excuse to have a cocktail on a Tuesday, it’s time to raise your glass. July 19 is National Daiquiri Day, and The Pizzeria at Terry’s Finer Foods has all your classic daiquiri needs covered. We sat down and talked with mixologist and head bartender Dillon Garcia to help get you in the spirit of things. AY: First off, tell us how long have [...]

How to do Argenta's Art Walk Like a Pro

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July’s Argenta Art Walk is one you won’t want to miss. Lucky for you, we’ve got an insider’s look at all the stops. Meet the artists, shop-owners, and organizers, and we’ll see you tomorrow. Pro tip: There is no wrong way to do the Art Walk. Start in the beginning, middle, or end of Main Street and don’t forget to check out the stops off the beaten path. [...]

Do National Hot Dog Month with the Green Cart Deli

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It's not summer without a hotdog, and perhaps that's why July is National Hot Dog month. In fact Americans eat roughly 150 million hot dogs on July 4th alone, according to the The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council. There are plenty of ways to eat a hotdog in Central Arkansas, whether you make it yourself during a backyard cookout or grab one from the ball[...]