Category archives: Blog

Plan Ahead For Fun in the New Year

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism If the news of Riverfest's ceasing operations after its 40th season in 2017 punched a hole in your spring planning, never fear, because the Museum of Discovery announced in late November that it would be taking over Springfest, Riverfest's smaller, family-focused counterpart. This [...]

Bon Jovi Announces Show at Verizon Arena

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Rock legends Bon Jovi announced a stop at Verizon Arena on their This House is Not For Sale tour Thursday morning. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will rock North Little Rock on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19 and prices range from $23 to $154.50. Buy your ticke[...]

No Sun Necessary!

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There is nothing better than having the perfect tan. Let’s be honest, having a tan somehow makes everything seem sunnier – my mood is better, my clothes look cuter and I feel skinnier! I say it all the time and it really is true… Tan fat always looks better than pale fat. But a tan is only worth it if you get it the safe way. Sun damage, whether it is don[...]

Women’s Own Worth Gives to Those in Need

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Women’s Own Worth, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence, aims to help victims through scholarships and donations. W.O.W. founder Jajuan Archer says her organization tries to bridge the gap between the state and other organizations for those in need. While her organization focuses primarily on domestic violence victims, it he[...]

HBO Series to Be Filmed in Northwest Arkansas

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The third installment of the HBO crime anthology True Detective created by Nic Pizzolatto and starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali (above left) will be filmed and produced in Northwest Arkansas, beginning in early 2018. “We’re thrilled HBO chose to film the series in Arkansas,” said Gov. Asa Hutchinson. “This is a testament to the dedicated teamwork acros[...]

West Little Rock Movie Theater Construction to Begin This Month

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Construction is beginning this month in the former B & B Theatres Chenal 9 in the Promenade at Chenal in west Little Rock, which is expected to open in the spring as an AMC movie theater, according to an AMC spokesman and Promenade management. “AMC Theatres is set to begin a $3-million-dollar construction for the Chenal 9 Theatre complex at the Promen[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Cache

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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 Cache Restaurant & Lounge. The season to celebrate is over. Unfortunately for our house, the happiest time of the year is also the busiest. Both my wife and I were [...]

Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge Opens in Little Rock

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Downtown Little Rock’s newest attraction is a bar and bowling alley, soon to be joined by a German beer hall. Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge is in the middle of its first official opening week, General Manager Rich Bielefeld says. Bielefeld says the business is “a bar with a bowling alley” and that it’s kid- and adult-friendly – at least until 8 p.m. With h[...]

My #1 Tool for Goal Setting

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It's that time of year again. Everywhere I look on social media, people are talking about their goals. I am one of those people, too. My current mission is trying to find the perfect planner to make a list of the goals and dreams for the whole year that I long to accomplish — which includes keeping track of my busy family. As the starting date was nearing[...]