Category archives: Blog

Rock Town Distillery Turns 7

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Need plans for this weekend? Rock Town Distillery has you covered. The company is throwing a party Saturday to celebrate seven years of making whiskey in Little Rock. You may have been on one of their tours or gone to a bottling party, but it wasn’t like this. The distillery is offering free tours from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. during the day. A food truck wil[...]

The Weekend Theater Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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The Weekend Theater in downtown Little Rock kicks off its 25th anniversary season this month with the first of nine productions, including four musicals and five dramas. “To commemorate our milestone anniversary, we had a Back by Popular Demand campaign and asked our audiences to vote for the shows they would most like to see return to the stage,” said Ja[...]

5 Things to Do Around Little Rock This Weekend

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Father's Day is this weekend and there's no better way to celebrate than spending quality time with him. Get outside, enjoy summer, eat great food and have fun with dad! Saturday Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom Noon - 6 p.m. Hosted by the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, this annual commemoration of the end of slavery is an event rooted in history an[...]

Free Dive-In Movies Return to Fayetteville

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Grab your swimsuit and your favorite floatie and head over to Dive-In Movies at Wilson Park Pool. Thanks to the continued generosity of the Fayetteville Fire Fighters Association, Fayetteville Parks and Recreation is offering free Movies in the Park again in 2017. All movies begin at dark and are open to the public. The first movie of the season will b[...]

Garden Party: Art and Cocktails in the Ozarks

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Garden party? Count us in. The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks will celebrate “vibrant, early summer garden beauty” Tuesday at the 10th Annual Art & Cocktails in the Garden, a flier says. Attendees will sample hors d’oeuvres, martinis and craft beer while they enjoy art in a natural setting. Local art will be presented by the Fayetteville Art Alliance[...]

5 Ways to Spend a Summer Day in NWA

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1. Float the Buffalo For a day full of water and sun, make a stop at Buffalo River Outfitters to rent some canoes and gather supplies, then put in near Ponca. Make sure you bring friends and plenty of sunscreen. While this stream may not be a challenge for experienced boaters, it can provide a good time for all. 2. Hike to Hawksbill Crag You’ll have[...]

Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders Still Unsolved

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(left to right) Michelle Guse, Lori Lee Farmer, Denise Milner On June 13, 1977 girl scouts Michelle Guse, Lori Lee Farmer and Denise Milner were brutally raped and murdered at Camp Scott in Locust Grove, Oklahoma. This unsolved case has become one of Oklahoma’s most infamous murder mysteries. PART ONE (originally published in AY Magazine in May 2008) Tho[...]

Little Rock Zoo Welcomes Second Rhino

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  A female rhinoceros has become the newest member of the Little Rock Zoo family and has joined Johari in the Africa animal exhibit. Ten-year-old Andazi, an eastern black rhino, was transferred from Zoo Atlanta as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Rhino Species Survival Plan (SSP) in an effort aimed at increasing the population [...]