Category archives: Blog

How to Host an Instameet

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was raised to believe that meeting anyone in person from the Internet is a pretty bad idea. And at the time — with countless, faceless online lurkers trolling chat rooms for naive youngsters — it was a good rule to live by. But fast forward to October 26, 2013, to when I attended the very first instameet in Arkansas hosted by local Instagrammers @brenton[...]

The River Market’s At the Corner a Must-Try

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Nestled in the River Market where Markham and Scott streets converge, the force behind one of Little Rock’s newest eateries is a family affair.   and daughter Helen and Leila King noticed the space over a year ago, when it was still operating as The Hop. The hustle and bustle surrounding the location made the Kings think about asking the Hop to sell,[...]

Southern Gourmasian

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By now Little Rock natives are incredibly familiar with the red and yellow iconic truck that harbors the beloved Southern Gourmasian.   staple in the scene since 2012, head chef Justin Patterson is currently living out his dream of seeing the endeavor grow into a concrete reality – the much awaited brick-and-mortar. He and his team are giddy with e[...]

Murder Mystery: The Disappearance of Maud Crawford

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On the evening of March 2, 1957, Maud Crawford was cozy in her comfortable surroundings, despite the cold, rainy weather outside.   sat on the couch, stringing beans, while the family dog lay nearby. The scene was so serene ... it could have been drawn as the cover for a greeting card. The Crawford home on Clifton Street in Camden, Ark., built in[...]

‘The Winning Numbers’

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Community Theatre of Little Rock Presents Locally Written ‘The Winning Numbers’   isn’t the only place for theater, and locals will be glad to know that, since the opening of the Studio Theatre on Seventh Street in the summer of 2014, a new stage is in town. From April 24 to 26, the Studio Theatre will play host to the Community Theatre of Littl[...]

Top 5 Diet Tips For The Bride-To-Be

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Are you a bride-to-be? Say yes to your dress size with these five tips.   working with hundreds of clients, I have found that typically the most effective component in getting the best results possible is placing some sort of deadline to meet. There is no better example of this than with ones I have trained who were brides-to-be. It’s amazing what [...]

Waffle Wagon Beer Brunch at Stone’s Throw

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This Sunday, enjoy your chicken and waffles with a side of beer.   you’re a Little Rock native, chances are you’ve heard of the Waffle Wagon as well as Stone’s Throw Brewing by now. Although both are less than five years old, they have created a serious impression on the local food scene. What you might not know about the two is they make a wond[...]

Spring Planting

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Chris Hiryak provides gardening tips for the spring growing season.   spring just around the corner, gardeners and farmers across Arkansas are anxious and excited to begin preparations for the fast-approaching growing season. Before we know it, the Arctic winds will relinquish their grip on nighttime temperatures and it will be time for the first s[...]

Local Literary Community Grows

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Catch Live from the Back Room at Vino’s once a month to hear excerpts from local writers and their latest projects.   Jackson considers himself a bit of a writer. Discovering an interest in playwriting, he lived in New York for a spell before coming back to Little Rock to finish college at UALR. Upon his arrival home in 2011, he noticed the literar[...]

From Twitter to Instagram: The Hashtag

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Instagrammer Mauren Kennedy investigates the ins and outs of "the hashtag"   referred to as either the pound sign or the number sign, the # symbol has transformed into what is known as the "hashtag." It was almost eight years ago that I encountered one of these tags for the very first time on a simple, yet blossoming social media site called Twitte[...]