Category archives: Blog

Fayetteville Film Fest to Feature Four Arkansas-Made Movies

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Fayetteville Film Fest rolls out the red carpet on Sept. 12-16 at locations around the downtown Fayetteville Square. The ninth annual event features a record-setting 56 films (including feature films, documentaries, short films, foreign films and animated films) to be screened over the course of the five days of the festival at locations around downtown Faye[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Boulevard Bread Company

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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 Boulevard Bread Company in SoMa. Click here to read more in this series. Photo courtesy of Boulevard Bread Company. Lunching in Little Rock was created from my love of [...]

Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom Delivers Exceptional Brunch

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The small, but hip patio at Raduno is usually pretty busy on Sundays for brunch. The particular Sunday we visited was a holiday weekend – the official end to summer – and things were pretty quiet all along South Main (SoMa). It was a rare Sunday without our toddlers and we needed a place to eat that would allow our mostly well-behaved large mixed-breed do[...]

Why Don’t I Love My Botox/Dysport Results?

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Just a warning, I’m about to be on my soapbox! I hate when patients come in and tell me their Botox or Dysport “didn’t work.” I hate it even more when they tell me they spent way more than they should have on the procedure. Many of these patients were receiving twice the number of units that I would have injected, but not getting the results that they should[...]

Get Ready for Some Great Music in the Arkansas Delta

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Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Who doesn't love music? Whether it's blues, country, pop, rock, gospel... you name it... music speaks to us all. Over the next few weeks, musical events in the Arkansas Delta celebrate the music that we all love. On Sept. 15-16, Walnut Ridge commemorates the town's musical hi[...]

Blue Sail's Founder Cultivates Community Through Coffee

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26-year-old Kyle Tabor is a force to be reckoned with in the central Arkansas coffee scene. Arkansas Money & Politics (AMP), our sister publication, started off its new series on Arkansas entrepreneurs with Tabor, the owner and founder of Blue Sail Coffee. The 26-year-old's coffee company includes a downtown Little Rock location, two Conway sho[...]

KARK Features Dwain Hebda, Laurie Jernigan

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KARK spoke to AY Magazine writer Dwain Hebda and the mother of a missing woman this morning about part two in the magazine's series on Ebby Jane Steppach. Hebda and Laurie Jernigan appeared on TV early Wednesday to discuss the process of writing the series and the setbacks in the search for Ebby that are highlighted in AY's September issue. Ebby has[...]

Dinner Plans? New Steakhouse in Conway, Grocery Delivery and Coffee Ice Cream

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Arkansas food news for the week: Conway will soon be the home to John Daly’s Steakhouse, the first restaurant in a planned business venture by the Arkansas-born golfer. While the opening date has changed a few times, management is actively hiring staff. Tech company Instacart recently introduced grocery delivery to Arkansas. Whole Foods, Kroger, Natural [...]

Happy Hour: Whisky Sour

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In a new drink-themed blog series, Happy Hour, Arkansas native Ben Franks will share his recipes and expertise. Ben tends the bar at Petit & Keet in Little Rock, but he learned the tricks of the trade all over the country. In this post, Ben shares his favorite way to make a whisky sour. The origin of the whisky sour is classic story of threes. The thr[...]