Category archives: Blog

Get in the Spirit, Rock Town Turns Six

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If you haven’t yet heard, Rock Town Distillery is celebrating six years this weekend. That means, of course, there will be a 6th anniversary Bourbon, and two exclusive sit down tastings on Saturday, June 25th at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m with distillery owner Phil Brandon at the helm. To get you in the spirit, we sat down and chatted with Brandon about the past six y[...]

Whole Foods to bring food documentary to Little Rock

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Whether you’re a vegetarian or an omnivore, there’s always something more to learn about your food and where it comes from. Thanks to Whole Foods Market and the Humane Society, there’s a chance Little Rockers can catch a documentary that takes a surprisingly fresh look at the story behind our farmed animals in the U.S. – “At the Fork.” The two organizatio[...]

Get involved in homeless women's health issues: Meet Arkansas Women's Outreach

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“You can’t really address the issues in the homeless community without addressing women’s health, because it’s such an important part of it,” says Katy Simmons. Rachel Achor sits nearby, nodding in agreement. She continues, "Your period is not a social issue, and it’s crazy that it’s treated that way." The two, now close friends, originally met through so[...]

Stumped on gift ideas? Shop local this Father’s Day

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ometimes it can be hard to shop for dad, and with Father’s Day quickly approaching, you may find yourself fresh out of gift ideas. Whether you’re trying to find him a unique item, or need something specific to complement his hobbies, we’ve got the perfect shopping guide. When you support local and surprise dad – everybody wins. Moxy Modern Mercantile –[...]

CHI St. Vincent Offers the Latest in Mammography

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ammography dates back to 1913 when Albert Salomon attempted to visualize breast cancer through radiography. Modern-day mammography techniques were developed in the late ‘60s and have evolved with time and new technology. Today, mammography is hailed as one of the most effective ways to detect breast cancer. The effort to defeat this disease and prevent death[...]

Artists talk: The case for the Delta des Refuses

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“It’s fun – a light-hearted rebuttal,” says Rachel Trusty from the center of the Thea Foundation’s gallery space in the heart of Argenta. She’s speaking, of course, of the Delta des Refuses. Art educator and organizer, Trusty has become a leader in the local scene, thanks in part to being rejected from the Arkansas Art Center’s premier juried show, The Ar[...]

Step into Little Rock's Newest Playground: Dave & Buster's

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If you want to unleash your inner child, you’ll need to get out to Little Rock’s newest attraction – Dave & Buster’s. Located adjacent to the Outlets of Little Rock on 10900 Bass Pro Parkway, General Manager Chuck Beyer sees the new restaurant as becoming a part of an economic tool for the city. He says, “Starting with the Bass Pro Shop and then inclu[...]

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site celebrates National Park Service Centennial

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism No matter how familiar you are with the story of Brown v. Board of Education, the Little Rock desegregation crisis, or the events at Little Rock Central High School in and around 1957, there are some things you just have to experience off the page and in person to fully understan[...]