Category archives: Blog

‘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[...]

The Importance of Food and Community

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Food is essential to building healthy, vibrant and connected communities.   consumers about sustainable food production is key to conserving precious natural resources and protecting our environment. Chefs, farmers and ranchers in Arkansas are bringing people together in interesting and unique ways to reintroduce them to their food system. In th[...]

Murder Mystery: Karen Bean

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Undetermined Causes: Metta Holman tries to find answers to her sister’s death Photo courtesy of Metta Holman | Originally appeared in AY's August 2007 issue   16,000 people are murdered in the United States every year. About 37 percent of those cases go unresolved, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The statistics, however, do no[...]

Top 10 Tips to Cut Calories on Super Bowl Sunday

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Save thousands of calories by following these 10 rules.   1.) Go Naked: Replace all buns or breading for sandwiches with a lettuce wrap alternative to cut calories, stabilize blood sugar and boost fiber and micronutrient intake. 2.) Hydrate: Drink at least two to four cups of water before eating and one to two cups every 15-30 minutes after you s[...]