Category archives: Blog

Top Ten Travel Fitness Tips

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you are someone who has struggled with weight throughout your life, you probably find it’s virtually impossible to maintain or prevent weight gain when you travel.  Even for the fittest people, being away from home or confined in a car or a plane for a long trip can be a major hindrance to training regiments. Many of us are emotional, comfort or boredom [...]

Bridging the Arkansas River Trail

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There’s nothing quite like walking over an active, rushing body of water. from bird watchers to marathon trainers can enjoy the Arkansas River on one of  four pedestrian bridges. The bridges are part of the Arkansas River Trail, an 88-mile loop snakes across Arkansas—from Little Rock to Conway. The River Trail System connects six museums, 38 parks and mo[...]

How to Edit Mobile Photography

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Tools of the Trade Photography by Mauren Kennedy   I made the conscious decision to use my Instagram account as a photography page (rather than a personal feed), the one question I often find myself answering is, “What kind of camera do you use?” Truth be told, I particularly enjoy being asked this question because I can honestly say “I shoot with[...]

Women in Focus

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The first Bentonville Film Festival aims to celebrate diversity in the movie industry and to raise awareness about just how far there is still left to go in achieving parity on the big screen.   Film festivals, like the films they screen, need the right leading actor to really work. The first Bentonville Film Festival (BFF), which will champion wome[...]

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 [...]