Category archives: January 2016

Look Who's Cookin': Omar Barry

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick    OMAR BARRY (Online Exclusive) Omar’s Uptown / Jonesboro Hometown: Banjul, Gambia and Jonesboro, Arkansas Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Yes to both. Where were you trained? I st[...]

January's Top 10 Things to Do

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Here are ten awesome things for you and your family to do all across Arkansas this month!   1. ‘Organic Matters: Arkansas Women to Watch’ Pine Bluff Through Jan. 21: The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas is the site for an exhibit featuring the works of four female Arkansas artists, “whose works recortextualize natural imagery to [...]

Home: Luxury High-Rise Reboot

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Interior design company Tom Chandler and Associates was called on to revamp this penthouse condo in one of downtown Little Rock’s most well-known developments. Photography by Janet Warlick   Chandler team had to work with several existing design elements from the condo’s initial 12-year-old décor scheme — including the water walls in the living ro[...]

P. Allen Smith: Q&A - Planning for Spring

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Raise your garden glove if you are ready for spring! Photography by Jane Colclasure and Mark Fonville   love all the seasons, but by January I’m itching to get my hands in the soil to start gardening. While I might not be able to do any digging this month, I can plan so I’m ready to go on those sporadic warms days we typically experience in Februa[...]

ATYH: How To Refresh Your Office

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Designer Laure Antonetti Schutze, Allied ASID, shares tips for updating your home — or work — office. Photography by Janet Warlick   Harmonize. “I took color cues from an existing chair, which was brown with a coral-and-pink design. I also wanted to fill some of the empty space, like the wall behind the desk,” Schutze said. De-clutter. Container[...]

Feature: Food for Life

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Perhaps you’re one of millions of Americans whose New Year Resolutions included: Lose weight. Eat more healthily. And perhaps you’re one of the millions who, by mid-February, find they’ve fallen off the wagon. This year, why not try something a bit different? Photography by Angie Davis   you meet someone who is passionate about her work, it inspir[...]

Feature: Superstitions & Sustenance

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If you and your family hail from the South, you’ve probably eaten your share of black-eyed peas and greens on New Year’s Day — to bring good luck and wealth throughout the year. Photograph by Cindy Momchilov   the spirit of these superstitions, we thought we’d share a few other long-held, food-based legends and old wives’ tales. Why do we eat bla[...]

Travel Arkansas: Fly Like An Eagle

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Winter is the time to see raptors, waterfowl and hundreds of other bird species around The Natural State. Photography courtesy of Doc George   January might not be the most popular month for outdoor activities in Arkansas, but for bird-watching enthusiasts, it’s a great time to get out and see bald eagles, waterfowl and many other species that fly [...]