Category archives: December 2017

Labor of Love: Downtown Main Street Christmas Tree

A multitude of people are responsible for bringing Christmas to the corner of Capitol and Main in downtown Little Rock this year. The parking lot near the intersection, a short distance away from Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill at 322 Main St., is the location of the holiday tree. “Downtown Little Rock’s first Christmas tree is a labor of love,” says Ch[...]


onathan Semans, division manager at CDI Contractors was the inspiration behind Little Rock’s recent “break up” with Amazon. The city abandoned its bid for the retail giant to open its second headquarters in Little Rock in a full-page “breakup” ad in The Washington Post, a newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. Semans says that as soon as Jay Che[...]

Publisher's Note: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The holidays are beautiful in Arkansas. Colored-light displays of red, green, silver and gold adorn roof lines, porch railings, bushes and hedges of homes throughout neighborhoods. It’s an especially important time for giving, goodwill and encouragement for our fellow man. This December we’ve put our love for all things holiday into the pages of AY. W[...]