Category archives: June 2017

Son of a Preacher Man

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Photography by Meredith Mashburn Matt Cooper believes in bringing people together, and his method is one steeped in tradition — food. Growing up, his family never ate out, unless they were on vacation. He found himself drawn to the welcoming atmosphere of the dinner table as they gathered to discuss their day. Even the process of seeing vegetables go from[...]

A Car Lover’s Dream: The Annual Petit Jean Car Show and Swap

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Photography by Janet Warlick It’s probably not possible to overstate the impact of automobiles on American culture. Consider just one cultural aspect – music – and think of some of the songs that mention cars: “Maybellene,” “Hey Little Cobra,” “Little Deuce Coupe,” “Little Old Lady (From Pasadena),” “Little Red Corvette” “Pink Cadillac,” “Mustang Sally[...]

Top 10 Things To Do

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1 RIVERFEST LITTLE ROCK June 1-4 This year the iconic music event will celebrate its 40th anniversary on the banks of the Arkansas River. The festival kicks off June 1 with a party (tickets required) featuring tastings of hundreds of wines and local craft beers, food and, of course, live music. Headliners to this year’s festival include Wiz Khalifa and[...]

Petit & Keet: A New Destination for Little Rock

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Louis Petit, Jim Keet and his sons join forces to open a new, dynamic dining experience in West Little Rock. Photography By Jamison Mosley Like many grand ideas, it all started over a bottle of nice white wine. Little Rock restaurateur Jim Keet and fellow restaurant industry veteran Louis Petit were visiting one summer evening in Destin, Fla. The eveni[...]

Go Wild with Native Plants

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When establishing Moss Mountain Farm, preserving the native landscape was at the forefront of my mind. I always recall a quote from English poet Alexander Pope when I begin to build or design: We should first “consult the genius of the place.” To me, that means understanding the land and working with its inherent properties. This can also mean considering n[...]