Category archives: Magazine

Create: Fresh Mex

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Photography by Janet Warlick :: Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   favorite go-to source for authentic Mexican recipes has always been Chicago’s Rick Bayless, and a couple of my favorites from his cooking show are highlighted here. That said, in Arkansas we have several exciting chefs who are delighting us with “fresh Mex.” Local Lime and The Fold, b[...]

Art Scene: Spa City Celebrates Culture

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Ten days of arts appreciation is never a bad thing to celebrate, and the 2015 Arts and The Park Art Festival, planned for May 1 through 10 in Hot Springs, Ark., will prove it. The event will feature visiting artists, workshops, live theater and musical performances, studio tours, poetry readings and more. Photography courtesy of Bramblitt   Hot Sp[...]

Feature: Designs & Dreams

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The Designers Choice Fashion Preview supports Timmons Arts Foundation’s mission to help at-risk kids dream big about the arts. Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Makeup by Tamara Thomas   the thing about kids and dreams, said Theresa Timmons-Shamberger, executive director of the Timmons Arts Foundation: You can tell children to “dream big,” but i[...]

Home: Radiant Residence

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Photography by Janet Warlick   and Christy Bray first met interior designer Miguel Newberg several years ago. They purchased furniture from a national retailer, and Newberg, who worked at the outlet, helped them finish the space. The Brays own Freeze Specialty Cleaners, so Scott sees his fair share of homes; after viewing Newberg’s design work in t[...]

P. Allen Smith: Dream Big with Summer Bulbs

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Tubers, corms and rhizomes.  Photography by Jane Colclasure and Mark Fonville   of us want ginormous, stupendous blossoms and magnificent foliage to match … and lots of both. If this describes you, then planting summer bulbs definitely is the way to go. To me, bulbs are a “pre-packaged flower,” and all it takes is a little bit of patience and work[...]

Charity Makes This House a Home

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This month, Arkansas will host its first-ever Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home, and AY is proud to be a media sponsor for this project and its unveiling. Each month this year we’ve brought you information and updates on the progress of this nearly 4,000-square-foot home. Photography by Kaye Chambers   year, a number of Southern[...]

Excursion: Living Local

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Familiar names are being joined by new businesses in Conway, Ark., as merchants and restaurateurs cater to residents who no longer think it should be necessary to drive to Little Rock to find what they want. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal   Bell & Sward Gentlemen’s Clothier, at 1020 Oak St., started, basically, for want of a shirt. “There[...]

Feature: Cutting Edge Party

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CHI St. Vincent is planning a shindig with great food, live music and a charitable purpose. But they won’t say where, yet. Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   purchasing tickets to a party without knowing the location until hours before it starts. That’s the definition of a “pop-up party,” and they’re all the rage. This year’s CHI St. Vincent IV[...]

Dining Spotlight: SoMa on Fire

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Piro Brick Oven & Barroom is the latest restaurant to open its doors in SoMa, and it’s likely to become a favored haunt for those who reside within walking distance and beyond. Photography by Janet Warlick   revitalization of downtown Little Rock, Ark., isn’t limited to the River Market District. South of I630, the area affectionately referred[...]