Category archives: Magazine

Historical Gems: ‘The Lord Provides...’

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For years Lena Lowe Jordan nursed and nurtured countless Arkansans. As May is the month of Mother’s Day, it seems fitting to focus on this gem of an Arkansas caregiver. Photographs courtesy of the Historical Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences  Library, Little Rock   the days of the Jim Crow South, Jordan provided medical [...]

Travel Arkansas: See You at the (State) Park

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Hike, bike, camp and get historical across Arkansas this month. Photography by Bobby Burton   hard to resist the invitation to get off the couch and just go somewhere. You can feel the clock ticking down to summer. The crowds won’t be this thin again until after Labor Day, and the weather won’t be this nice again until October. It’s the perfect ti[...]

Excursion: Spring in the Spa City

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Hot Springs is the perfect area for a getaway. From Bathhouse Row to numerous restaurants, the attractions are endless. Photography by Janet Warlick   city’s deep, historical roots are wildly influential to its modern-day atmosphere. Hot Springs was once a popular spot for gangsters and gambling. In fact, the ‘Spa City’ nickname was born in the 19[...]

Good Will: A Southern Supper at Sunset

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Our House, a local shelter and assistance program for those in need, will host its 11th annual Dinner on the Grounds fundraiser. This Southern supper at sunset will be held May 6 at 6:30 p.m. with the beautiful backdrop of the historic Terry House. Photograph by Janet Warlick   House was founded in 1987 and serves more than 1,700 individuals annua[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Brian Deloney

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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 BRIAN DELONEY owner/executive chef  / Maddie’s Place / Little Rock       Hometown: Little Rock. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Both. I graduated culinary school[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Todd Gold

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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 TODD R. GOLD (Online Exclusive) CEC, CCA, AAC / Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute / Little Rock   Hometown: Little Rock. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-[...]

Create: A Brunch Worthy for Mom

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 The Capital Hotel in Little Rock shares with us some of their beautiful, melt-in-your-mouth brunch recipes! Recipes courtesy of Capital Hotel Culinary Staff :: Photography by Janet Warlick Shot on location at One Eleven at the Capital Hotel   , according to a blog post from The Washington Post, dates back to 1896 when an article in a Pennsylvania[...]

Dining Spotlight: Whole Hog Café North Little Rock

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An Enchanting Barbecue Experience Photography by Janet Warlick   weather tends to beckon a desire for barbecue’s savory flavors and sharable sides as friends and families gather on patios for dining fun. That’s just what guests to the Whole Hog Café in North Little Rock will find. The café’s patio, embellished by a brightly painted outside wall mu[...]

Notable: Zoë’s

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Famed Eatery Expands Photography by Janet Warlick   Eatery, Hot Springs’ longstanding Malvern Avenue coffeehouse and go-to place for quality comfort foods, has a new location in the Surfas Culinary District, a gourmet food/restaurant/housewares business in downtown Hot Springs’ historic Hamp Williams Building. Christened “Zoë’s in the District,” i[...]

Health: Addressing the Stigma of Mental Illness

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ental illness affects 1 in 5 Americans, a fact that may surprise you. You may hear that a friend, neighbor or family member is ill, but it likely will be discussed in hushed tones as if this kind of illness could have been avoided or perhaps indicates a serious aberration in a person’s constitutional or genetic properties. Mental illness isn’t something to b[...]