Category archives: Magazine

Final Thought

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There’s something about March. Big things seem to happen this month.   was that Ides of March incident way back in 44 B.C. with Julius Caesar meeting an untimely end. Speaking of untimely endings, come this March 8 standard time will end, and we’ll lose an hour of sleep, thanks to daylight saving time. Later in the month comes the spring equinox, M[...]

Excursion: … And They’re Off!

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Hot Springs’ Oaklawn Park has, for more than 100 years, brought the beauty and bounty of horse racing to fans, and this year it’s upped the ante with a record $23 million in purses and a $20 million expansion of its facility. Photography by Ashlee Nobel   Photo at top of page: Loo Q Ros Lace,  See Myrtle, Imma Fly First Class, Four Run Shot and Storm[...]

Dining Spotlight: Cheers to Samantha’s

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Fans of Little Rock favorite Cheers Restaurant will be delighted by what its owner has on tap for the capitol city’s Main Street. Photography by Ashlee Nobel   revitalization plan for downtown Little Rock’s Main Street is well underway. New construction and renovations as well as the newest additions — rain gardens and permeable paving — add to th[...]

P. Allen Smith: Hosting a Spring Luncheon

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Spring officially arrives this month, so let the party begin! The equinox on March 20 is the official beginning of spring, which is cause for celebration — don’t you think? Photography by Hortus Ltd., Jane Colclasure, Mark Fonville and Kelly Quinn   a get-together doesn’t need to be a lot of work, especially during this gentle season. You can [...]

Excursion: In Hot Water

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You can’t throw a rock — or quartz — in Hot Springs, Ark., without hitting something unusual. That’s what makes this city worth visiting again and again. By Stacey Bowers / Photography by Ashlee Nobel   best to go with the flow in the unorthodox town known for bathtub races, gangsters, the world’s shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade — happening this[...]

From chemist to CEO, Rosalind Brewer

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  By Mille Alderman Photography courtesy of Wal-Mart Brewer joined Wal-mart as regional vice president in 2006, overseeing operations in Georgia. From 2007 to January 2012, she was division president of the southeast. Most recently, she was executive vice president and president of Wal-Mart East, a territory that includes nearly 1,600 stores in s[...]