Category archives: Travel

Excursion: … And They’re Off!

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[...]

Excursion: In Hot Water

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[...]