Tags archives: arkansas

Final Thought

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is blessed with interesting places. Team Rhodes visited quite a few of them during a whirlwind spring break trip. In a five-day, four-night span, Julie, Abby and I learned some things about our state’s past, observed wildlife, dug for diamonds and beheld spectacular views. Our trip, which Julie dubbed an ARKcation, began roughly at the state’s center, ar[...]

Dwell: Successful Showcase

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Arkansas’ first-ever Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home opened to great fanfare, and AY was proud to be a media sponsor for this project. This month, we share photographs of several of the light-filled rooms in this nearly 4,000-square-foot home. Photography by Janet Warlick   year, a number of Southern Living Custom Builder Prog[...]

AY's Best 2015: You Voted. We Listened.

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best: adjective \’best\ superlative of good; excelling all others; most productive of good; offering or producing the greatest advantage, utility or satisfaction asked you, our readers, to tell us which restaurants, businesses, service providers, retailers and professionals — there are more than 100 categories — you deem the BEST. You responded reso[...]

Feature: From the Delta to the Hills

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Throughout the month of May, the Department of Arkansas Heritage, along with residents of Arkansas, will celebrate the natural and cultural beauty of our great state. Photography by Ashlee Nobel and courtesy of Department of Arkansas Heritage   Heritage Month is an annual celebration led by the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) each May. Duri[...]

Health: Arthritis

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symptoms of arthritis are familiar to many folks: inflammation, stiffness in the joints, loss of movement, fatigue and pain. Arthritis affects more than 50 million people nationally and is now the leading cause of disabilities. In Arkansas alone, more than 653,000 people suffer from some form of arthritis, including 2,700 children, according to the Arthriti[...]

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[...]

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: Going Greek

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This month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) will host the university’s largest annual gathering of alumni at its Taste of Little Rock to raise money for student scholarships. Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   2015 Taste of Little Rock event, an annual affair featuring tastings from more than three dozen central Arkansas restau[...]