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Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Announces 2018 Season

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Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 12th season will feature three Shakespeare productions and a musical, the organization announced last week. The selections for 2018 include The Winter’s Tale, My Fair Lady, Henry IV Part One and Much Ado About Nothing. Most of the shows will be performed on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway, while one will [...]

Blue Sail's Founder Cultivates Community Through Coffee

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26-year-old Kyle Tabor is a force to be reckoned with in the central Arkansas coffee scene. Arkansas Money & Politics (AMP), our sister publication, started off its new series on Arkansas entrepreneurs with Tabor, the owner and founder of Blue Sail Coffee. The 26-year-old's coffee company includes a downtown Little Rock location, two Conway sho[...]

New Stoby’s Serves Its Old Charm (And Cheese Dip)

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After being gone for over a year, Stoby’s Restaurant is back in Conway. Owner David Stobaugh said the restaurant burned down March 19, 2016. A Conway staple, the structure had been standing since the 1930s. The little yellow building at 805 Donaghey Ave. was home to a cleaning business, an ice cream shop and Coy’s Restaurant before Stoby’s and the fire. [...]

Dining Spotlight: Catfish Cravings

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Childhood Friday night catfish dinners are now provided daily for those in search of a meal cooked from the heart. Photography by Janet Warlick Top photo: Founder Travis Hester inside his newest Eat My Catfish in Little Rock.   the age of 14, as Travis Hester was enjoying catfish with his Maw Maw’s tarter sauce, he said to his mom, “We’ve got to [...]

Reynolds Performance Hall Tickets on Sale

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It’s true that all the world’s a stage, but sometimes the best shows can be found right in your backyard. Luckily for Central Arkansas dwellers, the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall serves as a stronghold for a variety of performances. Since the first of August, tickets for the 2016/17 season have officially been on sale to the public. “We’ve had a gre[...]

Do National Hot Dog Month with the Green Cart Deli

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It's not summer without a hotdog, and perhaps that's why July is National Hot Dog month. In fact Americans eat roughly 150 million hot dogs on July 4th alone, according to the The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council. There are plenty of ways to eat a hotdog in Central Arkansas, whether you make it yourself during a backyard cookout or grab one from the ball[...]

Excursion: Conway, a City on the Move

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Conway is a bustling, thriving city. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal and courtesy of Conway CVB   in Central Arkansas, it’s home to approximately 64,000 people and three colleges — Hendrix College, the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) and Central Baptist College. It’s the seventh largest city in Arkansas and has a flourishing downtown area fi[...]

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[...]