Tags archives: downtown-little-rock

Riverfest to Return to Little Rock

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Riverfest officials announced at a Monday news conference that Riverfest, the long-running Little Rock music festival, would return in 2018. After the festival celebrated its 40th anniversary in June 2017, the event was suspended. Universal Fairs, a production and promotion company that hosts events including Delta Fair & Music Festival in Memphis,[...]

Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge Opens in Little Rock

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Downtown Little Rock’s newest attraction is a bar and bowling alley, soon to be joined by a German beer hall. Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge is in the middle of its first official opening week, General Manager Rich Bielefeld says. Bielefeld says the business is “a bar with a bowling alley” and that it’s kid- and adult-friendly – at least until 8 p.m. With h[...]

'Les Misérables' Shakes Robinson Center

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The Celebrity Attractions touring production of Les Misérables brings passion, rage, excitement, love, tragedy, humor, action and more (all wrapped up in a bright red flag) to the Robinson Center in Little Rock. If you want to be shaken to your very core by emotion and stirred by beautiful melodies, all while witnessing a story of unrequited love, pain, sacr[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Doe’s Eat Place

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In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Doe's Eat Place. Click here to read more in this series. Photos by Jamison Mosley. Out of town clients are a great opportunity to show off everything our great little c[...]

Christmas Comes to Main Street

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Christmas will come early to the corner of Capital and Main in downtown Little Rock this year. In mid-November, a 65-foot white fir will be put up in the parking lot near the intersection, a short distance away from Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill at 322 Main St. “Downtown Little Rock’s first Christmas tree is coming Nov. 14,” says Chris Tanner, o[...]

Drink Up at the Great Arkansas Beer Festival

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If you love beer, there’s no better place to be Saturday than the Great Arkansas Beer Festival at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. With more than 100 breweries and over 400 beers at the festival, there will be something for everyone. Local favorites like Flyway Brewing, Ozark Beer Company, Blue Canoe Brewing Company, Lost Forty Br[...]

River Market Tower Hosts Open House

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Little Rock - River Market Tower is hosting an open house on Wednesday, May 24 from 5-7 pm at River Market Tower. Appetizers and wine from ZIN will be served. Arkansas Artist, Bob Snider, will be on hand painting a picture of the downtown skyline. Plus several other pieces of art will be available from Gallery Central. Come join the fun and be sure to enter[...]

Loft Living Downtown Main Street

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  K-Lofts apartments was the first rehabilitation project on Main Street, which led to the development of all of the other buildings around 315 Main Street in Little Rock. The original job of restoring the building began in 2013, before it went dormant. Matt Foster of MWF Construction LLC teamed up with Oregon developer Scott Reed to revive the pr[...]

Small City, Big Ambitions

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By Shelby Styron :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   Move over high-rise lofts and entertainment spots. Entrepreneurs are ready to drive new energy into the redevelopment of the downtown area. Can such innovation make Little Rock the new Austin?     wenty years ago, the River Market was a bunch of vacant warehouses. That’s what[...]