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Excursion: Explore Eclectic Eureka Springs

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Arkansas is a beautiful state, and Eureka Springs is a wonderful place to experience Mother Nature as well as the kind nature of humans and the happiness of exploration. Photography by Janet Warlick   of my favorite ways to explore a city’s center is to park the car and walk its streets. Downtown really is the heart of many towns, and this is [...]

Excursion: Cool on the North Side

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North Little Rock’s food and culture lift it out of the shadow of its neighbor south of the river. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal   upon a couple decades ago, it was possible to spend your entire life in Little Rock, Ark., and not know or care much about what went on across the river. Sure, you might occasionally trek to Verizon Arena — it was[...]

Excursion: Beyond Bathhouses

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Longtime tourist destination Hot Springs, Ark., remains true to its roots, while several new businesses have opened, creating an exciting mix of new and old. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal   you’ve visited Hot Springs lately, you’ve likely noticed that the blending of old and new is evident just about everywhere you go. Downtown is home t[...]

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[...]

Excursion: New, Old Southern Charm

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Twenty or so years ago, Wal-Mart vendors began opening sales offices in northwest Arkansas. The resulting influx of folks, primarily from urban areas, has created a population base that values a wide range of dining and shopping opportunities. A visit to a trio of towns in Benton County proves their new communities were happy to oblige. Photography by Sara [...]