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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[...]

Feature: Designs & Dreams

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The Designers Choice Fashion Preview supports Timmons Arts Foundation’s mission to help at-risk kids dream big about the arts. Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Makeup by Tamara Thomas   the thing about kids and dreams, said Theresa Timmons-Shamberger, executive director of the Timmons Arts Foundation: You can tell children to “dream big,” but i[...]

Feature: Cutting Edge Party

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CHI St. Vincent is planning a shindig with great food, live music and a charitable purpose. But they won’t say where, yet. Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   purchasing tickets to a party without knowing the location until hours before it starts. That’s the definition of a “pop-up party,” and they’re all the rage. This year’s CHI St. Vincent IV[...]

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[...]

Feature: 2015 AY’s Powerful Women

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For more than a decade, it’s been our distinct honor to acknowledge the brilliance and expertise of women in Arkansas. We do so in March as it’s National Women’s History Month.   proudly present 12 women of varied backgrounds who have realized their career aspirations and, along the way, changed the lives of those in their communities for the bette[...]

A Day of Giving Virtually

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This twelve-hour event hopes to raise $1 million for Arkansas charities. Illustration by Sally Nixon   Ice Bucket Challenge that swept the nation last year and raised millions of dollars for ALS research showed just how much a good cause can benefit when the Internet gets behind it. The Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF) and the Arkansas Non-[...]