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Arts & The Park

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Hot Springs’ Second Annual Festival of the Arts blooms April 29 through May 8. Photography courtesy of the venues Above photo: Riley Art Glass Studio located in Hot Springs.   Springs celebrates the second annual Arts & The Park festival from April 29 through May 8 with an array of event choices for art lovers, day-trippers and nature-seekers[...]

National Park Service Centennial: Arkansas sites range from historic to outdoor treasures

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“There is nothing so American as our national parks…” -- Franklin D. Roosevelt   January 2016 kicks off a year-long celebration of the National Park Service and its centennial anniversary as natural areas, historic monuments and other sites across the U.S. prepare to celebrate the occasion, which officially takes place Aug. 25, 2016. In Arkansas, e[...]

Feature: Classic Meets Contemporary

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The Vaughan-Palmer home in the Spa City’s historic Quapaw district was built in 1902 by Harry Vaughan. Photography by Janet Warlick Styled by Christopher Koch, Arkansas Furniture and Interiors   5,500-square-foot home was lovingly restored by famed Hot Springs artist Linda Palmer, who purchased it in 2000. She adored the dwelling, but she decided[...]

Travel Arkansas: Romantic Getaways

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Stoke your sweetheart's fire with a romantic getaway. Photography courtesy of the Venues   February. It’s the shortest month of the year, and thank goodness for that, because it’s all that stands between January and spring. I’d be in favor of skipping it altogether, frankly, except for that lovely little halfway point: Valentine’s Day. And there’s[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Diana Bratton

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick   DIANA BRATTON Café 1217 & Taco Mama / Hot Springs Hometown: McAllen, Texas. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Both. Where were you trained? I was formally trained at El Centro C[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Anthony Valinoti

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal   ANTHONY VALINOTI (Online Exclusive) DeLuca's Pizzeria  / Hot Springs Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I’ve had no formal training. I was a Wall Street[...]

Lake Ouachita State Park Celebrates 60 Years

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism This year marks the 60th anniversary of Lake Ouachita State Park in Mountain Pine. “The idea of celebrating the 60 years is really to attract attention to all three of the parks that were brought on at the same time, Daisy, Bull Shoals and Ouachita,” said Lee Howard, park superinte[...]