Tags archives: hot-springs

Excursion: Spring in the Spa City

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Hot Springs is the perfect area for a getaway. From Bathhouse Row to numerous restaurants, the attractions are endless. Photography by Janet Warlick   city’s deep, historical roots are wildly influential to its modern-day atmosphere. Hot Springs was once a popular spot for gangsters and gambling. In fact, the ‘Spa City’ nickname was born in the 19[...]

Notable: Zoë’s

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Famed Eatery Expands Photography by Janet Warlick   Eatery, Hot Springs’ longstanding Malvern Avenue coffeehouse and go-to place for quality comfort foods, has a new location in the Surfas Culinary District, a gourmet food/restaurant/housewares business in downtown Hot Springs’ historic Hamp Williams Building. Christened “Zoë’s in the District,” i[...]

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[...]