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The Great Arkansas Travelers Scavenger Hunt

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism For baseball fans, the winter months can feel like one long, scoreless inning spent yearning for the sights, sounds and excitement of your favorite sport. But the Arkansas Travelers have devised a fun new way to stay involved with the team during the off-season in the form of a gia[...]

#LoveLittleRock

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onathan Semans, division manager at CDI Contractors was the inspiration behind Little Rock’s recent “break up” with Amazon. The city abandoned its bid for the retail giant to open its second headquarters in Little Rock in a full-page “breakup” ad in The Washington Post, a newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. Semans says that as soon as Jay Che[...]

Inside ESSE's Revealing New Exhibit

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism A new temporary exhibit at ESSE Purse Museum in Little Rock's SoMa neighborhood highlights an unexpected mid-century trend in handbag design: plastic. "The Power of Plastics: Reshaping Mid-century Fashion" focuses primarily on the 1930s, '40s and '50s, when plastics were experienci[...]

Little Rock Ranks in Best Cities for Quality of Life

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What makes Little Rock so appealing to residents and visitors? It's the relaxed, easy-going tempo, the amazing culinary scene featuring award-winning restaurants, the abundance of opportunities for outdoor adventures, and the charming neighborhoods filled with boutique shops and tree-lined streets. NerdWallet analyzed 177 U.S. cities with more than 150,00[...]

Thankful For Theatre

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Growing up, the holiday season was synonymous with drama. No, not because of family shenanigans at the Christmas dinner table, but because whether it was playing a pilgrim in the annual Thanksgiving play (everyone wanted to be the turkey, which I never quite understood) or getting [...]

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[...]

Jim Dailey Named Next Director of Arkansas Tourism

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LITTLE ROCK – Kane Webb, executive director of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, tonight announced Jim Dailey as the next director of Arkansas Tourism. Dailey will replace current director Joe David Rice, who retires Dec. 31 after 30 years in the role. Dailey will begin his duties Jan. 1, 2018. A Little Rock native, Dailey graduated from the U[...]