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Little Rock Featured in "Food & Wine"

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The Natural State's capital city got a shoutout on Food & Wine magazine's list of "15 Southern Cities All Food Lovers Should Visit Now." Little Rock came in at No. 14 on the list alongside cities like Memphis, Tennessee and San Antonio, Texas. Food & Wine's picks for our city's can't-miss dishes included meals at Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co[...]

Read This and Never Have a Boring Weeknight Again!

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Finding things to do on the weekend is usually pretty easy. You've probably got a mile-long list of road trips to take and places to visit, not to mention local attractions plus planned events like concerts and shows. But why wait until the weekend to let the good times roll? No ma[...]

Murry's Dinner Playhouse is a Modern Classic

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism It's embarrassing to admit that I knew about Murry's Dinner Playhouse for almost 15 years before setting foot inside and settling in for a show. If you haven't been, perhaps it has hovered for years on the edge of your awareness, like it did on mine, as a thing that you could do, b[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill

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In our new blog series, Lunching in Little Rock, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael and his family ate at Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill, an upscale restaurant downtown. My wife and I try to have lunch at least once a week. It’s a good chance to spend so[...]

PopUp in the Rock to Transform Parking Lot into Creative Space

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The Argenta Art Walk will be extra special next month. While you’re checking out the art scene in North Little Rock, you can head to the launch party for PopUp Argenta, PopUp in the Rock’s new project. The launch party will take place from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. July 21, but the space will last much longer. “This space will be open to public use for tw[...]

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Invested in Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

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C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was invested earlier this month in the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery. Barnes, who graduated with honors from the College of Medicine in 1986 and completed his internship and [...]

Impressive Women: Melinda Markus, CEO Markus Homes Inc.

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Melinda Markus CEO Markus Homes, Inc. A passion at an early age to see projects from start to finish developed into a career path for Melinda Markus of Markus Homes Inc. Markus’ love for people and the outdoors have crafted a perfect fit for a career in construction. “I have always had an aptitude for structural and creative design,” she said. Markus[...]

Little Rock Zoo Welcomes Second Rhino

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  A female rhinoceros has become the newest member of the Little Rock Zoo family and has joined Johari in the Africa animal exhibit. Ten-year-old Andazi, an eastern black rhino, was transferred from Zoo Atlanta as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Rhino Species Survival Plan (SSP) in an effort aimed at increasing the population [...]