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Lunching in Little Rock: Cache

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In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Cache Restaurant & Lounge. The season to celebrate is over. Unfortunately for our house, the happiest time of the year is also the busiest. Both my wife and I were [...]

5 Exercise Classes to Start Your Year Off Right

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If your New Year’s resolution involves fitness, you’ll want to try exercise classes at one of these five Little Rock locations. Whether you’re into kickboxing, yoga, cycling or barre, there’s a fitness class for you. Little Rock Athletic Club Little Rock Athletic Club offers a full schedule of classes; the first starts as early as 5:30 a.m. and the last en[...]

Bladesmithing Has Deep Roots in Arkansas

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism The popularity of the History Channel’s Forged in Fire series shows that interest is high in learning about the historic craft of bladesmithing. Arkansas has many connections to the art form and the state is home to many talented bladesmiths, some of whom have been showcased and won compe[...]

Chinese Lantern Festival Lights Up Little Rock

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism For more than a month this winter, the Arkansas State Fairgrounds will be transformed into an illuminated wonderland. But unlike the holiday lights seen elsewhere around town and across the state, these colorful emanations have nothing to do with Christmas. Instead, they represent [...]

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[...]