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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 [...]

Barbara Baber Founder of Barbara Jean Ltd.

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  We came across this photograph and couldn't help but share. Barbara Baber, founder of Barbara/Jean Ltd., the toney Little Rock boutique, is an inspiration to all women. Baber is one of Little Rock's first women entrepreneurs running her luxury boutique for more than 45 years. Well done Barbara.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Scott Snider

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We are thankful that Becca Snider Talley  reached out to us regarding an amazing event honoring her cousin, Scott Snider. We are proud to help announce the first annual Scott Snider Memorial "Night of Champions" Dinner June 22 at 6 p.m. at Pulaski Academy's Rutherford Gym. The event features Los Angeles Charger Hunter Henry and former Green Bay Packer and[...]

Cool, Calm and Comfortable Blue

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Master Bedroom Laure Antonetti Schutze with L. Antoinett Design has worked with this central Arkansas homeowner for several years. The homeowners renovated their living room and kitchen five years ago. “And when they became empty nesters, they decided to redesign their guest bedrooms, to give them their own personalities,” she said. Customize. “Put a b[...]

Delightful Pops of Color

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This modern dining area is full of shapes and color. “I’m obsessed with round shapes and circles. I chose the round table, to fit the square room, which is a good design lesson to remember,” John Gibson, interior designer and owner of Urban Pad, said. Gibson echoed the spherical sentiment with art and lighting fixtures. Replicas of 50-gallon drum lids hang[...]