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Arkansas' Most Instagramable Locations Vol. II

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In my most recent post on AY's blog, I covered a unique set of places that I believe have truly placed Arkansas and its natural beauty in the global eye through Instagram. But the initial list doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of  The Natural State and so, without further ado, allow me to present the second volume of Arkansas' Most Instagramable Loca[...]

10 Ways the Creative Corridor Will Improve Main Street

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"We point to Little Rock as a model within the region and country as a community that works together to get things done," Ron Curry, Region 6 administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said at the grand opening of the Little Rock Main Street Creative Corridor. The Creative Corridor, a collaborative project that has been three years in [...]

Robinson Center Announces 'Biggest Show of All Time'

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Built in 1939, Robinson Center suffered from old, inefficient mechanical systems, difficult loading and access and poor acoustics; but with the new renovations, Robinson is capable of "doing every possible show that tours," said Ed Payton, CEO of Celebrity Attractions. The center's additions include a performance hall with enhanced acoustics, technology a[...]

Food Truck Fridays Return To Creative Corridor

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Food Truck Fridays, an offshoot of the Main Street Food Truck Festival, begin this Friday. Presented by the Downtown Little Rock Partnership in support of Main Street revitalization, the event will be held in the Main Street Creative Corridor on The Plaza at Main and Capitol from 10:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Participating food trucks include Bryant’s BBQ, Hot R[...]

Out and About: A Sculptural Stroll

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In my quest to be as healthy as possible, aka eat everything I want and gain 0 pounds, I’ve become somewhat of an avid walker. While I add 28 minutes of scripted torture on an elliptical and other gym-based activities twice a week or so to my routine, I most enjoy walking outside. When the weather allows, I like to walk along the Arkansas River on the Little[...]

Daily Obsession: This Coffee Mug

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Coffee served in this mug just tastes better. It reads: “I childproofed the house but they still get in!”#nuffsaid By Incredibly Charming Paper & Gifts, which is here in Little Rock. Check them out on Facebook or online at incrediblycharming.com.

Notable: The Pie Hole

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With a food truck emblazoned with the logo and moniker The Pie Hole, it’s pretty clear that owner Lauren Harrison is a purveyor of pies. And that’s just what she wants. Photography by Ashlee Nobel   has always loved to bake, and when she expressed a desire to do something fulfilling in her work, her mother suggested she pursue this long-time love.[...]

Home: Orange Slice of Paradise

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Photography by Janet Warlick Gibson, interior designer and owner of Urban Pad, a furniture store and full-service design company in Little Rock, Ark., wanted a space of his own, something different from the many  homes he designs. “I wanted to come home and have my own space. We don’t do a ton of retro homes at Urban Pad, so this was unique to me,” Gib[...]