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Notables: Lassis Inn

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Open for more than 100 years, Lassis Inn is a legend unto itself. Photo by Ashlee Nobel   Washington purchased the business in 1990 and continues the tradition of serving tasty fried fish and the appropriate southern accouterments, because, well, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Washington, whose friendly, to-the-point personality is softened b[...]

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Del Frisco's Grille

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Don't want to cook next week? You don't have to! Join family and friends at Del Frisco's Grille for a three-course Thanksgiving meal. Enjoy traditional favorites like Hand-Carved Turkey, Cranberry Relish and Hand-Mashed Potatoes, and add something different to the lineup with a Butterscotch Pudding Jar for dessert. The meal is $39 per person (plus tax and gr[...]

Notable: The Clean Eatery

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A conversation with Ryan Merritt-McGehee is an educational experience. Photo by Sara Edwards Neal   a nutritionist and a certified personal trainer, so as you can imagine he eats “clean.” And he wants others to as well, that’s why he founded The Clean Eatery. Located in Stratton’s Market, the walk-up offers some of the tastiest food around. Th[...]

Cello, Music Lovers! Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's $7 Million Fundraising Campaign Will Be Music to Your Ears

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Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO) announced today, Oct. 22, the “Orchestrating the Future” fundraising campaign, which has already raised $4.9 million in support of professional music and educational programs for Arkansans today and tomorrow. Through this three-year fundraising campaign, which officially began in 2014, the ASO will raise a total of $7 millio[...]

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[...]