Tags archives: little-rock

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[...]

Arkansas’ Utopia

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H. G. Wells once wrote, “Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.” If this is so, bicycling enthusiasts will find joy in The Natural State. Below we share benefits and tips for riding and sources for information on Arkansas’ trails.   has long been the “red-headed stepchild” of fitness activities in the United States, lagging behind running/jogging in t[...]

Bridging the Arkansas River Trail

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There’s nothing quite like walking over an active, rushing body of water. from bird watchers to marathon trainers can enjoy the Arkansas River on one of  four pedestrian bridges. The bridges are part of the Arkansas River Trail, an 88-mile loop snakes across Arkansas—from Little Rock to Conway. The River Trail System connects six museums, 38 parks and mo[...]

The River Market’s At the Corner a Must-Try

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Nestled in the River Market where Markham and Scott streets converge, the force behind one of Little Rock’s newest eateries is a family affair.   and daughter Helen and Leila King noticed the space over a year ago, when it was still operating as The Hop. The hustle and bustle surrounding the location made the Kings think about asking the Hop to sell,[...]

Dwell: Successful Showcase

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Arkansas’ first-ever Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home opened to great fanfare, and AY was proud to be a media sponsor for this project. This month, we share photographs of several of the light-filled rooms in this nearly 4,000-square-foot home. Photography by Janet Warlick   year, a number of Southern Living Custom Builder Prog[...]

AY's Best 2015: You Voted. We Listened.

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best: adjective \’best\ superlative of good; excelling all others; most productive of good; offering or producing the greatest advantage, utility or satisfaction asked you, our readers, to tell us which restaurants, businesses, service providers, retailers and professionals — there are more than 100 categories — you deem the BEST. You responded reso[...]

Create: By Request Sweet Treats

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We asked the proprietors from two of the capital city’s most popular bakeries to share the recipes for one of their most requested items. To our delight — and yours, once you’ve finished baking — they complied. Photography by Janet Warlick   Kristi and April Williams (right) opened Brown Sugar Bakeshop in 2009 and have been in high demand sinc[...]