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Northwest Arkansas Theaters Offer Holiday Entertainment

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Once the lights are up, the tree is decorated and the presents are wrapped, you’re going to need something to keep busy during the holiday season. But do you really want to watch the same old Christmas specials? If you’re in Northwest Arkansas, you’re in luck, as many theaters offer great holiday specials for the stage. FAYETTEVILLE A traditional Irish ens[...]

Culinary "Road Trip" Includes Stop in Arkansas

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism A new cookbook highlights American cuisine in a novel way: by dipping a spoon into the foodways of all fifty states. America: The Cookbook is an encyclopedic journey that explores the nation's main arteries — fried chicken, apple pie — and back roads (mashed wild wapato or ackee di[...]

Arkansas Hotel Named One of South's Top Hotels

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Condé Nast Traveler magazine published the results of this year's Readers' Choice Awards this month, and one Arkansas hotel was featured on its list of Top Hotels in the South. 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville landed at No. 37 on the list. This isn't the first time the hotel has been recognized by a major travel publication; it was named to Travel + Leisur[...]

Hello Cocoa Rebrands as Markham & Fitz

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The co-owners of an Arkansas-based chocolate maker announced this week that as their company expands, they'll be changing its name from Hello Cocoa to Markham & Fitz. Read the company's press release below: A Fayetteville chocolate maker is improving its quality, expanding its space and changing its name as it plans for relocation to Benton[...]

Brunching in Northwest: Prelude Breakfast Bar

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In Brunching in Northwest, Kody Ford will explore and review Northwest Arkansas’ best brunch spots. This week, Kody brunched at Prelude Breakfast Bar at 509 W. Spring St. #210 in Fayetteville. Click here to read more brunch and lunch reviews, and share your own experiences with #BrunchinginNWA and #LunchinginNWA. While brunch mania hasn’t overtaken Fayett[...]

A Time Forgotten: Chef Matthew McClure Reinvigorates Southern Cuisine with a Dash of Nostalgia

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hef Matthew McClure is a fan of reinventing traditions. A four-time James Beard Award semifinalist and executive chef at The Hive at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, he is always studying food, searching for ways to alter flavor profiles to put a new twist on a timeless classic. “I hate monotony,” says McClure. “If I had to cook one thing over and over fo[...]