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The Golden Girl: Legendary Little Rock Restaurateur Hasn’t Missed a Step

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ook up the word “lair” in any dictionary and chances are Mary Beth Ringgold’s office will leap off the page. Tucked into a crow’s nest-type cranny in the cavernous Cajun’s Wharf, the room bursts with uniform catalogs, invoices, reams of reports, forms, vendor orders and copious miscellany. Personal photos elbow for wall space amid framed magazine articles an[...]

A Peaceful Lakeside Cottage: Little Rock Couple Builds Happy Home on Lake Hamilton

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wning a home in Hot Springs after living in Little Rock for nearly four decades was an easy decision for Kay Koonce. Koonce grew up in Hot Springs at the former Alpine Chalets Lake Resort on Lake Hamilton. Her parents, Elza and Martha Young, owned and operated Alpine until they decided to sell in the 1980s. The resort was turned into condominiums and the[...]

A Christmas Proposal Leads to Vows in the Spring

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Leah Yeager and Edward Payne Harding say “I do” in a romantic ceremony on the family’s Little Rock farm. CHEF MEETS GIRL Yeager and Harding met about five years ago when he was working at the former 1620 Savoy restaurant. Harding had just returned from culinary school in New York in his first restaurant role. “I was at 1620 for dinner one night and orde[...]

Top 10 Things to Do

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1 34TH ANNUAL POPS! ON THE RIVER LITTLE ROCK July 4 The 34th Annual Pops! on the River salutes Independence Day inside Riverfront Park. The event has expanded to include a bigger fireworks show, activities for kids, food trucks and more. www.riverfestarkansas.com  2 MOVIES IN THE PARK LITTLE ROCK July 5 - July 26 Each Wednesday during July [...]

Farmers Markets Around Arkansas

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CENTRAL ARKANSAS BAPTIST HEALTH FARMERS MARKET offers farmers markets at three different locations around central Arkansas. Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock Tuesdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in the parking deck at 9601 Baptist Health Drive Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in th[...]