Feature: 2015 AY’s Powerful Women

For more than a decade, it’s been our distinct honor to acknowledge the brilliance and expertise of women in Arkansas. We do so in March as it’s National Women’s History Month.   [dropcap]We[/dropcap] proudly present 12 women of varied backgrounds who have realized their career aspirations and, along the way, changed the lives of those…

Art Scene: Finding Life’s Passions

Jonesboro, Ark., artist Brenda Wiseman, a nurse by trade, picked up a paintbrush and discovered another of her life’s passions. By Casey Rinaldi / Photography by Steve Jones   [dropcap]One[/dropcap]One of art’s most unique qualities is symbolism. Great meaning can be inferred and expressed through strong symbolic usage within artwork, and few know this better…

Dining Spotlight: Simply Terryfic

The Restaurant at Terry’s Finer Foods is legendary in its home territory of Little Rock’s Heights neighborhood, but lovers of good food from all over the capital city — and beyond — should seek out this charming bistro. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]When[/dropcap] you take the word “restaurant” and put the word “French” in…

Create: Good & Good for You

Happily this column is not about the vegetable of the moment, but instead about three other fine green offerings: asparagus, leeks and bok choy. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   [dropcap]My[/dropcap]My favorite asparagus recipe — pasta with asparagus and lemon vinaigrette — was included in the March 2011 issue (and is now available online in the…

Final Thought

There’s something about March. Big things seem to happen this month.   [dropcap]There[/dropcap] was that Ides of March incident way back in 44 B.C. with Julius Caesar meeting an untimely end. Speaking of untimely endings, come this March 8 standard time will end, and we’ll lose an hour of sleep, thanks to daylight saving time.…