Feature: A Forgotten Population

Photography by Beth Hall and Janet Warlick   The Facts of the Matter [pullquote]Above Photo: Becky Shaffer (left) and Cassandra Webb at Saving Grace of Northwest Arkansas. Photograph by Beth Hall.[/pullquote] [dropcap]Caring[/dropcap] for the most vulnerable members of our society, namely children, is a challenging task. The Children’s Bureau, an office of the U.S. Department of…

Create: Beyond Beef

Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   [dropcap]Have[/dropcap] you been thinking about alternatives to burgers and fries? While you’re probably familiar with turkey burgers, you may not know that ground chicken, lamb, tuna and salmon also make great burgers. Have you made your own chickpea or black bean burgers? There is a whole…

Dining Spotlight: Internationally Influenced

The historic Park Hill neighborhood of North Little Rock welcomed the upscale Ira’s Park Hill Grill, which serves a melting-pot menu of lunch, brunch, dinner … and cocktails, since the community voted to lift the neighborhood liquor ban in 2013. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Restaurateur[/dropcap] Ira Mittelman is blazing a foodie trail and hopes…

Feature: Practical Printing

College of the Ouachitas opens largest print farm in the world and transforms lives. Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   [dropcap]Spools[/dropcap] of brightly colored plastic filament slowly spun. The plastic melted and extruded in each of the three-dimensional, or 3-D, printers working away at the College of the Ouachitas (COTO) in Malvern, Arkansas. The filament…

Feature: 2015–2016 Best Doctors®

Choosing a healthcare professional can be overwhelming. Family and friends may give you conflicting opinions. The Best Doctors in America® list is an invaluable tool; it’s based on peer-to-peer reviews, and let’s face it: sometimes it takes one to know one. You’ll also find detailed profiles of several top physicians in the state in this…

Final Thought

[dropcap]In[/dropcap] June, my high school class, the Class of ’70, held its 45th reunion. I hated to miss the gathering, but I chose to go to Southeast Asia with two Vietnam War veterans. I hope to someday pass along a story or two from that trip, but right now I’m thinking about some of my…