Art Scene: Corporate Meets Art

The Arkansas Capital Corporation Group is investing in the arts. Photography courtesy of the artists   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] Arkansas Capital Corporation Group (ACCG) has, since 1957, been in the business of helping business. “We are a nonprofit economic development and financing organization that helps with expansions and startups in Arkansas,” said Al Hodge, the company’s executive…

Notable: The Clean Eatery

A conversation with Ryan Merritt-McGehee is an educational experience. Photo by Sara Edwards Neal   [dropcap]He’s[/dropcap] a nutritionist and a certified personal trainer, so as you can imagine he eats “clean.” And he wants others to as well, that’s why he founded The Clean Eatery. Located in Stratton’s Market, the walk-up offers some of the…

Create: Decadent Side Dishes

Nutrition is trending, and my orientation is to nutritious, economical, well-tested, chef-driven but doable-at-home-by-mere-mortals recipes. Photography by Janet Warlick :: Food Styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   [dropcap]However,[/dropcap] as our editor Angela reminded me: A well-timed, once-in-awhile splurge is good for everyone. This is a splurge month. Let’s see – cheese, eggs, butter, cream –…

Feature: UALR Trail Honors Political & Legal Champions

This month, 14 African Americans will be celebrated for their roles as trailblazers of civil and equal rights. Photograph by Ashlee Nobel   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] late African American newspaper publisher and native Arkansan Daisy Bates, whose home served as headquarters for civil rights activists during the 1957 Little Rock Central High School integration crisis, famously noted,…