Arkansas Backstories: Hoochie-Coochie

By Joe David Rice To the best of my knowledge, only one person has publicly performed the hoochie-coochie within the hallowed halls of the U.S. House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol. That unlikely dancer was ultra-conservative Congressman Ezekiel Candler “Took” Gathings, a devout Baptist who represented Arkansas’ First Congressional District for 30 years. But…

SOMA Rising

Food and drink help lead the Southside of Main Street to new heights By Kevin Shalin | Photography by Jamison Mosley Take a walk down Little Rock’s South Main Street, now known as SoMa, and you will notice a change. The neighborhood, located just on the outskirts of downtown, is steeped in history, and it’s…

Smooth Operators

by Lisa Fischer Jonesboro native Bruce Sanderson has never forgotten the Hippocratic oath. “First cause no harm.” That has guided him as a physician from his early days as an intern and resident, and it is what makes him an outstanding diagnostician with a booming aesthetic practice.   Dr. Sanderson graduated from Arkansas State University…

Arkansas’ Best

CHI St. Vincent’s Ali Krisht Receives International Olivecrona Award for Contributions to the Field of Neurosurgery Faced with the stark reality that they have a brain tumor, patients only want to put their lives in the hands of the very best neurosurgeon in the world, wherever they may be. That journey leads them to Sherwood and Ali…

Murder, She Wrote… For AY Magazine

by Matthew King // Photography by Jamison Mosley   Janie Jones is an Arkansas native, raised in and once again resides in Faulkner County. Jones, an author, has spent the last 20 years writing feature articles for local publications, most notably Jones is the magazine’s favorite writer of murder mysteries.  “I am a wife. I’m…