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The Home Builders Association of Greater Little Rock (HBA-GLR) is proud to present the 68th Annual Home Show. The HBA-GLR is a trade association that supports and strengthens the housing industry in central Arkansas for its members and for the public. As a local chapter of the National Home Builders Association, we are one of…

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A Weekend Of Love

By Kenneth Heard   Whether it’s the rich aroma of sweet chocolate or fresh mountain breezes and scents of cooked ribeye and chicken, love is in the air in Arkansas this Valentine’s Day weekend.   And, despite the Natural State’s next-to-last ranking as one of the least amorous states in the country by Wallethub.com, a…

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Two Little Rock-Area Restaurants Closing Down

Two restaurants in the greater Little Rock area are closing this month.   The first big closing is happening in North Little Rock in the busy McCain Mall sector. Johnny Carino’s closed on Wednesday, Jan. 22.   The closing for the North Little Rock location appears to be an isolated instance. The Austin, Texas-headquartered chain…

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Arkansas Food Hall of Fame: Gone But Not Forgotten

“This award remembers the collective culinary legacy of a once-and-always influential Arkansas restaurant that has since ceased operations.”    Mary Maestri’s Italiano Grillroom Tontitown, Springdale 1923 – 2016   For nearly a century, this generationally-spanned product of the Maestri family was a staple of the Northwest Arkansas community. The story of this Italian eatery is…