Whats happening in Arkansas

Paninis and Company Closing in July

Paninis and Company is permanently closing its doors.   The Little Rock restaurant announced its plans to close via social media on Tuesday, June 30. Paninis and Company will officially shut down on July 10 at 2:30 p.m.   According to the post, the restaurant is closing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Broadway Shuts Down Until 2021

Not great news for lovers of the Great White Way.    Broadway announced yesterday that the theaters will be dark throughout 2020 due to the pandemic. The Broadway League had announced in May that they would close until at least September 6, 2020 but have extended that until January 3, 2021.    For those of…

Summer getaways

Summer Getaways

Summer is here, and it’s time to crank up the fun.    We are fortunate that our Natural State offers so many wonderful opportunities for us during this season. Check out wild animals at the Little Rock Zoo or Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs, or float down the exciting waters of southwest Arkansas…

Paris

Paris is Always a Good Idea

By Heather Baker Well, we certainly got ourselves back in the swing of post-quarantine activities in the best way I could have imagined. Last month, the Baker clan loaded up the Jeep, turned the radio up (singing, “Bye, Corona” to the tune of My Sharona) and put coronavirus in the rearview mirror, at least for…

Little Rock zoo

Get Wild

By Dwain Hebda Mallory Jayroe, of Little Rock, is a successful public health expert in the field of epidemiology, a wife and recent parent as she and her husband, Dustin (AY’s editor), welcomed a baby boy into the world. And, she’s Arkansas’ foremost cheerleader for the Little Rock Zoo, the only such attraction in the…