Go Red for Women: American Heart Association

Go Red for Women: American Heart Association   Every year, more than 200,000 women die from cardiovascular disease. And every year, the American Heart Association (AHA) continues its signature initiative, Go Red for Women, designed to increase awareness, institute change and, most importantly, save lives.    “It’s no longer just about wearing red; it’s no…

The Food Blogger Round-Up, June Edition

Arkansas is filled with some great food and drink bloggers. Each month on AY Magazine, we’d like to do a round-up post featuring all the wonderful writing and picture-taking going on throughout the state. If there is a blog you’d like to be featured, please email me at kshalin@aymag.com.   Big props to the guys…

The Ascent of Argenta

The Ascent of Argenta   Downtown North Little Rock is on the rise, and at the center of it all is a thriving, diverse food and drink scene steeped in a collaborative effort to keep things moving forward.     Take a stroll down Main Street in downtown North Little Rock, an area that runs…

Healthy Heart, Healthy Life

Healthy Heart, Healthy Life   Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 655,000 Americans die from heart disease each year — that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.   Catherine Biggers is active, fit, doesn’t smoke…

Saved by Grace

Saved by Grace   Celebrate Recovery has become so successful in transforming lives that judges across the state advise parolees to take part as a step toward learning to live on the straight and narrow.    It’s the Tuesday night before Easter, and the sound of nails being pounded into wood fills the sanctuary of…

Dinner for Dad

Dinner for Dad   Finally, we’ve arrived at the month that all dads long for. Their one day a year to kick back and relish being a hero and star. Father’s Day has always been a day of socks and ties, or maybe even a “best dad ever” mug. Dads work so hard and do…