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Central Arkansas Pet Partners Provides Animal-Assisted Intervention in Stressful Situations

Lending A Paw: Central Arkansas Pet Partners Provides Animal-Assisted Intervention in Stressful Situations   Little Rock attorney Allan Gates, the president of Central Arkansas Pet Partners, never expected to become a volunteer doing hospice work.    “It doesn’t sound like what you do for fun,” Gates says. “But I ended up shadowing Merry Zakrzewski while…

Food Bites: TOPDOG Hot Dog Company Closed, The Root Cafe, Leiva’s Coffee and More

    We have no shortage of food news throughout Arkansas, so each week, we’ll be providing you with a snapshot of the goings-on inside the culinary world, from events to specials to restaurant openings to awards. Do you have news to share? Please email our Associate Editor Sarah Coleman at scoleman@aymag.com.    TOPDOG Hot…

Italy Ozarks Food Spaghetti

Italy in the Ozarks

Italy in the Ozarks   Fried chicken and spaghetti, anyone? Tontitown – a town in Northwest Arkansas, rich in Italian-American history and known for its delicious Italian food – offers this unique Italian/Southern combination. If you ask Venesian Inn restaurant owner Jeff Bowen, “It’s like chicken and waffles; it just goes together.” It’s not fancy;…