Showcasing NWA’s Splendid Shelters

This June 19 through 21, more than 2,000 people will tour the 34 homes featured in this year’s Annual Parade of Homes, presented by the Northwest Arkansas Home Builders Association. Photographs courtesy of NWAHBA   [pullquote]Above Photo: Conner Custom Homes[/pullquote] [dropcap]The[/dropcap] Northwest Arkansas Home Builders Association (NWAHBA) was founded in 1960. Today the organization has…

Dwell: Successful Showcase

Arkansas’ first-ever Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home opened to great fanfare, and AY was proud to be a media sponsor for this project. This month, we share photographs of several of the light-filled rooms in this nearly 4,000-square-foot home. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Each[/dropcap] year, a number of Southern Living Custom Builder…

Create: By Request Sweet Treats

We asked the proprietors from two of the capital city’s most popular bakeries to share the recipes for one of their most requested items. To our delight — and yours, once you’ve finished baking — they complied. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Sisters[/dropcap] Kristi and April Williams (right) opened Brown Sugar Bakeshop in 2009 and…

Home: Radiant Residence

Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Scott[/dropcap] and Christy Bray first met interior designer Miguel Newberg several years ago. They purchased furniture from a national retailer, and Newberg, who worked at the outlet, helped them finish the space. The Brays own Freeze Specialty Cleaners, so Scott sees his fair share of homes; after viewing Newberg’s design…

Dining Spotlight: SoMa on Fire

Piro Brick Oven & Barroom is the latest restaurant to open its doors in SoMa, and it’s likely to become a favored haunt for those who reside within walking distance and beyond. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] revitalization of downtown Little Rock, Ark., isn’t limited to the River Market District. South of I630, the…

Health: A Grand Design

On April 8, Baptist Health Foundation will celebrate a goal well accomplished, a goal that benefits its eight hospitals and the 5,000 patients who receive world-class care at their facilities each day. Photographs courtesy of Baptist Health Foundation   [pullquote]Above Photo: The newest hybrid surgical suite combines sophisticated technology with imaging equipment which allows Baptist…