J&S Italian Villa in Hot Springs Finds New Owner

Another Hot Springs restaurant has changed hands.   Earlier this week, AY About You reported that McClard’s Bar-B-Q would be getting a new owner. Now, a second Hot Springs restaurant is selling – to the same buyer.   Lee Beasley, who owns Bones’ Chophouse, has purchased J&S Villa, according to a report from the Hot…

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McClard’s Bar-B-Q Restaurant Is Getting a New Owner

Arkansas landmark McClard’s Bar-B-Q will be sold to a new owner later this week.   According to an unidentified source who is familiar with the negotiations, the restaurant is being sold to restaurateur Lee Beasley, who also owns Bones Chophouse in Hot Springs and Little Rock. The transaction will reportedly be finalized on Friday, May…

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List: When Are Arkansas Attractions Reopening?

As the end of the month and June approaches, more businesses are reopening or announcing plans to reopen. Some include popular attractions across the state like the Crater of Diamonds State Park, Magic Springs, Topgolf and Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.  AY About You will be updating this list as new venues open up.   Friday,…

Lori Loughlin and Husband Accept Plea Deals in College Admissions Scandal

Full House actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli are pleading guilty to charges connected to a college admissions scandal, according to prosecutors.   Loughlin and Giannulli have been implicated in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal. The husband-and-wife allegedly conspired to pass their two daughters off as elite athletes in order…

Coming Together

By Lauren McLemore, Madeline Burke and Dustin Jayroe   Amid a pandemic, Arkansans persist.   The last time the world stopped was on Sept. 11, 2001. A fateful day of terror that no American will ever forget. But it would be easy to argue that the past two months have been worse in a lot…