AY About You Men of Distinction 2020

By Adeline Goodman, Bailey White and Dustin Jayroe   For years, AY About You has produced an annual listing of accomplished Arkansas women every October, known simply as AY’s Intriguing Women. This month, AY is proud to present its inaugural brother to Intriguing Women: AY’s Men of Distinction.    This exclusive listing highlights Arkansas men…

What’s Happening in Arkansas: June 2

Check out the latest news from around Arkansas! Every day, we’ll bring you some of the best news bits from around the Internet.   Amid protests, Mayor Scott reinstates curfew in Little Rock Scott signed an executive order to restore curfews within the city beginning June 1, occurring nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. According to…

McClard’s Bar-B-Q Restaurant Picks Up New Owner

McClard’s Bar-B-Q is being sold, sources have confirmed.   AY About You reported earlier in the week that the Hot Springs landmark was expected to sell soon. An unidentified source told AY that Lee Beasley would be acquiring the restaurant for his growing portfolio.   Bobby Dennis, a spokesperson for Beasley, has confirmed to multiple…

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,…