Downtown Comebacks: Little Rock River Market, SoMa and Argenta Arts District

By AY Staff | Photography by David Yerby The revitalization of Little Rock and North Little Rock’s downtowns, from abandoned warehouses and dilapidated buildings into model neighborhoods, offers mixed-use developments that blend residential and commercial space. The transformation is nothing short of remarkable. [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Little Rock development started in the early 1990s with the Little…

#LoveLittleRock

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]onathan Semans, division manager at CDI Contractors was the inspiration behind Little Rock’s recent “break up” with Amazon. The city abandoned its bid for the retail giant to open its second headquarters in Little Rock in a full-page “breakup” ad in The Washington Post, a newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. Semans says…

Buy Your Tickets for Home for the Holidays

Caring for others doesn’t have to stop after #GivingTuesday. This weekend, spend your Friday night at the second annual Home for the Holidays fundraiser for Our House. The fundraiser, presented by Dillard’s, will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Robinson Convention Center at 426 W. Markham St. in Little Rock. It’s described…

No Longer A Victim

Women and Children First held its Vegas on the Rocks fundraiser earlier this month. In honor of that fundraiser, we’re sharing this story from the December 2010 issue of AY Magazine. By Angela E. Thomas // Photography by Chach Bursey, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Media Relations and the Williams family 18. That’s the number…