Cocktails at the Capital: Lavender Margarita

In a new series, bartender Loic Lautredou of One Eleven at the Capital Hotel will share recipes for some of his favorite cocktails, including this lavender margarita. Join us for “Cocktails at the Capital.” These articles are presented in partnership with the Capital Hotel. Lavender Margarita: A One Eleven at the Capital Recipe Ingredients 2 oz of Espolon Blanco Tequila…

AY’s Best of 2018

AY Magazine celebrates its 30th anniversary, a momentous milestone for Vowell, Inc., the state’s premier niche publishing company. This month’s edition features AY’s Best, a collection of all that’s great around the state, as chosen by you, our loyal readers. When it comes to an opinion, Arkansans are quick to give one. And boy did…

AY’s Best of 2018 – Northwest Arkansas

ARTS & CULTURE Art Gallery Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Fort Smith Regional Art Museum Charity Gala or Event Kiss a Pig Paint the Town Red TheatreSquared Gala for Education and Access Wine & Roses Country Club Fayetteville Country Club Pinnacle Country Club Springdale Country Club Family Attraction Amazeum Arvest Ballpark Lokomotion Family Fun…

AY’s Best of 2018 – Central & More

ARTS & CULTURE Art Gallery Arkansas Arts Center Boswell-Mourot Fine Art M2 Gallery Charity Gala or Event Wild Wines Eggshibition Ronald McDonald Chocolate Fantasy Ball Country Club Chenal Country Club Country Club of Little Rock Pleasant Valley Country Club Family Attraction Little Rock Zoo Magic Springs Museum of Discovery Festival Boo at the Zoo Riverfest…

Arkansas’ Hot Design Trends

by LaDonna Humphrey Whether you’re looking to buy a new home, thinking about renovating your current one, or you’re just interested in what’s new in home design, here are some the biggest trends you’ll see dominating this year. OPEN BUT DEFINED FLOOR PLANS Instead of one large, undefined space, open floor plans will evolve to…

AY’s 30th Anniversary: Pearls of Wisdom

By Vicki Vowell, CEO & Founder of Vowell, Inc. In the spring of 1988, I fulfilled a dream to start a company. This month, I celebrate my pearl anniversary as founder of the “Grand Lady” AY Magazine. The journey has been challenging, to put it mildly, but so worthwhile. It’s an accomplishment to be Arkansas’…

Top 10 Events in May

Our list of the Top 10 Events in May includes a film festival in Northwest Arkansas, a celebration of Southern food in El Dorado, two ballet performances, beer and music festivals, and so much more. 1. Bentonville Film Festival Bentonville May 1-6 This annual event, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis and Inclusion Companies…

Publisher’s Note: We Love May!

I can’t believe it’s already May, and summer is just around the corner. May is an exciting time in the family. The kids are out of school, and we’re gearing up for all kinds of fun summer activities. We know you’re always looking for fun and exciting things to do during the summer months, too,…