Made in Arkansas: Shabana Kauser

From the outside looking in, Arkansas may seem as though the state only consists of trees, farmland and wildlife; and although the state doesn’t receive the title “Natural State” for nothing, Arkansas’ abundance of diverse cultures should be highlighted. Shabana Kauser, an artist living in Fayetteville, uses her vibrant art to tell the stories of…

Taco Tuesday: Russellville’s Taco Vill’a

Taco Tuesday: Russellville’s Taco Vill’a   It’s that time of year when recent high school graduates pack up all the dorm “necessities” they’ve purchased over the summer and make the big move to college. Walking up and down flights of stairs carrying saucer chairs, TVs and awkwardly shaped lamps in the Arkansas heat is never…

Made in Arkansas: Dandelion Home and Garden

Arkansas’ local business scene continues to blossom as new faces move into the state and passions are uncovered. Nestled within the Hillcrest Historic District in Little Rock, the Dandelion Home and Garden store is a new community favorite. Susan Veasey and her partner Rachel Morris moved to Arkansas not really knowing what all would change…

State of Redemption

State of Redemption Empty Nester Richard McKeown’s ‘Novel’ Idea By Emily Beirne // Photos by Ian Lyle   Although he was born on the East Coast, Arkansas can still claim new author Richard McKeown. Perhaps you’ve heard of his hometown, St. Albans, Vermont, but in case you haven’t, do not worry — McKeown’s recently released…