Feature: Connecting Communities

With its completion, northwest Arkansas’ Razorback Regional Greenway connects more than 100 miles of pedestrian and bike trails and links seven communities. Photographs courtesy of Northwest Arkansas Trails and Misty Murphy   [dropcap]Around[/dropcap] the same time the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Ark., welcomed its first patrons, forward-thinkers in northwest Arkansas imagined a regional greenway…

Arkansas’ Utopia

H. G. Wells once wrote, “Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.” If this is so, bicycling enthusiasts will find joy in The Natural State. Below we share benefits and tips for riding and sources for information on Arkansas’ trails.   [dropcap]Bicycling[/dropcap] has long been the “red-headed stepchild” of fitness activities in the United States, lagging…

Bentonville’s Inaugural Film Festival Comes to Successful Close

Photographs courtesy of Bentonville Film Festival   [dropcap]Bentonville,[/dropcap] Ark. rolled out the “blue carpet” for A-listers, filmmakers, industry executives, and other movie-lovers at the inaugural Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) last month. The festival, which ran May 5 through 9, was sponsored by Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola and dozens more national and global companies. Attendees gathered to celebrate…

Art Scene: Setting the Atmosphere With Art

Photography courtesy Walton Arts Center   [pullquote]Above Photo: The Trail Mix Concert Tour includes visiting and local musicians performing while pedestrians and cyclists enjoy the trail system in northwest Arkansas.[/pullquote] [dropcap]If[/dropcap] April showers bring May flowers, then the vivid and colorful May flowers all about are a sign that one of Arkansas’ most unique festivals…