Learn to Cook at Pulaski Technical College

The University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College may be home to the Diamond Chef Arkansas competition, but it’s not just a place for professional chefs. Amateurs are welcome at Pulaski Technical College’s Lifelong Learning culinary classes. Here’s a sampling of the courses you can expect in early 2018: January January 11 – The Art…

A Bright Holiday Season

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism For me, the holiday season means many things. But the thing I hold dearest in my heart… the thing I’ve been doing since I was a wee lass (yes, my grandfather’s family was Irish!)… is gazing adoringly at holiday lights! It’s a tradition my…

Happy Hour: Hot Toddy

In his drink-themed blog series, Happy Hour, Arkansas native Ben Franks will share his recipes and expertise. Ben tends the bar at Petit & Keet in Little Rock, but he learned the tricks of the trade all over the country. In this post, Ben shares his recipe for a hot toddy. It’s finally cold in…

Umpteen Holiday Rides

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Your holidays just got way more awesome. Melanie Norris and her husband Paul have put together a statewide (and southern Missouri) mountain biking event to help celebrate the season. The free event is called Umpteen Rides and features volunteer guided, self supported mountain bike and…