AY Wins Henry Award

AY Magazine, the state’s premier general interest publication, took home the Henry Award for Media Support on Tuesday, during the 44th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The Henry Award for Media Support is presented each year to a distinguished individual or organization for extraordinary attention to and support of Arkansas’ tourism industry through the…

Unveiled Bridal Couture

Betsy Parkinson Manning didn’t set out to become a clothing designer and business owner. The way she tells it, her trajectory was medical school studying child psychology and development, but a crazy thing happened on the way to class at Baylor University. Her classes for the major were in the same building as the design…

Diamond Chef: Meet the Contestants

The University of Arkansas – Pulaski Tech Foundation is gearing up for its 11th year of fierce food competition. 2018 Diamond Chef Arkansas is set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the UA – Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute. Individual tickets cost $150. Sponsorships start at $2,500. For more information…

Lunching in Little Rock: District Fare

In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the best restaurants in Little Rock and its surrounding area – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at District Fare. There are a couple of things about a low-carb diet that make it enjoyable: meats…

Local Food Legends

Celebrate local cuisine at Local Food Legends, a cooking competition hosted by New South Produce Cooperative and Heifer USA. Join Heifer and New South from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday at Heifer Village and Urban Farm, located at 1 World Avenue in downtown Little Rock. Snack on samples from Little Rock favorites At…

‘Make Room For Pie’ with Kat Robinson

AY’s resident food expert Kat Robinson knows a thing or two about pie. And that’s why she’s the star of a new AETN show, Make Room For Pie, which premieres Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. We recently sat down with Kat to learn a little bit more about her, the show and sweet Arkansas pie.…

Fassler Hall Now Open in Little Rock

Fassler Hall is bringing a taste of Germany to downtown Little Rock. The brand new restaurant, complete with beer garden, is serving up German beer, sausage, pretzels and a Bavarian atmosphere. Located at 311 East Capitol Avenue, the beer hall opened up right next door to Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge, Little Rock’s newest bowling…