At 38, The Faded Rose Stays Strong

  The Faded Rose, the Riverdale restaurant serving up traditional New Orleans staples, recently celebrated its 38th birthday. Thirty-eight years for any business is no small feat, but in the restaurant industry, it represents a near monumental accomplishment.   The restaurant started in 1982 with the co-owners and husband-and-wife duo of Ed and Laurie David. Son,…

Rising UFC Star Taking Arkansas by Storm

Last Saturday evening, I was lying in bed watching ESPN. (Don’t judge, it is quarantine after all.) My family was all in other parts of the house, but that only lasted about 10 minutes as has been the case the past three months isolated at home. “Why are you watching fighting?” my 11-year-old son, J.D.…