Oaklawn Scaring Up Freaky Fun in October

Hot Springs, Ark. – From start to finish, October is sure to offer plenty of thrills and excitement at Oaklawn starting with a traditional Oktoberfest party and ending with a Halloween Bash complete with a costume contest. The Oktoberfest celebration kicks off the month Sunday, Oct. 1 with a $5,000 drawing from 6 – 10…

Hello Cocoa Rebrands as Markham & Fitz

The co-owners of an Arkansas-based chocolate maker announced this week that as their company expands, they’ll be changing its name from Hello Cocoa to Markham & Fitz. Read the company’s press release below: A Fayetteville chocolate maker is improving its quality, expanding its space and changing its name as it plans for relocation to Bentonville’s…

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson to Receive Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Career Achievement Award

Documentarian Stanley Nelson will be at the 26th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival on Saturday, October 14th to add another award to a film career already steeped in recognition. He has six Emmys, including one for Lifetime Achievement, a Peabody Award, and received the National Medal for the Humanities from President Obama. When Nelson…

Outdoor Recreation a Critical Player in Arkansas’ Economy

Submitted by the Outdoor Industry Association Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) released the state-by-state Outdoor Recreation Economy Report, which demonstrates the powerful impact that outdoor recreation has on Arkansas’ economy. The report shows that the outdoor recreation economy in Arkansas directly contributes 96,000 jobs and annually generates $9.7 billion in consumer spending and $698 million in…