Little Rock Ranks in Best Cities for Quality of Life

What makes Little Rock so appealing to residents and visitors? It’s the relaxed, easy-going tempo, the amazing culinary scene featuring award-winning restaurants, the abundance of opportunities for outdoor adventures, and the charming neighborhoods filled with boutique shops and tree-lined streets. NerdWallet analyzed 177 U.S. cities with more than 150,000 residents using data estimates from the…

Thankful For Theatre

Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Growing up, the holiday season was synonymous with drama. No, not because of family shenanigans at the Christmas dinner table, but because whether it was playing a pilgrim in the annual Thanksgiving play (everyone wanted to be the turkey, which I never quite understood) or…

See Chihuly: In the Forest Until Nov. 27

This fall, experience a stunning outdoor exhibition featuring the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Presented for the first time in an Ozark woods, it’s a world of wonder, waiting to be explored, only at Crystal Bridges. Over the years his creations have become familiar around the world. He is globally renowned for his site-specific installations…

Birding in Arkansas

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism With its mild climate and variety of habitats, Arkansas is a well-known destination to watch birds. “Birding is a simple activity that anyone can do,” said Shea Lewis, a regional supervisor at Arkansas State Parks. “You can start at home with the basic bird feeder.…

Vegas on the Rocks: A Chance for Change

Vegas on the Rocks: A Chance for Change is a unique casino-themed party featuring Vegas-style gaming, unique entertainment, libations, gourmet food and a boutique silent auction to raise money for Women and Children First. General Admission: $50 – Includes complimentary beer and wine from 6:30 – 8 p.m., gourmet snacks provided by Cache, and $1000…