Steak cook-off at the River Market!

The legendary PK Grills is hosting its first-ever steak cook-off on April 2 in the River Market Pavilion. This Steak Cookoff Association-sanctioned event starts at 10 a.m. and will feature live music and more. Competitors will prepare appetizers and steaks as they vie for prize packs of cash and ever-popular Yeti coolers. Want to join…

Murder Mystery: In All The Wrong Places

Linda “Lindy” Reynolds was a loving aunt and was looking forward to a visit by her sister’s children when she disappeared in 1982. Photographs courtesy of Nancy Reynolds / Originally appeared in AY‘s January 2012 issue   [dropcap]On[/dropcap] May 17, 1982, Linda “Lindy” Reynolds left a Fort Smith, Ark., restaurant called Banditos where she worked…

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism releases Native American Heritage Guide

A new publication from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism illuminates the history of Native Americans in the state. “Native American Heritage in Arkansas,” produced in collaboration with the Arkansas History Commission, the Department of Arkansas Heritage and other partners, provides information on Arkansas’s Native American heritage sites, the tribes most prevalent in Arkansas,…

The Sweetest of Surprises!

Women’s Own Worth (W.O.W.) is making a huge impact in the lives of abuse survivors in our state. Photography by Becca Snider Tally   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] nonprofit’s mission is to “empower women to know their own worth” by providing services to women and families who have been victims of domestic violence or violent crime. Each day…

National Park Service Centennial: Arkansas sites range from historic to outdoor treasures

“There is nothing so American as our national parks…” — Franklin D. Roosevelt   January 2016 kicks off a year-long celebration of the National Park Service and its centennial anniversary as natural areas, historic monuments and other sites across the U.S. prepare to celebrate the occasion, which officially takes place Aug. 25, 2016. In Arkansas,…