Frankenstein-A Macabre Reality

  Most everyone has heard or read the story of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Many have seen the film interpretations throughout the 20th century. Mary Shelley was 18 years old when she wrote the story that has become historically profound in the literary world. Woven with the motif of the pursuit of knowledge and its dangers,…

Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site in Hope tells story of 42nd U.S. President

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism This month America celebrates the centennial year of the National Park Service, NPS. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the agency on August 25, 1916. Among the national parks in Arkansas celebrating the event is the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home…

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, Arvest Bank collaborate to offer specialty debit cards

Limited edition cards to display popular destinations across The Natural State LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 7, 2016) – The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and Arvest Bank worked in collaboration to create a limited-edition series of specialty debit cards that showcase some of the state’s most scenic and popular attractions. The eight debit card…

From Mob Scenes to Silver Screens

Hot Springs, Arkansas is rich in diverse history, and it continues to honor that history today. The enchanting and discrete valley became a charming mecca of activity and retreat. From the famous Bathhouse Row to memorial museums of notorious figures, the off-beat and alluring energy is quite undeniable. Native Americans are rumored to have rejuvenated…

Feels Something Like Home

Perhaps it was the delightful smell of fresh soil or the scorch of the afternoon sun, but something about the day we photographed Real Fair Food featuring Arkansas 4-H members who compete in country fairs around the state, transported me to a place in time–one where I could not be certain I had not previously…