Walnut Ridge Celebrates the Town’s Musical Heritage with Beatles at the Ridge Festival on Sept. 18-19

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism It started in September 1964. Four young men from Liverpool needed some rest and relaxation. It had been a stellar year for the guys – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. In August, the foursome, known worldwide as the Beatles, returned…

Del Frisco’s Grille to Open Sept. 12

Del Frisco’s Grille, Little Rock’s newest eatery offering creative twists on American classics, will open Saturday, Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Promenade at Chenal. “We are thrilled to open Del Frisco’s Grille in West Little Rock,” said Mark S. Mednansky, CEO of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group. “Little Rock is a vibrant city with…

Public is Invited to Watch Embee Diamonds’ Mike Botha cut the 8.52-Carat “Esperanza” Diamond at Stanley Jewelers Gemologist in North Little Rock September 9-12

Stanley Jewelers Gemologist Will Partner With Canada’s Embee Diamonds to Offer the Public This Rare Opportunity to Watch the Transformation of This American Gem From Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park (NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.)—Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park at Murfreesboro offers a unique experience for visitors—the opportunity to search in the eroded surface…

Singles: Evan Mathews

AY: What is your name and job title? EM: Evan Mathews, co-owner of National Custom Hollow Metal and Maple Leaf Awning and Canvas AY: Where is your hometown? EM: Little Rock, Ark., but with Yankee roots and Texan experience. AY: What is your favorite way to spend a Saturday? EM: That changes with the seasons for me. Late winter: a…