Lunching in Little Rock: Sims BBQ

In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the best restaurants in Little Rock and its surrounding area – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Sims BBQ. Restaurants come and go in Little Rock. If you are judging the success of a…

SQZBX in Hot Springs

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism SQZBX, aka ‘squeezebox’, is a new family owned pizza spot and brewery located at 236 Ouachita Avenue in Hot Springs. It was built and is run by Cheryl Roorda and Zac Smith, two well known musicians in town. “As The Itinerant Locals, we have played tuba and…

Live Music This Weekend

Sarah Woolf of Follow the Woolf has your guide to Arkansas’ music scene, in Little Rock and beyond. Read on for this weekend’s can’t-miss music events, plus a preview of a new release from an Arkansas artist. Friday 5/11 Big Silver with Clownvis Presley. 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. $7. White Water Tavern. 2500 W.…

10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. For those still trying to find the perfect gift for mom, here’s a list that may help, complete with products you can ship to her, neighborhood haunts to shop and experiences she’ll treasure. 1. A New Smartwatch Band If your mom loves to keep up with the latest technology, she…

Razorback Regional Greenway is Great Family Ride

Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism The Razorback Regional Greenway is a great ride for families. All ages and experience levels can enjoy this 36-mile, primarily off-street, shared-use trail. Ride a section or ride the entire Greenway, which connects the downtown areas of Fayetteville, Johnson, Springdale, Lowell, Rogers and Bentonville, their arts and entertainment districts, shopping opportunities, the University…

North Little Rock Mini Maker Faire Set for May 12

Makers, educators, innovators and creatives across the state will be gathering at the North Shore Riverwalk in North Little Rock on Saturday, May 12 for the Fourth Annual Mini Maker Faire. Inspired by the two flagship Maker Faires in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City, this family-friendly event will be hosted by…