Top 10 Events in April

1. Ales & Tails Fayetteville April 7 Drink beer and eat your fill of fresh crawfish from 2 to 5 p.m. at Ales & Tails at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This event benefits the Humane Society, the Lib Horn Fayetteville Animal Shelter and the Ranger’s Pantry Pet Food Bank. For $45, you can get all…

Publisher’s Note: April’s Must Do List

Spring is finally here. And for me, that means cruising around with the windows down and soaking up the sunshine – my favorite pastime. I love April because of the longer days, the blooming flowers and the warmer weather. But around here, April is the beginning of the busy season, with a ton of exciting events…

All The Toys

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute isn’t just a great place for Diamond Chef; it’s an opportunity for budding culinarians to utilize cutting-edge equipment and facilities to engage their imaginations. The edifice alongside Interstate 30 just northeast of the Pulaski County line is angular, with a host of windows along its top edge. Without…

Ballet Arkansas: Behind the Scenes

By Caleb Talley | Photography by Jamison Mosley Since 1978, Ballet Arkansas has been elevating the arts in the Natural State, through presentations of vibrant and diverse repertoire. The organization’s mission is to provide world-class performances – be it classical, neoclassical or contemporary – while also educating the next generation of young audiences. While the…

Arkansas Backstories • Capital Hotel

I’m told there’s no corroborating photographic evidence, but legend has it that during his April 14-15, 1880, stay at Little Rock’s Capital Hotel, President Ulysses S. Grant used the hotel’s enormous elevator to transport a horse to his suite. However, I can confirm that the elevator – at 11.5-feet wide by 7.3-feet deep – could…

Heart Health: The Beat Goes On

Josh Seubold never saw it coming. And frankly, he had little reason to. The 36-year-old chiropractor from Van Buren never had any cardiac problems growing up and years of checkups never offered any hint about what was to come. “Every physical I ever had was perfect, I had great blood pressure,” he says. “I wouldn’t…