Feature: Designs & Dreams

The Designers Choice Fashion Preview supports Timmons Arts Foundation’s mission to help at-risk kids dream big about the arts. Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Makeup by Tamara Thomas   [dropcap]Here’s[/dropcap] the thing about kids and dreams, said Theresa Timmons-Shamberger, executive director of the Timmons Arts Foundation: You can tell children to “dream big,” but if…

Home: Radiant Residence

Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Scott[/dropcap] and Christy Bray first met interior designer Miguel Newberg several years ago. They purchased furniture from a national retailer, and Newberg, who worked at the outlet, helped them finish the space. The Brays own Freeze Specialty Cleaners, so Scott sees his fair share of homes; after viewing Newberg’s design…

Excursion: Living Local

Familiar names are being joined by new businesses in Conway, Ark., as merchants and restaurateurs cater to residents who no longer think it should be necessary to drive to Little Rock to find what they want. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal   [dropcap]Conway’s[/dropcap] Bell & Sward Gentlemen’s Clothier, at 1020 Oak St., started, basically, for…

Feature: Cutting Edge Party

CHI St. Vincent is planning a shindig with great food, live music and a charitable purpose. But they won’t say where, yet. Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   [pullquote]Above Photo: Kristi Crum, chair, IV Party [/pullquote][dropcap]Imagine[/dropcap] purchasing tickets to a party without knowing the location until hours before it starts. That’s the definition of a…

Dining Spotlight: SoMa on Fire

Piro Brick Oven & Barroom is the latest restaurant to open its doors in SoMa, and it’s likely to become a favored haunt for those who reside within walking distance and beyond. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] revitalization of downtown Little Rock, Ark., isn’t limited to the River Market District. South of I630, the…

Health: A Grand Design

On April 8, Baptist Health Foundation will celebrate a goal well accomplished, a goal that benefits its eight hospitals and the 5,000 patients who receive world-class care at their facilities each day. Photographs courtesy of Baptist Health Foundation   [pullquote]Above Photo: The newest hybrid surgical suite combines sophisticated technology with imaging equipment which allows Baptist…

Living: There’s No Comparison

[dropcap]We[/dropcap] come into this world with more genetically loaded material than we might be comfortable knowing. My son imparted this information to me many years ago whilst he was studying medicine. I asked him few questions. I, after all, took college biology and remembered that certain physical characteristics were preordained — little chemical messengers that…