Little Rock Zoo

The Little Rock Zoo

Fall in Love with the Zoo The Little Rock Zoo inspires an appreciation for nature and a love for animals. Come fall in love with our new sloth bear cub, Zaara, and encounter nearly 500 animals, including many that are threatened or endangered such as: rhinos, cheetahs, African penguins and three species of great apes,…

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Mountain Harbor Resort

Escape…to Mountain Harbor! Family-owned Mountain Harbor is a place to escape. Nestled within the mountains on the pristine waters of Lake Ouachita, Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa is your answer to the hustle and bustle of everyday life. From the moment you arrive, you are greeted with the friendliness of true Southern hospitality and charm.…

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Hot Springs Happenings

As June heats up, there are plenty of cool events coming to Hot Springs. Here is a sampling of events AY Magazine recommends. For a full calendar of events, log on to hotsprings.org.   8th Annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge – May 1-July 31 The eighth annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge on Lakes Hamilton and Catherine in…

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East Village Crawl

Usher in the summer with a walkable journey for beers and bites in one of Little Rock’s newest hot spots by Kevin Shalin | Photography by Jamison Mosley Located just south of the Arkansas River and east of I-30 sits East Village, the vision of companies Cromwell Architects Engineers and Moses Tucker Real Estate. Created in…

Jasper

Jasper

by Joe David Rice | Photography provided by Arkansas Parks and Tourism and the venues Few travel articles begin with a list of things you won’t find in the featured destination. But that’s how I’ll start this piece, noting that visitors to Jasper will not see parking meters, stoplights, McDonald’s, Starbucks or a big-box retailer. What they…

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Shakespeare in the Park

by Tracy Courage While 13 may be considered an unlucky number, Arkansas Shakespeare Theater celebrates the start of its 13th season this month with a selection of the Bard’s works that embraces the theme of “Fate and Chance.”  “It wasn’t by chance that we chose this theme for our 13th anniversary,” says Rebekah Scallet, AST’s…

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Cross Iron Cottage Wedding Receptions

by Dustin Jayroe Wedding and engagement season is upon us once again. For couples involved in the prenuptial bliss comes a blended mixture of emotions ranging from complete and utter excitement to the near maximum levels of stress that one can feel. Planning a wedding is no small feat, as anyone engaged or recently married…

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Katherine Blackmon Carroll

“I’ve always been a ‘fixer,’ and I realized that as an attorney, I can help. I can help people ‘fix’ their situations through family law.” Katherine Blackmon Carroll is a quintessential attorney, life and health coach. For more than two decades, Katherine and her team have provided a unique approach to family law.   It…

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Sassafras Springs Vineyard

Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery Makes Creative, Unconventional Weddings a Reality By Sydne Tursky Sassafras Springs Vineyard and Winery is ready to make couples’ wedding celebration everything they can dream it to be, with lots of room for creativity and innovation.  Cheryl and Gene Long opened the award-winning wedding venue in Springdale in January 2014.…