Glorious Food Trucks

Food trucks have exploded in popularity over the last few years. They’re a convenient way to grab some delicious on the go. And if you’re an entrepreneur, it’s a perfect way to test the waters on your idea without jumping in too deep and starting your own brick and mortar restaurant. Northwest Arkansas has seen…

Derby Day Soiree

The long-standing traditions of the Kentucky Derby are lived out each year in Little Rock at Southern Silks. Big hats, gents and ladies dressed in their Sunday best, mint juleps and even “horse” races are all part of this fundraiser benefiting Methodist Family Health. The races at this event don’t involve the thoroughbreds clocking the…

What is Arkansas Barbecue?

So how does one define Arkansas barbecue?   When I took on the task of writing the online introduction for the Arkansas portion of the Southern BBQ Trail (www.southernbbqtrail.com), I came to the conclusion that there are too many cultural influences and styles of barbecue in this state to come up with a single definition.…

Bentonville, Rogers

On a recent visit to Bentonville and Rogers in Northwest Arkansas, I noticed there are little pieces of art everywhere. Art installations can be found wherever you look, from the metalwork springing up in the form of flowers and birds along the walkways in downtown Rogers, to the stained-glass windows in Bentonville’s new restaurant, The…

Some Thoughts on Bicycling

We didn’t realize it at the time, but my boyhood friends and I may have constructed one of the first mountain bike trails in Arkansas back in the late 1950s. Up the hill and immediately east of our quiet little neighborhood in Jonesboro was a 40-acre undeveloped tract of rolling land, right on top of…

Enjoying The Long Run

Early this year, thousands of runners took to the streets of Little Rock and North Little Rock for the Little Rock Marathon. This year marked the event’s 15th anniversary. Running continues to rise in popularity to meet people’s needs for health and fitness as well as camaraderie and outdoor exploration. University of Arkansas Little Rock…

Spring Renovation Guide

Our magazine is about homes each and every month. You’ll find some of Arkansas’ most beautiful places to live within each issue as we provide readers with a showcase of ideas and possibilities they can make their own. We’re happy to present the AY 2017 Home Improvement and Remodeling Guide. It’s purpose—to serve as the…

Top 10 Things To Do

1 ONE NIGHT ONLY: GLADYS KNIGHT LITTLE ROCK APRIL 3 Fans are ready for the overdue return of The Empress of Soul, the one and only Miss Gladys Knight. While she could listen as the crowd serenades her with her extension roster of classic songs, the audience is in for a treat as she continues…