Final Thought

By Sonny Rhodes   [dropcap]I[/dropcap] t has been quite a school year for Team Rhodes. Abby, the youngest of three siblings, is a high school senior, so we’ve all experienced a number of firsts and lasts this year. The firsts include her driving a car unattended, opening a college acceptance notice, and receiving a scholarship…

Letter From The Editor – What Do You Love?

:: Brigette Williams ::   [dropcap]A[/dropcap] t around age four or five, little ones begin exchanging Valentine’s Day cards with classmates. Along with this innocent rite of passage comes the implied expectation to make a public declaration of love to…someone. As adults, we see family, friends and co-workers await delivery of flowers, balloons and artfully…

Small City, Big Ambitions

By Shelby Styron :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   Move over high-rise lofts and entertainment spots. Entrepreneurs are ready to drive new energy into the redevelopment of the downtown area. Can such innovation make Little Rock the new Austin?     [dropcap]T[/dropcap] wenty years ago, the River Market was a bunch of vacant warehouses. That’s…

Floral Fantasies

By Maura Montez :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   [dropcap]E[/dropcap] dible flowers are a wonderful way to add flavor and beauty to almost any dish. Make certain flowers are grown organically and pesticide-free. Not all flowers are edible, so be sure to accurately identify the flower and its edible parts before adding to dishes. Use…