Perfect Wedding

The Perfect Wedding Plan

by Kim Dishongh & Lisa Fischer June, traditionally, is the month for weddings. There’s a lot that goes into not only planning the big day but also in preparation for the proposal. While some couples choose a small, quaint ceremony on a beach, many choose extravagant nuptials and receptions worthy of high society. So what…

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Heavy Metal

by Larissa Gudino National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C., is sponsoring Heavy Metal: Arkansas Women to Watch 2019, a traveling art exhibition that will visit eight locations in the Natural State.  The Women to Watch exhibition is a biennial series designed to feature underrepresented and emerging women artists from the…

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The Thriller, Filler and Spiller

Container gardening makes summer planting fun and easy By Matthew King | Photography by Jamison Mosley Hocott’s Garden Center has served central Arkansas for 80 years, having opened its doors in Little Rock in 1939. They strive to offer great service for experienced gardeners while also welcoming newcomers into the great, green world of gardening.…

Buffalo River

Arkansas Backstories: Buffalo River

by Joe David Rice Richard M. Nixon…. Orval E. Faubus…. William O. Douglas…. Three prominent players in 20th century American politics. All vilified on one occasion or another (or sometimes regularly), but vilified nevertheless by vastly different groups for vastly different rationales, mind you. One is a disgraced Republican president. Another a defiant Democratic governor…

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Down in the Delta

By Caleb Talley Exploring the lesser-known gems of east Arkansas –  there’s much more than meets the eye Part 1 of 2 – The Upper Delta It’s been said inside the halls of the state capitol and the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies: If we could just lose the Delta, Arkansas would be among the fastest-growing, most…

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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Go WILD for wildlife! In the Ozark Mountains on 459 acres and home to a variety of exotic and native animals, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (TCWR) is one of the nation’s most respected big cat sanctuaries. Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, this nonprofit, ethical animal tourism destination is also a Top 10…

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Arkansas Summer Getaways

Summer is here, and it’s time to crank up the fun. No doubt Arkansans will enjoy a red, juicy watermelon – probably lake- or poolside, a bevy of summer blockbusters and fireworks galore. Check out wild animals at the Little Rock Zoo or Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs to floating past the thick…