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Home of Hope

Michael Kaczkowski’s Real Life Faces Artificial Eye Clinic & Alloplastic Facial Reconstruction is the Home of Hope. by Dwain Hebda When people walk into the bright, spacious waiting room of Real Life Faces Artificial Eye Clinic & Alloplastic Facial Reconstruction, they immediately discover this is a different kind of place. Covering the walls are pictures and…

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Summer Cocktails

Photography by Jamison Mosley The summer is sizzling and Arkansans are looking for ways to beat the heat. There may be no better way to cool off than with a light, refreshing libation. There will always be reliable standbys, like a frosty mint julep or tangy margarita, AY wants to help you keep your cool…

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Y’all Pray Well

After suffering a car crash that caved in her skull, Betsy Parkinson Manning is living her life with no regrets. by Dwain Hebda | Photography by Jamison Mosley The screams of shearing metal pull the woman out her front door. There are a lot of scrapes on this twisting, steep road, so many that she can tell the…

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Day Tripping

by Kevin Shalin Time to jump in the car for a quick food trip to one of these Arkansas towns. While the summer is a fun and exciting time, there is no denying that boredom can strike at any moment. Fortunately for us, Little Rock is surrounded by some great towns–all within an hour’s drive–that…

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Fly Like A Hummingbird

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s Potlatch Conservation Education Center by Heather Baker Nestled in between Stuttgart and Marianna is the tiny community of Casscoe, deep on the eastern edge of Arkansas. The White River is not the only thing flowing through this hidden refuge – hummingbirds are in abundance, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission…

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Scratching and Clawing

The Little Rock Zoo is facing funding cuts that could see it close two days a week, but Director Susan Altrui says more investment will lead to a better experience and improved financial returns for the zoo and, ultimately, the city.  by Chris Price The roar from the tigers’ exhibit will be a whisper compared…