Redefining Retirement

By Tracy Courage ::  Photography by Cindy Momchlilov [dropcap]M[/dropcap]any Arkansans already know that the Natural State is a good place to work and raise a family. And many are also finding that it is a good place to retire to. Arkansas’ abundance of outdoor recreational activities, generally mild climate and relatively low cost of living…

HIKING ARKANSAS’ Winter Wonderlands

-Chilly temperatures are not a reason to miss the great outdoors when you can enjoy Arkansas’ winter beauty with the right preparations. Outdoor enthusiasts Thomas Wallace and Maura Montez of Little Rock take a rest during a day hike in The Natural State. By Frank Barton :: Photography by Jamison Mosley & Janet Warlick [dropcap]O[/dropcap]f all…

LULU CHI Chi’s Dimsum & Bistro

By Brigette Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   [dropcap]S[/dropcap]aturday, January 28th begins the 2017 Chinese New Year of the Rooster. Considered the most motivated animal in the Chinese zodiac, people who are ‘Roosters’ make their careers a priority. They are hard-working, resourceful and talented. While Lulu Chi, matriarch of the Chi’s culinary empire, is…

Sweet Pairings for Dessert

By Margie Raimondo :: Photography by Jamison Mosley Throw out any beliefs about wine and desserts. It’s all about enhancing the taste of both. Wine glasses courtesy of Everyday Chef. [dropcap]M[/dropcap]y grandfather always said, “Food is the celebration of life and wine is the extension of a good life.“ Going by that mantra eliminates a lot…

Orval Faubus’ School Issues – and the 1954 Run for Governor

By Nathania Sawyer :: Photos courtesy of special collections UofA libraries, Fayetteville [dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the 1954 Democratic gubernatorial primary, incumbent Governor Frances Cherry faced off against a relative newcomer, Orval Faubus, and two other candidates. Cherry received 48 percent of the vote, and Faubus garnered 34 percent—which forced a run-off election. As the campaign heated up for…