Champagne!

By Alexia Elichiry :: Photography by Jamison Mosley     [dropcap]A[/dropcap] man walks into a wet, stone labyrinth of dusty bottles worn by time and place. His family has been here, in Champagne, France, for over 250 years, meticulously tending to the fruits of their labor. Today, just like every day, his job is to…

A Romantic Chateaubriand for Two

By Kat Robinson :: Photography by Grav Weldon   [dropcap]C[/dropcap]andlelight. Music. What delicious meal makes the perfect at-home dinner date for Christmas or New Year’s Eve? Chef Billy Ginocchio at Pulaski Tech’s Culinary Institute shows us how to prepare Chateaubriand, an extraordinary dinner for two.     WHAT IS CHATEAUBRIAND? It’s the center section of a…

Matters of the Spine

ByJillian McGehee :: Photography by Jamison Mosley [dropcap]T[/dropcap]hrough innovative, minimally invasive spine surgery Dr. Scott Schlesinger helps restore his patients’ quality of life. The spine is the body’s pathway of the brain to its limbs, according to Schlesinger of Legacy Spine & Neurological in Little Rock. “It’s like the body’s super highway. When discs become…

Final Thought

  By Sonny Rhodes ‘[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or it is in the giving that we receive.” That quote, often attributed to St. Francis of Assisi, is one of my favorites. In terms of truths, in my book it ranks with the closing couplet of The Beatles’ “Abbey Road”: “And in the end, the love you take is equal…

A Serene Sanctuary

This year, we are pleased to showcase the home of Toni and Clarke Tucker. Nestled in one of central Arkansas’ most popular neighborhoods, this family home features traditional furnishings arranged artfully and comfortably. While it’s beloved, it’s also lived in with a  comfortable “Norman Rockwell” feel. By Angela E. Thomas :: Photography by Janet Warlick…