Top Ten Things To Do

1 3RD ANNUAL BENTONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL Bentonville May 2-7 Co-founded in 2015 by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, the Bentonville Film Festival is a commercially focused, research based platform with a mission to champion women and diverse voices in media and proactively supports content creation that inspires young minds to do great things. It is…

Rose Cottage

When visiting such a unique and beautiful town as Eureka Springs, you need a place to stay that’s as equally interesting. The town is home to famous lodgings like the 1836 Crescent Hotel and Spa and the Basin Park Hotel, but if you’re wanting something more intimate, then Rose Cottage is where you need to…

Glorious Food Trucks

Food trucks have exploded in popularity over the last few years. They’re a convenient way to grab some delicious on the go. And if you’re an entrepreneur, it’s a perfect way to test the waters on your idea without jumping in too deep and starting your own brick and mortar restaurant. Northwest Arkansas has seen…

Derby Day Soiree

The long-standing traditions of the Kentucky Derby are lived out each year in Little Rock at Southern Silks. Big hats, gents and ladies dressed in their Sunday best, mint juleps and even “horse” races are all part of this fundraiser benefiting Methodist Family Health. The races at this event don’t involve the thoroughbreds clocking the…

What is Arkansas Barbecue?

  So how does one define Arkansas barbecue?   When I took on the task of writing the online introduction for the Arkansas portion of the Southern BBQ Trail (www.southernbbqtrail.com), I came to the conclusion that there are too many cultural influences and styles of barbecue in this state to come up with a single…

Bentonville, Rogers

On a recent visit to Bentonville and Rogers in Northwest Arkansas, I noticed there are little pieces of art everywhere. Art installations can be found wherever you look, from the metalwork springing up in the form of flowers and birds along the walkways in downtown Rogers, to the stained-glass windows in Bentonville’s new restaurant, The…