Good Will: Back to Nature

School’s out for the summer and there’s no better way to engage kids than to get them outdoors.   [dropcap]For[/dropcap] the past 12 years, the University of Arkansas Extension Service (UAEX) has offered youth ages 7 to 15 the opportunity to reconnect with nature — and learn really cool stuff — at its popular Arkansas…

Final Thought

It just now took 11.1 seconds for my computer to come out of sleep mode so I could compose this sentence. Yes, I timed it — using the smartphone that’s sitting within easy reach of my right hand.   [dropcap]I’ve[/dropcap] been thinking a lot lately about technology, especially when it comes to communications. A couple…

Look Who’s Cookin’: Todd Gold

A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick TODD R. GOLD (Online Exclusive) CEC, CCA, AAC / Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute / Little Rock   Hometown: Little Rock. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I was…

Murder Mystery: If Justice is a Lady

Three Arkansas female murderers… Originally appeared in AY‘s March 2012 issue   WINONA GREEN Oct. 21, 1900 – Oct. 30, 1974 [dropcap]Shortly[/dropcap] after midnight Aug. 17, 1924, J.R. Green was shot to death as he walked home from the Little Rock railyard where he worked as a switchman. His murder went unsolved for several months…