Look Who’s Cookin’: Capi Peck

A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Cindy Momchilov CAPI PECK chef/co-owner at Trio’s Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I’m on-the-job and life-in-the-hospitality-biz trained. Where were you trained? The kitchen of the Hotel Sam Peck. How…

Final Thought

We bought tickets to the Paul McCartney concert at Verizon Arena as soon as possible, and by the day of the April concert I was so giddy with anticipation I had to drive down to the arena to check out the preparations. Parking near the Junction Bridge, I strolled around outside the arena and paused…

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Murder Mystery: Danick Adams

  18-year-old Danick Adams was murdered in 2008 in Jacksonville, Arkansas. This murder remains unsolved. By Rhonda Owen | Originally appeared as a two part story in AY‘s 2013 July and August issues Photographs courtesy of Amy Stivers  PART ONE “Do good anyway.” Amy Stivers can’t forget the words she read after her 18-year-old daughter…

Get involved in homeless women’s health issues: Meet Arkansas Women’s Outreach

“You can’t really address the issues in the homeless community without addressing women’s health, because it’s such an important part of it,” says Katy Simmons. Rachel Achor sits nearby, nodding in agreement. She continues, “Your period is not a social issue, and it’s crazy that it’s treated that way.” The two, now close friends, originally…

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…