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Day Tripping

by Kevin Shalin Time to jump in the car for a quick food trip to one of these Arkansas towns. While the summer is a fun and exciting time, there is no denying that boredom can strike at any moment. Fortunately for us, Little Rock is surrounded by some great towns–all within an hour’s drive–that…

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Fly Like A Hummingbird

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s Potlatch Conservation Education Center by Heather Baker Nestled in between Stuttgart and Marianna is the tiny community of Casscoe, deep on the eastern edge of Arkansas. The White River is not the only thing flowing through this hidden refuge – hummingbirds are in abundance, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission…

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Scratching and Clawing

The Little Rock Zoo is facing funding cuts that could see it close two days a week, but Director Susan Altrui says more investment will lead to a better experience and improved financial returns for the zoo and, ultimately, the city.  by Chris Price The roar from the tigers’ exhibit will be a whisper compared…

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Summer at Crystal Bridges: Art, Nature, Color & More

Summer at Crystal Bridges: Art, Nature, Color & More This summer, Crystal Bridges invites you to explore indoor and outdoor exhibitions, art, sculpture, concerts, and more that will engage all your senses and inspire you to explore the natural world. Discover two special exhibitions Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment: Similar to the mission of…

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Take a Ride on a Hot Air Balloon This Fall

Watching massive balloons lift off into the air and soar above packed crowds is a visceral experience. Every year, hot air balloonists converge on Harrison to attend the annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship. Founded in 1995, the Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship has been delighting audiences of all ages for more than…

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Honoring Military Service and Dads

by Jeanne Rollberg With the 75th anniversary of D-Day celebrations in Europe behind us and Father’s Day this month, we’re reminded more than ever about the wonderful men in our families. Their military and other sacrifices throughout Arkansas and American history helped build a better world. How much do we actually know – to share…

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5 Things You Can’t Miss This Summer in Bentonville

Bentonville Square, with its pretty plot of green flanked by a courthouse, bank, and five-and-dime store, seems to shine brightest in the sunshine. Taking full advantage of the natural beauty of the Ozarks, now is the perfect time to explore Bentonville. Whether for a weekend getaway or a quick day trip, Bentonville has something for…