Monthly Archives: January 2014

Juiced Up

 0114GTJuice2HEDJuice gives Wilson Wood superpowers. A tall glass of cold-pressed green juice packed with kale and other nutrient-dense produce has him flying from home to work and straight through the day. All without a single cup of coffee. And for …

Posted in Food, Wellness

Arkansas Sketchbook

“What Happens After Them”  by Grace Mikell Ramsey  (2012) Medium: Oil on wood pane

“What Happens After Them”
by Grace Mikell Ramsey
(2012) Medium: Oil on wood pane

Listed in Grace Mikell Ramsey’s online Etsy store are painted pendants featuring Eastern Bluebirds and Cedar Waxwings, and any number of cats shooting lasers and rainbows …

Posted in A&E

Small Towns, Big Sounds

Sonny Burgess—Newport

The Sun Records canon is well-known: Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. Add this wildman rockabilly guitarist and singer to the list.

Glen Campbell—Billstown

A member of The Wrecking Crew session musician …

Posted in A&E, News & Views

Bearing Out the Legacy


That’s the trademark of this city’s most famous son, Paul “Bear” Bryant, one of the winningest coaches in college football history. And though there aren’t many tangible symbols around town noting the former Alabama Crimson Tide head coach’s presence here—save …

Posted in News & Views

A Tale of Two Citizens: As Told to Emily Van Zandt

Supersize me / Steve Hanley From Malvern to Little Rock:

If you’re from almost anywhere else in Arkansas, moving to Little Rock is moving to the big city.

Like everybody else, in 1982 I was looking for a job, and …

Posted in News & Views

Talk of the Town


The Mayor:

Nestled between Searcy and Heber Springs on the Little Red River, Pangburn is a little town looking to stretch out a little. Despite an official 2010 census count at just 601, Mayor Todd Slayton argues that the population …

Posted in News & Views

Small Town Deep Roots


Turning off the highway onto the road less traveled, it’s tempting to take a small Arkansas town for just another dot on the map. Truth is, unless you’ve had the occasion to go there—to visit family long entrenched on the …

Posted in News & Views

Set in Stone


It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to call Vic Jacuzzi the memory keeper of the Jacuzzi clan. Sit down with him, and he’ll tell you stories about his grandfather’s family’s emigration from Northern Italy to America at the turn of the …

Posted in Style

January Good Tasting

Sea Bass with Truffled Cauliflower

0114GTBites1Cache, Little Rock

The only thing swankier than the environs at downtown Little Rock’s new Cache are the dishes—concocted by chefs Payne Harding and Matthew Cooper—coming out of its kitchen. (425 President Clinton Ave.; (501)

Posted in Food

Behind the Lens


If you ask Dave Anderson what he does for a living, don’t expect a clear-cut answer. He might tell you about his days in the Clinton White House. Or his years as a producer at MTV News. Or the time …

Posted in A&E

Walking the Line


It’s 10:30 a.m. on a chilly and gray late-autumn Saturday, but it might as well be midnight on Broadway. If it weren’t for the thump of guitars and the twang of Southern drawls spilling out of propped-open doors and curling …

Posted in Weekend