Monthly Archives: September 2014

Room with a View

webcover_v1Under the stars, out in the great wide yonder, is where Arkansas seems to shine its brightest. But where do you start your outdoors adventure in a state with thousands upon thousands of square miles of natural splendor? With that …

Posted in Weekend

First Taste: One Eleven at the Capital

04_oneeleven_webThe geniality hits you first. Doors are opened. Coats taken. A drink offered if you’re waiting.

The corner of West Markham and South Louisiana in Little Rock is a shrine to that intangible amenity known as Southern hospitality. The rest …

Posted in Food

October Culturalist

10.04 King Biscuit

eubanks_curt-459634-origWhat could possibly draw thousands upon thousands of tourists to Helena—a tiny town deep in the Delta along the muddy banks of Old Man River—year after year? Only the most storied blues festival in the nation, of …

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Wonder Walls

POWDER BATH, KEVIN WALSH

Kevin-Walsh-by-Nancy-Nolan_TWorking with clients “who just love color and pattern” gave designer Kevin Walsh of Little Rock’s Bear-Hill Interiors carte blanche to have some fun while outfitting the homeowners’ historic Georgian. “Paint alone would add color, but …

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Making Inroads

ArkLife_ProgessiveTrailDesign_011On a Thursday morning in August, Nathan “Woody” and Clayton Woodruff were in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. That fact alone shouldn’t give even the slightest reason for pause—they are, after all, outdoors people, and it’s not unusual to find them …

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The Elements of Style

style-introWhether style is learned or innate, we’re not quite sure. What we are sure of is that whatever it takes to turn heads, these seven Arkansans—our second class of Style Setters—most definitely have it.


THE DESIGNER

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First things

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Fall Arts Guide 2014

Arts-guideThe arrival of autumn means more than football and falling leaves—it also marks the dawn of a new  fine-arts season.

Start planning your cultural calendar with these 53 opportunities, our picks for the best the region has to offer this

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Brews You Can Use

04_beer_webMain Street Little Rock Gets Tapped

On Little Rock’s downtown Main Street, a new brew-centric restaurant is slated to open in early 2015. Samantha’s Tap Room and Wood Grill, owned by the same team behind Cheers in the Heights, will …

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It’s the Thought that Counts

hypnosis4The lake stretches before me as I hover above a half-moon sliver of beach. A warm breeze rustles the boughs of soaring pines hugging the shoreline. On the horizon, the rays of the setting sun spin threads of copper and …

Posted in Wellness

Happy New Year

fall-dayTDriving up U.S. Highway 63 in late July, I found the courage to turn off the air conditioning—“store-bought air,” as my grandmother used to call it—and roll down the windows. Slightly cooler winds had arrived overnight in the form …

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Calling It Like He Sees It

02_keithjacksonIn 1989, before he won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers, before he was a six-time Pro-Bowler, and certainly before he joined the Razorbacks broadcast booth as a color commentator, Keith Jackson was lying in bed in Philadelphia …

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