Monthly Archives: April 2015

Spring Cleaning

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Last summer, as we photographed the master bathroom in a stunning Craftsman in the Heights neighborhood of Little Rock for a home feature, designer …

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Oh, the Places They’ll Go

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By all appearances, Jones Elementary School in Springdale is typical of any public school in the United States. The playground buzzes with the energy emanating from dozens of unleashed kindergartners through fifth-graders. Interior walls display primary-colored signage and student work …

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The Fountains of Youth

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Charles Graham is a man with a message.

In a baritone both calm and convincing, Graham delivers the script-worthy story of his life with diction so perfect and accent-free that it belies any hint of his rural Arkansas upbringing. But …

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Hometown: Mountain View

B003-(1)It’s rainy and gray the day I head to the “Folk Music Capital of the World,” a dense fog cresting the hills and fizzling out in the hollows as I twist my way north along Arkansas 5. The cynic in …

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First Taste: Boulevard Bistro & Bar

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It’s a dangerous game, messing with a good thing. And by all accounts, Boulevard Bread Co. is a very good thing.

It’s a consistent …

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Scaling Down Dallas

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Arkansans know Dallas. At just shy of five hours from Little Rock to the metro, we’re always finding a reason to hit Interstate 30: a big show. The big game. A girls’ weekend capped by a spree at IKEA.

But …

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Eat Like An Arkansan

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What is Arkansas cuisine? That’s a question Arkansans have been debating for years. It’s not quite the tamales of the Delta or the barbecue in Blytheville. It’s not quite the corned beef at Oaklawn or an Arkansas Black Apple

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Flora

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Among the detritus of Mount Vesuvius, whose 4,000-foot twin peaks loom large over all of Naples, more than 10,000 plant species make their home in the rich volcanic soil.

Until my family and I landed in Italy in 2010, …

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Remade in America

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When Jesse Weegens drove past a heap of old, battered wood lying next to a dumpster in Springdale in the fall of 2013, he felt compelled to pull over. When he realized that the heap was a pile of dilapidated …

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April Culturalist

4/2 Bennie Wallace Quartet at South on Main

LITTLE ROCK | In Bennie Wallace’s music, you might not hear every last thing the tenor sax player’s heard—say, the far-flung melodic intervals he first picked up from hearing Thelonius Monk in …

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14-Elevate your summer strawberries.

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Shortcake and ice cream are both great and all, but with Arkansas strawberry crops the way they are (read: delicious, plentiful), you’re going to want a way to mix it up. Enter the savory side. Capi Peck, chef and owner

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