Monthly Archives: October 2015

Park’s Pants

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In the midst of a November snowstorm, in a former drafty train-depot-turned-studio down by the foot of Cantrell Hill, Park poses for a photo (in the style of Irving Penn’s corner-portrait subjects), sobbing and reluctant to be photographed.

 

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Park’s Pants trial

PARK AT 6

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PARK AT 9 

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PARK AT 8

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PARK AT 3 MONTHS | PARK AT 19

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Knowing Knoxville

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Full disclosure: I am a Vols fan. It’s not my fault. Having been born and raised in Knoxville, and having graduated from the University of Tennessee, it’s not really like I had much of a choice. My blood runs orange,

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Jonesboro

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The dangerous side of traveling to all of Arkansas’ amazing towns, being shown around by fabulous people in the know, is that I often want to move to wherever I’m visiting. (Like, as soon as possible.) Luckily, this month, I’m

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So Restaurant

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Of all the hard-to-spot restaurants in all of the Little Rock restaurant world, So may be the most difficult find.

Tucked between a recently shuttered clothier and a garden center, So’s brick facade is ultrasubdued. No marquee—just a wrought iron

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The Great Migration

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Of The Natural State’s many autumnal delights, perhaps the most anticipated is the annual changing of the foliage, when Arkansas’ mountains and forests come afire with a thousand shades of ochre. But before the trees don their fall colors, another

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Arkansas Is Everywhere (Especially in Me)

Arkansas Is Everywhere

(Especially in Me)

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Before this past September, it had been more than seven years since I’d traveled to New York City. The last time I paid a visit to the Big Apple, I did all the touristy

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For Gourd Measure

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In addition to being a borderline superfood (they’re packed with protein, fiber, nutrients and omega-3s), perhaps the best thing about pumpkin seeds is that they don’t taste like pumpkin-spiced anything. But while baking the seeds with a little oil and

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Good Tasting

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Pahd Kra Pow With Barbecue Duck

Zangna Thai Cuisine, Little Rock

After spotting Buffalo duck wings on the menu at a tired old bar, we were beginning to think the flavorful fowl was played out. Good thing, then, that an …

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Boys of Spring

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In 1918, on a spring afternoon in Hot Springs, a 23-year-old Babe Ruth hit a grand slam that at 573 feet might very well be the farthest a baseball has ever been hit. According to eyewitness accounts, the ball cleared

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Sounding Board

03_paulamorrell_T2Every Tuesday, about 80 people trickle into one venue or another around the state. There’s food. There’s music. Chatter. To get Tales From the South going, Paula Martin Morell welcomes everyone gathered, as any good host would.

“How’s everybody

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