Monthly Archives: August 2017

Redesign Q&A

We always say that our mission is to keep you on your toes—to show you something altogether new about a familiar place. To make you say, I never knew that! In short: to surprise you.

Well … Surprise!

It may …

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Arkansas Sketchbook

“Taking them, I wasn’t even thinking. I was just feeling,” says photographer Nina Robinson. “I wasn’t thinking about different shots. I was in this mode of, my camera is my shield, and I’m just snapping that photo.”

On April 2, …

Posted in A&E

Roundup: Midnight snack

Taco Bell, we’re sorry. Much as we love you, we’re breaking up. It’s not you—it’s just that, well, we’ve learned there are local Little Rock spots that can cure our post-bar-crawl cravings with things like crabcake tortas and andouille sausage …

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Society Gal

Kathryn Tucker, executive director of the newly formed Arkansas Cinema Society, long knew her calling was in art, but it took her some time to find the right medium. A Little Rock Central High School graduate, she earned a degree …

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Big Dam Photo: Arkansas Highway 286, Southeast of Conway

You can consider the beauty at work here on many levels. Obviously, there are the colors: a sea of warm yellow and patches of burnt orange and green, all cast against a cerulean sky. If you look close enough, you …

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Good Tasting

Suds and snacks

Sit & Spin, Fayetteville

File this under Things You Never Knew You Needed: an eco-friendly laundromat where you can soak your duds while snacking on chimichurri-topped sliders, house-pickled mushrooms, jicama salad and the cutest little Arkansas-honey-and-sea-salt donuts …

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Piece by Piece

About 12 years ago, Tom Sandonato stood on a hill by his property in Joshua Tree, California, with a gnawing question. He wanted to build a space—a getaway cocoon for him and his wife—without the hassle of hauling machinery up …

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I have not traveled around the world, if we’re being exact. I have journeyed relatively extensively, though, for an American. I’ve been to more than half of our states. I’ve visited Mexico and the Bahamas in North America, and I’ve …

Posted in Weekend

Rock of Ages

Tucked among the mishmash of memorabilia on the faded brick walls of George’s Majestic Lounge is a kitschy framed print by Mississippi artist Larry Wamble. It’s a “perfect block” rendering of Fayetteville, wherein Wamble has taken the liberty of smooshing …

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Last Word

My family’s migration south began before my wife and I met, when we (both Illinois natives) went to college in Indiana. Four years later, we married and followed a job to Kentucky. Now, departing that job, we’ve uprooted and moved …

Posted in News & Views

Loblolly Creamery

A t 1423 S. Main St. in Little Rock is a giant-windowed storefront, bounded on either side by local shops and eateries. Its facade is white with tan subway tile along its lower half. Stenciled across the glass frame of …

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