75 Years of Fun Celebrated this Year at the Arkansas State Fair

What has to be considered one of the largest get-togethers in Arkansas – the State Fair – is having a big celebration this year.  It turns 75 years old in October. The fair has long been a favorite of children

Get a Nostalgia Blast with Vintage Barbie Exhibit

Whether you’re a Baby Boomer looking to revisit your childhood or a girl who just loves dolls, you need to visit the Barbie®: The Vintage Years, 1959-1972 Exhibit at the Esse Purse Museum in downtown Little Rock.   It opens this

Festive Fun at Bryant’s Fall Fest

Some creative boat-building skills are going to be on display during the Duct Tape Boat Race, a part of Bryant’s 27th annual Fall Fest, Sept. 27.  The vessels can only be made from duct tape and PVC pipe.   See how

Arkansas Food Trucks Have Gone to the Dogs

On the heels of National Dog Day comes another treat for your four-legged friend for those in central and northwest Arkansas. Milo’s Kitchen brand dog treats is getting in on the massively popular local food truck trend by launching a

10 Reasons to Visit Central Arkansas in September

September brings thoughts of autumn in Arkansas.  From the changing of the leaves and a new major arts event, to pumpkin patches and locally grown produce, there’s a kaleidoscope of color and activities around nearly every bend. Start planning your

Unusual Construction to Benefit Arkansas Foodbank

Playing and building with cans isn’t just for children. Just check out Canstruction, taking place Aug. 21-Sept. 5 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Ingenuity and cleverness are put to the test as five area businesses construct

New American Rugby Pro Training Center in Little Rock

Arkansas has some exciting developments in the world of rugby. USA Rugby’s former Women’s National 7s Team Head Coach, Jules McCoy, has launched the American Rugby Pro Training Center in Little Rock. The Greater Little Rock Rugby Complex is perfect

Largest U.S. Towboat can be Viewed Traveling along the Arkansas River

The Motor Vessel Mississippi is the largest towboat ever built in the United States.  The 241-foot-long boat will be traveling down the Arkansas River, Aug 12-14.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set up docking stations along the McClellan-Kerr

Eat My Catfish Does Fish Right

I’m always on the look-out for good catfish.  In all my many travels of this beautiful state, I have had many a good plate of catfish, in my mind the unofficial “food of the South.” No disrespect to barbecue intended.

Super Circus Heroes Coming to Verizon Arena Aug. 14

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is bringing its new gold edition, complete with Super Circus Heroes, to North Little Rock on August 14.  The highly interactive, action filled evening introduces real life super heroes from around the world.  They