Inaugural Tesla Fest held at Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs will be celebrating a special event on July 9: the 160th birthday of inventor Nikola Tesla. “Tesla has been an important influence not just regarding advancements in modern science and technology, but he has also

Historic brew made in Hot Springs

A new and historic brew has made its debut in Hot Springs. Madden’s No.1 beer is brewed from the same recipe that was used by gangster Owney Madden during Prohibition. Madden made a fortune off the beer during Prohibition and it

80th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s visit to Hot Springs National Park

Tricia Horn of  Hot Springs National Park has sent a news release our way about an upcoming interesting event set to take place this Friday at the park. Below are details of the event from the release. ‘National Park Rangers

The Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend

For those unfamiliar with “zipping,” the activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider. One option for thrill seekers is the Zip Lines at

Down on the Farm Day at Magic Springs

During the summer months, Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is a popular place to head to. And during June and July it is open every single day! The park, which is located at

Dinosaur exhibit opens at Mid-America Science Museum

Jim Miller of  Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has sent a news release about an upcoming exhibit opening at the museum this Memorial Day weekend.  The exhibit is called Dinosaurs Revealed and it will be at the museum throughout

Arkansas angler inducted into National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

Arkansas angler and fishing expert Billy Murray recently tackled one of the highest achievements in the sport, an induction into the National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. His fellow inductees this year include former President George H.W. Bush and Gary

Hot Springs site of monument for first fallen National Park Service ranger

As part of the Centennial of the National Park Service, special programs at Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs have been held throughout the year to honor the anniversary year. Plans had also been in the works this year

Famous Jockey Calvin Borel Retires

Racing Hall of Famer Calvin Borel announced his retirement from the sport of horse racing this week. Borel, who is 50 and is based at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, is well known to those in the racing world and

Inaugural Buffalo Days in Hot Springs

A new festival is set to debut in Hot Springs this spring. The two-day event, which is called Buffalo Days, takes place April 22-23 and is named after an interesting occurrence that happened in town when six buffalo got away