Boom of antique stores part of downtown revitalization in Mena

A recent influx of new antique stores is helping spur a downtown revival in Mena. Downtown Mena lies in an ideal location, situated at the bottom of the famous Talimena Scenic Drive, the winding route that offers picturesque vistas of

Eureka Springs Celebrates the Arts in May

For art lovers, there’s nothing quite like Eureka Springs in May. The entire month is devoted to the arts. This year’s 29th May Festival of the Arts celebrates the visual, performing, and even edible arts, and showcases more than 350

Amity Trade Days

Looking for an interesting shopping excursion? Amity Trade Days is an outdoor market that sits on 54-acres at the old lumber mill in Amity. The market is open for four days each month, always the Thursday -Sunday before the second

Purse-onas photo exhibit to open at ESSE purse museum

ESSE Purse Museum at 1510 Main St. in Little Rock will open an exciting new exhibit by Atlanta photographer Jason Travis on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Purse-onas, which runs through Sunday, March 13, was carefully selected from Travis’ much larger Persona

Warm Up in Wine Country This Winter

When it comes to cozy escapes, it doesn’t get much better than this — a room with a view, indoor pool, restaurant, hiking paths and wine country. Use Mount Magazine State Park as your home base while you enjoy the

Shop Central Arkansas Like a Local This Holiday Season

If you haven’t started your holiday shopping (like me!), it’s not too late! And don’t feel pressured to rush to a big box store – there are tons of locally owned businesses within central Arkansas that can fulfill your every

Eureka Springs Art Bazaar is Nov. 28

The holiday season is upon us again. If you like to shop local for unique gifts and to support small business owners, you have the perfect opportunity on Saturday, Nov. 28, in Eureka Springs. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

160 Miles of Shopping Bargains

Gear up all you shoppers. Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 16th annual Bargains Galore on 64.

12 Things to Do in Paris

Paris is probably most known as the gateway to Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas rising 2,753 feet above mean sea level. While it alone is a wonderful place for recreation (like hiking to the high point), there are

June Brings the Best of Fresh Produce to Central Arkansas Farmers Markets

One of the absolute best things about June in Arkansas is the abundance of fresh produce found at farmers markets about the state. There’s nothing quite like home-grown foods and they are plentiful now. Here are some of the larger