Other Stones and Gems to be found at Crater of Diamonds State Park

There’s been a lot of chatter about the 8.52 carat diamond found recently at the Crater of Diamonds State Park near Murfreesboro. The stone is a stunner for sure. But this story and photos from travel writer Cameron Reeder from

Purple Ice Cream!! Cowabunga!

There are very few family friendly restaurants, short of those with arcade games or fast food joints, in Little Rock. The Purple Cow is one of the exceptions. Very family oriented, the restaurant has been a staple on the Capital

Watery Playgrounds in Little Rock Ease the Summer Heat

When it’s summertime in Arkansas, there’s no quicker way to cool off than to hit the water.  However, a lake, river or other body of water isn’t always reachable.  During the past two years, Little Rock has expanded its water

Come Hungry to the 1st Arkansas Steak Cook-Off July 18

Benton is getting in on cooking competitions with the inaugural Arkansas Steak Cook-Off Championship on July 18. (This is not to be confused with the World Championship Steak Cook-Off held in Magnolia in May.) The new Benton Event Center is

Experience the Past at Settlers Day Camp

Transport yourself back to frontier Arkansas at Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park during Settlers Day Camp, June 17-19. The past becomes real for those ages 8 to 12 during this three-day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.

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

Arkansas’s Scientific Virtuoso Appears on The Tonight Show Again

Arkansas’s Wizard of Wonder makes yet another appearance on The Tonight Show. Kevin Delaney, director of visitor experience at the Museum of Discovery, makes his third appearance on the popular late show, Friday, May 22. “I am honored to return

Farm to Fork Raises Awareness of Hunger in Arkansas

Most of us have never had to miss a meal because of lack of food. But many across Arkansas, the United States and the world go hungry every day. Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end world

Explore the Outdoors during National Kids to Parks Day

May 16 is a special day across the United States. It has been designated as National Kids to Parks Day and Pinnacle Mountain State Park in west Little Rock is going to have special activities in its honor. Park interpreters

Mac ‘N’ Cheez Mania is Coming to Little Rock!

It’s pretty well a toss-up as to whether mac ‘n’ cheese is a kid’s favorite food or if it’s the traditional PB & J (peanut butter and jelly). Mac ‘n’ cheese has increased greatly in popularity over the past decade