Downtown Book Exchange in El Dorado

If you have been to El Dorado recently, you may have noticed that the two red London-style phone booths that are a picturesque part of downtown have recently been converted into book exchanges. According to information from the El Dorado

Lois Gean’s in Magnolia: A Fashion Landmark

  Located one block east of Courthouse Square in downtown Magnolia, you’ll find a shop that has been a fashion beacon since 1948: Lois Gean’s. The store first opened as a small gift shop. Original owner and namesake Lois Gean

10 Reasons to Visit Southwest Arkansas in the Fall

It is no secret that fall is a special time in Arkansas. The season is filled with camping, biking, live music, fall color, farm tours,  festivals… the list can go on and on. In light of this, we decided to

Outdoor Expo in El Dorado!

Enjoy the outdoors? If so, the annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo is coming up! It will be September 13 at El Dorado’s Convention Center in El Dorado. One of the main goals of the organizers is ‘to introduce kids of all ages

Two Arkansas Mountain Bike Trails Earn Epic Status by IMBA

Two more mountain bike trails in Arkansas have just been named Epic Rides by IMBA ( International Mountain Bicycling Association)! They are the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail and the Upper Buffalo Trail. Bentonville and Fayetteville also received awards as mountain

Inaugural Six Bridges Regatta

Word has been making the rounds about the Inaugural Six Bridges Regatta, which is set to take place in Little Rock on the Arkansas River on August 30. This will be the first time since 1938 that a regatta has

Watermelon Festival Weekend!

Watermelon festivals are a summer tradition in Arkansas. This year signals the 35th anniversary event for the Cave City Watermelon Festival (Aug. 7-9), whose city tagline is ‘home of the world’s sweetest watermelons.’ In Hope during that same time frame

Magnolia Blossom Festival Featured on Food Network Show

Anthony Anderson, of Iron Chef America fame, is the host of a show on the Food Network channel called Eating America. He ventured to this year’s Magnolia Blossom Festival World Championship Steak Cook-off in Magnolia and  his experience there will

Main Street Arkansas

Main streets represent the core of communities. Main Street Arkansas is a program for downtown commercial revitalization that is taking aim to make sure these downtown areas stay vibrant and viable. The program, which started in 1984 and is a

Family Fun at Big Rock Fun Park in Little Rock

Big Rock Fun Park in Little Rock is a new attraction in town that aims to provide a venue for family fun. The park, located at 11411 Baseline Road, which is the near the Bass Pro Shop, has a mini-golf