downtown

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 the surrounding Ouachita mountains. The road leads to Queen Wilhelmina State Park, home to a …
If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Literary Festival (or even if you have!), here are 13 reasons—in no particular order—to give it a try. You’re a foodie “Literary” doesn’t only mean “about literature.” From a lunch-time journey through the Pork Belt to an exploration of African-American and Latina foodways, flavor-forward sessions are a perennial hit …
httpv://youtu.be/_zT6YfJF7qQ   One of my favorite hometown Holiday traditions is going to Lights of the Ozarks on the downtown square in Fayetteville.  It puts me in a festive mood. I mean, what’s not to like about seeing the lights on the square turned on, a parade that ends with Santa, hot chocolate, carriage and pony …