Hot Springs Wins International Innovation Award

  The Hot Springs Sister City Program has won the Sister Cities International’s 2015 Innovation Award. The award, which highlights the field of economic development, is for a city with a population less than 100,000. The project entered spotlights the

World Championship of Bass Fishing Hits Hot Springs in August!

Hot Springs will soon be the scene of the world championships of bass fishing! The 2015 Forrest Wood Cup is slated for August 20-23 on Lake Ouachita. The tournament will draw in 50 of the world’s best bass-fishing pros and

Enjoy the summer at Magic Springs in Hot Springs

For many, ventures to Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs are a summer tradition. The park is the state’s only theme park, water park and concert amphitheater in one location. Admission to all three

British National Car Meet May 28-30 in Hot Springs!

The British National Car Meet is May 28-30 in Hot Springs! The event is a national gathering of British car enthusiasts. Dennis Gage of  the show My Classic Car is set to be the Grand Marshall. For those wanting to

Drink Without Driving In Little Rock and North Little Rock

Craft beers have become the “drink de jour” lately with breweries popping up all over Arkansas. But touring a number of them or even all of them can be problematic when it comes to transportation. A new company – Little

Meet Jim and Barbara Larkin of Fox Pass Pottery

Since 1973, Fox Pass Pottery has been a landmark of the Hot Springs arts community. The studio is located in a woodland setting nestled against Hot Springs National Park and features handmade pottery by Jim and Barbara Larkin. The Larkins

Mid-America Science Museum Reopens March 7!

The Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs reopens March 7! The museum has been closed since last summer to allow work on expanding the museum. The expansion comes thanks to a $7.8 million capital grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to

ALFiE Awards Announced

The winners of the 2014 ALFiE Awards (“Arkansans Love Festivals & Events”) have been announced by the Arkansas Festivals & Events Association. Among the winners were: Best New Festival or Event – Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival, Hot Springs. Set

Fordyce Bathhouse in Hot Springs Turns 100

The Fordyce Bathhouse on Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs National Park turns 100 this year! Bathhouse Row is a National Historic Landmark District and eight picturesque and historic bathhouses are located there including the Fordyce, which serves as the park’s

Live Racing and More Gaming at Oaklawn

UPDATE: Please note that opening day at Oaklawn has been postponed to January 15 due to weather conditions.     January marks the start of the live race season at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs. Oaklawn, located at