Celebrate Big Apple-style this NYE in Little Rock

This New Year’s Eve, celebrate New York-style and watch the iconic ball drop at Little Rock’s first Ball Drop Party at the Little Rock Marriott. Featuring a champagne toast at midnight and live music, the Marriott is also offering room and

‘Oh, What Fun!’ Holiday Exhibit Now Open at ESSE Purse Museum

“Oh, What Fun! A Very Vintage Holiday” is now open at ESSE Purse Museum & Store in Little Rock. The exhibit showcases a collection of items from Christmases past, with decorations and ornaments from turn of the 20th century antiques to

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

Red and Green Alternating Lights and Disco Dome: The History of Holiday Lighting at the State Capitol

Text by Kerry Kraus During the Christmas season when I was growing up, the dome of the capitol was pretty much covered in lights, which alternated from solid red to green. The building was also outlined in lights but it

‘Coca-Cola: An American Original’ Exhibit Now Open

The Clinton Presidential Library & Museum celebrates the art and history of the Coca-Cola bottle during its 100-year anniversary with the temporary exhibit, “Coca-Cola: An American Original,” now open. Divided into two sections, the exhibit occupies the Garden View room,

Fun for All at the Arkansas State Fair

The state’s biggest entertainment production, the Arkansas State Fair, is always eagerly anticipated and there are numerous reasons why. What’s your favorite fair experience? The wacky food? The music? The livestock? Horses? Arts and crafts? The thrills of the carnival

Sweet Treats, Clean Eats and More at the Main Street Food Truck Festival

This Saturday, Oct. 3, the Main Street Food Truck Festival comes to Little Rock’s downtown area. Boasting free admission and blocks of buskers, arts and crafts (and not to mention food!), this year’s festival will host a record-breaking 48 food

Big Dam Bridge 100 Cycling Tour Celebrates 10 Years

The Big Dam Bridge 100, Arkansas’s largest cycling tour, is this Saturday, September 26. The event,  is celebrating 10 years. According to a news release sent from race directors, the event is expected to draw around 3,000 riders from 30 states and

Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War Seminar Scheduled for Oct. 10

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Old State House Museum in Little Rock will sponsor a seminar on the legacy of the Civil War on Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. “As we near the end of the commemoration

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