This historic gem located in the Quapaw district of downtown Little Rock has made a triumphant return as an event space. Built in 1881, it boasts of Italianate style that serves as a reminder of the heritage of its original owners Angelo and Jennie Marre. Long before the “Designing Women” made it their home away from home, the mansard roof, the winding walnut staircase, the frescoed and mural ceilings and a lavish blend of woodwork from floor to ceiling have made the Villa Marre a choice location for Brides throughout Central Arkansas. Be it an outdoor wedding in the spring amongst the gardenias or exchanging nuptials in front of the hearth in the fall, The Villa Marre is ready to assist in making wedding dreams a reality. Contact us today to book weddings and receptions. Got to www.thevillamarre.com for more information.
An automated poll Tuesday of 850 Arkansas voters found support for medical marijuana, but not for allowing people to grow their own. No measure is on the ballot this fall, but advocates are working already toward 2016.
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