Arkansas Blog

Highway bill stymied again

No go again today for a highway construction plan.

Guns vs. a battered spouse? No contest which is more important in Arkansas House

Gun insanity continues in Arkansas. The House today defeated a bill to prohibit gun ownership by someone convicted of domestic battery. The vote was 31-46.

Ethics from the Arkansas Senate? Not today

Sen. Linda Collins-Smith (R-Pocahontas) made a run at imposing a stronger ethics requirement on the legislature, but she fell short. Her bill got a 20-6 favorable vote in the Senate, but as amendment to an initated act, an ethics reform measusre of 1988, she need 24 votes.

Rock Candy

TheatreSquared asks Fayetteville A&P Commission to match city's $3.1 million commitment

The Fayetteville Flyer reports that TheatreSquared Artistic Director Bob Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller met with the Fayetteville Advertising & Promotion Committee Monday morning, asking for a $3.1 million match to the city's pledged funding in the same amount as part of a five-year economic development plan, Fayetteville First.

Arkansas Times Film Series presents 'Bunny Lake Is Missing' tonight

In concert with Film Quotes Film and Riverdale 10 Cinema, Arkansas Times Film Series presents Otto Preminger's 1965 suspense “Bunny Lake is Missing."

The art of the book, Cuban-style, at UA Little Rock's Ottenheimer Library

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Ottenheimer Library has opened an exhibition, "Binding Communities: Cuba's Ediciones Vigia and the Art of the Book and Entrpreneurism," from the handmade collective in Matanzas, Cuba. Book artist Steven Miller of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa will give a talk on the show, which includes works by 71 artists, at 5 p.m. tonight, May 17, in the Fine Arts Building, Room 161.

Eat Arkansas

Heights Corner Market (nee Terry's) is open

Heights Corner Market, in the space occupied by Terry's Finer Foods since time immemorial at 5018 Kavanaugh Blvd., is open and selling fresh flowers, produce (including locally grown food), meat, seafood, organic bath and body products and organic pet products from Stella's Barkery.

Ahoy! Blue Sail launches Saturday on Main Street

Blue Sail Coffee Roasters opens its shop Saturday, March 25, in the Little Rock Technology Park, 417 Main St. The grand opening announcement says the shop will be in business at 7 a.m. and stay open until 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Arsaga's at The Depot a hit for coffee and breakfast anytime

Fayetteville spot serves up good coffee and a unique menu.

Columnists

Max Brantley

Don't cry for Robert E. Lee

Congratulations are in order for Governor Hutchinson. He decided this year to devote the weight /more/

Ernest Dumas

Attack the poor

What do Pope Francis and the Republican Party have in common? I'm waiting. Let's make /more/

Gene Lyons

More on pits

Some years ago, I visited the local Boys Club early one morning. There had been a break-in. /more/

Dining Review

Go North

March 23, 2017
Go North
Park Hill bar gets high marks. /more/

Dining Search

A&E Feature

The Savage truth

March 23, 2017
The Savage truth
Talking Feynman and failure with science champion Adam Savage. /more/

Movie Reviews

Wanted: 1991 Magic

March 23, 2017
Wanted: 1991 Magic
'Beauty and the Beast' revamp gets lost in the details. /more/

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Visit Arkansas

Forest bathing is the Next Big Thing

Forest bathing is the Next Big Thing

Arkansas is the perfect place to try out this new health trend. Read all about the what, why, where and how here.

Visit Arkansas

Forest bathing is the Next Big Thing

Forest bathing is the Next Big Thing

Arkansas is the perfect place to try out this new health trend. Read all about the what, why, where and how here.

Cover Story

ARKids turns 20

March 23, 2017
ARKids turns 20
Medicaid expansion in 1997 brought huge change for children's health. What will the next 20 years bring? /more/

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