On a rainy October afternoon, Dennis Kolb was working on a fresh batch of muscadine jelly, pouring in just the right amounts of juice from muscadines from the vineyards on his property and adding in sugar and such.
One of the biggest applause lines during former President Bill Clinton’s speech at a lunch celebrating the fifth anniversary of his presidential library began this way: “If they repealed the 22nd amendment and I could run for a third term as president ... .”
Mike Ferguson in his letter Nov. 12 applauded Sen. Blanche Lincoln’s leaning toward opposition to a bill making it unlawful for private employers to discriminate against the hiring of homosexual or transgender applicants.
That $3.3 million that the insurance companies and Republican groups spent on advertising the past few weeks trying to terrify Arkansas voters into making her stop health-insurance reform, Sen. Blanche Lincoln explained Saturday, was all wasted because she does not bend to political pressure, being guided solely by what is right for Arkansas.
Hot Dog Mike is a name that people recognize all over Arkansas. And although his new space is small and a little bleak, it’s got potential to be something great. It’s well branded, clean, and just the kind of place you can imagine young food adventurers lining up for, the people stretching down 3rd street, all to get a sample of the “next big thing” in hot dogs. With the right product, it could happen at Hot Dog Mike—he's got the followers. But unfortunately, that day is not today.
Juanita's, the venerable Tex-Mex restaurant and music venue, is leaving the South Main Street location it's called home since 1986 for the River Market and the former home of Bill St., 614 President Clinton Ave.