Monday, February 29, 2016

El Chico Cafe - An Arkansas Connection.

Did you know the popular Dallas-based El Chico Cafe restaurant chain has an Arkansas connection? Read more and see what we tried at this Tex-Mex place.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

A Spring Break Adventure on Scenic Highway Seven, in Tweets.

My daughter Hunter and I are planning our research trip on this year's hot highway, US Highway 71 in western Arkansas.  Last year, we tackled Arkansas's longest state highway, Scenic Arkansas Highway Seven, from the Louisiana Border all the way to Diamond City.  Check out our adventure through the Tweets shared that marvelous week, along with links to the articles produced from our trip, and offer your suggestions on other highways in Arkansas we should tackle.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Puppetry at Toruk, a Cirque du Soleil Production, at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena.

Grav and I were invited in for a sneak peek at the production of Toruk: First Flight, currently being presented at Verizon Arena in Little Rock. Check out the Viperwolves and how they're operated in this special short.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Fried Chicken and Pie at Parkview Restaurant in Corning.

I've been holding out on you.  At least, that's what Grav will have you believe, and there's probably some truth to that.  See, we know some of the best places to get fried chicken and pie in the state, and this isn't one we share much.  But it deserves sharing.

This place is the Parkview Restaurant in Corning, and it's been around for generations.  But because of its remote location near our state's northern border, it does not receive the accolades it deserves.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

60 Years at Keeney's Food Market in Malvern.

This week, a Malvern institution hit the 60 year mark. But 15 years ago, it all nearly came to an end. Learn about Keeney's Food Market, a hometown secret.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Enjoy the North Shore in North Little Rock.

You can spend a full day and enjoy so many experiences along the riverfront in North Little Rock.  Several great attractions are set between the city’s retaining wall and the Arkansas River.  Here’s an end-to-end tour of things you can enjoy along this stretch.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Visit the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock.

Little Rock’s famed West 9th Street Business District is celebrated and remembered at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in downtown Little Rock. Find out how this unusual museum came to be.