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The Art of Ugly: Christmas Sweaters & The Tacky Evolution of Cool

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers   “Wow that’s an ugly sweater! Where did you get it? It’s amazing!”   If you are going to give someone an ugly sweater, make sure it’s a good and [...]

December 10, 2014 Lifestyle

Tis the Season: Garvan Woodland Gardens Turns on the Lights

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers Our worth the drive for the December issue is not too incredibly far away if you are in Hot Springs. Garvan Woodland Gardens is a destination for many all throughout [...]

December 5, 2014 Lifestyle

Master Naturalists: The Diamond Lakes Chapter Begins Second Year

Story Contributed by Arkansas Master Naturalists | Photo by Jim G. Miller Arkansas Master Naturalists began in 2007 when Tom Neale active Master Naturalist in the Austin, TX area moved to little Rock. He partnered with Linda Goza, a park [...]

December 4, 2014 Lifestyle

Billiards, Burgers and Brews: 3B’s Your Friendly Local Neighborhood Bar

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers   A lot of people ask, “what does 3B’s stand for?” Does it have something to do with burgers? Is it billiards? Brews? “It’s whatever you want it to mean,” [...]

December 4, 2014 Lifestyle, Restaurants

Bringing Back the White Elephant: Cold Hard Facts About the Dirty Side of Gift Giving

Story by Jim G. Miller | Illustration by Alexander Bridges   I was given a bag of corn chips and a Sam’s Cola wrapped in a ridiculously large box for Christmas one year by my grandpa. After much laughter and [...]

December 4, 2014 Lifestyle

The Toy Chest: Preserving the Essence of Play for the Holidays

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers   The local independently owned neighborhood toy store is quickly becoming a thing of the past like small bookstores and video rental shops they are disappearing quickly with the advent [...]

December 4, 2014 Lifestyle

Inception to Projection: A Class for Filmmakers Taught by Filmmakers

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers   Filmmaking as an art form is something that’s not so easy to pursue for just anyone. It’s an expensive pursuit that demands time, passion and dedication. Just ask a [...]

December 4, 2014 Art, Lifestyle

Pickles Gap Village: Worth the Drive

Story & Photo by Jim G. Miller   Just outside of Conway there is a little artisan village called Pickles Gap. It’s a unique little tourist stop that’s been in operation for more than 30 years. While many might refer [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle
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The Milk Barn: JV Farms Showcases the Healthy Side of Country Living

Story by Jim G. Miller I met Jay and Valorie Lee like many people have down at the Historic Downtown Farmers Market where they have sold their eggs and an array of different meat products such as chicken, pork, beef, [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle

Born Free – Midwifery: A Labor of Love

Story by Denise Parkinson | Photo by Jim G. Miller   Fans of cultural ambassador Shea Childs know her as hostess-with-the-mostest of Low Key Arts, Hot Springs’ indie music/film nonprofit. But that calm demeanor and Madonna-esque smile derive from a [...]

November 5, 2014 Lifestyle