North Little Rock opens Argenta Outdoor Dining District

The Argenta Outdoor Dining District, approved by the North Little Rock City Council on June 8, has officially opened in downtown North Little Rock. The district is in effect seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The district includes Main Street from 8th Street to Broadway, 4th Street from Maple to Poplar, and…

New signs mark “Trail of Tears” in North Little Rock

Today, North Shore Riverwalk Park is a scenic pedestrian and cycling trail with fantastic views of the Arkansas River. But almost 200 years ago, before the City of North Little Rock was formed, the path was the site of what would become known as the “Trail of Tears.” To help white Americans take Native Americans’…

Video: North Little Rock debuts “My City”

The City of North Little Rock has debuted a new video, “My City,” featuring North Little Rock small businesses and the local community. Local poet and entrepreneur, Chris James (The Roots Art Connection, Arkansas Theatre Festival, House of Art), narrates the video with an original poem about his love for North Little Rock as familiar…

Al fresco dining in North Little Rock

Updated 6.15.20 With the coronavirus limiting dine-in for restaurants, it almost seems like North Little Rock – home of walk-up barbecue stands and dairy bars – was made for this. As Arkansans, we’re used to eating outdoors. We’re used to withering humidity and only packing up a picnic when there’s five seconds between a flash…

North Little Rock Welcome Center to open June 1

We at the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (North Little Rock CVB) are excited to announce the new North Little Rock Welcome Center at 600 Main Street will open to the public beginning Monday, June 1, 2020, at 9 a.m. “The North Little Rock Welcome Center is the first of its kind in…

New kids on the 600 block

The North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has moved to the first floor of a sleek, modern office building at 600 Main Street in North Little Rock with two other tenants, the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association and Taggart Architects. But 600 Main wasn’t always an empty lot, and the CVB, AADA and Taggart…