USS Nevada and North Little Rock’s Hoga come “full circle”

The “unsinkable” battleship USS Nevada, historian James Delgado and the historic tugboat Hoga go way back. 31 years ago, Delgado was a Maritime Historian of the National Park Service and Head of National Maritime Initiative in Washington, D.C. He was already a seasoned academic with experience as a historian in the United States Department of…

Picture This: Capturing History Through the Camera Lens

Explore an extensive collection of cameras at the North Little Rock Heritage Center‘s latest exhibit, “Picture This: Capturing History Through the Camera Lens.” This free exhibit at the North Little Rock Heritage Center features the camera collection of local photographer Jim Billings. Using Billings’ extensive collection and expertise, the exhibit explores the history of cameras…

Free streetcar rides in 2019

The vintage-style METRO streetcars cruising downtown North Little Rock and Little Rock will be FREE for the entire year of 2019.

The Old Mill wins TripSavvy Editors’ Choice Award

The North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today that The Old Mill at T. R. Pugh Memorial Park has been named a winner in the inaugural TripSavvy Editors’ Choice Awards. The Old Mill is the only winner from Arkansas among 43 attractions in the 2018 Historic Attractions category.

The legend of “Dogtown”

The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce tried to kill it in 1965 with a mock funeral and burial. Others tried to deny it or ignore it. Many laughed about it. The nickname “Dogtown,” it seems, has always been a part of North Little Rock. From working-class origins and determined developers, North Little Rock grew…