The countdown begins: Northern Lights Festival

There will be plenty to do in North Little Rock over Thanksgiving weekend, and the highlight will be the free, family-friendly Northern Lights Festival on Saturday, November 30, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Hosted by the City of North Little Rock, North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, Argenta…

30+ restaurants in North Little Rock turning heads

With more than 200 restaurants in North Little Rock, where do you start? Yes, we have a lot of (good!) chains but there also some local gems really worth the visit. Here’s a list of establishments that have been recognized by local, regional and national outlets within the last five years, including restaurants featured on…

Ballet Arkansas brings “Sleepy Hollow” to North Little Rock

The first production of Ballet Arkansas’s 41st season, Sleepy Hollow is a world-premiere multimedia ballet designed in collaboration with the creative team at Cranford Co. Featuring stunning photo and video projection and 360 sound, Sleepy Hollow is an eerie re-telling of a classic Halloween tale. The ballet will be at UA-Pulaski Technical College’s Center for…

Simmons Bank to assume naming rights to Verizon Arena Oct. 3

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Simmons Bank will assume naming rights to Verizon Arena, which will become Simmons Bank Arena. The event comes nearly a year after the bank’s November 2018 announcement of a $10.5 million deal to acquire naming rights to the 18,000 seat multi-purpose arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas.  New branding will be…

Hidden gems: Red Door Gallery

In the Park Hill Historic District of North Little Rock, Red Door Gallery at 7315 JFK Boulevard has been displaying and selling fine art for more than three decades. Since 2006 when Melody and Steve Stanley took over, Red Door Gallery has only offered original art work. Several artists from Arkansas and surrounding states, as well as…

October must-do’s in North Little Rock

For the thirsty:  Haunted Argenta Boos & Brews (all month) Trivia Night with Diamond Bear Brewing (every Wednesday) Festival of Wines (Thursday, October 3) October Pub Run (Tuesday, October 8) Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival (Friday, October 25) For the hungry:  R&B Cook Off (Saturday, October 5) Cupcakes for Goodness Sake (Saturday, October 12) MasterChef…