Posted on February 28, 2011 in lifestyle
Most home gardeners are waiting for the final freeze of the season so they can head outdoors, start up the tiller and turn over the earth. But for a growing number of others, tomatoes are already ripening on the vines. You’re thinking greenhouse right now, aren’t you.
Posted on February 28, 2011 in entertainment
Once called the greatest white blues singer ever, Gregg Allman has been making records, both solo and with the Allman Brothers, since 1969. Some are classics, who can deny 1972’s “Eat A Peach,” 1971’s “At Fillmore East,” or his solo revelation “Laid Back” from 1973, and some are not, just check out either of the group’s two releases on the Arista label. He has never released an album like this.
Posted on February 28, 2011 in lifestyle, taste, travel
Long before he was President, a much younger Bill Clinton stopped by for breakfast here. The late business mogul Don Tyson, of Tyson Foods, ate lunch here. And get this, the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Policy for drug giant Pfizer used to be a cook here. Restaurant On The Corner and Grill, or as Fayetteville locals call it “ROTC,” has a rich history.
Posted on February 28, 2011 in people, arts
His hands could be mistaken for those of an auto mechanic—large and calloused, stained with dirt and paint—hands that have been used, a lot. His bright blue eyes seem to sparkle with imagination as he speaks passionately about the world he sees around him, a world that sounds quite different from yours and mine.
Posted on February 28, 2011 in taste
On St. Patty's Day- everyone's Irish! Dance a jig and raise your spirits with our drink of the month- The Irish Jig- provided by Mojo's Ivory House.
Posted on February 28, 2011 in people
Terry Anderson was a “Guitar Hero” before the phrase was even coined. He’s been featured on hit records, toured the world, and as the owner of Fort Smith’s Ben Jack Guitar Center, has influenced more local guitarists than can be counted.
Posted on February 28, 2011 in lifestyle, arts
I am surprised to see that I can still look up at a winter’s tree with the blue sky behind. You are gone but I can see the same view as before. I did not know, I did not fathom life without you.
Posted on February 23, 2011 in lifestyle
Bring your vises to church. That was the request Danny Lynch made to his fellow Fort Smith Flyfishers members.
You’ve probably already noticed that he said vises, not vices. He wasn’t recruiting sinners, but fly tiers for classes at First Christian Church in Fort Smith. Danny volunteered to teach a five week class on fly tying for members of his church.
Posted on February 14, 2011 in
L-O-V-E. It’s our day to celebrate it, and your day to show us just what it means to you. @Urban wants to see photos, either taken today, or those really old ones from way back when, that define your idea of love.
Posted on February 08, 2011 in people
As the cast of "True Grit" prepares for a big night at the Oscars, one Fort Smith girl will be watching with a unique perspective. Kaitlin Bradley came close to being cast in the role of Mattie Ross. She talks about the great opportunity, the process she went through as the decision makers narrowed the field of actresses, and how it affected her drive to make it to the big screen.