posted: 05/23/2013 3:31 a.m.
It’s Memorial Day weekend. Which means it has to be Riverfest weekend, Friday-Sunday along both sides of the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:27 a.m.
People will go to great lengths to chow down or chill out at Chuy’s.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:23 a.m.
Events are free unless otherwise noted.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:13 a.m.
NEXT WEEK Big wheels: Dust off your two-wheeler for the annual CARTI Tour de Rock, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1 at North Little Rock’s Burns Park.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:11 a.m.
There will be a lot less dancing on ABC come the fall. One less night, to be exact.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:09 a.m.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: ‘Grand Drenching’ Magic Springs Water and Theme Park, U.S. 70 East in Hot Springs, will dedicate its newest attraction, Splash Island, at 10:30 a.m.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:08 a.m.
Collective Soul has collected many an honor and sold many an album since forming in the Atlanta suburb of Stockbridge, Ga., in 1992.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:06 a.m.
Two years bouncing around Los Angeles was enough for Arkansas drummer Joe Holland. He headed back home in 2012 with any Hollywood illusions packed away and a passel of tunes just looking for a band.
posted: 05/23/2013 3:02 a.m.
The name Mary Gauthier is not what it seems, pronunciation-wise, what with the singer-songwriter’s Louisiana birth and upbringing — but then Gauthier (pronounced Go-shay ) is not exactly a run of-the-mill musician, either.
posted: 05/23/2013 3 a.m.
A lesson we learned a long time ago, but frequently fail to follow: Don’t attempt to visit a new restaurant on the day it opens. Especially not a chain restaurant.
posted: 05/23/2013 2:57 a.m.
Several readers checked in last week to report the closing of the Denny’s at 4300 S. University Ave., Little Rock, and yes, the restaurant has closed, and yes, the phone number — (501) 562-5651 — has been disconnected, and yes, the restaurant has disappeared from the chain’s website, locations.dennys.com/AR.
posted: 05/23/2013 2:55 a.m.
Weekly theme listings reflect a range of dining possibilities in central Arkansas, across a spectrum of settings and price ranges.
posted: 05/23/2013 2:51 a.m.
DEAR CAROLYN: My lovely, 23-year-old daughter is a romantic and wants to marry the young man she is dating. They have “officially” dated two years, but were friends for years before that. They did not attend college together, so are just recently back in the same town.
posted: 05/23/2013 2:50 a.m.
Happy birthday. You’ll have moments of heaven on earth. Why keep them a secret? With all you know, you could inspire and motivate others. Giving back is a major theme for you this year.
posted: 05/23/2013 2:49 a.m.
DEAR HELOISE: This hint is for mothers and fathers walking on hiking or biking trails with their children — or walking anywhere, really. Please remind them to keep their children in front of them, where they can see them, and not let them trail behind. Little ones have trouble keeping up. I see this all the time on the trail in front of my house.