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On Christianity

posted: 11/19/2015 1:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV.GRAHAM: I'm thankful for my marriage, and I can't imagine living without my husband and my family. But I'm worried because my sister says she's decided marriage isn't for her. Can someone be single and still be happy?

Super Quiz: New York City Attractions

posted: 11/19/2015 1:42 a.m. Discuss

1. An 843-acre urban park


posted: 11/12/2015 2:26 a.m. Discuss

1 COLLECT A bit of New York comes to Little Rock as the Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets, hosts its 47th annual Collectors Show and Sale, Friday-Jan. 3.

La Terraza a Venezuelan delight

posted: 11/12/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

The new La Terraza Rum & Lounge, in the former Acadia space in a Kavanaugh Boulevard office building in Little Rock's Hillcrest, is a mom and pop and son and daughter-in-law restaurant and bar, or is that a bar and restaurant? Venezuelan couple Carlos Valdivieso and Ana Lara transplanted a place they ran for two decades in Caracas, Venezuela; you can spot them coming in and out of the kitchen, with son and daughter-in-law co-owners Armando and Sarah Bolanos running the front of the house.

Weekend Calendar

posted: 11/12/2015 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets.47th annual Collectors Show and Sale, Friday-Jan. 3.

Fast Forward

posted: 11/12/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

Things to do next week and next month NEXT WEEK Strolling: Little Rock's Statehouse Convention Center turns into a wintry fairy land with the annual CARTI Festival of Trees, Nov. 18-21.

The TV Column: Z Nation is the other zombie drama (with wit)

posted: 11/12/2015 2:16 a.m. Discuss

While we have a minute, I wanted to remind you of that other zombie apocalypse series on the tube. I'm a huge fan.


posted: 11/12/2015 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: TODAY 'Something Borrowed' The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra opens its 2015-16 Intimate Neighborhood Concerts series with a concert titled "Something Borrowed," 7 p.m. today at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St., Little Rock.

EXHIBIT: Clinton Center pops top on Coca-Cola exhibit

posted: 11/12/2015 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Through the years, it has been "Pure as Sunlight," "The Best Friend Thirst Ever Had," "The Real Thing" and that beverage someone wants to buy for the whole world.

Music Scene: Shinedown part of triad coming to rock Verizon

posted: 11/12/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Shinedown will headline a hard rock triple-header, also featuring Breaking Benjamin and Sevendust, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Verizon Arena. Tickets are $57 and $51.50.

MUSIC: Traveling tunesmith Case rolling in for gig at tavern

posted: 11/12/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Peter Case has found a highway worth memorializing and it goes through Arkansas. Not as famous as Route 66 or as well traveled locally as Interstate 40, it's U.S. 62, which puts it just one numeral above another famous roadway -- one made famous by Bob Dylan -- Highway 61, which, of course, Dylan "re-visited."

ARE WE THERE YET?: Plenty for eyes to take in at BB gun museum

posted: 11/12/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Ralphie Parker is relegated to a cameo role at the Daisy Airgun Museum, even though his fictional self starred in A Christmas Story. That 1983 movie turned the Daisy company's Red Ryder BB gun into a perennial holiday fixture.

Restaurant transitions: New Pei Wei in Promenade at Chenal, Grampa's Southern Catfish closed?

posted: 11/12/2015 1:50 a.m. Comment 1

Lee Strother, principal and vice president of brokerage at real estate broker Colliers International, says that through his representation, Pei Wei Asian Diner, LLC has leased 3,000 square feet at 17701 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, which happens to be the address of the Promenade at Chenal. Although the folks in the upscale shopping center's marketing department wouldn't confirm or deny the pending new tenant, Cassie Cooper, Pei Wei's assistant brand manager, did confirm that the lease has been signed and that the restaurant will be sharing a building with a business that has not yet signed its lease. Pei Wei's first Little Rock outlet opened in October 2006 in the Midtowne Little Rock center, West Markham Street and University Avenue; there's also one in Rogers.

Selected restaurants

posted: 11/12/2015 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Weekly theme listings reflect a range of dining possibilities in central Arkansas, across a spectrum of settings and price ranges. Restaurant reviewers' visits are anonymous and all expenses are paid by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Bargain: a meal (without beverage or dessert) typically less than $12. Moderate: $12-$25. Expensive: $25 and up.

Tell Me About It: Husband needs to lighten up about bite-sharing at table

posted: 11/12/2015 1:42 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My wife has a habit that totally annoys me. Whenever we go to a restaurant, she always asks for a bite from my plate. I tell her that if she wanted that dish, she should have ordered it.




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