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Super Quiz: Acronyms and Abbreviations

posted: 07/02/2015 1:39 a.m. Discuss

1. ATM

Arkansas Weekend: Boom town

posted: 07/01/2015 11:06 a.m. Comment 1

Little Rock’s River Market District, along President Clinton Avenue, will buzz with music, games and fireworks during the annual Pops on the River celebration, noon-10 p.m. Saturday.

THE WEEKEND TEN

posted: 06/25/2015 1:59 a.m. Discuss

1 First place American Idol-winning country singer Scotty McCreery will headline a show Saturday in the Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs, U.S. 70 East (East Grand Avenue), Hot Springs.

Dickey's BBQ ribs please

posted: 06/25/2015 1:58 a.m. Comment 1

For chain barbecue, it's not bad.

Weekend Calendar

posted: 06/25/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARGENTA GALLERY 413 Main St., North Little Rock. Arkansas League of Artists Spring Members Show, through Tuesday. "The Mom Series," Lali Khalid, through July 10.

Fast Forward

posted: 06/25/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Things to do next week and next month Next week Saluting: A patriotic parade, reading of the Declaration of Independence, wily Red Coats and lots of watermelon and lemonade welcome the nation's birthday at Historic Arkansas Museum's Frontier Fourth of July celebration, 2-4 p.m..

The TV Column: Under the Dome returns; secrets to be revealed

posted: 06/25/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

What's new for the unfortunate denizens of Chester's Mill? It appears that we'll finally get some answers.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

posted: 06/25/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Rockin' Horses Country-rock band A Thousand Horses will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home.

Music: For hot young country star, yardwork, college on hold

posted: 06/25/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Scotty McCreery's house is a mess.

Music: Wynonna to make Big Noise at Oaklawn gig

posted: 06/25/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Wynonna and the Big Noise will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Oaklawn in Hot Springs.

ARE WE THERE YET?: Renovated Queen Wilhelmina Lodge reopens

posted: 06/25/2015 1:48 a.m. Discuss

When the first hotel opened atop Rich Mountain as a railway-era resort in 1898, it featured a lavish suite intended for the Dutch queen.

TRANSITIONS

posted: 06/25/2015 1:48 a.m. Discuss

When Bruno's Little Italy reopened, after a nearly two-year hiatus, in October 2013 at a new location, 310 Main St., Little Rock, the original plan was for it to be open Tuesday-Saturday for dinner and Tuesday-Friday for lunch. However, the sheer volume of dinner business they did from the outset, and the size of the kitchen, made it impractical, if not impossible, to prepare for two meals a day. So the idea of lunch at Bruno's sort of went by the wayside.

Selected restaurants

posted: 06/25/2015 1:47 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.

Tell Me About It: Husband shows true colors after bride's wedding night gaffe

posted: 06/25/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My honeymoon and marriage are in tatters because of two words I said on my wedding night. A few years ago, I was in a very intense relationship with "Rick." When it ended, I swore I wouldn't become so intimately involved with someone unless it was for life.

Helpful Hints

posted: 06/25/2015 1:44 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: I have finished filling out my medical power of attorney/advance directives. The forms say to give a copy to your doctor and the hospital. Since my husband and I have several doctors who are affiliated with different hospitals, how do I know which doctors to give copies to?

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