posted: 05/25/2013 3:06 a.m.
KILZ Upshot What’s to love: The aerosol spray sealer is designed with a vertical spray tip, which makes covering up those water stains on the ceiling much easier.
posted: 05/19/2013 4:10 a.m.
Men in summer suits and boaters and women wearing long strands of pearls and flapper dresses sipped cocktails and enjoyed the view of the Little Rock skyline May 11 at Gatsby in the Garden.
posted: 05/19/2013 3:43 a.m.
After a commencement address by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the conferring of degrees and awarding of diplomas on May 11, a reception was held for University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service graduates and their families.
posted: 05/18/2013 3:19 a.m.
Kitty Holster What’s to love: An ultra-lightweight cat harness made of washable cotton.
posted: 05/12/2013 3:40 a.m.
Local celebrities, including local media personalities, politicians and philanthropists, served as sous chefs April 29 with varying degrees of talent — some actually assisted their assigned chef while others smiled, greeted guests and helped serve.
posted: 05/12/2013 3:38 a.m.
Shelia Vaught was named as Sustainer of the Year by the Junior League of Little Rock on May 1 at a luncheon at the Junior League of Little Rock Building.
posted: 05/11/2013 3:10 a.m.
C-Pump Liquid Soap Dispenser What’s to love: This dispenser’s design allows easy one-handed use.
posted: 05/05/2013 2:57 a.m.
Keynote speaker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke a little bit about basketball April 25 at the Clinton Presidential Center.
posted: 05/04/2013 2:47 a.m.
Fiesta Dinnerware What’s to love: A new color for a classic line of dinnerware and a new potential collector’s item.
posted: 04/28/2013 4:07 a.m.
Symphony Designer House XXII at 9 Bella Rosa Court opened its doors April 18 with Crescendo — Lifting the Veil, a first look at the house before it opened to the public April 19.
posted: 04/28/2013 4:07 a.m.
The Grammy-nominated band from Memphis, Almost Famous, put the rock in Rockin’ the Rock, the annual fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Central Arkansas on April 19 at Penick Boys and Girls Club.
posted: 04/27/2013 2:56 a.m.
Generac LP5500 Portable Generator What’s to love: It never hurts to have a back-up power source. This new propane-powered generator has a dial that integrates all controls into one easy-to-use mechanism for quick start-up.
posted: 04/21/2013 3:31 a.m.
An award that is given to Arkansans for work in promoting equality, racial tolerance and justice was given to first lady Ginger Beebe and Colette Honorable on April 11 at Just Communities of Arkansas’ 50th annual Humanitarian Dinner at the Statehouse Convention Center’s Wally Allen Ballroom.
posted: 04/21/2013 3:21 a.m.
Purple and white wisteria cascaded from trees and arbors, tulips bloomed and the weather was perfect in the tiered gardens belonging to Mike and Beth Coulson that overlook the Arkansas River.
posted: 04/20/2013 3:10 a.m.
Buffer Bit What’s to love: This drill-bit turns your hand drill into a speedy polishing machine.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:42 a.m.
There were no disco balls, bell bottoms or leisure suits April 4.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:41 a.m.
Special passports in hand, guests toured the world of wines April 7 at a fundraiser for the the Museum of Contemporary Art in Hot Springs.
posted: 04/13/2013 3:14 a.m.
The Handy Camel Bag Clip What’s to love: It’s like a giant chip clip for your dog food, but with a handle.
posted: 04/07/2013 2:42 a.m.
Kaki Hockersmith and her husband, Max Mehlburger, hosted a cocktail reception March 26 for attendees of the second annual Arkansas Arts Summit.
posted: 04/07/2013 2:39 a.m.
Large black and white photos of Jackie and John F. Kennedy created a backdrop March 30 at the Argenta Community Theater as local artists created contemporary pieces of the couple during a reception celebrating the finale of the exhibition “JFK: 50 Years Later.”
posted: 04/07/2013 2:37 a.m.
Delta Trust, on March 27, held a reception for the University of Arkansas System’s newest board of trustees chairman, Jane Rogers, at the bank’s Walton Heights branch.
posted: 04/06/2013 3:09 a.m.
Jimmy Hook What’s to love: Are you a renter who isn’t allowed to put holes in the wall? These hooks are removable and reusable.
posted: 03/31/2013 3:34 a.m.
Advocacy, a sense of permanence, and hope are a few of the things that Pulaski County CASA offers to abused and neglected children in the court system, explained Eric Gilmore.
posted: 03/31/2013 3:29 a.m.
Colorful landscapes and carefully rendered portraits were among the works of art on display and for sale at A Special Art Show, which featured artwork by Special Olympics athletes and local artists.
posted: 03/30/2013 3:17 a.m.
ergo Ergo Seat What’s to love: A seat with a funky contemporary design that improves your posture and strengthens your core.
posted: 03/24/2013 3:09 a.m.
This year there will be no egg puns or “egg” -y themes. No “Evolution of the Egg” or “Eggstreme Makeover” for Youth Home. Not this year. Event chairman Roberta Clark says this year they wanted to do things a bit differently. “We are concentrating on the children.” Perhaps organizers couldn’t think of anything egg-citing or egg-straordinary ?
posted: 03/24/2013 2:30 a.m.
Man’s best friend was the star of the show March 14 at Paws on the Runway. Held at the Governor’s Mansion, the doggy fashion show featured dogs in sizes tiny to huge and raised money for Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals.
posted: 03/24/2013 2:26 a.m.
The new Children’s Library and Learning Center on March 15 was filled with beaming faces. Beaming adult faces. State and local officials as well as Central Arkansas Library System staff were there for a preview party before the library’s official opening the next day.
posted: 03/23/2013 2:42 a.m.
Victor Tri-Kill Mousetrap What’s to love: Safe around children and pets and contains no chemicals or poisons.
posted: 03/17/2013 3:24 a.m.
Women wore everything from their great-aunt’s vintage hat to great wide brimmed straw derby hats on March 4 at the Fine Arts Club’s Hats Off Luncheon.
posted: 03/17/2013 3:23 a.m.
Orange was the color of the day March 9 at the Orange You Lovely Fashion Show. The event at Twin City Limousine included lunch and auction.
posted: 03/16/2013 2:47 a.m.
Moen ioDigital What’s to love: Preset your water temperature and water ow so that it is the same each time you step into the shower.
posted: 03/10/2013 4:36 a.m.
A Western-style VIP Roundup and a carb-loading Pasta Party were two of the parties leading up to the Little Rock Marathon on March 3.
posted: 03/10/2013 4:33 a.m.
It was his combination of beef, baby food, blood orange and ice cream mix that won Chef Dan Capello of Chenal Country Club a spot in the 2013 Diamond Chef competition.
posted: 03/09/2013 3 a.m.
Cuisinart Thermo-Electric Yogurt Maker What’s to love: Freshly made yogurt, perfectly chilled.
posted: 03/03/2013 3:11 a.m.
Luminaria and fire pits lighted the paths of Wildwood Park for the Arts on Feb. 22-24 for Lanterns, an outdoor festival, while a large lighted moon-like balloon provided extra light over the lake.
posted: 03/03/2013 3:06 a.m.
Colette D. Honorable was presented the Sandra Wilson Cherry Award on Feb. 22 for leadership and community service by the board of directors of The Gaines House.
posted: 03/02/2013 3 a.m.
Whimsy Wall Mounted Hooks What’s to love: Four adorable and sturdy hooks perfect for a child’s room.
posted: 02/24/2013 3 a.m.
The day was chilly but the chili was hot at Chili with Kick on Feb. 16 at Dickey-Stephens Park.
posted: 02/24/2013 2:59 a.m.
Too many cooks may spoil the broth? Phooey. Gather all of central Arkansas’ best chefs in one spot and the food served is outstanding.
posted: 02/24/2013 2:59 a.m.
Footwear was the focus Feb. 16 at Red Shoe Extravaganza in the atrium of the Arkansas Arts Center.
posted: 02/23/2013 3:01 a.m.
Sunbeam Therapedic Deluxe Heated Mattress Pad What’s to love: Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted an early spring, but the nights are still chilly and this heated mattress pad will keep you warm.
posted: 02/17/2013 3:17 a.m.
“I feel like if everybody knew what Arkansas advocates was doing, they wouldn’t have to throw fundraisers. If everybody knew the impact of the quality of the work coming out of here, they would be eager to be on board and support it in every way possible,” says Sarah Argue about Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families.
posted: 02/17/2013 3:12 a.m.
Doctors with the Central Arkansas OB /GYN Society traded in their white lab coats for gowns and tuxes Feb. 8 at the group’s second annual Valentine Gala on the mezzanine of the Capital Hotel.
posted: 02/17/2013 3:08 a.m.
Patrons of opera and ballet enjoyed “Songs From the Heart,” a dinner and performance by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock opera program at the Governor’s Mansion on Feb. 5.
posted: 02/16/2013 3:01 a.m.
Bernzomatic Flexible Lighter What’s to love: The built-in LED light on this lighter will help you find the candles you want to light the next time the electricity goes out.
posted: 02/10/2013 2:47 a.m.
Imagine slipping on a glamorous gown or tailored tux, walking the red carpet, flashbulbs popping as you walk by, then stopping for an on-camera interview before dining on a gourmet meal and watching acclaimed actors receiving awards.
posted: 02/10/2013 2:38 a.m.
Arkansas’ best football players and coaches were honored Feb. 1 for their 2012 season at the Little Rock Touchdown Club’s annual awards banquet at the Embassy Suites hotel.
posted: 02/10/2013 2:34 a.m.
Red and white Chinese lanterns suspended from the ceiling, paper dragons, dramatic red up-lighting and beautiful red and gold Asian-inspired centerpieces created the perfect atmosphere Jan. 31 for Evolve: A Modern-Day Charity Ball and its theme, Chinese New Year: Tail of the Dragon.
posted: 02/10/2013 2:33 a.m.
Destiny was the theme that loosely tied together “Opera on the Rocks II,” a fundraiser inside the Great Hall of the Clinton Presidential Center. The musical evening on Feb. 1 was a fundraiser for Opera In the Rock.