Tagged: bathhouse row

From Bathhouse to Hotel, Hot Springs' Hale to Be Reborn

by Jan Cottingham 8/28/2017 12:00 am

In the 32 years since they moved to Hot Springs, Pat and Ellen McCabe have seen the transformation of downtown Hot Springs. Now, with the couple’s repurposing of the Hale Bathhouse into a boutique hotel, they’ll be directly participating in that transformation.

Hot Springs Sees Bathhouse Row Begin to Fill Up

by Jan Cottingham 8/28/2017 12:00 am

When the Hotel Hale opens sometime next year in the old Hale Bathhouse, only one of the eight bathhouses on Hot Springs’ Bathhouse Row will be empty. And Josie Fernandez, superintendent of Hot Springs National Park, is hopeful the Maurice won’t be vacant much longer.

Hot Springs Sees Boom in Craft Beer Breweries

by Jan Cottingham 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Tapping into Hot Springs thermal culture, the craft brewing industry in Spa City is hot.

Majestic Fire Prompts Splash of Hot Springs Development

by Mark Friedman 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs three years ago helped prompt a wave of development in the downtown district.

Hot Springs Officials Contemplate Future of Arlington Hotel

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

At the beginning of last week, a major meeting had been scheduled for public and private interests concerned about the deterioration of the 480-room, nearly 400,000-SF building. Within a couple of days, all of that had been scratched.

Inside the Kitchen with Gilbert M. Alaquinez Jr.

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 6/7/2016 11:47 am

The executive chef of Forty Two knows his way around Southern American cuisine, and in this exclusive conversation with our sister publication Fit Arkansas, he shares some of his go-to wellness tips, tricks and secrets.

Leasing Program Brings Business to Hot Springs' Bathhouse Row

by Associated Press 10/5/2014 1:51 pm

All but the Maurice and Hale bath houses are currently occupied, and business on Bathhouse Row is thriving, according to Hot Springs National Park Superintendent Josie Fernandez.

Paradise Found: A History of Hot Springs

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 1/6/2014 12:00 am

From early exploration of its healing waters and the city’s infamous mobster past to its Major League appeal and Tri-Lakes reputation – there’s a lot to learn about Arkansas’ favorite tourist destination.

Discover Arkansas: Find Yourself at Home in The Natural State

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a 176-year-old state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city — Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Hats in Hot Springs Features Contests, Concerts and Fun Through Saturday

by Karen Martin 5/30/2012 6:44 am

A hat -- any hat -- will be your ticket to fun at the Hats in Hot Springs festival through Saturday (June 2) at Wheatley Plaza at the south end of Bathhouse Row. Admission to most events is free.

Follow Hot Springs' Historic Baseball Trail

by Karen Martin 4/3/2012 7:39 am

Baseball fans can follow a newly created trail through Hot Springs documenting the city's status as The Birthplace of Spring Baseball.

Fun Never Stops in Historic Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2012 12:00 am

Tourism is the engine that drives the economy of the area surrounding Hot Springs National Park, and the engine is running strong. With a varied menu of entertainment and sporting opportunities, the Hot Springs area offers enough choices to keep 3 million visitors coming to the city and its surroundings every year.

Destination: Hot Springs - Making the Most of a Weekend Getaway

by Amanda Hoelzeman 1/9/2012 12:00 am

The Spa City is such an exciting vacation spot, it’s hard to decide what to do first. Lucky for you, we’re here to help. We spent a fun-filled weekend in Hot Springs, experiencing a wide variety of the city’s most luxurious accommodations, delicious dining and coolest attractions. It was pure bliss, and we want to share that experience with you. Whether you’re getting away for a long weekend or a couple of days mid-week, you can’t go wrong with a trip to Hot Springs.

What To See and Do in Downtown Hot Springs

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

From Bathhouse Row to Magic Springs and Crystal Falls theme park, downtown Hot Springs offers an array of attractions and activities for everyone.

The Hot Springs Guest Guide Directory to Spas and Bathhouses

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

No trip to Hot Springs would be complete without visiting the bathhouses and spas. Use our directory to find the best in Hot Springs, on and off Bathhouse Row.

De Soto, Gambling, Resorts and the Mob: A History of Hot Springs

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

It's impossible to visit Hot Springs without talking about its history. Visitors with little interest in the old days can't help but feel thousands of years of history bubbling up every minute.

Best Places To Retire: Hot Springs Village (Special Promotional Section)

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

Consider its prime location and you’ll know why more than 35,000 families have bought into Hot Springs Village, a recreation and retirement community located just minutes from Hot Springs National Park and Bathhouse Row, Oaklawn Racing & Gaming and the beautiful Ouachita Mountains and lakes.

Discover Arkansas: The Ouachitas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

The Ouachitas’ largest city, Hot Springs, is known for horse racing at Oaklawn Park and for Bathhouse Row, which consists of turn-of-the-century bathhouses. The only city in the nation to encompass a national park, Hot Springs was named for the mineral waters that bubble up from 47 underground springs and maintain a consistent temperature of 143 degrees.

Necessary Natural State Adventures

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/26/2010 12:00 am

As dozens of suggestions poured in, we culled a compilation of activities that ran the gamut from quirky to quintessential. We’re sure there are some life-long Arkansans who haven’t done everything on this list. And too bad for them – just look at what they’re missing.

Get Tickets Today for Hot Springs' Wine, Food & Art Extravanza May 2

by Karen Martin 4/28/2010 7:05 am

One of Hot Springs' best parties, this evening of wine tasting, dining and art enjoyment will be held from 4:30-8 p.m. May 2 in the lobbies of eight historic bathhouses. Tickets are $100 through today; $125 at the door -- if there are any left.