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Crystal Bridges Celebrates 2 Million Visitors Since 2011

by Associated Press 9/17/2015 10:02 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in northwest Arkansas says it has welcomed more than 2 million visitors since it opened nearly four years ago.

$21.5M Amazeum Opens in Bentonville

by Alexis Hosticka 7/15/2015 9:51 am

The $21.5 million Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville opened to the public on Wednesday; the museum for families is the first of its kind in northwest Arkansas.

Soirée City Portrait Series: Best Places in Bentonville To Shop, Dine, and Visit

by Rosemary Hallmark 4/30/2015 12:00 am

Once a sleepy Ozark town known mostly for its friendly folk and Wal-Mart corporate headquarters, Bentonville, like much of Northwest Arkansas, had seen its fair share of growth over the last 20 years. Yet when Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton announced her plans to build a world-class art museum in 2005, an unexpected shift occurred, and Bentonville woke up.

Get Ready for The Ultimate Wedding Experience in NWA

by Jess Ardrey 3/17/2015 12:28 pm

This bridal fair is all about our fabulous northwest Arkansas Brides. (No Kanye/Kardashian jokes, we promise.)

Newk's Eatery's First Northwest Arkansas Location Opens Monday

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2015 10:55 am

The first of four planned Newk's Eatery locations in northwest Arkansas will open Monday in Fayetteville.

Fort Smith No. 1 in Arkansas Tech Business Index for September, 3Q

by Lee Hogan 12/9/2014 10:27 am

Fort Smith returned to the top of the Arkansas Tech University Business Index in September, and also led the way in the third-quarter rankings.

Bentonville's Transformation Subject of Ad Age Spotlight

by Mark Carter 10/28/2014 9:30 am

Bentonville finds itself in the Advertising Age spotlight Tuesday. Ad Age has a look at how Bentonville -- aka Vendorville -- and the region have been transformed by the growth of Wal-Mart and its cache of vendors on the ground in northwest Arkansas.

Native Nectar Juice Company Looking to Kickstarter for Business Expansion

by Jess Ardrey 9/4/2014 8:45 am

The future of his company is in the hands of the people, but Wilson Wood is confident in his product. We must admit, we like his style.

Bentonville Leads the Pack in Arkansas Tech Business Index

by Lee Hogan 4/29/2014 1:14 pm

Bentonville was the highest-rated city in the most recent Arkansas Tech Business Index. The city saw the largest increase from December to January.

Family Discovery Center To Open in Northwest Arkansas in 2015

by Blair Neel 4/29/2014 9:55 am

Go ahead and plan a family trip to Northwest Arkansas in 2015; a new 44,5000 square-foot museum is being built just for families! The Amazeum in Bentonville will feature a tinkering studio, climbable tree canopy, indoor caves and more.

Bentonville Stresses Its Small-Town Feel

by Marty Cook 3/17/2014 12:00 am

A series of new planned developments in Bentonville has planned — or has already been put into action — is adding new life for its downtown area. The Thrive apartments are set to open by the end of this year in what the city calls its Arts District.

The Hive Chef Matthew McClure Named Semifinalist for James Beard Award

by Lauren James 2/24/2014 8:00 am

Bentonville's The Hive executive chef Matthew McClure was recently named a semifinalist for the highly coveted 2014 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards in the “Best Chef: South” category.

Bentonville's 21c Hotel Named One of Top 10 Hottest Hotels in World by TripAdvisor

by Lauren James 10/23/2013 8:00 am

TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced its inaugural list of Hot New Hotels last week and Bentonville's 21c Museum Hotel made the cut.

Georgia O'Keeffe Exhibit Coming to Crystal Bridges in November

by Lauren James 10/4/2013 8:00 am

Artist Georgia O'Keeffe's gift of 101 works of art, collected by husband Alfred Stieglitz, will be making their museum debut in a new exhibition titled "The Artists’ Eye: Georgia O’Keeffe and the Alfred Stieglitz Collection." The exhibition opens Nov. 9 and will be on view through Feb. 3.

Movista: Bentonville A City On Fire

by Mark Carter 6/17/2013 1:53 pm

Innovate Arkansas client Movista was born in the MBA program at the University of Arkansas Walton Business College, but when it came time to put down permanent roots, co-founders April Seggebruch and Stan Zylowski chose a house just off the square in downtown Bentonville.

21C Museum Hotel Open in Bentonville

by Lauren James 2/14/2013 8:00 am

The very cool, very chic 21C Museum Hotel has opened its doors this week, providing a new place to stay in the heart of Bentonville.

Bentonville Makes The Washington Post's 'It' List

by Lauren James 1/7/2013 8:00 am

Bentonville's dining scene took the place of Charleston, S.C.'s scene on The Washington Post's 2013 In/Out List.

Workshops, Art Night Out and More Part of Crystal Bridge's January Lineup

by Lauren James 12/27/2012 8:00 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., has plenty of things lined up for the month of January, including workshops, its popular Art Night Out event and more.

Bentonville: Museum’s Influence A Work Of Art, Design (Tourism | Winner 20,000+)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

The Bentonville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau responded to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opening by beefing up its advertising domestically and internationally to make it as easy as possible for visitors to come to Bentonville.

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.