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Register Now for the Big Dam Bridge 100

by Jess Ardrey 8/23/2016 5:17 pm

If you haven't registered for the largest cycling tour in Arkansas yet, the time is now.

Little Rock & North Little Rock: Two Great Cities – One Extraordinary Destination

by Gretchen Hall & Bob Major 4/25/2016 12:00 am

The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and the North Little Rock Visitors Bureau enthusiastically welcome you to central Arkansas, a vibrant metropolis with the heart of a hometown and vision of a viable and strong global citizen.

9 Things To See and Do on The Arkansas River Trail

by Blair Neel 4/6/2016 12:00 am

When the springtime sun is shining and a cool breeze is blowing, the Arkansas River Trail is a place for everyone.

Tour Little Rock: Discover These 11 Unique Places

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:13 am

You'll find education, the arts and defenders of the nation feel right at home in Little Rock.

31 Cool Things To Do in Metro Little Rock

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/28/2015 12:25 am

An eclectic guide to the best activities and attractions in and around Metro Little Rock.

Judge Buddy Villines' Work Turns Ideas Into Reality

by Heather Bennett 4/1/2015 12:00 am

You can see Buddy’s handiwork just about wherever you go in Pulaski County, although he is quick to give hosts of other people credit for the positive improvements to the area. Now that he has retired (using the term loosely), he plans to continue his impactful work while also making a little more time for family fun and personal enrichment.

The Big Dam Bridge 100 Cycling Tour Rolls in Saturday

by Jess Ardrey 9/22/2014 7:46 am

Grab your bike shorts and some Gatorade and let's ride.

Help Get a Pit Stop Pavilion at Big Dam Bridge

by Lauren James 6/11/2014 8:00 am

Do you frequent the Big Dam Bridge that connects Little Rock and North Little Rock? The Big Dam Bridge Foundation, the City of Little Rock and others are campaigning to add a permanent restroom and pavilion on the Little Rock side. See how you can help!

5 Sights You Should See Along the Arkansas River Trail

by Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The Arkansas River cuts through the metro area, bringing in not just shipping and commerce, but also natural and scenic wonders. Here are five places along this tributary of the Mississippi you won't want to miss.

5 Spring Break Itineraries for Big Adventure in Little Rock

by Mandy Stanage Shoptaw 3/24/2014 8:01 am

Whether you’re dealing with budget issues or time constraints, sometimes leaving the city for a vacation just isn’t in the cards. This spring break, keep your family entertained with these mom-approved itineraries from Mandy Stanage Shoptaw; you can mix and match to make your own agenda or add in a spring break camp or workshop. Most importantly, have a fun and safe spring break with your family.

Outdoor Eats: 5 Scenic Picnic Spots in Little Rock

by Lauren James 7/16/2013 12:00 pm

July is National Picnic Month. Pack a few nibbles for the family and dine al fresco at one of these natural locales. Didn’t plan ahead with bites from home? Don’t worry—we’ve found the best nearby food stops for each picturesque picnic.

Garver's Dan Williams on Building Bridges

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2013 12:00 am

Dan Williams leads the largest engineering firm in Arkansas, Garver, which is based in North Little Rock.

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Today at Cook's Landing

by Karen Martin 10/6/2012 6:30 am

Introduce a youngster to the fun of mountain biking at Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD), happening from 9 a.m.-noon today (Oct. 6) at Cook's Landing at the base of Big Dam Bridge.

Central Arkansas JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Coming Saturday to Big Dam Bridge

by Karen Martin 9/12/2012 6:39 am

Central Arkansas JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes -- 5 kilometers over the Big Dam Bridge and back -- will start at 9 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 15) at Murray Park pavilions 3-6. Find out how to participate and how to donate below.

Out & About: 6th Annual Methodist Family Health Walk for Children and Families

by Blair Neel 8/1/2012 12:00 am

Clint Stoerner serves as honorary chairperson at Methodist Family Health’s most important annual fundraiser, the Walk for Children and Families. Stoerner adds the fundraiser to a roster of other charity events in which he participates, including a golf tournament to benefit the Community School of Cleburne County, which serves special needs children and adults, and 3 Miles of Men for the Race for the Cure.

Hit The Parks For 20th Annual National Trails Day Saturday

by Blair Neel 5/31/2012 7:30 am

Local parks will celebrate the 20th annual National Trails Day Saturday (June 2) with a slew of outdoor activities (many of them free) that families can enjoy.

The Fast Lane: Hunter East of Rock Financial Partners

by Amanda Hoelzeman 2/22/2012 5:00 pm

Hunter East of Rock Financial Partners finds Little Rock at the top of a short list of the very best cycling friendly communities with trails and bike paths leading to rural, open roads unsurpassed anywhere else in this country.

Make Plans to Participate in Big Dam Bridge Full Moon Walk Sunday

by Karen Martin 11/12/2011 6:18 am

The Big Dam Bridge Full Moon Walk is going on from 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 13). Enjoy the full moon along with giveaways and healthy snacks. Walks start from both sides of the bridge. Admission is free.

Dress Like a Superhero for Youth Home's Hero Hustle at Big Dam Bridge Oct. 15

by Karen Martin 10/5/2011 5:57 am

Youth Home Hero Hustle, which starts at 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Big Dam Bridge, consists of five-member teams dressed like superheroes making their way back and forth across the bridge. Cost per team is $125. Proceeds will benefit the children of Youth Home.

Wendy LaFrance: On the Road for Juvenile Diabetes Research

by Karen Martin 9/13/2011 5:47 am

Wendy LaFrance of Little Rock is co-chair of Central Arkansas 2011 Walk Over the Big Dam Bridge to Cure Diabetes. She'll be there Saturday (Sept. 17) along with her husband, co-chair Stephen LaFrance Jr., and their daughter Katie. She's the subject of one of two Little Rock Soiree covers for September.

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