Tagged: central avenue

Majestic Fire Puts Spotlight on Hot Springs' Vacant Buildings

by Luke Jones 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The February fire that destroyed the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs has focused concerns on two troubling issues facing the resort city’s historic downtown: the fire danger posed by other largely vacant properties and the failure of building owners to maintain their properties.

Historic Sights Mix with Modern Adventure in Downtown Hot Springs

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

Experience the opulence of an era when bathhouses were the playgrounds for the rich and famous at the Hot Springs National Park Visitors Center, housed in the historic Fordyce Bathhouse on Central Avenue. The Quapaw Baths & Spa and Buckstaff Bathhouse are the only operational bathhouses within the park, but many downtown hotels also offer soothing baths and massages.

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.

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.

Sissy's Log Cabin Coming to Hot Springs' Central Avenue

by Karen Martin 8/2/2010 9:38 am

The next location of fine jewelry store Sissy's Log Cabin will be on Central Avenue in Hot Springs. The new store will likely be open in the fall.

Boomville: Vacation Tips on Taking Your Pets With You

by Karen Martin 7/1/2010 12:00 am

Sometimes you want to spend a night away from home in a pleasant and pampering guest lodging, but it can be a big hassle to find someone to take care of your dog while you’re gone. So why not take the dog?

Hot Springs' Gangster Museum of America Sheds Light on City's Notorious Past

by Jason Wiest 2/16/2009 12:00 am

Hot Springs was once an escape for some of history's most notorious mobsters. Visitors can relive this illustrious past at the new Gangster Museum of America.

City of the Arts: Hot Springs' Opportunities in Documentary Film, Music Festivals

by Jason Wiest 2/16/2009 12:00 am

While Hot Springs is known for cultural opportunities, two internationally-acclaimed events mark it as a major "city of the arts" -- the Hot Springs Music Festival and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.