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Garvan Woodland Gardens Offers Tranquility in Hot Springs

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 2/29/2016 12:26 am

At Garvan Woodland Gardens, you don’t have to wait until the moderate spring or fall months to enjoy the outdoors. While its official description is “botanical garden,” it’s much more than that.

Relocation of Historic Frank Lloyd Wright House to Crystal Bridges a First

by Jan Cottingham 2/10/2014 12:00 am

In a few weeks, a fully dismantled structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright will be carefully loaded into vehicles provided by J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and moved some 1,300 miles west to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. It will then be carefully unloaded, moved to its new home on the museum’s 120 acres and reassembled, piece by numbered piece.

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs Is a 210-acre Woodland Fantasy

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

At Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, you don't have to wait until the moderate spring or autumn months to enjoy the outdoors. While its official description is "botanical garden," it's much more than that.

Crystal Bridges Museum: For Alice Walton, It's About Love—of Art, History, Country and Family

by Jan Cottingham 9/29/2011 12:00 am

Articles about Alice Walton and the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art have tended to focus on big numbers: an $800 million endowment, hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of artwork, 200,000 square feet of museum space, 250,000 people expected to visit the Bentonville showplace yearly. Alice Walton loves art; she finds it transformative, spiritual. She loves American history, and American art tells the American story. She wants to share these loves.

10 of the Best Arkansas Adventures

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/11/2011 12:00 am

No matter where in Arkansas you choose to retire or relocate, there’s a guaranteed adventure around every corner. Here, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favorites that run the gamut from quirky to quintessential.

Best Places To Retire: Bella Vista (Special Promotional Section)

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

Move over Florida and Arizona. Bella Vista Village, Arkansas, is now ranked among the top five retirement communities in America, according to a recent survey by U.S. News and World Report. The beautiful Ozark Mountains and lakes, picturesque small towns, an expanding economy, access to essential services and a very affordable cost of living make retiring here attractive.

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.

From Eureka Springs Tourist to Resident: Eric Studer, owner of The Retreat at Sky Ridge

by Buzz Dougherty 7/1/2010 12:00 am

In 2009, Eric Studer and his wife, Cindy, gave up the corporate life in Dallas, where he had been employed by one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, and purchased 135 acres of land outside Eureka Springs that had fallen into a state of disrepair and neglect.

Nature's Sweet Spots: Arkansas Beauty Flourishes at Botanical Gardens

by Jason Wiest 8/1/2009 12:00 am

From awe-inspiring lake views taken in atop the rugged Ouachita Mountains to the mind-clearing stillness alongside rivers in the Delta, Arkansas encompasses all aspects of nature in its full glory.