Even though the Illinois natives now live together in Los Angeles, the couple needed a venue that wasn’t too far from their home state, as Brittney’s grandparents are not able to fly. After googling “forest chapel” and finding Anthony Chapel, the couple was sold.
Road trips don’t have to mean endless hours counting mile markers. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best family-friendly restaurants around the area, and all are just a few hours away from Little Rock.
It’s finally feeling like fall, and with it comes all the spooky fun October has to offer. Take the kids to Magic Screams at Magic Springs Water & Theme Park to kick off their month of Halloween celebrations. Or, head out to the Third Annual Family Fun Day at Ron Coleman Mining to treasure hunt with the whole family.
Hot Springs native Caitlin Angel met her future husband Matthew Sunseri while in college at Louisiana Tech. A chance encounter caused Caitlin to add Matt as a friend on Facebook. A first date soon followed, and even after a funny date mishap—Caitlin spilled leftover food in his car—a loving relationship quickly grew.
Kristen and Jarrod chose a destination wedding in Hot Springs at The Arlington. The city holds a special place in Kristen’s heart after many childhood trips with her now late father. His favorite hotel was The Arlington, and there was nowhere else they’d rather be on their wedding day.
Hot Springs native Kelsey Bean and Texas native Kirk Van Slyke fell in love during college at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. They were both student athletes at the time—Kirk played basketball and Kelsey ran track. The two quickly became best friends. “He was what I most looked forward to every day,” Kelsey said.
Los Angeles residents Stephanie Powers and Randy Ferrell met while working on the TV show “True Hollywood Story.” After an exhaustive wedding venue search, the couple decided to leave The Golden State behind to exchange their vows at the beautiful Anthony Chapel, nestled serenely in The Natural State.
Our fingers are crossed for sunny skies this weekend--or at the very least, no torrential downpours! It's a great weekend for family fun, from the season opening of Wild River Country to the Greek Food Festival. Even if central Arkansas does experience another rainy day, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep the kids smiling, such as the annual Storybook Ballet from Arkansas Festival Ballet. Keep those fingers crossed for good weather and read on for 8 fantastic events!
After a successful run in 2014, the Mystic Creatures topiary art exhibit will return to Garvan Woodland Gardens this May. This year's exhibit, "Mystic Creatures: Topiary Art Takes Flight," will feature several new sculptures, including a majestic, 20-foot wide "flaming" Phoenix and a nest of "Mystic Babies" in the Children's Adventure Garden.