Tagged: riverfront park

Hidden Gems: Visit These 5 Metro Little Rock Parks & Playgrounds

by Matthew Smith 8/4/2016 12:00 am

Everyone knows the big names in central Arkansas parks: Burns Park, War Memorial Park, etc. But where can you go when you’re looking for a smaller, more manageable park? Here are five alternatives.

Movies in the Park Pairs With Chef Shuttle for Final Showing

by Jess Ardrey 7/25/2016 5:32 pm

It's like movie theater room service.

Cool Down: 9 Family Water Parks and Splash Pads in Arkansas

by Little Rock Family Staff 5/28/2016 10:00 am

Sure, summers in Arkansas are sweltering, but you're in luck: This state loves its water parks! Here are 9 splashy options to keep you cool when temperatures rise.

Little Rock, Big Hero: Dr. Dean Kumpuris

by Soirée Staff 5/23/2016 7:00 pm

Dr. Dean Kumpuris has spent the last three decades working to improve the cultural and civic life of Little Rock, focusing on the revitalization of downtown, the development of the River Market and expansion of Riverfront Park.

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.

Jazz in the Park Spring 2016 Lineup Announced

by Soirée Staff 3/10/2016 8:30 am

The smooth sounds of springtime are in the air, and they're about to get sweeter.

Centuries of Change: The History of Downtown Little Rock & North Little Rock's Argenta

by Lee Hogan 10/7/2015 3:00 am

The evolution of downtown and Argenta from riverside wilderness to thriving centers of commerce and culture.

2015 Movies in the Park Schedule Includes Despicable Me, Iron Man 3, The Goonies

by Blair Neel 5/11/2015 11:45 am

Grab your little minions and get ready for this year's Movies in the Park in downtown Little Rock! The 2015 schedule includes lots of family favorites, including "Despicable Me," "Ghostbusters," "Iron Man 3" and "The Goonies."

Jazz in the Park Returns This Week

by Jess Ardrey 9/2/2014 8:01 am

Taking a break from the summer heat, Jazz is back, ladies and gentlemen.

Picnic Time: 5 Places with Great Views

by Lauren James 4/17/2014 8:00 am

It's picnic weather (most of the time). For those beautiful, sunny days, Little Rock has a few fantastic spots to really enjoy a nice picnic. See what made our list of five great places with spectacular views.

LR Sculpture Park to Be Dedicated in Honor of Dale Nicholson

by Associated Press 9/20/2013 9:37 am

The Nicholson Sculpture Park is named for the late Dale Nicholson, the longtime general manager of Little Rock television station KATV. The dedication is set for 11 a.m. Friday near the Belvedere Building.

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.

Jazz in the Park Coming to Downtown Little Rock This Summer

by Lauren James 5/24/2013 8:00 am

The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and the River Market are bringing the public a new series called Jazz in the Park that will be a weekly event held downtown all summer.

Picnic Time: 5 Places with Great Views

by Lauren James 4/29/2013 8:00 am

It's picnic weather (most of the time). For those beautiful, sunny days, Little Rock has a few fantastic spots to really enjoy a nice picnic. See what made our list of five great places with spectacular views.

Discover Nature in Downtown Little Rock: 4 Places to Check Out

by Lauren James 2/7/2013 8:00 am

Downtown Little Rock is full of natural beauty. To fully embrace all of the natural elements, here are four places that should be a part of your nature to-do list.

Laura Beth Vogel Chisels Out A Place for Public Art

by Amanda Hoelzeman 10/1/2012 12:00 am

Sculpture at the River Market strives to make Little Rock a world-class destination for sculpture and public art.

Richard Davies Explores Arkansas, Home to Family Memories

by Jennifer Pyron 4/1/2012 12:00 am

Little Rock native Richard Davies is the perfect tour guide. As Executive Director of the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism, he is intimately acquainted with the development and operations of the 52 State Parks in Arkansas. He also oversees grants and technical assistance to communities for parks, the promotion of the state through the Tourism Division, the operation of the State Archives at the History Commission, and the fight against litter with the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission.

Fort Smith: New Developments Revive Downtown (Main Street Preservation (Over 20K) | Honorable Mention)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

In recent years, several new development projects have infused new life into downtown. The transformation of the area into one in which residents are attracted to live, work and play has earned Fort Smith honorable-mention recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Main Street preservation.

Jane Rogers: Sharing the Value of Accessible Art

by Jason Wiest 10/1/2010 12:00 am

As president of the Board of Sculpture at the River Market, Jane Rogers maintains that public art should be intimate and accessible.


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