Tales from the front lines.
From the front linesMarch 1, 2021
Vol 45 • No 42
We’ve known of the threats of domestic terrorism for three decades.
At 9:21 a.m. on a Tuesday in the middle of February — Fat Tuesday, actually — The Observer took the trash out.
There’s no shortage of locally roasted, delicious coffee in Arkansas. Roasters that sell online and will ship beans to your door include Brave New Restaurant, Fidel & Co., Doomsday Coffee (Fayetteville), Stirling Roastery (Booneville), Guillermo’s Gourmet Coffee, RoZark Hills Coffee Roastery (Rose Bud) and Big Cuppa Roasting (Morrilton).
Problem-solver Misty Orpin, mastermind behind Arkansascovid.com, is setting her sights on curing dysfunction in state politics.
Tammy Calder is never sure if she’s going to be able to get out of bed on time in the morning. Degenerative disc disease, severe arthritis and fibromyalgia leave her in constant pain and she hasn’t been able to work in more than eight years. Calder, who lives in Huntsville (Madison County) on a limited income, uses medical marijuana to help with her medical conditions. Thanks to discounts called compassionate care plans, she can afford it.
Play at home, while being thankful you weren’t dumb enough to bust into the U.S. Capitol with a stun gun.
The Arkansas Arts Center has a new name to go with its $142 million new building in MacArthur Park. We talked with Executive Director Victoria Ramirez about the renovation and what it means for art in Arkansas.