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Tale of Kevin & Johnny

Tale of Kevin & Johnny

March 1, 2022

Vol 45 • No 54

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Kevin Kresse is building a high-profile statue of Johnny Cash, one piece at a time

Mr. Cash goes to Washington.

The prelude to Winthrop Rockefeller’s rise in Arkansas

An excerpt from a new biography .

Arkansas beer in midst of big bounce back

Sample a wide range at the March 25 Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival.

'Layers, y'all': A Q&A with Justin Cunningham

Pope County native Justin Cunningham on his theater background, his farming bona fides and his character on NBC's sitcom "Grand Crew."

Avant-garde Heights house raises questions: yard art, eyesore or both?

Frenetic Heights lawn decor elicits mixed reviews from neighbors, trepidation from code enforcement officers and soul searching for Arkansas aesthetes. 

Hospitality inherited: A Q&A with Trio's owner Capi Peck

In February, Trio’s owners Capi Peck and Brent Peterson won the 2022 Proprietor of the Year award from the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Peck and Peterson opened Trio’s in Pavilion in the Park in 1986. Peck is also serving her second term as a city director for Little Rock’s Ward 4. We caught up with Peck after a very busy Valentine’s Day at Trio’s. 

Our picks for salad days, because January isn't supposed to be fun

End January on a lighter note with some of the best salads in town.

Well, The Observer got COVID

It finally happened. After two years of masking and avoiding indoor dining and having no social life to speak of, The Observer tested positive for COVID-19.

Why Arkansas’s best duck hunting woods are drowning

The trees that sustain the state’s fabled duck populations are dying after years of excessive flooding. But new practices aim to change that.