Little Rock's Pettaway neighborhood, once plagued by gang activity, is amid a revival, thanks to incomers and novel construction. New residents say they want the area to remain as diverse as the architecture.
Big Ideas 2019May 1, 2019
Vol 45 • No 21
Suggestions from thinking people on how to improve life in Arkansas.
Little Rock native Steve H. Broadnax III grew up going to shows at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre with his grandmother, and he graduated from Parkview High School. Now the head of MFA Acting in the School of Theatre at Penn State University, Broadnax, 42, will direct The Rep’s upcoming production of “Native Gardens."
KOKY has served as a beacon for black listeners from its beginning in 1956, establishing itself as a source for music, updates and community that African Americans in Little Rock — and across the state — couldn’t get anywhere else, particularly in the limited media landscape for black listeners in the mid-20th century.
A Q&A with Ballet Arkansas's co-directors.
A guide to touring the Ouachita Mountains in Oklahoma and Arkansas along the Talimena Scenic Byway.
Dave Cox's forgotten campaign and the 1962 election for Arkansas governor. An exclusive excerpt of Ernie Dumas' political memoir.
The Observer first saw an alligator snapping turtle in the wild when we were about 5 — a massive old sumbitch one of our distant kinfolks had transferred from the Arkansas River to a 6-acre stock pond up near Quitman as a kind of joke a few years before John Kennedy was felled in Dallas.