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Road Trip 2021

Road Trip 2021

June 1, 2021

Vol 45 • No 45

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Rolling through the velvet ditch: 24 hours in Oxford, Miss.

Oxford’s fortunes may be inextricably linked to Ole Miss and the money and people and culture it brings, but the town is more than the university. 

Supping in the Sooner State: Central Oklahoma eats

Central Oklahoma boasts more than its fair share of great places to eat, too. If you’re ready for a trip but nervous about straying too far from home (both literally and conceptually), look west.

Van life: Fayetteville-based Open Road Camper Vans provides custom build-outs for life on the road

The appeal of the van as opposed to campers or RVs is mobility, Harris said. “They still have enough room for all your hobbies, all of your gear. All the vans that we build come with a full list of appliances: refrigerator, stove, sink, solar … so you can get all the basics that you would have in an RV in a much smaller, easier-to-maneuver package.” 

Fayetteville duo transforms hardwood into fine percussion instruments

Lots of time and craftsmanship go into every piece from Buffalo Drum Co.

Fish story: chasing Byrdes and getting bit at Lake of the Ozarks

Jason Bateman never showed, but we were too busy spelunking, catching crappie and gorging on frozen custard to care.

Intermission's End: A post-pandemic concert fashion slideshow

We caught up with concertgoers at the door of a beloved pizza dive to take the temperature of post-pandemic concert fashion in Little Rock.

Lonoke County's Finest: The Grumpy Rabbit is field trip-worthy

The Grumpy Rabbit is destination dining.

Ketamine treatment for deep depression works where other drugs fail

Once a drug used mainly by veterinarians and clubbers, ketamine is proving to be a valuable weapon against implacable depression.

Just south of Gotham ...

Cities can incubate evil, but also good. Enter ShadowVision.

The assault on voting rights

In service of Trump's lies.