Serving up confusion in the time of the coronavirus.
Employment, upendedJuly 1, 2021
Vol 45 • No 46
In a normal year, The Observer turns things down a notch in the summer, moving a little slower and not getting up too much during the heat of the day. Summer in Arkansas sure ain’t no time to be working for a living. We do as little as possible of that while the heat is on. We still, however, crave entertainment in the Dog Days. Given that, we thought we’d share a few suggestions.
Ranking the glazed donuts of Little Rock and North Little Rock by the dozen.
The saga of Bonnie and Jack.
A new state law puts Arkansas doctors who work with transgender youth in a difficult bind: They must either stop providing what they consider to be life-saving medication to their young patients or risk losing their medical license.
Meteorology professor Victor Gensini says increased drought conditions in the western U.S. are pushing more powerful storms into the mid-South. “Arkansas is in the footprint of this change," he said.
Artist V.L. Cox on 'escape velocity' and keeping an eye on home from her perch in Peekskill, New York
"I’ve had CEOs of billion-dollar international companies come up to me at events and art openings over the past few years and say, 'I’m very concerned about what’s going on down there.' They don’t care if Arkansas is a beautiful state. They don’t care about sports. They care about how people are treated and where to put their next multi-million-dollar business expansion. They care about their investments and their reputation."
Quesabirria is their bestseller. Geovanny Villagran prefers to make birria with brisket or chuck meat cooked slowly (eight to nine hours) with a mix of dry peppers and Mexican spices.