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PHOTOS: After 9,000 emcee gigs in 48 years, THV's Craig O'Neill retires from philanthropic events

Subscriber onlyThe spotlight dimmed. Waiters cleared the tables. Craig has left the building. Continue reading...

Susan Weinstein

Sue Weinstein has seen the winds of change. She was that rare female veterinary student and she had to fight the all-male stigma when she came to Arkansas.

Subscriber onlyIn the 1960s and ’70s, while Sue Weinstein was earning her doctoral degree in veterinary medicine at Cornell University, she had a part-time job that was, you might say, a “waste” of time. Continue reading...

To give thanks

Stand Foundation kick off celebration honors all who help the cause

Subscriber only"If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything." So the saying goes. Continue reading...

When opposites attract, results are marriage

Subscriber onlyWhen Tiffinie Recla walked into the student union where Mark Martin was playing pool, he suddenly became less focused on his next shot and more focused on whether he might have a shot at a date with her. Continue reading...

EX-ETIQUETTE

Subscriber onlyQ I was recently divorced from a marriage of 18 years. We have one son, now away at college. With Christmas right around the corner, I'm wondering if it's proper to continue giving birthday gifts and/or Christmas gifts to my ex-mother in-law, ex-brother and sister in-laws, young ex-nieces, and nephews? They were family for so long; it seems strange to no longer be in contact around the holidays. What's good ex-etiquette? Continue reading...

Benevolent brunch

Little Rock Chapter of The Links Inc. enjoys its 45th annual Holiday Jazz Brunch, a scholarship fundraiser

Subscriber onlyAfter pausing for an elegant celebration of its 60th anniversary in 2016, the Little Rock Chapter of The Links Inc. resumed its traditional Holiday Jazz Brunch. The 45th annual event took place Dec. 2 at the Metroplex in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Double-breasted blazer can be updated by tailor

Subscriber onlyQ. Is there a difference in formality between double-breasted and single-breasted suits and blazers? I think double breasted is more formal and I was thinking a double-breasted blazer I have in my closet might be a good choice for my office Christmas luncheon since it is not a suit, but is dressy. Am I wrong? Continue reading...

Mayoral event lauds Stodola as League of Cities spokesman

Subscriber onlyTrapnall Hall was filled Nov. 29 with Little Rock mayors -- six of them to be precise. Continue reading...

Filmmaker's movie gets state premiere

Subscriber onlyKyle T. Miller is more than just the director of the Helena Cultural Center over in Arkansas' Delta region. He's also a talented playwright and filmmaker with a newly released movie that is making some waves. Continue reading...

New holiday tradition begun with tree lighting ceremony

Subscriber onlyA large crowd gathered in downtown Little Rock on Nov. 20 to kick off a new tradition -- the lighting of a giant Christmas tree on the newly refurbished Capitol Plaza. Gabe Holstrom, executive director of the Downtown Partnership, which hosted the event, estimates the attendance for Bright the Night at nearly 1,000. Continue reading...

L'Elite celebrates 37 years nurturing college students

Subscriber onlyA close-knit group gathered Nov. 21 at the Butcher Shop to celebrate the founding of a club born in 1980, the year Ronald Reagan was elected president, the Pac-Man game was created, Mount St. Helens blew her top and oh yeah, nothing came between Brooke Shields and her Calvin Kleins. Continue reading...

Our House benefit gala honors family, ex-director

Subscriber onlyIt was an evening to celebrate on Dec. 1 at Home for the Holidays benefiting Our House. The gala was held in the ballroom of Robinson Center. Continue reading...

Food bank makes bank

Arts advocates awarded

Subscriber onlyFrank and Barbara Broyles Foundation backers gathered Nov. 15 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville for An Exclusive Acoustic Evening with John Oates featuring David Starr. Proceeds from the performance will go toward "our mission of providing support for Alzheimer's caregivers through support groups, individual coaching, resource distribution, training and education," said Linda Vigil, foundation administration director. Continue reading...

Robert Parker

Life in the fast lane

Subscriber onlyIf you spend any significant amount of time in Fayetteville, you may have seen a man with a broad smile and a shock of white hair driving around in the prettiest 1959 pink Cadillac convertible it's ever been your privilege to lay eyes on, as sleek and shiny and pristine as it was the day it rolled off the line in Detroit. Continue reading...

Club news

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