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Conductor’s High School Startup Day Event to be Scaled Internationally through the Global Entrepreneurship Network

Student entrepreneurship initiative selected as an official event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week. CONWAY, AR (Oct. 24, 2018): The Conductor today announced that its High School Startup Day program, presented in partnership with Junior Achievement of Arkansas and the University of Central Arkansas, has been selected as an Official Event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship …

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Ultimate Guide to Conway Events in November 2018

Every month we curate your Ultimate Guide to Events in Conway, a post filled with a handy schedule of (probably) everything going on in Conway that month. We scour dozens of sources, calendars and websites so you don’t have to. Know when each month’s event schedule is released PLUS get a weekend-only version sent straight to your email each …

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Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018

EcoFest combines with Artsfest to form Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018

This year, Conway EcoFest celebrates the festival’s tenth year, Saturday, October 6, from 11 am to 4 pm at Laurel Park in Conway. It is shaping up to be one of the best! Conway EcoFest is joining forces with Conway ArtsFest to host a festival focusing on environmental awareness, and the beauty and value of …

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Amanda Trice

Meet your Barista: Amanda Trice

Who knew that knowing who your favorite band of all time would help you get hired. Such is the case with Amanda Trice of Round Mountain Coffee. And for the record, she gives her answer below. I’m not giving it away. I remember Amanda as one of the original baristas at Round Mountain, but then …

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Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones dispels the idea of a starving artist in Conway

Living in or around Conway, it’s hard to miss the gorgeous murals suddenly appearing downtown. From Wunderhaus to Kings to the peacock outside Righteous Remedies (Formerly the Naked Hippy Cafe), there has been a wave of vibrant, original installations brightening up local businesses and street corners all over the city. Residents might be surprised to …

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Renee Little

Five questions with Renee Little of Magnolia’s Consignment

Recently, I asked L. Renee Little of Magnolia’s Consignment to answer questions about her and her business’s story. Magnolia’s Consignment is located at 2323 Washington Ave. in Conway. The store has been around for almost 30 years.  According to Little, the store moved across the street from its original location to a bigger building in December …

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Streetside Creperie

Why Streetside Creperie Makes is making Conway a Better Place to Live

Though it’s in heart of downtown Conway, it’s all too easy to pass by Streetside Creperie without noticing. Located in a tiny brick building on Front Street, the homey breakfast restaurant seems like shouldn’t work: seating is limited,  the restaurant is closed by mid-afternoon, and the owners, Arkansas natives Lesley Waterson and Spencer Pearson, are …

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