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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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Shana Mullaney fitness instructor

This month we are featuring Shana Mullaney, fitness instructor extraordinaire in Conway. A couple of weeks ago, I asked the question on Facebook about favorite fitness instructors. The response blew me away. I got lots of replies and one lady kept coming up, Shana Mullaney As fate would have it, I met her earlier this year …

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YPC Pub Crawl

YPC Pub Crawl increases in numbers Friday night in downtown Conway

The Young Professionals of Conway held their second ever Pub Crawl on Friday night, July 27th in downtown Conway. The event was more of a walk rather than a crawl, which I am thankful for because I don’t think I could have crawled that far. Over 70 people participated in the event according to YPC …

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