UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | No Comment

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosted a gubernatorial debate between Republican governor candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic governor candidate Mike Ross.

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Pikes host very first Trojan Chill-Out Grill-Out
August 28, 2014 – 3:48 pm | Comments Off
Pikes host very first Trojan Chill-Out Grill-Out

The fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha hosted the first-ever “Trojan Chill-Out Grill-Out” on Friday, Aug. 22 at Murray Park.

The Avett Brothers delight thousands at Verizon Arena: The band plays a marathon set in support of their latest album, “Magpie and the Dandelion”
November 13, 2013 – 4:54 pm | One Comment
The Avett Brothers delight thousands at Verizon Arena: The band plays a marathon set in support of their latest album, “Magpie and the Dandelion”

 
It is precisely 8:15 p.m. and the crowd at Verizon Arena, as if on queue, begins to cheer, scream and yell as The Avett Brothers take to the dimly lit stage amid white flashes emanating …

Book tour lands astronaut in Little Rock
August 26, 2013 – 12:33 am | Comments Off

 
“Magnificent desolation.”

Student crosses finish line at Little Rock Marathon
March 14, 2013 – 5:22 pm | Comments Off
Student crosses finish line at Little Rock Marathon

“To get an idea of how large it was, it took us 20 minutes to cross the start line to get going,” said Andrew Hall, a senior student at UALR majoring in mass communications, and …

Arkansas River Trail Bicycle route becoming point of interest
March 12, 2013 – 1:49 pm | Comments Off
Arkansas River Trail Bicycle route becoming point of interest

Whether you are taking a leisurely ride or training for a cycling event, the Arkansas River Trail boasts some of the most scenic views of any biking trail in the United States. Where else can …

California band electrifies crowd in downtown Little Rock
February 3, 2013 – 12:25 am | One Comment
California band electrifies crowd in downtown Little Rock

“You know those V8 Fusion drinks? We’re like a V8 Fusion of Green Day and Jane’s Addiction, mixed with some carrot juice.”
That’s what Michael Gossard, lead vocalist and guitarist of the Los Angeles-based band Acidic, …

UALR scraps for win against Milwaukee
November 20, 2012 – 2:48 am | Comments Off
UALR scraps for win against Milwaukee

 
The UALR Trojans used defensive effort and efficient shooting  in their 59-43 victory over  the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee on Monday, Nov. 19, at the Jack Stephens Center.

LR sales tax increases approved
September 20, 2011 – 5:03 pm | Comments Off

Little Rock voters approved two sales tax increases totaling 1 cent in a special election held Tuesday, Sept. 13, according to the Pulaski County Election Commission.

Jack Stephens court receives a little TLC
August 30, 2011 – 7:04 pm | Comments Off
Jack Stephens court receives a little TLC

The main court in the Jack Stephens Center recently underwent a refinishing project.
“We screen and recoat the floor every year,” said John Evans, director of the Jack Stephens Center. “They usually [go] seven to 10 …

Cheap Thrills in Rock City – Got Kids?
March 18, 2011 – 11:42 am | Comments Off

With summer approaching, you’re probably wondering what to do with your kids to keep them occupied and entertained, while staying within your budget of course .

Cheap Thrills in Rock City – Little Rock Zoo
March 5, 2011 – 1:43 pm | Comments Off

By  now you’re probably getting really tired of the up-down, all-around, can’t-make-up-its-mind weather. All I can say is when it’s warm, get outside!

Cheap thrills in Rock City – Clinton Museum
February 19, 2011 – 12:45 pm | One Comment

Little Rock is a city with plenty of history and we’ve had our share of famous people, notably former President Bill Clinton. The William J. Clinton Presidential Library is chock-full of information about his time …

Cheap thrills in Rock City – Museum of Discovery
February 10, 2011 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off

Entertainment doesn’t always come in an adult package. One of Little Rock’s best kept secrets is the Museum of Discovery. A kid’s dream, the museum offers a wonderful array of exhibits that will also entertain …

Cheap Thrills in Rock City – The Weekend Theater
February 5, 2011 – 1:53 pm | Comments Off

For a city with a population of approximately 186,000, Little Rock has a great variety of entertainment options. One of those is the multitude of live theaters, such as The Weekend Theater.
The Weekend Theater opened …