more about: Arkansas

The Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel in Arkansas

This time of year it’s hard to find a quite space to sit back and take a break from the daily bustle. We’re counting our lucky stars for buildings such as The Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel in Bella Vista, Arkansas. It’s naturalistic beauty beckons onlookers to sit a spell.

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SL Top 10: Justin Moore’s Favorite Music Venues

Justin Moore knows his way around the South. The rising country star has traveled from West Virginia to West Texas and back, many times over, performing his hits such as “Small Town USA,” “If Heaven Weren’t So Far Away,” and “Til My Last Day” at honky-tonks, concert halls and coliseums across the region.

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Top 10: Tobi Fairley’s Essentials for the Southern Home

Arkansas interior designer Tobi Fairley has a serious flair for the fabulous. Tobi’s signature look infuses classic Southern style with bright colors and graphic pattern. That stellar aesthetic has launched a fittingly fab product line, Tobi Fairley Home, complete with fabric, pillows and lighting and has also made her one of the most sought designers in the coutnry.

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Southern Musicians Win Big At 2012 Grammys

Results for the 2012 Grammys are in and the South has won big. (Do we do music right down here or what?)
To celebrate, we bring you some of our favorite sounds of Southern winners.

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Tornado Survivors: Willing To Share Your Story?

At Southern Living, we’re committed to continuing to tell the stories of those affected by the devastating tornadoes of April 27 that impacted so much of our region.
As part of our continued coverage, we are looking for survivors who are willing to share their personal stories. We want to know how you were impacted, what you learned, what has given you hope.

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SL and Tucker Blair’s Where to Wear Guide

Look down deep inside yourself. Is there not a miniscule iota that appreciates your first-grade teacher's precise selection of seasonal sweaters? Now, I'm not advising us to trot off and go crazy with Santa and shamrocks, but let's be honest: Sometimes dressing appropriately just feels so right. And, oh yeah–it looks so good. Enter Tucker Blair. This fabulous fledgling company […]

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View from a Cave: Devil’s Den

Detoured off I-540 to hike at Devil’s Den State Park in NW Arkansas.  Followed unmarked paths to crevices and blazed trails to caves.  Didn’t make it too far into this one.  Next time, I’ll pack a flashlight.   

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January Ice Storm — How you can help

As news of the ice storm and its drastic effects on Kentucky and parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee, spread in our offices, the common question was "How can we help?" Over the next days and weeks as a staff and magazine, we’ll do everything we can to keep readers and travelers updated on progress in those areas touched by […]

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TIME Magazine selects its authentic South

Recently, Time Magazine (a publication owned by our parent company) published a story titled, "50 Authentic American Experiences." These huge types of magazine articles always intrigue me. Rarely do I not grab the magazine or click on the story to see what editors spotlight as the best BBQ in Texas, the greatest songwriters of all-time, or America’s favorite beaches. I […]

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Minor League Ballpark Travels

(Photo taken July 24 in Rogers, Arkansas) Senior Photographer Art Meripol and I took the last couple days to visit the newest Minor League baseball stadium in America, Arvest Ballpark in Northwest Arkansas. Even as the lightning storm rolled over the Ozarks yesterday evening, I found myself quite happy. Ballparks are one of our country’s greatest venues of communal joy. […]

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