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Spa-Con: Out of this World Fun in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Published: September 10, 2019
I scanned the massive exhibit hall. Every species of every imagined universe or alternate reality seemed to be here… and everyone was getting along. Even Darth Vader was nice, posing for pictures with fans. My three-year-old daughter approached him with equal parts curiosity and caution, fe...
Hot Springs This Week Podcast | The Spa-Con Convention in Hot Springs
Published: September 9, 2019
Player The 4th Annual Spa-Con: Pop-Culture & Comic Convention is the topic for this episode. Spa-Con is a three-day celebration of everything from animation to Cosplay, from Cult movies to laser tag... and that doesn't even cover it all! My guest is Bill Solleder, Director of Marketing for Visi...
Top 10 Things for Cruisin in the Springs
Published: September 4, 2019
Gorgeous scenic overlooks and winding roads through lush mountains. Thermal water brews to wet your whistle and hot spots for delicious food to fill you up at the end of your ride. Just a few reasons Hot Springs should be your next bike destination! Start planning your motorcycle cruise to the Spa C...
‘Boys of Spring’: Hot Springs Features Historic Baseball Trail
Published: August 26, 2019
by Dr. Robert Reisingvia 501Life Magazine It grabs the eye, a 160-foot full-color mural completed last December. Adorning the south wall of the Craighead Laundry Building in Downtown Hot Springs, “Playing Cards” depicts the baseball playing cards of five diamond immortals of centuries...
Hot Springs This Week Podcast | Meet Mrs. Garvan of Garvan Gardens
Published: August 25, 2019
Player In this episode, you'll meet Verna Cook Garvan, the woman who donated the land that became Garvan Woodland Gardens. She died in 1993, so you'll hear from her by way of Susan Harper. Susan has been with Garvan Gardens since its' start. Over the years, she researched the life of Mrs. Garvan, a...
Soulful Sounds: Jazz & Blues in Hot Springs
Published: August 21, 2019
I fell down a rabbit hole of jazz and blues history and landed back in Hot Springs where the roots of American music entangle with the city’s past. Some of the genres’ earliest and biggest influencers made their way through the historic spa town. Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Ca...
Hot Springs This Week Podcast | Bill Barnes and Mountain Harbor Resort
Published: August 12, 2019
Player The story of Mountain Harbor Resort starts with a man taking his son fishing in a newly formed lake. Mountain Harbor Resort remains a very popular destination for everything from families to anglers to business conferences. Bill Barnes owns and operates the resort, and tells the story of how...
Hot Springs This Week Podcast | Call to the Post with Louis Cella from Oaklawn Park
Published: August 5, 2019
Player Louis Cella is the 4th generation of his family to oversee what is now Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort. As you'll hear, it's no coincidence that "Racing" comes first in the name. Oaklawn Park has been in operation since 1905. It's now in the midst of a $110 Million Dollar expansion for it...
Feast Mode | Taco Mama Triple Dish
Published: August 1, 2019
Taco Mama is a staple of the Hot Springs food scene. We’re meeting up with the one and only Chef Diana Bratton. The Taco Mama! Diana has been turning heads with her culinary delights for years. Today she is going to show us not one, not two, but three amazing treats that are available on the...
Lakes, Pools & Waterfalls
Published: July 31, 2019
Lakes, Pools & Waterfalls Lake Ouachita sparkled beneath a big blue sky. In the distance, wooded mountains rolled across the horizon. The sun beamed and the water beckoned. I leapt from the edge of the sailboat that had ferried us out to the middle of the lake, and plunged into the cold, deep...
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