Hot Springs Gumbo and Crawfish Festival Coming in April

One of the things I like most about New Orleans is the food; and gumbo and crawfish are both near the top of my food “must do’s.” So, I was so excited to learn that we’re about to have our first Gumbo and Crawfish Festival from 2-6 p.m. April 18 at Hill Wheatley Plaza in … Read More

Speaking Out Against Bigotry

Recently, a lone innkeeper in New Jersey has received lots of attention from social and traditional media for her vile comments against persons based upon their sexual orientation. It pains me to read some folks posting that they choose to NOT stay at a B&B/Inn out of fear that there will be some freaky crazy … Read More

Hot Springs Spreads Holiday Cheer

Get in the spirit of the season starting Friday at 4:30 with the  Gingerbread House celebration in the historic downtown – a free event featuring caroling, tree lighting and refreshments.  Later Friday evening, stroll through the famous art galleries during the monthly Gallery Walk with the vibrant downtown Christmas display lighting your way.  Chances are … Read More

Dallas Morning News Features Hot Springs & Lookout Point!

Today’s Dallas Morning News features “Rejuvenating Hot Springs“, focused on the new life in the historic Hot Springs bathhouses. Special contributor Sophia Dembling describes the new life of 3 beautiful bathouses: one now the Muses Creative Artistic Project; one a beautiful spa; and one the gorgeous Museum of Contemporary Art. Hot Springs is also the … Read More

Favorite Ice Cream scoops in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Ahh, sitting outside on a warm evening, enjoying a great scoop or two or three homemade ice cream. Here’s our favorite ice cream spots in Hot Springs: 1.  Nom Noms, Mexican Grill-N- Chill. Who would have thought a Mexican grill rates with fantastic homemade ice cream? In a non-descript former fast food building, this place … Read More

See “Marilyn Monroe” May 4-15 in Hot Springs!

The new Arkansas Theatre Works presents Marilyn–Forever Blonde, the Marilyn Monroe story told through her own words and songs. We’re excited about this new live theatre venue in Hot Springs.  The opening season features 5 great shows. Marilyn–Forever Blonde captures rave revues, and features Sunny Thompson in the role of Marilyn. Of course, you’re invited … Read More

Oaklawn Live Racing Season!

The 107th Annual Live Racing Season opens this month at Oaklawn! The season starts January 14th with live races Wednesday though Sunday at 1:30 pm and on Saturdays at 1pm. Join with thousands of people from all over the world that travel here for the ultimate Spa City thrill, the horse races. Derby Day is April 16th! … Read More