‘Arkansas’ Archive

Wal-Mart Skyline, part II: In the Belly of the Beast 28 March 2009 2 Comments

On reason I journeyed to Bentonville was to visit an old friend who used to live in New York but who came to this small town in northwestern Arkansas a few years back. Since college, I’ve had great affection for Asher Durand’s Kindred Spirits (1849).  An important painting of the Hudson River School and a […]

A Late Breakfast in the Ozarks 17 March 2009 4 Comments

The combined food wisdom of Jane and Michael Stern and John Edge is unlikely to steer one in the wrong direction.  So it was with confidence that I decided to make a 25 mile detour from Eureka Springs in search of a hearty breakfast at the War Eagle Mill in Rogers.  It wasn’t really even […]