Pinwheels for Prevention is an awareness campaign held during National Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month to amplify the issue of child sexual and physical abuse. The Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County kicked off the campaign in #DowntownBentonville on April 2nd, and more than 15,000 pinwheels have been on display across Benton County throughout the entire month.
Born in New York and raised in Northwest Arkansas, local singer-songwriter Pura Coco focused on music from an early age. As she grew within her craft, her songs became an outlet to process raw emotion and empower others.
In part two of our interview, Chef Neal describes the inspiration behind the restaurant's rotating menu, integrating Farmers Market produce, recognizable dishes prepared with top-quality ingredients, and several adventurous surprises (cow stomach, anyone?).
Dana Schlagenhaft sat down with the Malvern native to learn more about the experiences he'll bring with him as he takes over the kitchen at the award-winning downtown Bentonville restaurant.
From the architecture design of Modus Studio to small touches, like swings and a rooftop patio, to the unique food and beverage offerings, this hideaway cafe intentionally connects customers with the simpler side of life.
Just minutes from downtown Bentonville, Coler Mountain Bike Preserve is a 300-acre park open to the public 365 days a year, 7 days a week. From world-class mountain biking to community gathering spaces to a hideaway cafe, there something for everyone at this outdoor escape!
Meet Jeremiah Pickett, known as the local rapper BAANG. He’s on a mission to use his talents to spread positivity, encourage conversation, and unify the community through music.
A COVID-safe, after-hours treat for families, North Forest Lights at Crystal Bridges fuses art, light, and music throughout an enchanted nighttime adventure through the woods. But don't take our word for it.It's even more magical through the eyes of children.
We spoke to Yoga Story owner Lynn Hancock about what it's been like navigating through a pandemic, recognizing an exciting milestone in her business, and creating a healthy support system through the practice of yoga during this challenging year.
A chance trip to Eureka Springs sparked his passion for painting. Years later Matt's commissioned artwork hangs in homes, corporations -- even behind the Arkansas Governor's desk.
Nestor Lopez has been leather crafting his entire life. It's a family tradition and skill handed down from his grandfather and father. Make sure to visit Nestor at the Bentonville Farmers Market on Saturdays!
Do you follow @BentonvilleArkansas on Instagram?If you do, you're not alone. The account has almost 26,000 local, national, and international followers. It posts everything from #Bentonville imagery to photos of our amazing culinary scene to snapshots of celebrities spotted in town.
Bentonville Dive owners say they have big plans for one of the smallest dive bars in Arkansas. We spoke with Darah Martin and Kyle Reidy about when Downtown Bentonville can expect Bentonville Dive to open its doors.
NWA Ballet Theatre Executive Artistic Director David Justin says now more than ever, he believes in the power of bringing performance art to the Northwest Arkansas community. "Our first goal is just to be a place where art can be shared, and more people can take a break from the craziness of these moments."
The Rios family has a passion for sustainable farming and sharing authentic Mexican street fares, but their ultimate purpose extends far beyond the food itself. It’s about being healthy, fostering community, respecting the land, and sharing the soul of Mexico right here in Bentonville.
Megha has more than 25 years of performance and teaching experience in a highly revered form of Indian classical dance.In 2011, she made the move from India to Bentonville, Arkansas, and found a community eager to appreciate the beauty of Bharatanatyam.
After moving from Guatemala to Bentonville, Mauricio says he opened 211 Cafe to "show a little bit of Guatemala through my passion, coffee." This story is part of our International Art & Culinary Week series.
Throughout his life, David has used art as a form of communication and expression. It's allowed him to share feelings and thoughts when the words didn't always come easily to him...
Sophia Scott recently recovered from COVID-19. She hopes her story will encourage the entire community — especially her peers — to be safe, be smart, and mask up.
Rapid population growth, paired with the COVID-19 pandemic, has caused Downtown Bentonville, Inc. to rethink large downtown events to ensure the safety for our entire community.
NWA Girl Gang is an engaged collective of women and nonbinary individuals in Northwest Arkansas dedicated to celebrating diversity and empowering all voices in the community.
McGarrah Farms has been a part of Bentonville's Farmers Market for about 30 years and Dennis has been farming throughout his life, just like his dad and grandfather before him.
If you’ve visited 211 Cafe, located within the Bentonville Public Library, you’ve likely met Mauricio Guererro, and he’s likely made you an excellent cup of Guatemalan coffee.