FOOD & DRINK
The #1 Chinese restaurant in Fort Smith, according to Tripadvisor—plus, see the runners-up
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Chinese restaurants in Fort Smith from Tripadvisor.
Crumbl Cookies opens in Fort Smith
There is a new sweet spot in town. Crumbl Cookies has opened a Fort Smith location. On Friday, May 19, a locally owned and operated Fort Smith Crumbl Cookies, opened at at 3106 South 74th Street suite 104, Fort Smith, in the 72903 zip code with their signature pink boxes.
The 4 best cafes in Fort Smith, according to Yelp
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated cafes in Fort Smith using data from Yelp.
Here comes summer: Creekmore Express rolls again
Summer starts with the Creekmore Express. The miniature train rides circle the park, where new playground equipment is built to include all people. The Creekmore Park Pool is opening, and the park has a calendar of events set up for staying close to home. Children and adult riders can board the Creekmore Express...
Public pools open for Memorial Day weekend in NWA and River Valley
Many public pools and aquatic centers are opening their gates for the first time this year for Memorial Day weekend.
Fort Smith Audit Advisory Board discusses draft audit of the Animal Haven
FORT SMITH, Ark. — The Fort Smith Audit Advisory Board met with members on May 24 of the Fort Smith Animal Haven to discuss its draft audit after it was leaked to Facebook. Fort Smith is contracted with Animal Haven and the city assists with some of the costs that the shelter might take on.
Toby Keith Buys Luck E Strike Fishing Brand
Toby Keith has acquired Luck E Strike, a bait and tackle brand name set to relaunch this summer with a new focus on its traditional American made division in Greenwood, AR. The relaunch will also include a new slogan: “An American Original Since 1970.”. Toby said, “They've got a...
Hot Springs museum has gaming tables featured in new Bass Reeves biopic series
If you're familiar with the hit show Yellowstone, a prequel series is coming to your television screen soon that will tell the story of a Fort Smith legend Bass Reeves.
AGFC adds 4,706 acres of public hunting opportunity; Gov. Sanders proclaims Free Fishing Weekend in Arkansas
MOUNTAIN HOME — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission formally adopted regulations Thursday that will add 4,706 acres of public hunting opportunity in The Natural State beginning with the 2023-24 hunting seasons. The announcement was one of many high points in a special series of meetings and events in north Arkansas during the last three days.
Fort Smith Museum of History exhibit looks back at 90 years of Old Fort Days Rodeo
The Fort Smith Museum of History's latest exhibit looks to take visitors back 90 years in history.
UAM Art Student’s Piece Featured in National Exhibition
MONTICELLO, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s junior art major Alexia Lams has a piece on display in a national exhibition. Her work, Untitled One oil on Canvas 2022 is featured in the RAM Annual Invitational Odyssey at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Art is often an epic journey, an odyssey—with each […]
Pet Emergencies: Look for these signs.
My name is Doctor Lang at midCities Animal Hospital. And today, Rufus and I are going to talk to you about clinical signs you should not ignore in your pet. Pet Emergencies: Look for these signs. My name is Doctor Lang at midCities Animal Hospital. And today, Rufus and I...
Fort Smith Little Theatre’s ‘Deathtrap’ promises maze of mystery June 2-10
Micki Voelkel has one request of patrons who see the Fort Smith Little Theatre production of “Deathtrap”: Tell your friends — but don’t tell them much!. “When the audience leaves I want them to say, ‘What a thrill ride!’ I also want them to say, ‘Shhh!’ so that they avoid spoiling the twists and turns for other audiences,” the veteran director says. “No spoilers, please!”
Crumbl Cookies in Fort Smith now open
FORT SMITH, Ark. — Crumbl Cookies is hosting its grand opening today in Fort Smith on Friday May 19. The locally owned and operated store can be found at 3106 South 74th Street suite 104. This new business has opened over 60 job opportunities for locals. The store's hours...
LIVE! Music: Fayetteville welcomes UK-based shame, Stone La Rue plays River Valley, Dave Matthews Band in Rogers
UK-based “shame” performs at George’s Majestic Lounge with opener Been Stellar at 8 p.m. May 28 in Fayetteville. Now on a tour of the U.S., the quintet recorded their noisy, riff-laden “Food for Worms” while playing festivals across the pond. The songs find frontman Charlie Steen mixing up spoken word lyrics and anthemic hooks that lean into loud, full band singalongs, then drift into slower, more nuanced rhythms. Fans of Pavement may want to give this band a listen.
Film festival poster for 2023 revealed in Fort Smith
The 2023 Fort Smith International Film Festival poster has been unveiled to promote the August festival. Sara Putnam of the Fort Smith bookstore Bookish, Kody Ford of the Arkansas Cinema Society, Brandon Chase Goldsmith and Nance Pop, director and filmmaker of "Poets are the Destroyers," showed off the poster at the weekly film screening May 18 in the Bakery District.
Mav Bash Adds to Graduation Festivities
On May 18, Southside students partook in a fun event, “Mav Bash,” to leave the graduating students on a high note before they leave. Southside’s Mav Bash event is an after-graduation celebration that introduces many opportunities for seniors to have their last bit of fun at Southside.
Local filmmaker's award-winning film to screen in Fort Smith
Local filmmaker’s award-winning film to screen in …. Local filmmaker's award-winning film to screen in Fort Smith. Enthusiasts head to Fayetteville for Lego competition. Enthusiasts head to Fayetteville for Lego competition. Tunnel to Towers exhibit now open in Fayetteville. Tunnel to Towers exhibit now open in Fayetteville. Salvation Army...
The best restaurants for special occasions in Fort Smith, according to Tripadvisor
Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants for special occasions in Fort Smith from Tripadvisor.
Film from Bentonville native Nancy Pop will be screened Thursday in Bakery District
The Fort Smith International Film Festival poster for 2023 will be unveiled at the Thursday night screening in the Bakery District. "Poets Are The Destroyers," will be shown at 7 p.m. at 70 S. Seventh St. The Thursday night film series is presented by the Fort Smith International Film Festival.
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