Press Releases

Press Releases

Paddling the Sunken Lands
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Written by Arkansas Tourism   
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 03:49 PM

The St. Francis Sunken Lands Water Trail is a new water trail for people to paddle that meanders through 10 miles of the Sunken Lands, offering an interesting peek into both nature and history. 

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Wall Street Journal Gives Props to Carrboro United: A food hub for our times
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Written by Chapel Hill   
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 01:13 PM

Orange County has always been good at re-envisioning. Instead of focusing on what might have worked in the past we look to the future and ask, "How can we do this better?"

This is the spirit animating our chefs as they re-imagine how we eat, making to-go meals for a new era. Prepared foods are the order of the day.

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DeGray Lake Resort State Park Reopens Treasured Campground
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Written by Arkansas State Parks   
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:15 PM

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – As the old saying goes, good things come to those who wait. For those people who love staying at the DeRoche Ridge campground at DeGray Lake Resort State Park, that patience has paid off! After being closed for nearly five years, the campground will reopen for business starting Wednesday, October 28, 2020. 

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Farm & Garden
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Written by Chapel Hill   
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:00 AM

Farm & Garden Center in Hillsborough was never a tourist attraction. It wasn’t a gourmet grocery store or knick-knack purveyor. Technically the business served as a gas station, country store and produce stand near the intersection of NC-86 and Walnut Grove Church Road. It was a cornucopia of delights: rows and rows of flowers and vegetables, hot sauce that promised to kick your ass from here to Sunday, tables where you could procure homemade soap, sample fudge and cheese, try a local concoction that smooths the skin, refreshing bottles of home-crafted beer and other wonderful things.

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Up to something fun in North Little Rock, Arkansas
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Written by North Little Rock   
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:00 AM

October may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy fall fun. North Little Rock attractions are getting creative with some fun and spooky things to do.

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International Festival of Santa Lucía Brings Mexican Art and Culture Home
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Written by ENroute Communications   
Monday, October 19, 2020 04:35 PM

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico - October 19, 2020 - The Santa Lucia International Festival, which started on the 11th of October, has reaffirmed its position as one of the largest cultural events in Latin America with a 27-day program scheduled to broadcast performances by over 300 artists on all of its social media platforms for a global reach while bringing the arts to the neighborhoods in Monterrey, Mexico. 

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Grant to Aid the Arkansas Service and Hospitality Industries
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Written by Arkansas Tourism   
Friday, October 16, 2020 02:24 PM
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism (ADPHT), the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), and the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) received approval to proceed with a grant program utilizing $50 million in CARES Act funds for Arkansas businesses in industries significantly impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. 
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Let’s Go There: Arkansas is ready for travel
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Written by Arkansas Tourism   
Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:17 PM

From a business perspective, the global travel industry has been one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the attributes of The Natural State are ones that resonate in today’s environment. Arkansas is the perfect spot to take a road trip, explore outdoor spaces, view scenic landscapes and simply get away from it all – in 2020 we’ve come to call this social distancing. 

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Virtual Craft Village Showcase at Ozark Folk Center State Park
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Written by Arkansas State Parks   
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:07 PM

(MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.) – Ozark Folk Center State Park is holding a virtual craft showcase on our Facebook page Oct. 5-16, 2020. Craft Village artisans share videos of their shops, their creative processes, and the items they make and sell. The Craft Village is a community of working artisans whose work honors the Ozark craftspeople of the past, present, and future. It is a place to learn a skill, to develop your own style, and to pass on knowledge. 

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