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Outdoors
November 12, 2019

Trailblazing NW Arkansas: Cool Jobs, Fresh Dirt, and Big Announcements

NWA Trailblazers hiring, new downhill MTB trail opens in Buffalo River Valley, 2020 gravel riding…
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Community
November 8, 2019

Meet a Local: Aricka Lewis, UX Designer & NW Arkansas Change Agent

Aricka Lewis was recently recognized as one of the 2019 UX Designers to Watch by…
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Community
October 26, 2019

Cycling Through the Latest in NW Arkansas Bike News

Take a look around: social hours, celebrations, kid programs, adult programs, pilot projects, new trails,…
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Outdoors
October 24, 2019

Northwest Arkansas’ Loving Embrace of Green Space

Northwest Arkansas residents will soon have access to another 358+ acres of outdoor recreational options.…
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Outdoors
October 23, 2019

Choose Your View of Fall in Northwest Arkansas

Whether you jump in your car, strap on your hiking boots, hop in a plane,…
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Business
October 9, 2019

Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit: What’s Next…After Next?

Guest post by Tom Douglass, Founder and CEO at Catapult Consulting LLC of Arkansas When…
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Education
October 1, 2019

Full STEAM Ahead for Students During Techtober in NW Arkansas

During Techtober, organizations across Arkansas host events focused on technology and they celebrate the creative,…
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Community
September 30, 2019

Food Network & People Magazine Highlight NW Arkansas Foodie Fares

Best Pie in Arkansas? Best Food Truck in the State? Both in Northwest Arkansas. Congrats…
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Cities
September 18, 2019

Bentonville and Springdale Named Best Places to Live by MONEY

Two cities in Northwest Arkansas made MONEY's 2019 Top 100 list! Bentonville came in at…
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Technology
September 13, 2019

University of Arkansas Breaks its Record for Invention Disclosures

Faculty, staff, and students at the University of Arkansas disclosed a record number of invention…
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Community
September 12, 2019

Meet a Local: Simone Cottrell Puts The ‘Awe’ in ‘Awesome’

There are few who experience life (and the region) as fully as Simone Cottrell. The…
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Jobs
September 12, 2019

Northwest Arkansas Seeking Executive Director of Healthcare Transformation

The Northwest Arkansas Council is seeking an Executive Director to lead and facilitate the work…
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Outdoors
September 5, 2019

5 Hikes with Spectacular Fall Views in Northwest Arkansas

Autumn is in the air, which means its time to start planning your fall hiking…
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Jobs
September 5, 2019

State Funds Cover Training for 200 Apprenticeships in NW Arkansas

The Northwest Arkansas Council and the Arkansas Center for Data Sciences (ACDS) are partners in…
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Community
August 27, 2019

Hot Topic: The Maker Movement in NW Arkansas

Tinkerguy's Travels: How Scott Family Amazeum Making & Tinkering Manager Joel Gordon spent his summer…
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Cities
August 20, 2019

Northwest Arkansas: In The Business Of Being The Best

Check out some of the recent ways Northwest Arkansas has been garnering national attention! Maxine’s…
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Community
August 15, 2019

Relocating to NW Arkansas as an Accompanying Spouse

Four years ago, Karen Tindall and her family moved to Bentonville from the UK. We…
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Jobs
August 10, 2019

Cool Jobs Alert: 3 Philanthropic Power Positions

The Peel Compton Foundation, TheatreSquared, and Walton Personal Philanthropy Group are hiring for director-level positions.…
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Business
August 9, 2019

Tyson Foods Opens Automation Center in Springdale’s Downtown

The Tyson Manufacturing Automation Center officially opened in downtown Springdale today as company officials introduced…
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Community
August 6, 2019

Northwest Arkansas: Cycling Circles Around Other Regions

Whether it is getting more kids on bikes, bike education, gathering at events, trail building,…
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Community
August 2, 2019

Waves of National Attention for the People and Places of NW Arkansas

Check out some of the recent ways Northwest Arkansas has been garnering national attention! Siloam…
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Technology
July 27, 2019

WIRED Features Self-Driving Robo-Van Coming to NW Arkansas

Gatik, an autonomous vehicle startup, will soon deploy robo-vans on routes between Rogers and Bentonville…
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Technology
July 27, 2019

A Weekend Where Tech and Creative Pros Unite to Help Local Nonprofits

GiveCamp Northwest Arkansas is an annual event that provides free tech solutions for local nonprofits.
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Business
July 26, 2019

Arkansas Ready to Spend $102M on Bella Vista Bypass

A Missouri company will be paid $102 million to complete two sections of the Interstate…
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Education
July 25, 2019

Tyson Makes $1 Million in Funding Available for Teacher Projects in Local School Districts

Tyson Foods has partnered with DonorsChoose.org to support teachers with $1 million investment.
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Community
July 24, 2019

Film and Fresh Paint Contests in NW Arkansas

Providing opportunities for local artists keeps the Northwest Arkansas scene energized and vibrant. We found…
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Entertainment
July 23, 2019

Where Art Thou? Thou Art in Northwest Arkansas

What’s next in the evolution of the region’s arts community? The opening of The Momentary,…
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Technology
July 22, 2019

A New Home For Supply Chain And Logistics Startups

Take three of the world-leading companies and one of the top universities for supply chain…
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Community
July 2, 2019

NW Arkansas People and Places Among the Best of the Best

One of the Best Bars in America, One of the Top 50 Places For Brunch…
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Community
June 21, 2019

Cool Job Alert: Bike Fayetteville Coordinator

This full-time position serves to further promote Fayetteville as a tourism destination for cyclists as…
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Business
June 20, 2019

The Rise of the Robots in Northwest Arkansas

From tech startups to robotics courses, to school programs and summer camps—we are witnessing the…
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Outdoors
June 18, 2019

Buffalo National River Named First International Dark Sky Park in Arkansas!

It's official! The National Park Service announced the designation of Buffalo National River as an…
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Outdoors
June 11, 2019

One of Best Road Trips in America Starts In NW Arkansas

Outside Online, a preeminent outdoor adventure magazine, asked their editors and writers for their all-time…
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Cities
June 11, 2019

NW Arkansas Ranks #2 Among Mid-Sized Dynamic Metros

Northwest Arkansas ranks as one of the nation’s Most Dynamic Metropolitans, a new report shows.…
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Community
June 5, 2019

Five Ways Walmart Is Sparking Impact

There are many positive things Walmart is doing that doesn't grace the headlines, from the…
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Community
June 4, 2019

FareFlightNWA Aims to Promote Low-Cost Flights from XNA

Drawing the attention of regional residents and prioritizing travel through Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is…
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Business
May 30, 2019

Meet a Local: Jermaine Oldham, Sr. Director, DevOps at J.B. Hunt

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Sr. Director, DevOps, SDLC, & Enterprise Quality Engineering at J.B. Hunt Transport,…
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Business
May 25, 2019

Walmart Remains Fortune 500’s King, but it’s J.B. Hunt that’s Rising Fast

Walmart remains king of the Fortune 500, but it’s one of Northwest Arkansas’ other leading…
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Education
May 24, 2019

Internationally Recognized Artist To Lead UA’s School of Art

Gerry Snyder, dean of the School of Art at the Pratt Institute, has been named…
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Community
May 19, 2019

A Region with a Slew of People on Bikes

Four Northwest Arkansas Cities Ranked in PlacesForBikes Top 25  // Monument Trails Coming Soon //…
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Outdoors
May 17, 2019

Northwest Arkansas Puts 4 Cities in Top 25 for Bike Excellence

One of the nation’s leading cycling organizations included four Northwest Arkansas cities among the Top…
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Outdoors
May 15, 2019

Nation’s Top Golfers Arrive In NW Arkansas

Golf enthusiasts gain the opportunity to experience something new in Northwest Arkansas as the region…
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Community
May 10, 2019

Three Initiatives Supporting Artists in NW Arkansas

Mt. Sequoyah seeks Director of Creative Spaces // City of Bentonville Invites Artists to Submit…
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Cities
May 7, 2019

Northwest Arkansas: Humbly Vying for Your Attention

ICYMI: From Forbes to City Lab to CNBC, the cities and towns that make up…
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Education
May 4, 2019

Northwest Arkansas’ Haas Hall Sits at No. 7 on Best High School Ranking

Haas Hall Academy’s Fayetteville campus is the nation’s No. 7 high school, according to a…
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Entertainment
May 1, 2019

Walmart AMP Puts on its ‘Most Impressive Season’ in 2019

The Walmart AMP’s summertime lineup keeps getting better, and 2019 won’t be an exception to…
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Community
May 1, 2019

Operator of Mercy Hospital NW Arkansas Among Nation’s Top Health Systems

The company that operates hospitals and clinics in Northwest Arkansas, Fort Smith and Berryville was…
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Entertainment
April 25, 2019

5 Reasons Bentonville Film Festival Stands Out Among the Rest

From the film screenings to the panel discussions to the community events between screenings and…
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Cities
April 20, 2019

NW Arkansas Closing in on Top 100, Census Shows

Just four larger metropolitan areas in the U.S. are growing at a faster rate than…
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Community
April 19, 2019

6 Surprising Things About Northwest Arkansas

Whether you are a local, a newcomer, a visitor, or someone sizing us up from…
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Outdoors
April 19, 2019

Ironman Sizing Up Fayetteville as Potential Site for Triathlon

Fayetteville is one of four cities in the Central U.S. vying to host one of…
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Outdoors
April 14, 2019

Patios, Parks, And Trails You Should Hit With Your Dog in Northwest Arkansas

Spring has finally sprung in Northwest Arkansas and there is no shortage of things for…
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Cities
April 10, 2019

U.S. News Puts Northwest Arkansas at #4 Among Best Places

Northwest Arkansas is the one of the nation’s best regions in the country, according to…
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Entertainment
April 9, 2019

This! Low-Cost Frontier Plans XNA-to-Denver Flights

Frontier Airlines announced today that it will provide its low-cost flights to Northwest Arkansas passengers…
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Community
April 8, 2019

Northwest Arkansas: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

NWA Gives Tallies Up $682,628.18 in 12 hours for Local Nonprofits // Walton Family Foundation…
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Entertainment
March 25, 2019

This is What a Northwest Arkansas Mic Drop Looks Like

Whether you live in the area or are thinking about visiting, you might want to…
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Community
March 22, 2019

Northwest Arkansas: The Must-Visit, World-Class, Ever-Expanding, Best Place to Live

All of these descriptors were sourced from headlines describing facets of Northwest Arkansas. Check out…
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Business
March 21, 2019

Phenomenal Jobs Alert: Seeking Leaders to Fill Rare Open Positions

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food…
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Community
March 19, 2019

Cultural Asset Maps of Northwest Arkansas

Artspace Northwest Arkansas just released a set of cultural asset maps they compiled while researching…
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Outdoors
March 12, 2019

The Exponential Rise of Women’s Mountain Biking in Northwest Arkansas

“2019 will be remembered as the year women’s mountain biking exploded in Arkansas!” Gary Vernon,…
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Education
March 8, 2019

University of Arkansas’ Trailblazers Garnering National Attention

Recently, a multitude of entrepreneurs and researchers from the University of Arkansas have been making…
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Business
March 2, 2019

NW Arkansas Brewers Might Say Patrons’ Cups Runneth Over

The incredible growth of Northwest Arkansas craft breweries kept right on rolling in 2018. NW…
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Education
February 24, 2019

University of Arkansas Economic Impact Swells to $2.2 Billion a Year

The statewide economic impact of the University of Arkansas is now three times as much…
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Community
February 18, 2019

The Newest in Northwest Arkansas #FindingNWA

Northwest Arkansas always has something NEW up its sleeve, here are some of the NEWEST…
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Community
February 6, 2019

Northwest Arkansas: Boldly Going Where No Region Has Gone Before

Our region is one of the nation’s fastest-growing places and will soon be listed among the…
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Business
February 4, 2019

Economist: Northwest Arkansas Should Add 5K Jobs in 2019

A University of Arkansas economist predicted Northwest Arkansas’ job growth would remain solid throughout 2019.…
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Community
January 31, 2019

Northwest Arkansas Remains a Statistical Superstar

From record-breaking water sales to the highest number of passengers to board flights at the…
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Community
January 19, 2019

Council Welcomes Van Laningham as Fifth Lifetime Member

The Northwest Arkansas Council on Thursday inducted its fifth honorary lifetime member at its winter…
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Business
January 19, 2019

Study: Investments Would Expand $2.7B Healthcare Economy

Stakeholder collaboration and smart investments can inject billions of dollars into Northwest Arkansas’ healthcare economy,…
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Community
January 17, 2019

Northwest Arkansas: The Vanguard of Deliciousness & Good Vibes

Coffee, check. Chocolate, check. A social hub/coffee shop/bar mash-up? A century-old cafe? A gothic church reincarnated…
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Community
January 13, 2019

Meet a Local “Coffee Guy”: Mauricio Guerrero

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Director - Coffee Program NON-OFFICIAL TITLE: The Coffee Guy : ) CITY: Bentonville…
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Community
January 9, 2019

Bentonville, Arkansas: Small Town With International Appeal

Architectural Digest Recognizes Bentonville Restaurant // Bentonville School Becomes Second in the World with a…
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Business
January 2, 2019

New Year, New Career? Cool Jobs Alert

Did you make a big, job-related New Year's resolution? If so, one of these opportunities…
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Community
December 28, 2018

Top 10: Northwest Arkansas Kept Sailing Along in 2018

Year 2018 in Northwest Arkansas was fantastic by almost any measure. New highways, expanded healthcare,…
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Cities
December 19, 2018

TIME Recognizes Rogers in ‘Best Places to Live’ List!

TIME Money names Rogers as the Best Place to Live in Arkansas. Previously, both Rogers…
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Entertainment
December 15, 2018

HBO’s Premiere of True Detective Season 3 Delivers!

A full house packed into the Jim & Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the…
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Education
December 12, 2018

Northwest Arkansas: We’ve Got Game (Developers)!

Moonlight Games, Brain&Brain, and the Tesseract Center are putting Northwest Arkansas on the map for…
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Cities
December 7, 2018

New $25M Grant Will Finish I-49 Project

A federal grant announced today by five members of Congress will pay for the unfunded…
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Community
December 6, 2018

Cool Jobs Alert: Do What You Love!

Are you driven to make the world more compassionate, innovative, inclusive and sustainable?  We've gathered…
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Business
December 4, 2018

Trick Question: Where is Walmart HQ Located?

For our readers who happen to be genuinely curious, the answer is Bentonville, (Northwest) Arkansas.…
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Community
November 29, 2018

The First, Most, and Best of Northwest Arkansas

America's first national river, which flows 135 miles through the southern region of the Ozarks,…
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Education
November 23, 2018

Bentonville and Rogers Make 100 Best Public High Schools List

According to TheBestSchools.org, both Bentonville High School (#76) and Rogers High School (#82) rank in the…
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Education
November 13, 2018

University Receives $23.7M for Research, Economic Development Pursuits

A $23.7 million investment from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation into the University of…
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Entertainment
November 13, 2018

Take a Culinary Journey to Bentonville’s South Market

Take your taste buds on a trip around the world at the South Market in…
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Entertainment
November 3, 2018

Walmart AMP Gears Up for $13.9M Expansion

Leaders of Northwest Arkansas’ outdoor amphitheater announced today that they’re well on their way to…
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Business
November 1, 2018

XNA Hits 20th Year, Serves More than 21 Million Passengers

Doubts ran deep when the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport opened its doors on Nov. 1,…
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Education
November 1, 2018

Research Expenditures Reach $175M at Arkansas

The University of Arkansas recorded its best year for research expenditures in Fiscal Year 2018,…
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Community
October 31, 2018

Sharing the Value of Cycling with the World!

PeopleForBikes, the Walton Family Foundation and BikeNWA have released a series of free templates to…
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Education
October 20, 2018

First Five Companies Join Blockchain Center Board

ArcBest Technologies, IBM, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., Tyson Foods and Walmart have joined the…
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Community
October 9, 2018

Two of Northwest Arkansas’ Newest Destinations

Not just new, but world-class. The Jones Center in Springdale has added a world-class pump…
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Community
September 28, 2018

Food Channel Praises Fayetteville Roots Festival

As we were writing a piece about WIRED’s insider coverage of the Bentonville conference that focused on…
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Cities
September 28, 2018

WIRED Covers Bentonville Conference Focused on Flying Cars

The article entitled, "Inside the Secret Conference Plotting to Launch Flying Cars", covers details of…
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Business
September 26, 2018

Report: NWA Makes Solid Advances in its Number of Businesses

A new report shows Northwest Arkansas experienced some its best numbers when it came to…
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Entertainment
September 25, 2018

Partners Look to Enhance Northwest Arkansas’ Music Ecosystem

The Northwest Arkansas Council, with support from the Walton Family Foundation, will solicit feedback later…
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Business
September 23, 2018

Tyson Foods, Walmart Responding to Hurricane Florence, Flooding

Derek Burleson of Tyson Foods said teams from company plants started cooking hamburgers, hot dogs…
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Business
September 20, 2018

Simmons Dedicates its New $300 Million Operation in Benton County

Simmons Prepared Foods held a dedication ceremony at the site where a chicken processing plant will…
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Outdoors
September 20, 2018

The Singletrack Mind of Northwest Arkansas

Even if you were living under a rock, you’d recognize that Northwest Arkansas is becoming…
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Community
September 17, 2018

Northwest Arkansas: One of the Best Places to Live in the Entire Country

Northwest Arkansas is a videographers playground. It's hard not to swell with pride each time…
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Community
September 13, 2018

Walmart Provides $2M to Momentary; Venue’s Admission Will be Free

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art earlier today announced a major financial donation to advance…
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Community
September 5, 2018

Meet a Local: Robin Atkinson, CEO of NWA Fashion Week

Meet a Local: Robin Atkinson, CEO of NWA Fashion Week Where are you from? Born…
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Community
September 4, 2018

Efforts to End Homelessness in Northwest Arkansas

Finding Northwest Arkansas was developed as a talent recruitment and retention initiative. Put another way,…
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Cities
September 2, 2018

Fayetteville City Gov: A Labor of Love

Sitting at #5 in Southern Living’s most recent shortlist, Fayetteville receives its fair share of…
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Outdoors
August 25, 2018

Work Hard, Play Hard in Northwest Arkansas

This post is about playing hard in Northwest Arkansas. Over the next several months, the…
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Business
August 25, 2018

Walmart, Tyson Foods Earn Spots Among 57 ‘Change the World’ Companies

Community leaders recently celebrated the completion of Arkansas Children’s Northwest at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in…
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Community
August 19, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Launches New Initiative Focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

With $2.5 million in financial support from the Walmart Foundation and Walton Family Foundation, The Arkansas…
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Entertainment
August 17, 2018

Roots Festival Kicks Off Season of the Unique in Northwest Arkansas

The five-day Fayetteville Roots Festival, which starts Wednesday, opens up what should be a remarkably unique…
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Cities
August 17, 2018

Bentonville, Arkansas: Notable and Quotable

Outside Magazine, one of the preeminent adventure publications, ran another feature on Bentonville entitled, “How Outdoor Rec Transformed…
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Community
August 15, 2018

The Northwest Arkansas We Know and Love

This one is a heart-warmer! One of the advantages of scanning the region for stories…
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Business
August 14, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

There’s no denying that the technology industry has a nationwide diversity and inclusion problem. In…
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Business
August 11, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Companies Embrace Cutting-Edge Technologies

For many companies in the United States the adoption and implementation of blockchain, machine learning…
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Cities
August 1, 2018

Bentonville: A Small City Offering Big Experiences

#BecauseBentonville, a project of the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce, calls it widescreen living. A 360-degree…
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Community
July 31, 2018

Tyson Foods, Walmart Foundation Invest in EngageNWA Inclusion Efforts

With strong financial support from Tyson Foods and Walmart Foundation, EngageNWA launched its strategic plan…
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Entertainment
July 22, 2018

Family-Friendly Movies Playing at Local Parks, Pools, and the Museum

Skip the pricey movie theater concessions, grab a lawn chair, a pair of swimming trunks,…
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Outdoors
July 18, 2018

Breaking Ground: The Runway Bike Park in Springdale

Originally posted July 16th, 2018 on Facebook by Ozark Off-Road Cyclists “Opening later this year, The Jones…
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Business
July 11, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Council Pursues ‘Bigger Plays’ in New Strategy

A new strategy unveiled by the Northwest Arkansas Council prioritizes diversifying the economy through a…
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Cities
July 11, 2018

The Hidden Gem of Northwest Arkansas

Guest post contributed by Kelsey Howard, Executive Director at Main Street Siloam Springs, Inc. There’s…
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Outdoors
July 10, 2018

Take a Ride on the Northwest Arkansas Wild Side

Fitzgerald Mountain The mountain biking community has been serving up some fresh footage of our…
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Cities
July 3, 2018

Springdale Receives All-America Award for Civic Engagement

A Northwest Arkansas community for the second year in a row received the All-America City…
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Education
July 3, 2018

Childhood Education Center Marks Milestone in Building’s Construction

Representatives of the Helen Walton Children’s Enrichment Center and Nabholz Construction were joined by community…
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Education
June 30, 2018

College Breaks Ground on Expansion in Washington County

Community leaders earlier today broke ground on a Northwest Arkansas Community College center that will…
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Business
June 11, 2018

From NSA to NWA: Local Developer Discusses Working in Northwest Arkansas

NAME: Addam Hardy CURRENT POSITION: VP, Technology at RichContext HOMETOWN: Siloam Springs CAREER EXPERIENCE: Cryptologic…
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Community
June 9, 2018

7 Reasons Northwest Arkansas is a Nationally Recognized “Best Place To Live”

Year after year Northwest Arkansas receives national recognition for its high quality of life, low…
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Community
June 8, 2018

A “Wow Factor” Filled Week for Northwest Arkansas Cyclists

So you’re telling us... Springdale is going to play host to the 2018 Red Bull…
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Entertainment
June 7, 2018

Summer, Summer, Summertime in Northwest Arkansas

Thanks to our friends at Explore Northwest Arkansas, 417 Magazine, and Only In Arkansas, we…
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Business
May 29, 2018

How NWA is Investing in Local Tech Talent

Northwest Arkansas may be known for its retail and chicken, but in recent years the…
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Business
May 29, 2018

How We Created A Strong Tech Community in Northwest Arkansas

Favorable cost of living, a growing entrepreneurship scene, and a supportive developer community have created…
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Cities
May 28, 2018

Traveling Through Northwest Arkansas

We’d like to introduce you to Stephanie and Sydney, Denise, and Emily. Below you’ll have…
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Entertainment
May 28, 2018

Outdoor Live Music in the Ozarks

‘Tis the season for outdoor live music events in Northwest Arkansas. Check out a few of…
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Business
May 27, 2018

Walmart Tops $500B, Stays No. 1 on Fortune 500

Walmart became the first company in U.S. history to produce $500 billion in revenue, far…
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Entertainment
May 26, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Film and Television Production Resource Directory

Film and television production is on the rise in Northwest Arkansas. Written by Sara Nahas,…
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Community
May 25, 2018

Crystal Bridges Debuts O’Keeffe, 20 Contemporary Artists with ‘The Beyond’

Artists who saw how their works were being displayed at Crystal Bridges Museum of American…
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Business
May 23, 2018

Entrepreneurs Committed to Northwest Arkansas

This week, Walmart (headquartered in Bentonville) landed on top of the Fortune 500 list for…
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Business
May 21, 2018

Annual Survey Provides Basis for Workforce Legislative Changes

The robust, prioritized efforts led by the Northwest Arkansas Council and its partners to update…
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Community
May 17, 2018

Meet a Local: Chris Balos

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Marshallese Outreach Coordinator, Arkansas Support Network NON-OFFICIAL TITLE: Springdale WHERE ARE YOU…
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Entertainment
May 11, 2018

Bentonville Feature Film Heads to Cannes

Bentonville Feature Film Heads to Cannes If you haven’t heard, F.R.E.D.I., the sci-fi adventure film…
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Education
May 10, 2018

Northwest Arkansas’ Haas Hall Among Nation’s Best High Schools

Six Northwest Arkansas high schools are among the 10 best in the state, and one…
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Entertainment
May 8, 2018

Janet Jackson, Chris Stapleton Lead Impressive Walmart AMP Lineup

The team at the Walmart AMP has put together what is arguably its strongest group…
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Community
May 6, 2018

Help Us Tell the Northwest Arkansas Story

We are seeking stories from the community, by the community, about the community! Stories about…
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Entertainment
April 26, 2018

Bentonville Festival Quickly Evolved into One of Region’s Top Celebrations

Northwest Arkansas’ calendar is packed with fantastic community celebrations, runs, rides, tournaments, rallies and fairs,…
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Business
April 20, 2018

New Highway Investment Will Improve Trip to XNA

Northwest Arkansas leaders and the Arkansas Department of Transportation earlier today celebrated the competition of…
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Business
April 11, 2018

Meet a Local: Josephine Hardy

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Founder, Principal Consultant of InboundMate HOMETOWN: Fayetteville WHERE ARE YOU FROM? HOW…
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Community
April 10, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Ranked In Top 5 Best Places to Live

A national publication placed Northwest Arkansas high on its list of Best Places to Live…
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Community
April 1, 2018

Celebrating the Completion of Arkansas Children’s Northwest

Community leaders recently celebrated the completion of Arkansas Children’s Northwest at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in…
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Community
March 31, 2018

Meet a Local: Jay Amargós

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Founder and Chief Mindful Officer, i’mindful Gives Back Foundationk NON-OFFICIAL TITLE:Bentonville WHERE…
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Cities
March 22, 2018

Northwest Arkansas on Pace to Join Largest Metros in 2019

Northwest Arkansas ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing places in the most recent year, and a…
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Business
March 8, 2018

Beer Production Swells in Northwest Arkansas

New Province Brewing doubled its production in 2017, and expects to double it again this year. The…
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Entertainment
February 28, 2018

Weekend Shortlist March 2-4

If you’re still looking for plans this weekend, we’ve got you covered. The “Weekend Shortlist”…
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Community
February 21, 2018

Meet a Local: David Kersey

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Executive Director of New Design School NON-OFFICIAL TITLE: Fayetteville WHERE ARE YOU…
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Business
February 19, 2018

Startup Weekend Up Next in Entrepreneurs’ Hub

Northwest Arkansas is recognized as a place for entrepreneurs to find the support they need…
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Cities
February 18, 2018

Best Place to Live in the SEC, Baby!

When it comes to being a fan in the Southeastern Conference, there are few things…
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Outdoors
February 18, 2018

Promoting Northwest Arkansas as a Bike Industry Hub

Northwest Arkansas just landed a titan in the biking industry to help forward regional efforts…
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Entertainment
February 18, 2018

Bentonville: Home to the Best Whiskey Bar in the State

There are few things we enjoy more than Thrillist Features that cover spots in Northwest…
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Cities
February 18, 2018

Fayetteville is Nation’s No. 1 City for Singles

The largest city in Northwest Arkansas gained national attention this week when it was identified…
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Cities
February 13, 2018

The Romantic Charm of Eureka Springs

The picturesque Victorian architecture nestled in the natural beauty of the Ozarks puts Eureka Springs…
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Outdoors
February 11, 2018

Public Wi-Fi: Office from these Fayetteville Parks

Did you know The City of Fayetteville offers public Wi-Fi at several public locations including…
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Education
February 11, 2018

Woke Job Alert: Head of School Programs at Crystal Bridges

If Crystal Bridges is the most "woke" museum in America, this might very well be…
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Community
February 7, 2018

Meet a Local: Judith Yanez

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Founder and Executive Director of RootED Northwest Arkansas HOMETOWN: Springdale Where are…
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Community
February 7, 2018

A Year of Impact! x 2

Posting to Facebook just hours apart, two of our favorite local nonprofits shared some BIG…
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Entertainment
February 7, 2018

Check Out This Interactive Mural at the Amazeum!

Fayetteville Artist Jason Jones recently completed a mural in the entrance hallway to the Amazeum…
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Entertainment
February 5, 2018

House of Songs Talent Collaborates in Northwest Arkansas

International songwriters and artists on their way to one of the world’s biggest folk music…
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Outdoors
January 31, 2018

“Get Off Your Computer and Ride!”

Singletracks.com happens to be home of the #1 mountain bike blog, so when they recently…
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Community
January 29, 2018

NWA Ranked #1 For Getting Kids Active!

The 'Kids Movement Index' uses minutes of physical activity to rank the top US states…
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Business
January 28, 2018

Forecast: Northwest Arkansas Economy Should Continue Solid Performance

Northwest Arkansas’ steady economic performance in 2017 should continue this year “so long as the…
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Entertainment
January 25, 2018

The Results Are In!

Drum roll, please...The Buffalo National River, Museum of Native American History, Downtown Eureka Springs, and…
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Community
January 25, 2018

Gracie, Gracie, Gracie!

Shaw Elementary in Springdale recently incorporated an EAST (Environmental and Spatial Technology, Inc.) program for…
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Business
January 23, 2018

Meet a Local: Mark Zweig

Mark Zweig started Zweig Group with $1,000 of his own money. Since then, his consulting,…
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Cities
January 20, 2018

MONEY names Fayetteville #1 in Arkansas

Oh, Fayetteville! You've done it again. MONEY, which named you the #43 Best Place To…
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Community
January 19, 2018

Student Surpasses 160k Youtube Subscribers!

It is not out of the ordinary for a college student to work a side…
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Community
January 17, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Diversity

The Northwest Arkansas region will continue to see a steady increase in ethnic and racial…
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Outdoors
January 15, 2018

Women Shredding NWA Trails

The Walton Foundation recently caught up with five mountain bikers promoting the sport among women…
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Outdoors
January 15, 2018

$38,500 Donated For Trail Near Elementary School!

Representatives of the Blue & You Foundation presented a check for $38,500 to J.B. Hunt…
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Entertainment
January 13, 2018

Barista Incubator Program!

Fresh Cup Magazine recently did a feature on the pilot barista training program at the…
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Entertainment
January 10, 2018

“The Little Roaster That Could” // Onyx Coffee Lab

Those of us that live here know that Onyx will "Never Settle For Good Enough,"…
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Business
January 10, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Hits Top 25 in Milken’s Best Cities Ranking

The Milken Institute earlier today returned Northwest Arkansas to its Top 25 Best-Performing Cities, releasing a…
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Outdoors
January 9, 2018

Beaver Watershed Alliance: Recreate, Restore and Care

If you are interested in making a difference, you need to consider getting involved with…
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Entertainment
January 8, 2018

Food Network Features Local Restaurant Guide

"More than just a retailing hub, this booming burg in the northwest corner of Arkansas…
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Outdoors
January 4, 2018

The North Forest Trail at Crystal Bridges

New sculptures have been installed along the North Forest Trail at Crystal Bridges! These include:…
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Community
January 3, 2018

Fayetteville: 54th U.S. City to Adopt 100 Percent Clean Energy Goal!

The City of Fayetteville kicked off the New Year with the adoption of an Energy…
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Community
January 2, 2018

Meet a Local: Mayor Lioneld Jordan

Check out this recent interview by Arkansas Life with Fayetteville native, Mayor Lioneld Jordan. In…
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Business
December 28, 2017

Markham & Fitz Opens Chocolate Factory and Dessert Lounge

Markham & Fitz, formerly Hello Cocoa, recently opened their first storefront, joining the foodie mecca…
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Community
December 27, 2017

Razorback Food Recovery Distributes Over 82K Pounds!

According to the latest tally from the University of Arkansas, the Razorback Food Recovery program…
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Cities
December 26, 2017

Historic Cane Hill: “A Well-Kept Secret”

Located a short 20 miles southwest of Fayetteville, Cane Hill (pop. 200) was prominent in…
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Community
December 26, 2017

Meet the Bike Alliance of Northwest Arkansas!

Meet the founding nonprofit member organizations of the Bike Alliance of Northwest Arkansas! BikeNWA: BikeNWA's…
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Education
December 20, 2017

Public Art in Springdale for Monarchs

Did you know the migrating path for the monarch butterfly comes straight through Northwest Arkansas?…
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Community
November 11, 2017

Welcome to Northwest Arkansas

Canopy’s mission is to provide a robust network of support for refugees resettling in Northwest…
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Community
October 31, 2017

Meet a Local: Kyle Peterson

It seems only fitting that when recruiting Kyle, the Walton's invited him and his wife…
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Business
October 26, 2017

Meet a Local: Mo Elliott, Founder of Fayettechill

In 2016, a group of nine highly respected members of the outdoor industry named thirty…
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Entertainment
October 21, 2017

Meet a Local: Chef, William Mauk

Meet William Mauk, a chef at Foster's Pint & Plate in Rogers, Arkansas. Originally from…
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Entertainment
October 21, 2017

Theatre in the Ozarks

American Theatre Wing explores the relationship between Fayetteville (aka "The Athens of the Ozarks"), its…
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Outdoors
October 20, 2017

Public Art: Razorback Greenway

The public art scene along the Razorback Regional Greenway is exploding! Thanks to Ozark Cycling…
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Community
October 18, 2017

$28,000 for Local Charities

The JBGB in Fayetteville, Arkansas raised $28,000 for charity during their free summer concert series!…
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Entertainment
October 18, 2017

Bikes on the Bricks

Have you visited Downtown Rogers? Have you visited Downtown Rogers? Check out this video from…
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Cities
October 15, 2017

Johnson: Instant Downtown

So how does a small city like Johnson, with about 4,000 residents, sandwiched between Fayetteville…
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Entertainment
October 14, 2017

Rogers: The Rail Pizza Company

We will certainly take a slice! The Rail- A Pizza Company in Rogers, Arkansas serves…
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Entertainment
October 13, 2017

Brunch in Fayetteville

Nothing beats a weekend brunch! Especially at one of these Fayetteville favorites >>> Prelude Breakfast…
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Entertainment
October 13, 2017

Springdale: Natural State Sandwiches

Natural State Sandwiches, a former Fayetteville food truck, has established some roots in Downtown Springdale…
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Outdoors
October 11, 2017

Enchanted Glass Chapels in NWA

The Thorncrown Chapel and Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel are two magnificent structures tucked into…
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