Author Archives: Nick Brothers

DIY Squirrel Feeders

By Amanda Bancroft |
Staff Photo Amanda Bancroft

Squirrels can oftentimes get into bird feeders. Make one yourself and watch the squirrels climb up to them.

If you have a charismatic hungry squirrel in your life, it can be hard (or impossible) to shoo it away from the bird feeders which you lovingly stock with great expense each month.

Lord Of The Ringer

By Amy Alkon |

Okay then. You’ll just be having a nice big scoop of “What Comes Around Goes Around.” Cup or cone? Nuts? Sprinkles?

Walmart of War No More

By Abel Tomlinson |
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The New York Times recently published “Criminal Inquiry Sought in Hillary Clinton’s Use of Email.” Regardless of criminality or not, why hide governmental email?

The Weekly Lowdown: Fayetteville Is Voted Pretty Cute

By Nick Brothers |
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The first ever Peacemaker Music and Arts Festival in downtown Ft. Smith starts this weekend.

The lovely college town of Fayetteville has been called funky, chill, affordable, progressive and a “liberal hellspawn.” Now, the city can officially add cute.

A Second Amendment Thing

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

Following the shootings at a movie theater in Lafayette, La., governor Bobby Jindal proposed a plan to put metal detectors in movie theaters.

Up In The Trees: Local Carpenters Design and Build Deluxe Treehouses

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers

 The Natural State Treehouses crew (from left to right) Conner Smith, Joshua Walters, Jake Bon Trager, Josh Hart and Nick Serra sit atop their current treehouse project in Harrison, Ark.

Josh Hart is living his dream job. His company, Natural State Treehouses, works exclusively with its clients’ dreams of treehouses and builds them into reality.

Dog-Friendly Events Planned in August

By Dirk, the Doxie (and his human, Stephanie Conway) |
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The Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be at Prairie Grove Pool on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an end of summer bash.

Dogs take over the Prairie Grove Pool on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for an end of summer doggy bash! $10 admission per dog, humans are free.

Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival Announces Additional Artists to 2015 Lineup

Posted by Nick Brothers |
Phases of the Moon 2015 Full Lineup

Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival is excited to announce additional artists to the 2015 event.

Leo Sun; Full Moon, Venus Retro in Leo; Saturn Direct

By Risa D’Angeles |

A complex week of planetary movements, challenges, demands, callings. We’re in the time of Leo Sun. Leo – fixed fire, gold, the heart, generous, strong, noble, the king/queen, needs appreciation, praise from everyone in order to move forward.

Ant-Man: Small Hero, Huge Laughs

By Dane La Born |
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I initially had no plans to see Ant-Man this weekend. Marvel’s conclusion to it’s massive Phase 2 project was definitely on my list of things to see, but I planned on waiting for a while.