If augurs of doom and gloom are right, this guide won't be worth much soon. With the popularity of eBooks, the ease and appeal of shopping deeply discounted online sellers and a publishing industry in disarray, the end of bookstores as we know them could be nigh. But then again, those same prognosticators wrote the obit for newspapers years ago, and we're still kicking.
Today there are fewer bookstores in Central Arkansas than anytime in recent memory, with only three big-box retailers, two indies and one used bookstore to pick from. Do not take them for granted.
Our state's contribution to the culinary world is diversely represented in Greater Little Rock. Here are some of our favorite cheese dips.