On this episode of Natural, Brooke meets with Bentonville native Kristin Switzer from Best Friends Animal Society to explore the new Osage Park in Bentonville.
You had questions. We went to the team at Ledger Bentonville for answers. Here's the extra information that you wanted to know about Ledger, 𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑊𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑'𝑠 𝐹𝑖𝑟𝑠𝑡 𝐵𝑖𝑘𝑒𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑒 𝐵𝑢𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔!
As a community organization, Downtown Bentonville Inc. is always willing to offer our social media reach to facilitate important community conversations.
As Ledger prepares for a spring 2022 opening, we toured the state-of-the-art office building from the ground floor to its much-anticipated rooftop bar!
Ready to shred?Kelsey Miller with Women of Oz NWA encourages women of all riding levels and abilities to get plugged in. Just minutes from #DowntownBentonville, Coler Mountain Bike Preserve has trails and experiences for all to enjoy!IGNITE host Katelynn Jackson, and the students of the Bentonville Schools Ignite program tell the story.
Rich and Sarah Drew show us how easy it is to rent an entry-level e-bike and hit the road in Downtown Bentonville.
You've probably heard that Crystal Bridges Museum plans to increase its size by 50% with construction set to start in early 2022. But Heather needed the full scoop, so she dropped by the museum to see where construction will happen and find out what will be added.
Pinwheels for Prevention is an awareness campaign held during National Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month to amplify the issue of child sexual and physical abuse. The Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County kicked off the campaign in #DowntownBentonville on April 2nd, and more than 15,000 pinwheels have been on display across Benton County throughout the entire month.
Watch what happens when our friends at the Amazeum hand Heather Shelton recycled plastic, scissors, and a hot iron. It's time to spark creativity!
Welcome Heather Shelton to DWTN Media! Heather will be taking over our CREATE series to show you the inside story on the art, music, food, and creative fun going on in Downtown Bentonville. Expect laughs and a few surprises along the way….
Born in New York and raised in Northwest Arkansas, local singer-songwriter Pura Coco focused on music from an early age. As she grew within her craft, her songs became an outlet to process raw emotion and empower others.
Sarah, Dex, and Rich Drew will be taking over our DWTN RIDE series. They'll take you along for family rides, showcase our beautiful downtown, and highlight the people who make Bentonville 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘔𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯 𝘉𝘪𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘊𝘢𝘱𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥.
Mayor Stephanie Orman introduces us to For the Love, a Bentonville food truck launched amid the pandemic, with the mission to feed others and love the community during tough times.
In part two of our interview, Chef Neal describes the inspiration behind the restaurant's rotating menu, integrating Farmers Market produce, recognizable dishes prepared with top-quality ingredients, and several adventurous surprises (cow stomach, anyone?).
Dana Schlagenhaft sat down with the Malvern native to learn more about the experiences he'll bring with him as he takes over the kitchen at the award-winning downtown Bentonville restaurant.
Mountain biking serves as an escape from the hustle and bustle of work and the stresses of life. It’s a burst of adrenaline and the opportunity to push ourselves to the limit. And it’s connection through fleeting moments alone with the beauty of nature. For Brandon Woods, mountain biking served as a North Star that guided his family to their new home.
On Saturday, November 7th, teams of volunteers across Bentonville participated in "Clean the Streets Day". It's just another way our community is working to Build Up Bentonville.
From the architecture design of Modus Studio to small touches, like swings and a rooftop patio, to the unique food and beverage offerings, this hideaway cafe intentionally connects customers with the simpler side of life.
Just minutes from downtown Bentonville, Coler Mountain Bike Preserve is a 300-acre park open to the public 365 days a year, 7 days a week. From world-class mountain biking to community gathering spaces to a hideaway cafe, there something for everyone at this outdoor escape!
Meet Jeremiah Pickett, known as the local rapper BAANG. He’s on a mission to use his talents to spread positivity, encourage conversation, and unify the community through music.
A COVID-safe, after-hours treat for families, North Forest Lights at Crystal Bridges fuses art, light, and music throughout an enchanted nighttime adventure through the woods. But don't take our word for it.It's even more magical through the eyes of children.
We spoke to Yoga Story owner Lynn Hancock about what it's been like navigating through a pandemic, recognizing an exciting milestone in her business, and creating a healthy support system through the practice of yoga during this challenging year.
A chance trip to Eureka Springs sparked his passion for painting. Years later Matt's commissioned artwork hangs in homes, corporations -- even behind the Arkansas Governor's desk.
Nestor Lopez has been leather crafting his entire life. It's a family tradition and skill handed down from his grandfather and father. Make sure to visit Nestor at the Bentonville Farmers Market on Saturdays!
Do you follow @BentonvilleArkansas on Instagram?If you do, you're not alone. The account has almost 26,000 local, national, and international followers. It posts everything from #Bentonville imagery to photos of our amazing culinary scene to snapshots of celebrities spotted in town.
Bentonville Dive owners say they have big plans for one of the smallest dive bars in Arkansas. We spoke with Darah Martin and Kyle Reidy about when Downtown Bentonville can expect Bentonville Dive to open its doors.
NWA Ballet Theatre Executive Artistic Director David Justin says now more than ever, he believes in the power of bringing performance art to the Northwest Arkansas community. "Our first goal is just to be a place where art can be shared, and more people can take a break from the craziness of these moments."
Matthew, Arsi, Raygon, and Kairo make up Mark Harmony, a Springdale-based a cappella quartet who can hold their own when it comes to harmonizing.The group says they’re working to break down barriers in music and are proud to represent the Marshallese community in Northwest Arkansas.
The Rios family has a passion for sustainable farming and sharing authentic Mexican street fares, but their ultimate purpose extends far beyond the food itself. It’s about being healthy, fostering community, respecting the land, and sharing the soul of Mexico right here in Bentonville.
Megha has more than 25 years of performance and teaching experience in a highly revered form of Indian classical dance.In 2011, she made the move from India to Bentonville, Arkansas, and found a community eager to appreciate the beauty of Bharatanatyam.
Throughout his life, David has used art as a form of communication and expression. It's allowed him to share feelings and thoughts when the words didn't always come easily to him...
After moving from Guatemala to Bentonville, Mauricio says he opened 211 Cafe to "show a little bit of Guatemala through my passion, coffee." This story is part of our International Art & Culinary Week series.
Their slogan is "Let's Ride Together," and the Women of Oz live up to those words.From free fundamentals clinics to monthly Flagship rides, the organization is training, supporting, and empowering all women to learn or expand their mountain biking skills.
Sophia Scott recently recovered from COVID-19. She hopes her story will encourage the entire community — especially her peers — to be safe, be smart, and mask up.
Rapid population growth, paired with the COVID-19 pandemic, has caused Downtown Bentonville, Inc. to rethink large downtown events to ensure the safety for our entire community.
Dr. Stephen Goss is currently serving as Chairman of the Bentonville Schools Reopening Task Force. He has served as President of Mercy’s integrated physicians in Northwest Arkansas since November 2003.We invited Dr. Goss to discuss proactive ways to keep our children and teachers safe during the upcoming school semester.
For the last several months, Northwest Arkansas physician Dr. Joel Fankhauser has been offering transparent and factual COVID-19 updates via Facebook.We have asked him to join us live on Facebook to answer YOUR COVID-19 questions. Here is a recording of our 30-minute interview.
Bentonville parents will need to decide between virtual and blended learning by end of day on July 8th. Here is our second interview with Bentonville Schools Superintendent Dr. Debbie Jones.
After months without business, Skylight Cinema in Downtown Bentonville is enacting new health protocols and hoping to reopen before the end of summer. Check out our video to learn what you can expect when Skylight Cinema reopens.
The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly changed our lives over the last several months. From adding new technology to creating outdoor pick-up and seating options, Downtown Bentonville businesses have innovated and adjusted to survive.
This interview covered blended vs. virtual vs. crisis learning, student health concerns, masks, and safety procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NWA Girl Gang is an engaged collective of women and nonbinary individuals in Northwest Arkansas dedicated to celebrating diversity and empowering all voices in the community.
If you’ve visited 211 Cafe, located within the Bentonville Public Library, you’ve likely met Mauricio Guererro, and he’s likely made you an excellent cup of Guatemalan coffee.
The COVID-19 shutdown has hit everyone hard, including our local musicians. Many of them have not only lost gigs, but many of them have also lost service industry jobs that help make ends meet. So how can our community help save the music?
McGarrah Farms has been a part of Bentonville's Farmers Market for about 30 years and Dennis has been farming throughout his life, just like his dad and grandfather before him.
Want to learn how our water is treated? Click for a tour of Bentonville's water treatment plant.