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Every winter, we are always anxiously waiting for a beautiful snow day in Hot Springs . . . and it finally came this year.  The ground was covered with about an inch of snow and then quickly melted by noon the next day.  Oh well, it was pretty while it lasted.   
02/04/2007
Magic Springs announced a two-year, $10 million expansion plan at the park this week.  The planned expansion of the water park will include what park managers say will be the largest water slide complex in Arkansas.The multi-flume complex will be part of Crystal Lagoon, a new section of the Cryst...
01/12/2007
Hot Springs, Arkansas has enjoyed popularity as a spa resort, but its low cost of living also makes it of particular interest for retirees, according to geographer Warren Bland.  The Arkansas town is No. 1 on Bland's list of the top 10 value towns for retirees in 2007.The Central Arkansas locatio...
12/29/2006
One of America's most popular and prestigious racetracks now has a full house of thrilling plays for their fans to enjoy.  The historic introduction of electronic games of skill makes Oaklawn Racing & Gaming the place to be every day and every night, all year long, for non-stop action.  Sizzling ...
12/29/2006
One of America's most popular and prestigious racetracks now has a full house of thrilling plays for their fans to enjoy.  The historic introduction of electronic games of skill makes Oaklawn Racing & Gaming the place to be every day and every night, all year long, for non-stop action.  Sizzling ...
12/29/2006
A Wisconsin man recently found a 5.47 carat canary diamond at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro (about 55 miles southwest of Hot Springs).  This was the second-largest diamond unearthed this year at the park on October 14, 2006.  The 5.47 carat diamond is bright yellow and has no ...
11/04/2006
The formal debut of the Anthony Chapel complex at Garvan Woodland Gardens, the University of Arkansas' botanical garden in Hot Springs, has long been anticipated.  The $5.5 million project, which broker ground in September 2004, was officially dedicated in a series of events and special ceremony ...
11/04/2006
Ice Skating In The Park Returns in November Outdoor ice skating returns to downtown Hot Springs November 24 with the beginning of Ice Skating In The Park 2006, featuring a 5,400 square foot ice rink located in Hill Wheatley Plaza at the southern end of world-famous Bathhouse Row. The ice rink wil...
11/04/2006
Hot Springs' No. 1 industry, tourism, has continued to show impressive growth during the past year, thanks to a continuing expansion of the attractions the city offers and emphasis on its core marketing concept:  that the city is a great place to visit and hold conventions."Our lakes, mountains, ...
09/27/2006
The climate of Hot Springs is favorable to most.  Moderate . . . Mild . . . and Not Too Wet or Dry!  Hot Springs and Arkansas enjoy the four seasons in moderation, and the longer spring and fall seasons provide a mild climate.  Average temperatures range from 35 degrees to 45 degrees Fahrenheit i...
09/24/2006
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