Fort Smith - Land of Opportunity - Who Knew?
By Linda Geraghty
(King Realty Group)
It's a common expectation that when you leave a large city to relocate to a small town, you leave behind the "Land of Opportunity". You anticipate giving up A LOT of things in exchange for a few new, unique experiences, with the hope that somehow the quality of these new experiences will greatly outweigh the value of what you left behind. I must say, I assumed the same would be true when we relocated from Austin, Texas to Fort Smith, Arkansas. Boy, was I in for a surprise.At that time, Austin held the distinct honor of having the greatest number of restaurants per capita of any city in the country. Let me be clear here – that's out of every single city in this huge country of ours! That's a lot of restaurants! That's a lot of potential for eating out! My husband and I arrived here in 19...