Local Newspapers

Arkansas Democrat Gazette is Arkansas’ main source for local, state and national news. Arkansas Times, a weekly publication, focuses on local and state and local news.

Arkansas Business, a weekly publication, focuses on local and state business news.  http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/


Little Rock has lots of shopping options.  Whether you are going to be here for a few days or a few weeks, you will be able to find the things you need or might want.

Use these links for information about shopping in Little Rock.

Little Rock shopping
Park Plaza Mall
Midtowne Little Rock
Pleasant Ridge Town Center
The Promenade at Chenal
UAMS Bookstore
The Heights
River Market


If you are going to be staying in Little Rock for an extended period of time, you will need to know where to buy groceries. Options include:

Whole Foods 
Fresh Market

Small neighborhood grocers within a couple of miles of UAMS: 

Terry’s Finer Foods
quality food and fine dining

Hillcrest Artisan Meats
an artisan meat shop providing locally-sourced, natural and organic meats and charcuterie products.


Boulevard Bread Company
Community Bakery

Farmers Markets 

Hillcrest Farmers Market: a year-round community service of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd in Hillcrest. Open Saturday AM. Fall-Winter hours are 8 to noon, and Spring-Summer hours are 7 to Noon.


Farmers’ Market with local produce, located at the River Market in downtown Little Rock, is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm, May through October.

Day Spas

Being away from home for an extended period of time while undergoing medical treatment can be stressful for patients and caregivers.  Day spas offer a variety of services to help you rejuvenate and relax.  Day Spas within close to proximity to UAMS include: Caracalla – The Body Spa, Rejuvenation Clinic Day Spa, and Ava Bella Day Spa 


Little Rock has several movie theaters, some of which offer foreign and independent films.

Find out more at Mr. Movie Times 

About Arkansas

It is no accident that Arkansas is called the “Natural State.”  Walking paths, mountain trails, waterfalls, caverns, and scenic drives abound.  The beautiful lakes, clear streams, and fall foliage are breathtaking.  There are many fascinating historical sites andspectacular golf courses.  The name Arkansas comes from the Sioux Indian (Quapaw) word “acansa” meaning “downstream place” or south wind. Little Rock, the capital city, is located near the center of the state and on the south bank of the Arkansas River. There are numerous parks and entertainment venues throughout Little Rock and the state.To learn more about Little Rock and Arkansas, use these links:

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
Arkansas State Parks