Explore Hot Springs, AR

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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       While the entire country is feeling the effects of a housing recession, home values in Hot Springs are actually moving in another direction...up.  Hot Springs is one of the Top 25 projected markets in the country for the highest real estate appreciation in 2007.        In December of 2006,...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Having a power outage at one of the Hot Springs' top attractions make headlines across the world, not to mention being the topic of David Letterman's Top Ten list."You'd rather the incident didn't happen, but it did.  But it had a happy ending so, all in all, how can you not be thankful?", said S...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Hot Springs received national attention this week!  The crew from HGTV recently came to Hot Springs, and filmed highlights of the city along with four homes in our lovely spa city.  We were excited to see that the home priced in the $600,000 was one of our waterfront home listings, owned by a rea...

By Drew Riley
(Spa Realty, Inc Team Riley)
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June 9 - September 30, 20072007 Southern Living Idea HouseRed Oak Ridge - Hot SpringsDetails:The 2007 Southern Living Idea House in Red Oak Ridge is just minutes outside Hot Springs and a short drive from Little Rock. Amenities in the development include more than 800 gated acres of natural beaut...

By Drew Riley
(Spa Realty, Inc Team Riley)
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June 9 - September 30, 20072007 Southern Living Idea HouseRed Oak Ridge - Hot SpringsDetails:The 2007 Southern Living Idea House in Red Oak Ridge is just minutes outside Hot Springs and a short drive from Little Rock. Amenities in the development include more than 800 gated acres of natural beaut...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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The tranquility and natural beauty of the great outdoors and national parks are the inspirations for "public Domain," which is the theme of the Hot Springs Music Festival that kicked off Sunday, and will continue through Saturday, June 16th.Richard Rosenberg, the festival's artistic director, sai...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Thousands of roaring Harley-Davidson motorcycles will soon roll into Hot Springs for the 15th Annual Arkansas State Harley-Davidson Owners Group Rally, which returns this year after a brief hiatus."When the rally has been in Hot Springs, people that have come from surrounding states and across th...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Lake Catherine hosts a popular State Park . . .Nestled on the shore of the 1,940-acre lake, Lake Catherine State Park features rustic-style facilities of native stone and wood.  The lake is 12 miles long and has 80 miles of shoreline.  Along the lake shore are fully equipped cabins with kitchens ...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Hot Springs shoppers will pay less at the cash register today.  The half-cent, citywide sales tax that Hot Springs voters approved 12 years ago - initially to fund construction of the Hot Springs Convention Center, then Summit Arena - has ended.The city asked the state to stop collection of the t...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Lake Hamilton offers lots more fun . . . Lake Hamilton is the most highly developed lake in the state.  It is 25 miles long, has 240 miles of shorelines, and covers 9,000 acres.  It offers the visitor a smorgasbord of angling opportunities including scappy redear, green, bluegill and longear sunf...

By Drew Riley
(Spa Realty, Inc Team Riley)
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http://www.myspace.com/caponesattheohio  <~~~  More Info on Capone's Ohio Club 336 Central Ave.A good friend of mine has re-opened the infamous Ohio Club in historic downtown Hot Springs.  This turn of the century cigar store has had its share of visitors from many ages.  Al Capone, Mae West, Jes...

By Drew Riley
(Spa Realty, Inc Team Riley)
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June 1, 2007Gallery WalkTime: 5-9 pmDowntown Hot Springs501-624-0550Description:Gallery Walk gives an opportunity to stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. The art galleries that sparkle like a fine necklace are located in the heart of the ...

By Drew Riley
(Spa Realty, Inc Team Riley)
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Just wanted to review the market in Hot Springs as of May 23, 2007.  It's still plugging along.  The market here is so different from other areas in the state and nationally that the supposed "downturn" of the real estate market has been late coming and short lived.  Granted it has slowed down, e...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Trends in Reverse Mortgages - A New Option For Senior HomeownersEveryone's needs are unique--but a desire to enjoy a full life is universal.  Often, this means having enough money to cover bills and relieve some of the anxiety that comes from figuring out how to make retirement more comfortable. ...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Make Plans Now :The Pocket Theatre in Hot Springs is preparing for another great performance. In hopes that many of you will come and enjoy this and so many wonderful attractions in our great little town, I wanted to get this out there as soon as possible. For this and other neat stuff, check out...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Curlin is the 2007 Arkansas Derby winner. With Robby Albarado aboard and smiling ear to ear, the two came center front to accept thier honors. That's not all though. . . they didn't win by a nose- more like 10 1/2 links. Spectators and pros of the sport are all saying, with Churchill only 3 weeks...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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March 31, 2007 ROCK PAPER SCISSORS COMPETITIONTime: Semi-Finals 5pm - Finals 7:30pmHot Springs Convention Center-Horner Hall    Details: The Garland County Championship will consist of 64 players playing the sport in a classic tournament ladder structure. Forty eight (48) of the spots in the brac...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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The First Ever Fourth Annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade The gold at the end of the rainbow is found in Hot Springs, Arkansas, along with a celebrity Grand Marshal Mario Lopez, green fireworks, Irish belly dancers, floats, Irish Order of Elvi (a group of Elvis look-alikes), marchers...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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March 19-April 18, 2007TULIP EXTRAVAGANZA Garvan Woodland Gardens   Garvan Woodland Gardens will become a kaleidoscope of color during this 5th annual event. Over 93,000 graceful and delicate tulips will beautifully co-mingle with the wooded landscape and present an impressive floral display. Sh...

By Jeff and Paulia Kennedy
(Hot Springs 1st Choice Realty)
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Thank Goodness for speedy service from the Emergency & Entergy personnel in Hot Springs.  Otherwise, we could have had a bunch of unhappy race track fans yesterday at Oaklawn Thoroughbred Racing Track. A tractor-trailer backed into a light pole near the track, causing it to fall onto power lines ...

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