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In the Neighborhood

There are many great points of interest in the area surrounding MacArthur Park. While visiting the park for a day of fun, be sure to check out these nearby places in the historic MacArthur Park District! (If you're interested in having your business or organization listed on this section of our website, please contact us.)

Businesses & Organizations


Stone's Throw Brewing is the creation of four guys who met in the local home brew club, the Central Arkansas Fermenters. Theron, Brad, Shawn, and Ian have turned a dusty building in Little Rock's MacArthur Park Historic District into a successful nano-brewery. Visit this great neighborhood watering hole and grab a glass!  Website»


Green Corner Store is a great supporter of MacArthur Unleashed Dog Park, and it's just a few blocks from MacArthur Park. They are the first and only eco-lifestyle retail store in Arkansas. The Green Corner Store sells environmentally friendly goods and gifts, toys, accessories, and more! This delightful store is reminiscent of an old-fashioned general store with friendly service they provide.


With a student body of approximately 440 and one of the lowest student/faculty ratios of any law school — 15 to 1 — the UALR Bowen School of Law offers a challenging educational experience in a close and supportive environment.  Smaller classes enhance the learning experience.  Students interact with their peers and with the members of the faculty to a degree not possible at many schools.  Our faculty is an experienced group of caring teachers and scholars.  The academic experience at the UALR Bowen School of Law is challenging and rigorous, yet supportive.  In addition, our low tuition enables our graduates to choose among a wide variety of employment opportunities without worrying about paying off an enormous debt.

Neighborhood Associations


The purpose of the Downtown Neighborhood Association is to promote downtown Little Rock, as a place to live and work, to assure the continuance of creation of those amenities and necessities that make urban life exciting and enjoyable. 
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Historic Hanger Hill Neighborhood Association's mission is to maintain and beautify our neighborhood, preserve its historic character and strengthen our community and its resources. 

Historic Hanger Hill neighborhood is a small neighborhood in downtown Little Rock located between Sixth Street to the north, the Oakland Fraternal Cemetery to the south, Interstate 30 to the west, and Last Street to the east.
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The Pettaway Neighborhood Association traditionally meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the East Broadway Alert Center, 500 East 21st. Street, Little Rock, AR 72206 (501.376.3406).  The Pettaway Neighborhood Association formerly known as the East Broadway Neighborhood Association was formed July 1994. 


South Main Street

SoMa 501 (formerly Southside Main Street Project, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing economic development, public relations, historic integrity and quality of life for the citizens of the neighborhood.


Quapaw Quarter Association

The Quapaw Quarter Association’s mission is to preserve Greater Little Rock's historic places. Incorporated in 1968, the QQA grew out of an effort to identify and protect significant historic structures in Little Rock during the urban renewal projects of the early 1960s. Throughout its existence, the QQA has been a driving force behind historic preservation in Greater Little Rock.


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