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Heroes and Hamburgers is a great event to bring the community together.

HEROES & HAMBURGERS AIMS TO CREATE FUN FOR THE COMMUNITY

Heroes and Hamburgers will be hosted at Simple Pleasures Events Center on September 18, 11-4pm. It’s a festival honoring Bella Vista, AR first-responders, fire and EMS employees and will transform the nostalgic paradise into a fun, activity-filled playground. Those who have been following the Weekly Vista articles on the upcoming Heroes & Hamburgers festival on […]

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Writing History: The beginning of Heroes and Hamburgers

The History of Heroes and Hamburgers Recently, Simple Pleasures owner, Ken Miner was featured in an article in The Weekly Vista newspaper of Bella Vista,  called  Hamburgers and Heroes event brings together children, officers. Below is the article that was featured: BELLA VISTA, Ark. (Aug. 26, 2016) – “How can we prevent our community from feeling […]

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Heroes and Hamburgers: Free family fun. Building a community. Supporting Bella Vista, AR police, fire and EMS.

  You do not want to miss this celebration. Heroes and Hamburgers is a fun-for-all event in our great town of Bella Vista, AR, featuring Simple Pleasures’ amazing hickory fired cheeseburgers, great classic rock by Walrus, muscle cars from then-and-now and so many activities to choose from! What makes this event one that you can’t miss […]

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What is a “Cool Car” & how do I get one?

A while back I was asked to write about classic car restoration.  I felt like a dentist asked to perform rectal surgery. I understand the relationship of the body parts, but I wasn’t the right guy for the “operation.” As a classic car collector and enthusiast I understand the combination of mechanical skill and artistic wizardry […]

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Weddings in the Round

One of the interesting things about weddings is that there are so many things within the ceremony and reception you can take for granted yet so many things you can make your own.  Marriage is a venerable tradition/institution in many cultures so there is a certain method to the affair – the most important (and […]

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Traditions behind Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

Wedding celebrations aren’t just about feting the bride and groom; they’re also about honoring the friends and family who have supported and loved the couple throughout their relationship and in their individual lives. Bridesmaids and groomsmen deserve to be lauded for their support of the betrothed duo. They’ve likely been there from the beginning, as […]

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