Tucked back on a side street just outside of downtown Little Rock, Arkansas, sits St. Edward Catholic Church. Its steeple can’t be seen from the highway that runs just a few blocks to the east, and its stunning architecture is mostly hidden by the buildings around it. It’s not something most people would accidentally stumble across. It’s one of those hidden treasures known only to the locals.
We found it this weekend after staggering from hotel to hotel in search of a room. Weary from a five-day-long road trip that had carried us through eight states, we gratefully collapsed in the only beds we could find, which were in a run-down hotel just blocks from St. Edward.
We woke stiff, sore,...READ MORE