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Spa City writer releases book, ‘100 Things to Do in Hot Springs’

In celebration of her new book, “100 Things to Do in Hot Springs,” Hot Springs-based freelance journalist, Cassidy Kendall, will host a free launch party and signing event. Published by St. Louis-based Reedy Press, the new guidebook provides an insider’s look at the “Spa City” and all the amenities it has to offer. 

WHEN: Tuesday, May 17, 5 – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Spencer’s Corner, 801 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901 – The party will take place on the 2nd floor.

WHO: Author and freelance journalist, Cassidy Kendall 

About the Book
Through more than 160 pages, Kendall guides readers through the quirky and intriguing history of a city she’s loved for years. With no stone unturned and no hidden gem remaining in the dark, this book will show you how to experience and explore Hot Springs and Hot Springs National Park.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you will be inspired to try the unique things that make Hot Springs a unique oasis. Find out where you can locate fountains to indulge in the thermal waters, and what historic bathhouses allow you to bathe in them. Learn of the town’s history in an illegal gambling era that drew in infamous gangsters like Al Capone and Owney Madden at the Gangster Museum of America. Explore the three lakes and numerous hiking trails in and around the city or attend the largest celebratory bashes the city holds annually, like the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

100 Things to Do in Hot Springs Before You Die” is available wherever books are sold. 

About the Author
Cassidy Kendall is a Hot Springs, Arkansas-based freelance journalist. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Print Journalism from the University of Central Arkansas. A south-Arkansas native, Cassidy was first introduced to Hot Springs as a child when her grandparents would take her and her two older sisters to vacation there during the summers. In her post-graduate journalism career, she has now spent time getting re-acquainted and falling in love with the community inside of what used to be a mere vacation destination.

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