Monthly Archives: February 2008

Stop looking for kryptonite, by Doug Thompson

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Super-delegates might pick the Democratic presidential nominee! Oh, the horror! Whatever shall we do! Well, how about lightening up? These “super-delegates” are mostly Democratic elected officials, party officers and some retirees. But the will of the people might be thwarted! Gasp! The will of the people has already been thwarted. A combination of party rules…

Daddy Warbucks

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Old liquor agreement’ about to be broken Back in antiquity, Fayetteville area liquor stores and bars had a little arrangement with area convenience stores and grocery stores. It was a nice little understood agreement: no beer sales at grocery stores or convenience stores (which were just coming into vogue). All the bottled spirits would be…

On the Aisle, by Tony Macklin

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Romantic Movies for Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is an ideal time to recommend movies to lovers. There are the tried-and-not-always-true classics, such as Titanic, Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, and The Way We Were. And there are others, which are personal. Here are ten of my favorites, which I can recommend to those who have…

8 Days A Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS VALENTINE DIVERSITY PRIDE WEEKEND Friday through Sunday in Eureka Springs. diversitypride.com. NWA PREMIER BOAT & SPORT EXPO at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. Benefits Children’s House. $3-$5; ages 14 & under free. nwaboatexpo.com. RECEPTION FOR RITA ARNOLD at 6:30 p.m. Friday…

Live Music & Clubs

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LIVE MUSIC & CLUBS Thursday, Feb. 14 Arsaga’s Crossover – Jazz Jam Bayou – Slick Deal Bordino’s – Walter Savage Trio Deja Vu – DJ Revellution George’s – Trout Fishing In America Green Door – Snake Eyes and the Bug Band, Redemption Ice House – SoundChild Crew The OPO – Rachel Fields Band Pesto Cafe…

E Wine of the Week by Bruce Cochran

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Hello Everyone, As we approach our fifth anniversary of E-Wine “mini-lessons”, let’s consider a fifth of red wine from one of the world’s greatest wine regions and discover a bargain blend. Read about the upcoming February “After Work Wine Tastings” in Fayetteville and Little Rock in James Cripps’ “Wine Junkie Report” at www.brucecochran.com. We’ll be…