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Bar Review: Fresco Cafe

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Fresco Cafe 112 West Center Street #100  Fayetteville, AR 72701 479 455 555 Atmosphere: Casual yet classy The interior of the Fresco Café gives the impression of a well loved (and well decorated) home. The couches, the drapes and the tablecloths are colorful and warm, much like the staff and the owners. The restaurant, which is…

News Bites

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District 7 Senate Seat up for Grabs Bill Pritchard, R-Elkins is the current seat holder. If re-elected, he will reach his term limit in 2016. Jon Woods, R-Springdale is the Republican challenger. He and Pritchard will face off in the Republican primaries in May. Diana Gonzales Worthen from Springdale is the only Democrat in the…

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SPECIAL EVENTS OCCUPY THE COURTS — Noon Friday marching from the square at Mountain and Block Streets to the Federal building in Fayetteville. Corporations are not people; money is not speech. OmniCenter.org. US, AN UNDERGRADUATE SALON ARTIST RECEPTION — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Student Gallery (sUgAR), 114 Central Ave….

Sh!t Republicans Say

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Compiled by Rachel Birdsell As the drama-filled GOP Primaries launch into a full-fledged, bloodthirsty competition, candidates are firing snarky com-ments at one another left and right. The Free Weekly went straight to the source of this ammunition — that’s right, the horse’s mouth. The saying that “You are you’re own worst enemy” rings true in…

Live Music

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THURSDAY, Jan. 19 Fresco Cafe and Pub, Fayetteville: DJs Rev. Stiles and the Beat Bachs George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Waka Winter Classic with The 1 oz. Jig, Groovement, Candy Lee, Jon Shorter & the Gateway Band, Cadillac Jackson Jammin Java, Fayetteville: Open Acoustic Jam JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Jeff Fox JJ’s Grill, Rogers: Justin Witte Legacy…

Weekly Horoscope

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ARIES: The key thoughts for Aries this year — in order to feel victorious in the midst of transformations in the world — are quality, value, sustainability, right relations with money and resources and being directed by spiritual values that equalize. Take seriously all of Buddha’s words. He prepared the Way for his Brother. Go…

Advice Goddess

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I just got dumped by a guy who swore he was ready to settle down (after years of serial monogamy). His relationship history reminded me of the man you wrote about recently who had been married and divorced five times and was on relationship No. 6. Woman No. 6 wrote you, “He’s in his 50s;…

Geek Warriors

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By Blair Jackson TFW Editor Every Sunday at high noon, wizards, barbarians and warriors arrive at Charles Finger Park in Fayetteville. They carry swords, war hammers, axes, arrows and daggers made of foam. Some wear jeans and tennis shoes. Others wear fur sashes, leather armor or robes. They are members of the Barony of RazorHills,…