Author Archives: Nick Brothers

I Can’t Believe It’s Christmas

By Rachel Birdsell |
Rachel Birdsell

The confusion is simply a byproduct of the fact that we celebrate Christmas, and by we I mean godless heathens. I guess that we aren’t supposed to celebrate Christmas, since we don’t really take much stock in the guy who the holiday is named after.

Donate For Christmas

By Amanda Bancroft |
Charity Science Christmas Card

Many of us love the high-tech gadgets we get at Christmas. Not surprisingly, charity has become high-tech, too. Using science, we now have the ability to know how to save the greatest number of people with any given donation, whether that’s six dollars or one hundred dollars

Giving & Giving Then Giving Some More

By Risa D’Angeles |

The year is almost over. Wednesday, December 17th, Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Light begins. We are in our last week of Sag and last two weeks of December.

The Company You Keep Away

By Amy Alkon |
Amy Alkon

There are times it makes sense to chase a man, like if he’s wearing Lycra knickers and making a dash for the end zone or he’s just run out of your house with your TV.

The Year In Television

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

It’s been quite the year for the small screen. This last year we’ve seen network television stick to their archaic insistence on using the antiquated Nielsen system to find ratings, and we’ve seen them break away from tradition and point their wagons toward the wild west of the internet.

A Birthday Party with a Good Cause

By Ginny Masullo |
Courtesy Photo

Hamsa Newmark, Fayetteville resident and founder of Bridge of Peace Syria, will be celebrating her 70th birthday this month.

Hamsa Newmark, a long-time Fayetteville resident will celebrate her 70th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 27. On that day there will be a celebration at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Avenue from 7 to 10 p.m.

Tapping Into NWA: Microbreweries on the Rise

By Nick Brothers |

Northwest Arkansans have a bevy of craft beer beverages to choose from, and it seems to only be picking up from here. With seven microbreweries open and two more on their way, Northwest Arkansas has become a thriving market for craft beer enthusiasts.

Benefits of Your Holiday Spice Cabinet

By Ashleigh Price |
Staff Photo Ashleigh Price

Cinnamon, pictured here in jars, increases the flow of blood circulation in the human body and helps keep blood sugar and blood pressure in check.

Utilizing these spices in more ways than just cakes and pies will leave you calmer, more centered and ready to take on your thirty-person family. No need to fear, the spice cabinet is here!

UA Students Assist Local Businesses

By Nick Brothers |
Courtesy Photo

The winning design for Bernice’s Hummus by UA students Trent Lamers, Shayna Boyster, Kristen Travis, Cameron Gosnell, Chris Talbert and Ryan Nickel.

A class of University of Arkansas students have been developing marketing campaigns with Northwest Arkansas start-ups as a way to provide real-world experience for the students.

Fayetteville Waka Winter Classic Announced for Feb. 6

By Staff Report |
WWC-2015 logo

George’s Majestic Lounge will host the Fayetteville portion of the tour on Feb. 6. The deadline for artists to apply to enter the competition is Jan. 16.