Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Something’s Gotta Give

By Nick Brothers |
Nick BrothersThe Free Weekly Managing Editor

I’m kayaking in whitewater rapids of alternative facts. I’m waterlogged by Mar-a-Lago.

Trumpet Vines: Aggressive Natives You’ll Love or Hate

By Amanda Bancroft |
Staff Photo Amanda Bancroft

This trumpet vine blooms beautifully outside Little Bread Co. on Block Street in Fayetteville.

Like a three-dimensional character, some plants play the flawed hero role.

‘Master Of None’ Is The Best Show On Netflix

By Dane Youngblood-La Born |
Courtesy Photo | Master of None, co-created and starring Aziz Ansari as Dev, is now streaming on Netflix.

With the release of season two, it makes me happy to report that the quality of his show has only gone up.

The Lowdown on Block Street Block Party

By Nick Brothers |
ON THE COVER
STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE - Visitors walk up Block Avenue during the Block Street Block Party Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Fayetteville. Visit photos.nwaonline.com for more photos from the day.

Get ready for six beer gardens, more than 40 local bands and local vendors as far as the eye can see up and down Block Street. The best free party of the year in Fayetteville is this weekend, y’all.

How To Prevent Erosion

By Amanda Bancroft |
Staff Photo Amanda Bancroft

Erosion doesn’t affect just water quality and soil nutrients - this gravel road near Fayetteville looked like rapids during recent storms, exposing rocks that can damage tires

Erosion can have long-term impacts affecting future generations and our water quality, so it’s great to do what we can to prevent it now.

How ’13 Reasons Why’ Fails Its Audience

By Dane Youngblood-La Born |
Courtesy photo

Netflix’s hit show 13 Reasons Why, about the suicide of high-schooler Hannah Baker, has monumentally failed its target audience.

Sit & Spin Laundromat-Restaurant Hybrid Opens on Leverett Ave

By Nick Brothers |
ON THE COVER Staff Photo Nick Brothers/ Sit & Spin, the new retro-styled restaurant-laundromat hybrid at 737 N Leverett Ave. is now open.

If you ever find yourself with a laundry basket overflowing with dirty clothes and maddening hunger, the perfect place just opened up on north Leverett Ave. in Fayetteville.

ArkansasStaged To Present Mother Day’s Reading Of “Grounded”

By Nick Brothers |
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For all the strong-willed mothers in life this Mother’s Day, a local theatre group will be performing a staged reading of “Grounded,” a one-woman play centered around American politics and motherhood.

Concert to be Broadcast Live During Artosphere Festival

By Nick Brothers |
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This Friday features the rare chance to tune into a live broadcast of the Artosphere Orchestra’s performance on KUAF 91.3 FM.

Black Apple Awards Showcases Arkansas Creatives

By Nick Brothers |
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The Black Apple Awards select, recognize and celebrate “The Best of” in the arts throughout the state of Arkansas.

One of the most artsy, creative parties in the state will soon be taking place.