Racing out of the Yvonne Richardson Center with smiles from ear to ear, four children raced their brand new bicycles into the parking lot of the center on Dec. 20, the Saturday before Christmas. The colorful new bikes had been donated to them through a secret gift-giving operation that involved several people throughout Northwest Arkansas.
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.
Giggling like two cartoon characters, Brooklyn and McKenna Johnson — who are 3 and 5 years old — embraced for a photo. Meredith Mashburn, a Northwest Arkansas photographer, took their picture free of charge, as a part of the Help Portrait NWA December event Saturday morning at Root Elementary’s cafeteria in Fayetteville.
After months of contention for the enactment of a city wide civil rights ordinance, Fayetteville voters repealed the ordinance Tuesday night.
Early voting is already underway for Fayetteville residents to vote for or against a removal of a controversial civil rights ordinance.
The Fayetteville Farmer’s Market is moving to a new indoor location on Saturdays during the winter months at Jefferson Center at 612 S College Ave., at the intersection of College and Martin Luther King Blvd.
Throughout the past six weeks, starting in October, Fayetteville’s Parks and Recreation staff have been wrapping 400,000 light bulbs of LED holiday lights around every tree and inch of green space on the downtown Fayetteville square. In total, there are 34 miles of light strands.
Four Fayetteville citizens were arrested for civil disobedience Tuesday afternoon for temporarily blocking northbound traffic on College Avenue during a demonstration in solidarity with similar protests throughout the United States for the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
On Nov. 24, Fayetteville will see the return of a new record store coming to 17 N Block St., the exact location where Sound Warehouse operated for 30 years next door to JR’s Lightbulb Club.
As a way to prepare for the coming years with the new officials, here’s a quick bio about each of the candidates elected and their stated plans for what they hope to do with their new position.