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Possum Flown

In an area that changed dramatically and at intervals rapidly, Bruce Walker and Flying Possum Leather along with faithful canine companion Bugsy were longtime, laid-back fixtures amidst the rock and sometimes raucous nature of Dickson Street.

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Fire At Flying Possum

A fire has caused severe harm to Flying Possum Leather on Dickson Street in Fayetteville.

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Reading The Fine Print

The Naturals’ opening night will be April 7. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, March 5. You can be sure they will be running specials and promotions all year as they build the legacy of Farm League Baseball in NWA.

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Park. Phone. Pay.

If you’re not using your cell phone enough already, here’s one more way to exploit that mobile device: use it to pay for parking in the Fayetteville entertainment district.

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Regional HIV Clinic Coming

Benton County is officially on board — finally — to partner with Washington County in the creation of the Northwest Arkansas Regional HIV Clinic.

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Cowtown Delayed

Threats of continued ice and snow have canceled performances by Hot Club of Cowtown on Wednesday, Feb. 9 in Fort Smith and Thursday, Feb. 10 in Fayetteville. They will be rescheduled for some time in May.

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Ron White Shows Rescheduled

Due to inclement weather, the Ron White shows for Feb. 2 and 3 have been rescheduled for May 25 and 26 at 7pm.

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Parking Redux

Despite playing to a crowded house, the Fayetteville City Council heard zero public comments Tuesday night — on its regional urban stormwater education program. Parking? Well, that set some lips to flapping.

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Time's Up

Yep, the 90-day review period for pay parking in the Entertainment District is coming to a end, and chances are the Fayetteville City Council will at least make some tweaks to the program on Tuesday. There’s also a good likelihood some business owners, patrons and residents will show up to voice concerns, questions, support, complaints and a variety of opinions.

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Free HIV Testing

The NWA Center for Equality announced it will launch a new program on Dec. 1 — World Aids Day — to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. The new program — NWA HIV/AIDS Outreach and Prevention Education (NWA HOPE) — will provide free HIV testing in Fayetteville by appointment from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Dec. 1.