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Festival Preview: Fayetteville Roots Festival

By Nick Brothers |

What started as an idea by a local folk band to have a one day festival featuring local food in Fayetteville has since grown to become a contender on the national scale for folk music festivals.

Fayetteville Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Passes

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photos Nick BrothersFernando Garcia and David Garcia embrace in the aftermath of the Fayetteville City Council passing the ordinance.

The Fayetteville City Council voted 6-2 to pass a controversial Anti-Discrimination city ordinance near the end of a 10 hour-long council meeting that ended early Wednesday morning.

Organizers Line Up At City Hall

Posted by Nick Brothers |

About a dozen organizers for or against the Fayetteville civil rights ordinance are already lining up outside city hall for the 5:30 p.m. City Council meeting. They held up signs saying “No to 119.” “We want to see the ordinance not pass,” said Megan Foresyth. “We don’t want the government to interfere with our first…

Everything You Need To Know About the Fayetteville Civil Rights Ordinance Proposal

By Nick Brothers |

The Free Weekly contacted Kit Williams, Fayetteville city attorney, for some legal clarification of the ordinance, and what it would enact, to clear up any potential misconceptions.

Cultivating Sustainability: Organization to Build Edible Art Park

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photos Nick Brothers
Tas Zinck (left) and Jeanie Hall (right), the founders of Living Earth Ark Food Forestries, stand in front of the mural supply shed on their farm, which is undergoing development to become an edible art park.

In the rolling hills of Northwest Arkansas, there’s more than 100 acres of farmland nestled near Dead Horse mountain in southeast Fayetteville.

Civil Rights Bill Meets Opposition

By Dane La Born |

The Fayetteville City Council met last Tuesday to discuss a bill that would bring about true enforcement of civil rights in Fayetteville.

‘Boyhood’ Hits Growing Up on the Head

Posted by Nick Brothers |
TFW Boyhood review

Overall, growing up is a tough thing to do. There may not be a better artistic interpretation of that than Linklater’s “Boyhood.”

Nightbird Books to Host Week of Events

Posted by Nick Brothers |

For eight years, Nightbird has been supporting Fayetteville’s community, literary groups, and artistic endeavors. Now, with help from the community, Nightbird Books has organized a week’s worth of activities to “Feed the Bird” to help keep the bookstore operational and serve as a way to say thank you to the community.

71B Flyover Opens

Posted by Nick Brothers |
City officials line up to cut the ribbon to open up the 71B highway flyover, Wednesday, July 2.

Say goodbye to taking u-turns on Joyce Boulevard.

The Food Truck Phenomenon

Posted by Nick Brothers |

The amount of food trucks in the U.S. have been growing “astronomically” over the course of 10 years, said John Gaber, professor of public policy at the University of Arkansas. The most recent burst of mobile vendors have been cropping up at the tail end of the economic recession period of the U.S. economy, and most can be found in Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and now, Fayetteville.