Tag Archives: Fayetteville

Halloween Event Guide 2015

By Nick Brothers |
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Hallow's Eve is a'comin'.

Readers, it’s come to our attention that there are just so many great things to do for Halloween this year, that this week’s cover story needed to cover all of it.

Everything You Need to Know About Oktoberfest

By Nick Brothers |

For the first time, Fayetteville is doing an Oktoberfest this weekend, and they’re doing it big.

Planned Parenthood Protests Continue

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers Sheena Archambault (left) and Van Bennett (right) hold up signs calling for the banning of abortions outside the Planned Parenthood off Joyce Boulevard. While picketing, the group gave out info packets to inform women about alternatives to abortions.

Protesters for and against the U.S. Congress’s proposed defunding of Planned Parenthood stood with signs expressing their views on the debate outside the regional clinic’s office off Crossover Road in Fayetteville last week.

Baby Steps, Fayetteville

By Nick Brothers |
Nick BrothersThe Free Weekly Managing Editor

Congratulations to the LGBT population, and all of Fayetteville with the passing of Ordinance 5781 last week.

‘Top Secret Shows’ Annouces Fall Performers

By Nick Brothers |
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Justin Kinkel-Schuster, the singer/songwriter for Water Liars, will play an intimate house show in downtown Fayetteville Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Two “Top Secret Shows” have been announced to take place in downtown Fayetteville to feature intimate, non-traditional venue shows with touring artists.

Offshoot Film Festival To Feature 47 Films

By Nick Brothers |
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Jason Suel, a local actor and host of Later with Jason Suel, speaks at Offshoot Film Festival. Suel acts in “Neopolitan,” one of the fest’s local featured films.

Entering its sixth year as Fayetteville’s resident film festival this weekend, Offshoot Film Festival is looking its best yet. Originated by the local filmmaker group Seedling Film Association, Offshoot Film Festival is a grassroots organized festival by local filmmakers, actors, designers and other members of the film industry to further the education, networking and promotion…

Moments from Fayetteville Roots Festival 2015

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers The Punch Brothers were nothing short of mind blowing with their masterful playing of their own brand of progressive bluegrass. The band’s frontman, Chris Thile (center, mandolin) put on quite a show with his facial expressions.

Once again, Fayetteville Roots Fest organizers Bernice and Bryan Hembree and Jerrmy Gawthrop have done it.

The Lowdown on Ordinance 5781

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As election day for Ordinance 5781 nears on Sept. 8, signs throughout town urging voters to vote for or against the ordinance have been placed around town by each side’s supporters.

Early voting for the Sept. 8 special election for a new civil rights ordinance began Tuesday.

Fayetteville’s The Nines Turns 2

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers Greg Hodges, the owner of The Nines, stands behind the bar at his speakeasy-esque lounge off Center Street. The bar celebrated its two year anniversary last week.

There’s an inherent sense of cool, romance and class to The Nines.

Waka Bound: Local Rock Band To Play Festival

By Nick Brothers |

As it’s been for the past month, it was raining this past Sunday afternoon as Vintage Pistol formed up and put on their rock n’ roll shoes.