Local540 News: Tano Handbags, Kenny Loggins, & Giant Penguins

If you liked the weather in Fayetteville over the weekend, you’ll be happy to hear that there’s a lot more where that came from.

In fact, outside of a couple spring showers on Tuesday and Wednesday, the rest of the 10 day forecast is looking like upper 60’s and 70’s and sunshine. Awesome.

Even better news is that Kenny Loggins is coming to town this week. Get into the Danger Zone.

There are lots of ways to take advantage of this incredible spring weather. Here’s a snapshot of what’s ahead this week.


Buy one Tano handbag, get the second for 1/2 price this week only at Mason’s. You gotta have this coupon to get the deal, though.

Good Things Boutique on Block Avenue has some great new shoes for summer. Check them out.

Ultra Studios has new fashions from Project Runway season three winner Jeffrey Sebelia. Check it.

If you don’t like any of the t-shirts available at Zortees on Garland (not likely), you can design your own, and have it printed in full, photographic color.

Arts & Entertainment – Live Music

Walton Arts Center has Kenny Loggins, Alaskan Bluegrass band Bearfoot, and Interpreti Veneziani this week. Here’s the schedule.

It’s a big week at Smoke & Barrel with Power Animal, Flatland Travelers, Funkotron, Cletus Got Shot, Epiphany & Gina Gee, Dana Falconberry and Memphis Pencils. Set your reminders.

Shooter Jennings, Shindig Shop, Oreo Blue w/ Earl Cate & Jimmy Nace, A Good Fight, Monte Montgomery, Wade Ogle & Heartless Bastards are at George’s this week. There’s more.

JJ’s Grill-N-Chill has Jeff Fox, Mo Brothers, Jason Strode, Jed Clampit and Keith Nicholson this week. Set your reminders.

3 Penny Acre, Tiffany Christopher, and Beth Stockdell are at Greenhouse Grille this week. Don’t forget.

Lorrie Morris and Raja are at Ella’s this weekend.

Set your reminder for another Songs in the ‘Ville at UARK Bowl on April 15.

Heartwood Gallery is open every Thu-Sun from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. with paintings, pottery, textiles, and more from over 30 local artists.

The ROX are at LIT for Jody’s Living Room on Sunday, along with $2 Sam Adams Seasonal, and free pizza while it lasts.

Drink Specials

Every Tuesday is Fat Tuesday at Zooloo’s. Hurricanes, Long Island Iced Teas, and all 69 of their sex drinks are just $3.

Friday is ladies night at the Dickson Theater, with 50¢ drinks until midnight.

All bottled beers are $2 at Buster Belly’s for happy hour from 4-7 p.m. Mon – Sat. Even the really good ones.

Mickey Finn’s is now open earlier every day. Mon-Sat, they open at 3 p.m., and Sunday at 6 p.m.

Grub’s has $1 drafts, and $2 house wines from 4-10 p.m. every Mon-Sat.

Get a 32-oz can of High Life at Kingfish every day for $3. It’s the champagne of beers.

21st Amendment has $2 domestic bottles, and $5 martinis all night every Sunday.

Restaurant Specials

Make your reservation for a wine tasting at Emelia’s Kitchen on April 14.

Cafe Rue Orleans serves a mean Sunday brunch. Plus, mimosas are just 99¢ Sundays from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

It’s patio season, and Sassy’s Red House has one of the best back porches in town. Try it for All-You-Can-Eat Rib Night on Thursdays.

Monday is martini night at Common Grounds. Get $1 off all their martinis all night.

Did you know about Hog Haus’ beer club? $100 to join, and you get a t-shirt, mug, growler, hat, and 1/2 off Haus Brews for one year!

Be on the lookout for a giant penguin around Fayetteville. Spot him, and you could win $500 from Penguin Ed’s.

Bruchetta Burgers are just $7.50 every Wednesday at Hugo’s.

Check out the new video from Flying Burrito!

Pulled pork, beef brisket, hot links, and cheese, all on one sandwich? It’s called the Rusty Shackelford, and it’s only at Lucky Luke’s BBQ.

If you’re a regular at Slim Chickens, you might as well grab a punch card. Every 11th visit is free!

The Fayetteville Clarion has a seafood and prime rib buffet every Friday from 5-9 p.m. Get yourself some crab legs.

Health & Body

Save $30 on microdermabrasion treatments from The Eye Center all month long.

If you have a high deductible, or co-pay on your health insurance, you should check out TruHealth’s 40/25 plan. High quality primary health care for $40/month, and $25/ a visit.

Curious about Curves? Now’s the time to try it out with their $30 for 30 days promotion. If you decide to join within your 30 days, the $30 is credited toward your joining fee.

You don’t have to be a member to enjoy a smoothie from Clubhaus Fitness.

Austin Vision Care accepts all kinds of insurance. AlwaysVision, Avesis, Superior, Spectera/Optum Health, AR Kids, EyeMed & more. Give them a call.


Need a little advice on what wildflowers to plant this spring? Call the local experts at Holland Wildflower Farm.

Insty-Prints has extended their special on custom tote bags this week. Prices as low as $1 each!

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce hosts a membership lunch on Thursday at the Fayetteville Clarion.

Small dogs can stat at Ernie Boudreaux’s Doggie Dude Ranch for less than $20 a night, and they’ll pick ’em up in Fayetteville.

If you want to live downtown, call Alexander Merry-Ship & Alt. They’re the downtown Fayetteville condo specialists.

Fully furnished office space is still available from BR Management for $500/mo. First month free.

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