Maybe it’s the holidays, or maybe it’s the fact that the Flyer is turning 3 years-old today, but I can’t help feeling a little sentimental these last few days.
The businesses on the below list, and you guys’ support of these awesome local places are the reason we’re still able to do what we love here at the Flyer, and we’re unbelievably humbled, and thankful for your support.
If I could hug you all, I would, but that would be slightly weird. Instead, please settle for this virtual-hug, in the way of some sweet deals, gift ideas, events, and other awesome things.
Here’s what’s new for this week.
Arts & Entertainment
If you like fine whiskeys, get ready for a whiskey tasting at Ella’s on Jan. 17. Tickets are just $25.
George’s has a very special Christmas Eve happy hour show with Steve Pryor Friday night from 6-8 p.m. There’s more.
Greenhouse Grille has Tiffany Christopher Wednesday, and a special after-Christmas brunch with Candy Lee & The Sweets on Sunday. Also, their New Year’s Eve menu is up. Whoa.
JJ’s has Miller & Bufford, Jeff Fox, Mike & Grady, and Tim Meitzen this week. They’re open Christmas eve until 3 p.m., FYI.
Ozark Natural Foods is still hosting a food drive for the NWA Food Bank. Drop your non-perishable items off at the store.
Smoke & Barrel has Scott Leeper, and a Christmas Eve show with Cletus Got Shot this week. Also, get ready for Pope County Bootleggers on New Year’s Eve.
Forget the long lines and unruly shoppers. Give the gift of the arts this year, and get someone you love tickets to one of these incredible shows coming to the Walton Arts Center.
You guys probably don’t have to work on Friday, right? Buster Belly’s has $2 domestic bottles on Thursday night.
El Sancho will be closed on Christmas day, but they’ll be open with buy-one-get-one for 1¢ margaritas Monday-Wednesday, and $3.99 specialty tequila drinks on Thursday.
Flying Burrito has $2 margaritas, and draft beers all night on Tuesday nights.
Grub’s has $1.25 drafts, and $2 house wines Monday-Saturday from 4-10 p.m. for happy hour.
In case you haven’t heard, Kingfish has lots of canned beers for $1.
Mickey Finn’s is open regular hours Christmas Eve, with all-you-can-drink domestic drafts and wells for $10 until 7 p.m.
Food & Dining
What’s on special at Emelia’s Kitchen this week? Oh, how about prime rib, mediterranean chicken, grilled swordfish, and bone-in encrusted pork chops.
Christmas Lunch Buffet Reservations are still available for Christmas Day at the Clarion! Enjoy a deliciously prepared traditional meal without the hassle or stress of preparation! Reservations are recommended.
Tuesday is Black & Bleu burger day at Hugo’s. Get one for $7.25.
Christmas cookies abound at Little Bread Company this week. There’s still time to get your order in.
Start a new Christmas Eve Eve Eve tradition at Lucky Luke’s Wing Wednesday. 40¢ wings, $1 drafts.
Buy $50 worth of gift cards from Penguin Ed’s, and get an extra $10 gift card for free through Dec. 31. You could buy some for your family, and keep one for yourself.
Powerhouse Seafood is open an extra day for lunch on Tuesday this week, and they’ll be open Christmas Eve until 8 p.m. Check these specials out.
Do you follow Sassy’s on Facebook and Twitter? If you did, you could get 15% off your meal on Tuesdays.
Kids 12 and under eat for free at Slim Chickens every Monday with purchase of an adult entree.
Health & Beauty
You’ve got a couple weeks left to participate in Austin Vision Care’s food/toy drive. Bring in two cans of food, or one child’s toy, and get $5 off your exam or optical purchase.
If you’ve been looking to join Clubhaus Fitness, now’s the time. There’s no enrollment fee in December, and no contract to sign.
Take your Christmas money, and get some new glasses at The Eye Center. They’re $50 off all month.
Home & Garden
Want to live next to Wilson Park? A 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath apartment at Molly Court Apartments from AMA just opened up. It’s 1800 square feet, and $750/mo.
A few units at Templeton Place urban-style apartments are available from BR Management. They’re just $400/mo with water paid.
Tons of new Christmas decorations, clothes, shoes, and handbags are hitting the floor at Eco Chic this week, and lots of them are 20-30% off!
Masons has some great deals this week. Buy one coat, get one for 1/2 price, 30-50% off select denim, 30% off over-the-knee boots, and more. Check this out.
What’s new at Riffraff this week? Tons of great winter items are in. Check out the photos!
Caperton Candle Co. candles are 25% off this week at Shine Salon. They’re made by Sunshine’s mom, and they smell amazing.
Check out the super cute Hog dresses that just came in at Something Urban.
If you’re a UA student and you’re looking to buy the new Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, a laptop, etc, you should get them at the University of Arkansas Computer Store & Service Center. They have academic pricing.
Treat someone you love to a day of shopping this holiday season with gift certificates from Ultra Studios.
Have a great picture of the kids you wish you could put on a t-shirt for grandma? Zortees can make it happen.
Looking for a place for your wedding reception or private party? UARK Ballroom can accommodate a lot of people, and they’re right in the middle of the action on Dickson Street.
Now’s a good time to buy a Subaru. New year-end sale prices are up at adventuresubaru.com.
Refer a new chamber member this month, and get 90 days free advertising on the Fayetteville Chamber’s website during the Each One Reach One event!