The Fayetteville Planning Commission last night voted to deny a conditional-use permit to Arkansas Helicopters that would have allowed weekend helicopter flights from Mae Farm on College Avenue near Lake Fayetteville. Nearby residents said the noise would be too much to handle on a regular basis. (NWAOnline)
Eureka Pizza on N. Leverett Ave. in Fayetteville is adding a drive-thru window to the location. It’ll be the fourth for the pizza chain. (Arkansas Business)
The Razorback football team is ranked 15th in the Associated Press preseason poll, the highest since being ranked 14th in 1990. (NWAHomepage)
Locals: Allen Brumett, Amber Tallmadge, Andre Rowland, Carrie Clark, Brook Thomas, Ezra Idlet, Marie Campbell, Patricia Mikkelson, Teressa Ezell, Tony McCleland, Juaneva Forbush, and Taylor Wood.
Others: Actress Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeanie) is 77, singer Rick Springfield is 62, singer Julian Casablancas (The Strokes) is 33, and NBA player Kobe Bryant is 33.
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We’re looking at another early week short list today, but that all ends tomorrow.
According to our calendar, school is back in session.
Between back-to-school events on the UA campus, a ton of shows on Dickson Street and the second annual Fayetteville Roots Festival, the next few days are set to be packed with things to do.
Tonight, there’s a artists’ forum at the Fayetteville Public Library for TheatreSquared’s upcoming Boeing-Boeing production, a comedy open mic at West End and a handful of singer/songwriters to listen to while you eat.
- Fayetteville Public Library: T2 Artists’ Forum: Boeing-Boeing
- JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon
- Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
- West End: Comedy Open Mic night
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