Daily Flyer: Monday, Feb. 27

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News Briefs


Cars drive north on Leverett Avenue Monday morning near the UA campus. The northbound lane will close from 8:30 to about 3 p.m. today for repairs.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

City transportation workers will close the northbound lane of Leverett Avenue between Cleveland and Douglas streets to repair a portion of the road Monday. According to a news release, work is expected to last from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and should be completed in one day.

The latest Flyer recipe, Rockin’ Ramen, takes packaged ramen and amps up the flavor with additions like soy sauce, grated ginger and sesame oil.

Our film critic, Wayne Bell, was 4 out of 5 on predicting the top Oscar winners last night. Did anyone else have much luck in their pool?

Monday Events

Pretty Things Peepshow

When was the last time you saw a dainty woman blow a six-foot fireball out of her mouth? Swallow a three-foot sword? When, if ever, have you seen a bald man hammer nails into his face?

If you were at the most recent Pretty Things Peepshow performance in Fayetteville, you probably saw the aforementioned items about a year ago. If you’ve never seen such incredible acts, you’ll get another chance tonight. The troupe is back at Smoke & Barrel Tavern this evening. Call 521-6880 for ticket info.

Also tonight, Elephant Revival is at George’s, James and The Devil is at Rogue, and SECRETS are at Stone Pony.

Full list:

JJ’s Grill: Vikki Cunningham
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Stone Pony: Secrets / Those That Remain / Am I The Sea / Beauty in the Color Red
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA Tuba and Euphonium
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Blues Jam
George’s Majestic Lounge: Elephant Revival / Meandering Horse
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Pretty Things Peepshow
Rogue: James and The Devil / The Bass Ninja

Monday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-22, Construction – Drake Field Hangar RehabCity Hall, Room 326
4:00 p.m.Public Library Board of TrusteesCity Hall, Ann Henry Room
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
7:00 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Becca Jane Peterson, Catherine Womack, Chris Hargis, Christy Pollock, John Nooncaster, Kodi Coleman, Rachael Hummel, Ralph Nesson, Scott Moore, and Vernon Tarver Sr.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actress Joanne Woodward is 82, guitarist Neal Schon (Journey) is 58, guitarist Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) is 55, singer Johnny Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd) is 52, singer Chilli (TLC) is 41, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is 32, singer Josh Groban is 31, and actress Kate Mara is 29.