Daily Flyer: Monday, March 26

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News Briefs

The sign is up for the new Arsaga’s coffee shop and creperie on Dickson Street.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

Fayetteville police arrested a man following a six-hour standoff early Sunday morning which left one officer with a gunshot wound to the leg.

There’s been a ton of action in the bar and restaurant world recently. Here’s a brief overview of what we know about what has opened, closed, and what’s coming soon in Fayetteville.

A vacant church building was the second to go as demolition crews continued removing structures near the corner of Maple Street and West Avenue Thursday.

The deadline for spring A&P funding requests is this Friday, March 30. If you’re planning on submitting an application, you’d best finish it up.

Monday Events

UA Campus: George Dombek lecture
JJ’s Grill: Keith Nicholson
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Nightbird Books: Science Fiction Book Club
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist, Aura Go – Piano

Monday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Special A&P Commission meetingTown Center
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-11, Construction of Fulbright Expwy / Futrall Dr. RoundaboutCity Hall, Room 326
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: Aaron Lingelbach, Charles Landers, Jayne Christensen, Gary Corder, Karen Cordell, Leah Alter, Michael Scott, and Robert O’Connor.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Leonard Nimoy is 81, actor James Caan is 72, actor Alan Arkin is 68, singer Diana Ross is 68, singer Steven Tyler is 64, actor Martin Short is 62, actress Jennifer Grey is 52, guitarist James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins) is 44, country singer Kenny Chesney is 44, rapper Juvenile is 37, actress Amy Smart is 36, actress Keira Knightley is 27, and rapper J-Kwon is 26.