Daily Flyer: Wednesday, April 4

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News Briefs

Video still, RazorVision

Bobby Petrino, who was released from the hospital Tuesday following a Sunday evening motorcycle crash 20 miles outside of Fayetteville, spoke to a room full of reporters wearing a neck brace and with a noticeably swollen and bruised face.

Want an exclusive look at the plans for the 555 Maple complex? The designers at Modus Studio architecture firm shared a couple of renderings with us to help quench our curiosity.

There was a City Council meeting last night. Here’s what happened.

Big thanks to Terra Tots Natural Parenting for signing on as our newest Flyer Sponsor! If you have a question about babies, parenting, or if you need some baby, toddler, or prenancy-related supplies or gifts, Terra Tots is the place to start.

You heard it here first. Big Boi, Kid Cudi, and Chip Tha Ripper will be in town April 29 for a show at Barnhill Arena.

Speaking of music, here’s a Flyer Profile of local band Damn Arkansan.

Wednesday Events


Fayetteville Public Library: American Independent Business Alliance co-founder Jeff Milchen
Greenhouse Grille: Grazzhopper
JJ’s Grill: Justin Witte
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Old Time Fiddle Jam
Walton Arts Center: UA Percussion Ensemble Concert

Wednesday Public Meetings

1:30 p.m.Downtown Parking Deck Public Input SessionWalton Arts Center, Balcony Lobby
5:30 p.m.Downtown Parking Deck Public Input SessionWalton Arts Center, Balcony Lobby

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Amanda Salov, Charlene Mower, Evelyn Jones, Joe Brock, Ken Smith, Leigh Davis, Matt Drachenberg, and Ted Bert.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Author-poet Maya Angelou is 84, actor Craig T. Nelson is 68, comedian-actor David Cross is 48, actor Robert Downey Jr. is 47, magician David Blaine is 39, actress Natasha Lyonne is 33, and actress Jamie Lynn Spears is 21.