Daily Flyer: Tuesday, May 1

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News Briefs

A public tour of the upcoming Frisco Trail extension crossed the construction site of The Grove apartment complex on School Street Monday evening.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

Nearly 40 people got a closer look at the planned half-mile extension to Frisco Trail in south Fayetteville last night which included a walking tour of the proposed trail route.

The 2012 Block Street Block Party will feature hot air balloon rides from 5:15 to 8:15 p.m. in the Tables & Ale parking lot.

A celebration is planned for this Saturday night to honor photographer John Moore (aka noir33). Moore’s photos will be on display at LaLaLand alongside live music from several local bands.

A handful of notable bands are headed to Tulsa this summer including Death Cab for Cutie, Bon Iver, Tenacious D, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, and a KISS/Motley Crue show. Here’s a long list.

This week’s list of sponsor deals and news includes a handful of Cinco de Mayo events, some live music listings and a few drink specials.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Walton Arts Center: UA Campus Band and Symphonic Band Concert
Mt. Sequoyah: Bruce Allen & Friends
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Ozark Blues Society open jam

Tuesday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Anthony Williams, Chris Byrne, David Johnson, Heather Artripe, Lindsay Martinson-Vester, Miranda Noyce, Penny Munoz, Rachael Cheaney, Roxanne Worthy, and Sage Faucette.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Judy Collins is 73, singer-songwriter Ray Parker Jr. is 58, country singer Tim McGraw is 45, director Wes Anderson is 43, actress Julie Benz is 40, and country singer Cory Morrow is 40.