Daily Flyer: Wednesday, May 2

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News Briefs

Stone Street in front of Fayetteville High School will soon be renamed Bulldog Boulevard as a tribute to the school’s mascot.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

Two proposals that will change four street names and 11 residential addresses were approved last night. Here’s a brief rundown of what else passed at the May 1 City Council meeting.

Think you can bike to work for a full week? Here’s your chance to give it a go.

We’re giving away tickets to see Wilco at the AMP on May 10. Enter to win here.

Fayetteville Roots Festival four-day and two-day passes have been on sale for just over a week, and now you can grab yourself a single-night pass if you want.

It’s official. The Battle for the Golden Boot will be held on the Friday after Thanksgiving for another year, the UA announced Wednesday.

We checked in with local band Dreamfast yesterday. Here’s that interview.

Wednesday Events

JJ’s Grill: Cable Hogue
Greenhouse Grille: Johnathan Trawick
Walton Arts Center: UA Symphony Orchestra Concert
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Old time fiddle jam
Herman’s Ribhouse: Scott Miller
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White’s open mic
UARK Bowl: Stand-up Open Mic
Fix Ultralounge: Party Trap

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
7:00 p.m.League of Women Voters Issue Forum on the Transit TaxCity Hall, Room 219

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Ronnie Thornton, Erin North, Bernard Sulliban, Jaquita Ball, Craig Harguess, Lauren Caldwell, Sean Wetzel, Esin Tanr?verdi, Andy Meenen, Staci Deal, and Mary Fitzhugh.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Engelbert Humperdinck is 76, country singer Ty Herndon is 50, actor and former pro wrestler Dwayne Johnson is 40, soccer player David Beckham is 37, actress Ellie Kemper is 32, actor Robert Buckley is 31, singer Lily Allen is 27, and actress Kay Panabaker is 22.