Daily Flyer: Tuesday, May 29

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News Briefs

Momma’s Grizzly Grub sells food at the corner of Center Street and Block Avenue Saturday morning.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Food Network was in town this past weekend to film an episode for the third season of The Great Food Truck Race. Five food truck teams sold food in various locations around town Friday afternoon through Sunday morning.

After years of discussion, the Garland Avenue widening project is finally underway. A seven-month project kicks off this week that will prepare the area for road construction.

The upcoming 637-bedroom student housing complex under construction at West Avenue and Maple Street in downtown Fayetteville now has an official name: Sterling Frisco.

UA news: DiBrezzo named vice provost, gift honors Sam Walton, RFID center moving

Here are this week’s scheduled public meetings.

Our latest beer review column takes a look at Straffe Hendrik Brugs Tripel Ale.

In sports, the Arkansas baseball team was selected as the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Houston Regional, and will face Sam Houston State on Friday in the first round.

Tuesday Events

Pretty Things Peepshow

Pretty Things Peepshow is back in town tonight for another show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern. The $15 tickets are available by reservation at 479-521-6880, or try your luck at the door.

Full list:

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Hot Bravado Duo
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Ozark Blues Society jam
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Pretty Things Peepshow

Tuesday Public Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session* (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission* (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: Brandy Prater-Quinn, Brian Rogers, Jennifer Petty, Katie Kiki, Mindy Stephens, Mirna Khairallah, Nicole Hardiman, Todd Wacaster and Ursula Nieto.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Composer Danny Elfman is 59, singer LaToya Jackson is 56, actress Annette Bening is 54, singer Melissa Etheridge is 51, singer Melanie “Scary Spice” Brownis 37, TV host Daniel Tosh is 37 and rapper Shwayze is 26.