Daily Flyer: Tuesday, July 10

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News Briefs

The view from the top floor of the Chancellor Hotel.

Photo: Todd Gill

The Chancellor Hotel is scheduled to open for business on Friday, Sept. 14 – just in time for the Arkansas-Alabama football game that weekend in Fayetteville. The 207-room hotel, formerly known as the Cosmopolitan Hotel, has been undergoing a major renovation since mid-November.

Discussion of a $1 million request from University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart to put toward construction costs of a 700-seat performing arts hall was delayed until August by the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission on Monday.

The City Council last week formed a brand new consultative group called the Fayetteville Town and Gown Advisory Committee.

Country star Alan Jackson is set to perform at the AMP on Friday, Sept. 14.

Here are this week’s Flyer Sponsor deals and more.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: T.J. Scarlett
Rowdy Beaver Den: Jesse Dean
Jose’s: Earl and Them
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Stone Pony: God Forbid / Battlecross / Abacinated / Bury Your Brother

Tuesday Public Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (tentative agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Water and Sewer CommitteeCity Hall, Room 326

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Marcus Harrison, Alison West, Mike Faupel, James Jones, Paul Morstad, Erica Baker, Jim Young, Geoffrey Levine, Arlis Young, Jeff Johnson, Juliane Pfeffer, Ian Baker, Lee McAhren, Bruce Richart, Jim Bemis and Darwin Beyer.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Mavis Staples is 73, folk singer Arlo Guthrie is 65, banjo player Bela Fleck is 54, actress Sofia Vergara is 40, actor Adrian Grenier is 36, actress Gwendoline Yeo is 35 and singer Jessica Simpson is 32.