Daily Flyer: Monday, Sept. 17

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News Briefs

The 207-room hotel, formerly known as the Cosmopolitan Hotel, underwent a complete, top-to-bottom redesign and renovation.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The Chancellor Hotel officially opened its doors Friday morning following a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony held in the lobby of the newly renovated facility in downtown Fayetteville. Here are some photos from the inside of the new hotel.

Since beginning our regular HMR sales tax reports earlier this year, we’ve had several requests to publish a more specific report showing only the numbers from the Dickson Street area since the city’s paid parking program began in mid-August 2010. Here is that report.

Coming off a devastating loss to Louisiana-Monroe last weekend, the Arkansas football team suffered its first shutout in Fayetteville since 1966 with a 52-0 loss to No. 1 Alabama. Columnist Seth Gunderson takes a look at what the two losses could say about this year’s coaching staff.

Here is a list of this week’s scheduled public meetings.

Monday Events

JJ’s Grill: Stark & Green & Emmitt
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Powerhouse Seafood: Isayah Warford / Dave Gesualdo
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray

Monday Public Meetings

 No Meetings Listed 

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Jan Wicks, Philicity Sivley, Amy Stephens, Bobby Smittle, Bobby Scarbrough, Taylor Sutton, Christopher Burchell, Ben Clark, Brad Choate, Dan Cypert, Steve Nelson and Ruth Babun-Jones.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actor David Huddleston is 82, former NBA coach Phil Jackson is 67, actress and TV personality Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark) is 61, director Baz Luhrmann is 50, rapper Doug E. Fresh is 46, vocalist Keith Flint of Prodigy is 43, rapper Vinnie of Naughty by Nature is 42, actor/comedian Bobby Lee is 40, singer Anastacia is 39 and NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson is 37.