Daily Flyer: Thursday, Sept. 27

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News Briefs

The 2012 Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally began yesterday in Fayetteville.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The 2012 Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle rally began Wednesday and runs through Saturday at several areas in Fayetteville including Dickson Street. Here are some photos from the first night.

About 60 people attended the first official mayoral debate of the 2012 election season held Wednesday night inside Fayetteville City Hall. Here are several short videos from the event.

A woman suffered no major injuries Tuesday evening after a train hit her vehicle at the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad crossing on West Dickson Street near George’s Majestic Lounge.

Comedian Hannibal Buress will perform a free show at 8 p.m. tonight in the Verizon Ballroom inside the University of Arkansas Union.

Thursday Events

Dickson Street: Bikes, Blues & BBQ
Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
George’s Majestic Lounge: Mountain Sprout / Ben Miller Band / Andy Frasco Band / Tyrannosaurus Chicken
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ Bizar
Legacy Blues Lounge: Blew Reed and the Flatheads
Jose’s: Joe Giles and the Home Wreckers
Kingfish: TJ Scarlett Band with Cody Russell
Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
JJ’s Grill: Will Gunselman
The Garden Room: Sarah Hughes
Herman’s Ribhouse: Brick Fields
Jammin’ Java: Open jam
Foghorn’s on College: Sean Kemp
UA Student Union: Comedian Hannibal Buress
The Stolen Glass: Beaux Dandy
Rowdy Beaver Den: Ruckus
Fresco Cafe & Pub: David Kimbrough, Jr.
Rogue: Black Water

Thursday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:00 p.m.Fayetteville School Board * (agenda)Adams Leadership Center
6:00 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 111
6:30 p.m.FCON Mayoral Candidate Forum *City Hall, Room 219

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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Dusty Wardlow, Mary Nelms, Hannah Dodson, Todd Mattson, Prissy Wild, Hannah West, Allison Ruff, Basil Seymour-Davies and Chuck Meré.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others:Actor Wilford Brimley is 78, actor Denis Lawson is 65, singer-actor Meat Loaf is 65, actress Liz Torres is 65, actress Gwyneth Paltrow is 40, rapper Lil’ Wayne is 30 and singer Avril Lavigne is 28.