Daily Flyer: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

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News Briefs

Local band The Thunderlizards play during the 2012 Block Street Block Party.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

The date is set for the 2013 Block Street Block Party. Organizers recently announced the annual event will return on Sunday, May 19, and that applications are open for vendors, sponsors, and community groups who’d like to participate in the festival.

This week’s Pet Scoop column discusses using a crate for your dog. Bill McQuade highly recommends it, and makes his case for why it’s not cruel.

This week’s public calendar includes a Street Committee meeting on Monday, City Council on Tuesday and several other meetings throughout the week.

The Arkansas men’s basketball team beat Tennessee 73-60 on Saturday. The Hogs face the No. 4-ranked Florida Gators at 6 p.m. Tuesday night in Bud Walton Arena.

Monday Events

5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free yoga class
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: BookTalk @ Night: Sacre Bleu
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ashley McBryde
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
8 p.m.  Rogue: Quizzo Pub Trivia

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Monday Meetings

3:45 p.m.Board of Adjustments *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Street Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Laura Phillips, C.f. Roberts, Lauren Perkins, Linda Shelly, Greg Bradford, Kimbra Leatherbury, Robin Caudle Jones, Rebekah Spurlock, Terri Dill Chadick, Alesha Eubank, Amy Sauerwein and Jerry Turner.
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Others: Comedian David Brenner is 77, actor John Schuck is 73, singer Alice Cooper is 65, football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor is 54, country singer Clint Black is 51, actor Rob Corddry is 42, former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya is 40, singer/actress Natalie Imbruglia is 38 and singer Gavin DeGraw is 36.