Daily Flyer: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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News Briefs

View from the top of Block Avenue looking north towards Dickson Street during the 2012 Block Street Block Party.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

City Council members last night approved several items during their regular meeting. Here’s a list.

If you’ve visited Dickson Street recently, may have noticed that there’s been some action in the space formerly home to Monroe Boutique. Here’s the scoop.

The deadline to apply to be a vendor at the Block Street Block party is fast approaching.

The Primal Challenge obstacle course race is set for April 20 in Fayetteville.

The Arkansas women’s basketball team on Monday was selected to compete in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament, and is set to host Memphis at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Bud Walton Arena.

Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Joe Mack
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s on Dickson: Live jazz w/ Alex Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields Band
6 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Live music: The Verbal Transcription
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Chrome Pony / Martin Bemberg

Wednesday Meetings

1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial District Drug Task ForceSpringdale Police Dept.
5:00 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Christopher Spencer, helly Stanley, Denise Lanuti, Rena Carrillo, Brandi Tyner, Jon Williams, Ellis Ralph, Anna Jones-Skaggs, Allyson Covey and Robert Bradberry.
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Others: Actor Hal Linden is 82, director Spike Lee is 56, actress Holly Hunter is 55, model Kathy Ireland is 50, actor Edoardo Ballerini is 43, actor Cedric Yarbrough is 40 and actor Michael Genadry is 35.