Daily Flyer: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

5-day Weather Forecast

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News Briefs

Mas Mex Fresh Mexican Grill and Tortilla Factory will soon open on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

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Our latest roundup of new Fayetteville restaurants includes Little Caesar’s, Mas Mex, Frickin Chicken, and more.

A group of local residents worried about a commercial hog farm set to be built near a creek that feeds into the scenic Buffalo National River gathered in protest Tuesday afternoon on the University of Arkansas campus.

Canadian rock bands The Besnard Lakes and Suuns will both be in town for a show tonight at The Lightbulb Club on Block Avenue.

Our latest Flyer sponsor, Z’s Pizza, has an awesome lunch special. Get a large slice of pizza and a house salad for just $5! Please check out all of this week’s sponsors deals and more.

Wednesday Events

4 p.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Teddy Sablon
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
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke
7 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedy open mic
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: The HOGSPY Awards
8 p.m.  UA University Theatre: University Theatre: Company
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Besnard Lakes / Suuns / Teenagers
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Elephant Revival

Wednesday Meetings

5:30 p.m. Special Parks Recreation and Advisory Board Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Diane Abeyta, Liz Miller, Mike Abbiatti, David Greer, Denise Johnson, Will Simmons, Amy Robbins, Mitchell Standridge, Bryan Brandon, Tabby Holmes and April Bailey.
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Others: Actress Shirley MacLaine is 79, actress-singer-director Barbra Streisand is 71, drummer Doug Clifford of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 68, actor Michael O’Keefe is 58, actor-comedian Cedric the Entertainer is 49, drummer Patty Schemel of Hole is 46 and singer Kelly Clarkson is 31.