Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

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Recent local news

Organizers of the annual St. Patrick’s Day on The Hill celebration have plans for a new craft beer event this year.

City Council members tonight will consider spending $1.5 million in reserve funds to buy over 300 acres on land on Mount Kessler. Here’s the full council agenda.

Our latest theatre review examines TheatreSquared’s Good People, which Michelle Parks called “a fantastic look at human complexity.”

Adventure Subaru is expanding their inventory and employee parking. That news and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.


The No. 25 Arkansas baseball team completed a sweep in its season-opening series against Appalachian State on Sunday at Baum Stadium.

Legendary former head Hogs Nolan Richardson and Eddie Sutton are on the ballot for the Basketball Hall of Fame.


Tuesday Events

5 p.m.  North Street Mini Mart: Vote Yes on Mount Kessler Ride/Run
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Brick Fields
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Pearl Brick
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: OPS presents: Willi Goering
10 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Daniel Francis Doyle / The Brothel Sprouts
9 p.m.  The Nines: Poetry Orgy at The Nines

Tuesday Meetings

6 p.m.City Council Meeting ** (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Marcus Hall, Maliah Pinkleton, Stephen Ironside, Deirdre Phillips, Lance Daniels, Kyle Riley, Erin Langbein, Madeline Rose, Liz Agnitti, Larry Woodall and Ronnie Wingo Jr.
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Others: Actor George Kennedy is 89, vocalist Yoko Ono is 81, singer Dennis DeYoung of Styx is 67, actress Cybill Shepherd is 64, drummer Robbie Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 61, keyboardist Larry Rust of Iron Butterfly is 61, actor John Travolta is 60, game-show hostess Vanna White is 57, actor Matt Dillon is 50, rapper Dr. Dre is 49, actress Molly Ringwald is 46, musician Regina Spektor is 34 and bassist Zac Cockrell of Alabama Shakes is 26.