Daily Flyer: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

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Recent local news

A signboard announcing a new CVS Pharmacy stands at the northeast corner of College Avenue and Township Street, where a Days Inn motel had been for years.

Staff photo

Plans to bring the country’s second largest pharmacy chain to Fayetteville took another step forward last week.

Ceramics students from the University of Arkansas Department of Art are hosting a bowl sale tonight at Little Bread Co.

Speaking of soup, there’s an event planned for Sunday that includes soup, breads and desserts from over 25 area restaurants.

The Fayetteville Mardi Gras festivities are set to begin on March 1. Details here.

Singer-songwriter Angel Olsen is coming to Fayetteville this weekend. Here’s a quick interview and some music we published yesterday.

CMI Construction of Springdale was awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, a platform for home remodeling and design (ad).


Are the Arkansas Razorbacks changing their official shade Of red? Arkansas Fight thinks so.

The Razorback men’s basketball team fought off a second half charge to defeat South Carolina 71-64 last night at Bud Walton Arena.


Thursday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6 p.m.  Little Bread Co.: Soup & Bowl Sale
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA Women’s Chorus & Concert Choir
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Good People
7 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Arkansas women’s basketball vs. Vanderbilt
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Cornmeal / Cutty Rye
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

10 a.m.Keep Fayetteville BeautifulCity Hall, Room 326
4:30 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Ordinance Review Committee *City Hall, Room 219
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326
6:30 p.m.Southeast Fayetteville Community CenterYvonne Richardson Center

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Bryan Brown, Paige Thompson, Wes Mouser, Mike Atwood, Sarah Alexander, Heather Hansberger, Kelly Wolfe, Luke Charpentier, Andrew Solomon, Krista Chapman and Shannon Joyce.
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Others: Actor Sidney Poitier is 87, jazz and soul singer Nancy Wilson is 77, actress Sandy Duncan is 68, guitarist J. Geils of The J. Geils Band is 68, singer-bassist Walter Becker of Steely Dan is 64, model Cindy Crawford is 48, singer Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys is 39, actress Lauren Ambrose is 36, guitarist Coy Bowles of Zac Brown Band is 35 and singer Rihanna is 26.