Daily Flyer: Monday, March 31, 2014

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Local news

Former Mezza Luna chef Juan Barcenas is set to try out a new concept.

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It’s time for another round of Fayetteville restaurant news. A new craft beer and pizza restaurant is coming to the Mill District, and a handful of other restaurants and food trucks are planned around town.

New home occupancy in Northwest Arkansas was up 60.7 percent in the second half of 2013, according to the most recent Skyline Report from Arvest Bank.

Fayetteville’s craft beer movement recently caught the eye of two journalism students who have teamed up to produce a documentary for their graduate-level course in filmmaking.

Sponsor news

Local musician Dana Louise is hosting a new music series called Singled Out at Maxine’s Tap Room tonight.

Monday is Wing Night at Mickey Finn’s! Get 50¢ wings and $5 pitchers!

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ESPN college basketball analyst Jimmy Dykes was introduced as the new Arkansas women’s head coach last night at Bud Walton Arena.

The Arkansas baseball team dropped the series finale at No. 13 Mississippi State yesterday, falling 5-1 at Dudy Noble Field.


Monday Events

3:45 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Art in Our World with Abrakadoodle!
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Yoga @ FPL
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Copelin Bates
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: Singled Out (New music show hosted by Dana Louise)
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The Bus Driver Tour

Monday Meetings

6 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Jodi Beznoska, Wendy Finn, Kory Montgomery, Terin Towler, Kathy Mellinger, Christen Barber, Bryan Beasley, Taz Zinke, Robert Hodous and Stacey Zimmerman.
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Others: Actor Richard Chamberlain is 80, actress Shirley Jones is 80, actor Christopher Walken is 71, comedian Gabe Kaplan is 69, actress Rhea Perlman is 66, guitarist Angus Young of AC/DC is 59, bassist Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers is 43, actor Ewan McGregor is 43, rapper Tony Yayo is 36, guitarist Jack Antonoff of Fun is 30 and actress Jessica Szohr is 29.