Daily Flyer: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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Local news

Proposed location for a Whole Foods Market

City Council members next week will consider spending $150,000 to encourage Whole Foods Market to build a store on College Avenue in Fayetteville.

In case you haven’t heard, Flyer co-founders Todd Gill (that’s me) and Dustin Bartholomew have partnered with our longtime friend and awesome local Realtor Jay Downing to create a full-service real estate company called Flyer Homes.

A new traffic signal was recently activated on School Avenue, marking the completion of the half-mile extension to Frisco Trail in south Fayetteville.

The event poster is out for this year’s Block Street Block Party. Check it out.

Sponsor news

Flyer Sponsors

Penguin Ed’s will host a spirit night tonight in which 15 percent of all proceeds will be donated to St. Joseph Catholic School in Fayetteville.

Bordinos has another wine event this Sunday. Just $50 for 12 wines paired with food!

Need some new sandals or flip flops for summer? The Mustache has plenty of awesome pairs right now.

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The Arkansas baseball team returns to action today for a midweek game against Missouri State in Springfield.

The Razorback men’s and women’s track and field teams remain steady this week in the top 10 of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Computer Rankings. Check it out.


Tuesday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Lukas Wigington
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Connotations Release
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: UA Symphony Orchestra
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Jody’s Living Room open mic
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Griz

Tuesday Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session ** (tentative agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:15 p.m.Transportation Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Kyla Delk, Charlie Platt, Jules Mendenhall, Clinton Mc Donald, Stacey McCoy, LynnAnn Maguire, Susannah Swearingen, Matt Whitley and Josh Walton.
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Others: Country singer Duane Allen of The Oak Ridge Boys is 71, comedian Jerry Seinfeld is 60, actor Daniel Day-Lewis is 57, actress Michelle Pfeiffer is 56, singer Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips is 46, actress Uma Thurman is 44, rapper Master P is 44, bassist Mike Hogan of The Cranberries is 41, actress Megan Boone is 31 and singer Foxes is 25.