Daily Flyer: Thursday, May 8, 2014

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Local news

A car lot near the corner of College Avenue and Masonic Drive will soon be the home of a new shopping center anchored by a Whole Foods Market.

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It’s official. Whole Foods Market is coming to College Avenue near the new flyover bridge in Fayetteville.

City Council members agreed to pay $150,000 for a traffic signal at College Avenue and Masonic Drive in an effort to help lure Whole Foods to town.

Despite another round of complaints, the 28 back-in parking spaces at the north end of Block Avenue will stay, it was decided this week.

Organizers of the 2014 Block Street Block Party are looking for volunteers to make this year’s event a success.

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Sassy’s Red House has all-you-can-eat ribs on Thursday night!

In the market for a Mac? The UA Computer Store has a huge selection of Apple products in stock.

10 of the 14 taps at Maxine’s Tap Room are filled with locally brewed beers.

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The Arkansas football team will host UTEP to open the 2015 football season on Sept. 5, according to FBSchedules.com.

The Arkansas women’s golf team teed off this morning in Stillwater, Okla., in the first round of the NCAA Central Regional.


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jim Mills
6 p.m.  Pratt Place Inn & Barn: Opera in the Ozarks Taste of Opera
6 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: Cooking with the Seasons
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Flashback
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedy open mic night
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Uncrowned Kings
7:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Got It Covered
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Tom Collins
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Ben Coulter
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Evan the Raccoon: Attack of the Bass Ninja
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Jeff Kearney
9 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Music in the Breezeway
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: White Shockolate
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tinnarose
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

1:30 p.m.Airport Board *Rescheduled for May 15Airport Conference Room
4:30 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Special Historic District Commission MeetingCity Hall, Room 326

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Amy Langston, Sarah Daigle, Scott Caldwell, Mel Smith, De’Anthony Curtis, Tamara Rutledge and Angela Gardner.
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Others: : Comedian Don Rickles is 88, singer Toni Tennille is 74, country singer Jack Blanchard is 72, drummer Alex Van Halen of Van Halen is 61, actress Melissa Gilbert is 50, drummer Dave Rowntree of Blur is 50, singer Enrique Iglesias is 39, actor Matt Davis is 36 and actress Julia Whelan is 30.