Daily Flyer: Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

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From the Flyer

Nikki Toth

The new teaching farm by local education non-profit Apple Seeds Inc. is open on College Avenue, and the first harvest has been collected.

For the second year in a row, Fayetteville was named as one of the best college towns in the nation. Livability.com last week released its annual list of the Top 10 Best College Towns, which ranked Fayetteville as No. 4.

We recently caught up with Core Brewing Co. founder Jesse Core. Here’s what he had to say about the explosive growth Core has seen in the past year.

Our friend and contributor George Kuharic makes some new music suggestions, and asks Flyer readers: What have you been listening to lately?

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From others

A woman convicted of killing a Fayetteville city worker after driving while under the influence in 2011 was arrested again on Sunday for DWI. It’s her third DWI arrest since June 2014 (KNWA).

Detectives are investigating three overnight car fires including a vehicle belonging to Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen (KNWA, WholeHogSports).


Monday Events

7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Science Fiction Book Club
6:30 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ozark Mountain Maybelles

Monday Meetings

5:30 p.m.Planning Commission ** (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Jacqueline Arsaga, Peter Horton and Jeromy Weldon.
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Celebrities: Game show host Monty Hall is 93, actor Sean Connery is 84, TV show host Regis Philbin is 83, singer Gene Simmons of KISS is 65, musician Elvis Costello is 60, director Tim Burton is 56, country singer Billy Ray Cyrus is 53, actor Blair Underwood is 50, musician Jeff Tweedy is 47, chef Rachael Ray is 46, model Claudia Schiffer is 44, actor Kel Mitchell is 36, actress Rachel Bilson is 33, actress Blake Lively is 27, and singer Alexandra Burke is 26.