Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

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From the Flyer


If you missed the Tontitown Grape Festival earlier this month, there’ll be plenty of cotton candy and carnival rides at the Washington County Fair, which opens tonight.

City officials yesterday cancelled a groundbreaking ceremony for the planned downtown parking deck after construction bids came in several million dollars over budget.

The central core of the University of Arkansas campus became a walk-only zone yesterday. No bicycle or skateboard riding will be allowed.

The indie music scene in Fayetteville got some national attention in CMJ’s ‘Scene Report’ last week, thanks to local band, Sw/mm/ng.

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Local brewery Apple Blossom Brewing Co. donates 5 percent of the sale of their Kessler Trail Ale toward trail preservation and maintenance atop Mount Kessler.

The wings at Lucky Luke’s BBQ are also delicious to go. Pick some for your Razorback watch party this weekend.

Have you seen Jay from Flyer HomesALS Ice Bucket Challenge video yet? It’s one of the most creative challenges you’ll see.

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From the UA

The Full Circle Campus Food Pantry is now accepting applications for students to serve as volunteers for the fall 2014 semester.


Tuesday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jonathon Dooly
6 p.m.  Jose’s: Pups on the Patio / Aisle 24
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Ozark Poets and Writers Collective

Tuesday Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session ** (Sept. 2 tentative agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:15 p.m.Transportation Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Mike Mohney, Amanda Jane Sandor, Kim Dutton, Michelle Key, Elizabeth Washington, Aurora Vicari, Rod Freeman, Alicia Funa, Adrienne Murphy, and Stephanie McCratic
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Celebrities: Jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis is 54, singer Shirley Manson is 48, actress Melissa McCarthy is 44, actor Macaulay Culkin is 34 and actress Neeru Bajwai is 34.