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Status of Food Related Events During Coronavirus Outbreak

Spring is normally a busy season for large food-related events. Global efforts to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) by limiting large gatherings, which many of the country’s largest events being canceled, are underway. This has inevitably impacted many of the spring food events throughout the city. Some of the decisions have been made by …

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LRSD Teachers Plan One Day Strike This Week

Teachers in Little Rock Public Schools are planning a one day strike this Thursday, November 14th, in response to the decertification of the Little Rock Education Association (LREA) and the ongoing battle with the Arkansas Board of Education. The State Board of Education, which currently controls the Little Rock schools, voted to end the contract …

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Blue Plate Special Brings Top Chefs to Support Youth Arts with Thea Foundation

There is no shortage of great events, supporting great causes, and full of great food in October. One of our favorites every year has become the Blue Plate Special supporting Thea Foundation. This year it brings together eight talented chefs to raise money to help promote the arts among Arkansas’s youth. This year it takes …

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Artist Guy Bell Selected for 6th Street Parking Deck Mural

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership selected artist Guy Bell to create a mural on the first floor of the parking deck at Scott and 6th street, now being called Baker’s Alley, in Downtown Little Rock. Bell’s proposal was chosen from a review committee after all applications were in. The mural is approximately 900 square feet, …

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Little Rock Trojans Name George Lee as Athletic Director

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named current senior associate athletic director and CFO George Lee as the new athletic director according to a release today. Lee replaces Chasse Conque who recently left to take over as the Athletic Director at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Under Conque the Trojans saw …

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