Restaurants & Food Archive

Hergets Give Heights Icon New Chance

by Jan Cottingham 4/3/2017 12:00 am

The venerable Terry's Finer Foods in the Heights lives now as the Heights Corner Market, a rebirth greeted with relief by all who relied on Terry's for great meat, seafood, desserts and its selection of hard-to-find groceries.

DWS Director Daryl Bassett on Why Land of Opportunity Needs More Workers To Land a Job

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Before being named to lead the Department of Workforce Services by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in December 2014, Daryl Bassett served as director of Business & Commercial Services at the Arkansas secretary of state's office.

US Consumer Spending Up Tiny 0.1 Percent in February

by Associated Press 3/31/2017 11:01 am

U.S. consumers increased their spending at the weakest pace in six months, while the 12-month rise in consumer prices was the largest in nearly five years.

US Consumer Confidence Hits 16-Year High

by Associated Press 3/28/2017 10:32 am

U.S. consumer confidence climbed to its highest level in more than 16 years, a strong gain for one of President Donald Trump's preferred economic indicators.

SPONSORED: 'Old School' RSVP Catering Rolls With Changing Times

by 3/27/2017 08:00 am

Owner mixes modern technology with traditional methods to keep customers happy.

Conway Booms, Setting Retail Records

by Sarah Campbell 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Commercial development is thriving in Conway, evidenced by the nearly complete $65 million Lewis Crossing shopping center and plans for a startup space the city hopes will attract new and existing companies.

Homer's Restaurant Family Feud Heats Up

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The dispute involving the children of Homer's Restaurant founder Homer Connell has escalated, with allegations that the trustee of two family trusts misappropriated money.

David's Burgers in Maumelle Sells for $1.4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The sales of an 8,876-SF manor near Roland, 9,364-SF office-eatery project in Maumelle, a 29,800-SF warehouse complex in Little Rock and an 11,125-SF office complex in west Little Rock each topped the million-dollar mark.

Zombies Beware: Pine Bluff Is Rising

by Kyle Massey 3/27/2017 12:00 am

A growing army of developers and investors are on a mission of revitalization for the city of Pine Bluff.

Gateway Town Center Goes Westward

by George Waldon 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Commercial projects topping $21 million are beginning to come out of the ground at Little Rock's Gateway Town Center.

Majestic Fire Prompts Splash of Hot Springs Development

by Mark Friedman 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs three years ago helped prompt a wave of development in the downtown district.

Texan Buys Red Lobster In Fayetteville for $3.7M (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Vera LLC of Plano, led by Venkat Sirimalle, bought the property, and with Red Lobster Restaurants LLC, signed a lease agreement that runs until 2039.

Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to Still-Low 258K

by Lance Turner 3/23/2017 10:33 am

More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market.

Brazil Beef Scandal Leaves Fewer Options for Global Buyers

by Tom Polansek and Theopolis Waters, Reuters 3/21/2017 11:37 am

Global beef buyers will likely need to cobble together supplies from several nations if a scandal persists in Brazil's meat sector because supply constraints and politics are already limiting trade flows, market analysts say.

Dave & Buster's Property Sold for $8.1 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/20/2017 12:00 am

A trio of west Little Rock properties have come together for this week's multimillion-dollar transactions.

Smitty's Garage May Pull Into Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/20/2017 12:00 am

Smitty's Garage, a burger and beer restaurant, is looking to expand in Arkansas and it looks like Rogers will be the destination.

Memory Care Facility Visited by $14M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/20/2017 12:00 am

The 74-bed assisted living center in west Little Rock was bought by an affiliate of Mainstreet Health Investments of Carmel, Indiana.

Nominate by Friday for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2017 11:14 am

Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Liquor Stores Ready for Next Front in Alcohol War

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

The battle has been lost but not the war. So says Francois Guilloux, managing partner of There Performance Group of Little Rock, a liquor store industry consultancy.

Shipley's Donuts Seeks Finalization of SWLR Building Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

The Shipley's Donuts in south Little Rock is going to U.S. Bankruptcy Court to buy its building.

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