Restaurants & Food Archive

Arkansas Side of Texarkana Struggling with Dropping Alcohol Sales

by Karl Richter, Texarkana Gazette 7/11/2017 12:46 pm

Its beer and wine monopoly broken and grip on hard liquor sales slipping, Texarkana, Ark., faces a new economic reality that threatens both business and government.

Hot Springs Accentuates The Offbeat to Its Marketing Allure

by Kyle Massey 7/10/2017 12:00 am

So what does an inventive and industrious tourism marketer do when he already has many of the state's top attractions? In Hot Springs, one answer is coming up with weirder, stranger things.

Hot Springs Sees Boom in Craft Beer Breweries

by Jan Cottingham 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Tapping into Hot Springs thermal culture, the craft brewing industry in Spa City is hot.

Welcome, and Stay Awhile (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/10/2017 12:00 am

A couple of recent stories in these pages bring home the lesson that a city can prosper by embracing and encouraging its transplants.

Windamere, Markham House Lead Recent Seven-Digit Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

A 109-unit multifamily project in southwest Little Rock and a 73-room hotel in midtown Little Rock highlight a group of eleven recent multimillion-dollar transactions in Pulaski County.

Plans for Bathhouse Hotel, Outdoor Spas, Bike Trails Percolate in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

News is bubbling up in Hot Springs, where Mayor Pat McCabe and his wife, Ellen, are planning a boutique hotel in the Hale Bathhouse and the city is brainstorming on what to do with the site of the old Majestic Hotel.

Westchase Plaza Visited By $4.8M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Markham & Shackleford LLC, led by Leonard Hasson and Hank Kelley, purchased the 55,766-SF Westchase Plaza and Slim Chickens restaurant at 301 N. Shackleford Road.

Hospital Boom Creates Development Ripples Across Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Development experts say that hospitals are a great magnet for other retail and residential projects, such as restaurants, service companies and apartments.

Randi Metcalf Named VP of CareLink Development (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Randi Metcalf was recently promoted to vice president of development for CareLink of North Little Rock, a nonprofit dedicated to serving the elderly.

Detri Brech Selected for OBU Dietetics Chair (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Detri Brech, professor of dietetics, has been named to the Charles S. & Elma Grey Goodwin Holt Chair of Dietetics & Pre-Medical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia.

Even With Whole Foods, Amazon Would Need More Warehouses to Reshape Delivery

by Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters 6/26/2017 07:04 am

If Amazon.com Inc. hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

Chef Shuttle Sale Illustrates Importance of Convenience

by Jan Cottingham 6/26/2017 12:00 am

The sale of Little Rock's Chef Shuttle to Bite Squad highlights the biggest trend in the restaurant industry these days: food delivery. The Nation's Restaurant News calls delivery "one of the fastest-moving trends in industry history. If not the fastest."

After 65 Years, Red Gate Liquor to Close

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Red Gate Liquor at 13325 Interstate 30 in Little Rock is closing after 65 years in business.

Salter Properties to Start Work on J Lofts in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Salter Properties is working to give Conway a trendy "walkable" downtown.

Dave & Buster's to Rogers?

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Word is making the rounds that Dave & Buster's of Dallas is coming to Rogers' Pinnacle Hills Promenade Mall.

Condo Inventory Dwindles at 7-Story Legacy Building

by George Waldon 6/26/2017 12:00 am

After crashing on takeoff, Fayetteville's Legacy Building is finally approaching full developmental realization under its fourth ownership group.

Trump's Cuba Plan Puts Stone in Path of A Better Relationship (Ed Kardas Commentary)

by Ed Kardas 6/20/2017 09:49 am

Friday's news about Cuba was disheartening to Southern Arkansas University professor and Cuba expert Ed Kardas.

With Whole Foods, Amazon on Collision Course with Wal-Mart

by Nandita Bose and Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters 6/19/2017 07:20 am

With its $14 billion purchase of grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc., Amazon announced its intention to take on Wal-Mart in the brick-and-mortar world.

$5.4M Sale-Leaseback Visits Watkins Project (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

A 162,970-SF printing facility in Little Rock's Otter Creek Industrial Park is under new ownership after a $5.49 million sale-leaseback transaction.

McCain Mall Sues David's Burgers

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

McCain Mall last week sued David's Burgers alleging the burgeoning central Arkansas burger chain failed to open a location in the North Little Rock mall as promised.

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