Restaurants & Food Archive

Hunt Ventures Plans $100 Million Development in Pinnacle Hills

by Marty Cook 9/5/2017 10:43 am

Hunt Ventures and an Oklahoma City group will partner to build a 15-acre, $100 million mixed-use development in Pinnacle Hills in Rogers.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Beer & Bowling Set for a Capitol Avenue Christmas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The McNellie's Group of Tulsa, the hospitality company behind the project, hopes both Fassler Hall, a German-style beer hall, and the Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge, an eight-lane bowling alley, will be open by late fall.

Saltgrass Steak House Plans 2 Locations in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The Sherwood Saltgrass is expected to open this winter and the Little Rock Saltgrass is slated for early next year.

Summit House Receives $10.7M Owner Change (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/4/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of DavisRE in Dallas bought the 165-unit high-rise apartment project in midtown Little Rock.

Little Rock Properties Sell for $815K

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/1/2017 12:59 pm

Day care centers, eateries, retail center and lot sold this month.

Fassler Beer Hall Moves Ahead on Capitol

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

The development of Fassler Hall, a German-style beer hall and restaurant planned for the old Paragon Printing building in Little Rock, appears to be moving ahead after a $1.3 million building permit.

Blooming Magnolia Looking to Boom

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Magnolia has bloomed in the last couple of years, but local leaders say the south Arkansas city — despite its lack of interstate access — is on the cusp of even greater growth.

From Bathhouse to Hotel, Hot Springs' Hale to Be Reborn

by Jan Cottingham 8/28/2017 12:00 am

In the 32 years since they moved to Hot Springs, Pat and Ellen McCabe have seen the transformation of downtown Hot Springs. Now, with the couple's repurposing of the Hale Bathhouse into a boutique hotel, they'll be directly participating in that transformation.

Hot Springs Sees Bathhouse Row Begin to Fill Up

by Jan Cottingham 8/28/2017 12:00 am

When the Hotel Hale opens sometime next year in the old Hale Bathhouse, only one of the eight bathhouses on Hot Springs' Bathhouse Row will be empty. And Josie Fernandez, superintendent of Hot Springs National Park, is hopeful the Maurice won't be vacant much longer.

James at the Mill Sells for $4.2 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Chef Miles James and his wife, Courtney, sold the 10,000-SF restaurant and the 46-room inn that he opened 23 years ago to Johnson Mills Ventures LLC, led by Jesse Burkes and John Stewart.

Arkansas Health Department Posts Restaurant Inspections Online

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Health Department earlier this month began posting restaurant inspection reports on its website, making reports on about 15,000 retail food establishments throughout the state publicly available.

Instacart, Waitr Enter Arkansas Food Delivery Market

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Instacart, an online grocery delivery service, began delivery service in the Little Rock area last week, making deliveries from stores like Kroger, Whole Foods Market, Natural Grocers, Petco and CVS.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Stays Level at 3.4 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2017 09:21 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in July stayed at 3.4 percent. The record low was set in May and has remained unchanged for three months.

Developers Seek Creative Buyer for Old Paragould Power Plant

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 8/17/2017 02:04 pm

An historic industrial property in downtown Paragould is on the market after years of deterioration and neglect.

Arkansas Business Seeks Info on Minority-, Woman-Owned Businesses

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2017 11:35 am

Arkansas Business is seeking minority-owned or woman-owned businesses in Arkansas for new lists to be published Sept. 4.

Recess for Playtime Property Could End with Call Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Playtime was cut from the list of the things to do in Little Rock back in June when the Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration shut down the business at 600 Colonel Glenn Plaza Loop.

Miles James Turns Attention to Pizzeria After James at the Mill Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

James at the Mill, the restaurant in Johnson that pioneered fine dining with locally grown ingredients in northwest Arkansas, closed July 29 after 23 years in business.

Bowman Curve Draws $7.1M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Bowman Curve I & II LLC, an affiliate of Cooper Realty Investments Inc. of Rogers, sold its 60,779-SF retail center in west Little Rock.

Skinny J's Owner James Best Opens New Jonesboro Venture

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 8/11/2017 10:57 am

Seven years after starting the a successful mini-chain of Skinny J's restaurants in northeast and central Arkansas, chef and restaurateur James Best is bringing something new to the local food scene.

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