Tagged: gretchen hall

Little Rock Central Aims for UNESCO World Heritage Status

by Alexis Hosticka 7/5/2016 11:37 am

Little Rock Central High School is under consideration for "world heritage" status by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO.

Robinson Center Renovation Adding Huge Terrace

by Alexis Hosticka 3/24/2016 8:00 am

What makes any building better? Outdoor space. Especially outdoor space with a fantastic view.

Robinson Center Adding Outdoor Terrace, Begins Booking Events

by Alexis Hosticka 3/23/2016 1:52 pm

With only eight months until the reopening of the Robinson Center, the Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission on Tuesday approved the addition of a 5,800-SF outdoor terrace.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Tourism

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A tourism resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Gretchen Hall Prepares Robinson Performing Arts Center for Its Second Act

by Alexis Hosticka 11/2/2015 8:18 am

You can thank basketball for the massive renovation of the Robinson Performing Arts Center, or at least thank the sport for leading Gretchen Hall, President and CEO at Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (LRCVB), to where she is today, heading up the $70 million project.

Outlets of Little Rock Marks Grand Opening

by Alexis Hosticka 10/16/2015 11:11 am

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola called the Outlets of Little Rock a "true economic investment" Friday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the center's official grand opening.

'Phantom of the Opera' is Coming to Little Rock

by Alexis Hosticka 9/15/2015 8:22 am

"The Phantom of the Opera" will be in Little Rock for the first time ever — chandelier and all.

Officials: Robinson Renovations Will Bring Bigger Shows Like 'Phantom' in 2017

by Alexis Hosticka 9/14/2015 11:28 am

With about 14 months remaining to finish a massive renovation, construction at Robinson Center is on target to be complete in November 2016, officials said Monday.

Central Arkansas Planners Think I-30 Proposal Costly, Inefficient

by Mark Friedman 8/17/2015 12:00 am

The state Highway Department’s $450 million plan to widen Interstate 30, a project that includes replacing the Arkansas River Bridge, is generating hand-wringing from area planners.

Cautious Optimism for Rebuilding Broadway Bridge

by Austin DuVall 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Motorists who regularly drive downtown may dread next year’s replacement of the Broadway Bridge, but Little Rock and transit officials don’t expect the $98.4 million project to cause many problems for area businesses.

Little Rock Marks Milestone at Robinson Center Renovation

by Alexis Hosticka 7/1/2015 11:43 am

One year in, the Robinson Center Second Act project is on schedule and on budget, with the performing arts venue set to reopen in November 2016.

Golden Corral Leads in Last Look at List of Top Restaurant Sales

by Jan Cottingham 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Act 1102 goes into effect July 21, so the charts below are among the last glimpses for the general public of how restaurants in Arkansas are faring financially.

LRCVB Unveils Life-Size Little Rock Postcards at Landmarks

by Jess Ardrey 5/6/2015 8:55 am

As part of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau decided to help you up your selfie game.

Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week May 2-10 With Big Prizes and Reveals

by Jess Ardrey 4/29/2015 9:01 am

Following the theme "Travel is Better With a Southern Accent," the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau has whipped up a week of events, contests and a few surprises.

Beer Tourism Contributing to Growth in Industry

by Sean Beherec 3/2/2015 12:00 am

Tourism officials around the state are banking on growing interest in craft beers, leveraging the brewing industry’s popularity to draw business to breweries and to the state’s other attractions.

Little Rock A&P Recommends $5M in DoubleTree Renovations

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2014 4:09 pm

The Little Rock advertising and promotion commission on Thursday recommended $5 million in renovations for the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Little Rock.

Photos: Inside the Ongoing Renovation of Robinson Center

by Lee Hogan 12/12/2014 7:30 am

If the massive crane didn't give it away, one trip inside the historic Robinson Center Music Hall leaves no doubt: There's a renovation happening.

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches Neighborhood Video Series

by Lee Hogan 4/24/2014 8:30 am

The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau has a new video series out that highlights neighborhoods, amenities and people around the capital city. Find out more on the video series in our story.

Robinson Center Upgrade Budgeted at $68.6 Million, On Track for 2016

by Luke Jones 9/24/2013 2:14 pm

Details of the proposed renovation and additions to Little Rock's Robinson Center Auditorium were revealed Tuesday at a luncheon hosted at the center. Includes a slideshow of project plans and a video detailing the structure's new design.

Little Rock Eyes International Boost As Peabody Changes to Marriott

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 5/1/2013 11:15 am

Downtown Little Rock is losing its ducks, but it's gaining some international recognition with the changeover of the Peabody hotel to a full-service Marriott.