Bill Fontes took on the role of general manager of The Peabody Little Rock on Feb. 28, when BG Excelsior Ltd., an affiliate of Peabody Hotel Group of Memphis, sold the hotel to Fairwood Capital LLC of Memphis. The Peabody was reflagged as a Marriott last week.
Boo Bash, starting at 9 p.m. Friday (Oct. 26) at Peabody Little Rock, celebrates Halloween with dance music, drink specials, VIP Lounge options and a costume competition featuring over $5,000 in cash and prizes.
Rockets from the Roof, with food, kids' activities and a private outdoor space for viewing Pops on the River Independence Day fireworks, will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. July 4 at the Peabody Little Rock Tickets are $45 for adults and $25 for kids ages 6-11.
Natalie of North Little Rock and Ben Tschepikow of Fayetteville met while attending the University of Arkansas. Ben, a former Razorback baseball player, hit a home run with Natalie when he passed her a note during class and asked for her phone number. This past fall, they tied the knot in Little Rock with a nod to his baseball past and a unique theme – “Love is a gift” – which they incorporated into everything from the invitations to the gift-card favors that they sent guests home with.
Exhale at RiverTop, starting at 9 p.m. Friday (May 4) at Peabody Little Rock, will feature dance music from national DJs such as South Beach's Roc Doc in a new clublike atmosphere with indoor and outdoor dance floors. Admission is $8.
The Peabody Little Rock Hotel was transformed into a red carpet venue for the Oscar Night® America Gala to benefit the Wolfe Street Foundation, which helps with addiction recovery. Guests posed for photos on the red carpet, enjoyed dinner and a silent auction and viewed the 84th Academy Awards.
Just Communities of Arkansas presented the Humanitarian Award to three Arkansans during their 49th annual dinner at the Peabody Little Rock Hotel. The honorees included Dr. Fitz Hill, Dr. Eddie Ochoa and Stacy Sells.