Government & Politics


The Arena Era: Venue Set the Stage for 20 Years of Redevelopment

The Arena Era: Venue Set the Stage for 20 Years of Redevelopment
2 weeks ago

Verizon Arena is recognized as the key that started a redevelopment engine for downtown North Little Rock. Celebrating its 20th birthday in October, the facility is touted as an $83 million, debt-free, financially self-sufficient showcase for central Arkansas events.


Phillips County Joins Government Solar Push

Phillips County Joins Government Solar Push

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Phillips County Judge Clark Hall is counting on solar power to save his county money and help shine its image. The county has hired Entegrity Partners of Little Rock to build a 400-kilowatt photovoltaic array as part of its major new justice complex near Helena Regional Medical Center. read more >

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City'

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City' This article is available only in print.

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

Museums need to supply “social space,” says famed architect Jeanne Gang. If they are to survive, they need to be places where people want to be. And that is what her design seeks to do for the expanded, renovated Arkansas Arts Center, a $98.8 million project: provide a “cultural living room.” read more >

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

LegalTechnology & TelecomTransportationOpinionEditor's Note

Uber has become a verb like Google and is gaining more competitors in a market that will soon be saturated. Will having more ride-sharing options make any of us more likely to need a ride, or will ride-sharing become a commodity in which price is the primary differentiator? read more >

Stay 'Amazing' (Editorial)

Stay 'Amazing' (Editorial)

Opinion

It's up to the public to demonstrate its continued support for the Arkansas Arts Center by helping pay for an expanded and improved Arts Center. read more >

Arkansas' 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Arkansas' 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Health Care

Qualifying patients could begin buying medical marijuana Saturday when the state's first dispensary opened, though the celebratory mood was dampened by confusion about operating hours and fears the dispensary wouldn't be able to serve all the patients by closing time. read more >

Turn Out The Light (Editorial)

Turn Out The Light (Editorial)

Opinion

When the last local journalist at the last local newspaper has turned out the light and left the building, does anyone expect local government to run more efficiently? read more >