Restaurants & Food Archive

Craft Distiller Details Plans for Spa City

by Jan Cottingham 10/29/2018 12:00 am

They may not achieve the same numbers as craft beer brewers, but small-batch, craft distilleries are definitely becoming a “thing” in Arkansas.

Community Bakery Expects to Save Dough with Solar Power

by Jan Cottingham 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Community Bakery announced earlier this month that it would be installing this fall a 102-panel solar array with each panel providing 350 watts.

Giving Back Improves Your Business and Your Community (Heather Larkin Commentary)

by Heather Larkin 10/25/2018 10:35 am

Corporate charitable giving is one way businesses help improve their communities. But companies may not be aware of the substantial benefits corporate giving brings to the business itself.

Gusano's Pays Back Rent to River Market Landlord

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2018 12:00 am

Through an attorney, the owner of the River Market property currently home to Gusano's Chicago-Style Pizzeria says the restaurant is all caught up on its back rent.

Argenta Square Apartments Sells for $3M

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2018 12:00 am

A 57-unit apartment complex in downtown North Little Rock, a chain restaurant in Benton, a 3,799-SF home in Little Rock and 52 units of apartments in Conway and Greenbrier provide this week's roster of million-dollar real estate transactions.

State Unemployment at 3.5 Percent in September, Lowest on Record

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/19/2018 09:38 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate declined to 3.5 percent in September, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month, according to a report released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Services.

State Supreme Court Blocks 'Tort Reform' Measure, Keeps Wage Hike

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/18/2018 10:27 am

Arkansas' highest court has ordered election officials to not count votes for a proposal to limit damages awarded in civil lawsuits and rejected an effort to block an initiative to raise the state's minimum wage.

Pinnacle Foods Opens New Warehouse In Fayetteville

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2018 02:26 pm

Consumer packaged foods company Pinnacle Foods Inc. of Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, announced Tuesday the grand opening of its 164,000-SF warehouse in Fayetteville.

Hot Springs' Mountain Valley Sold to Cott Corp. of Canada for $78M

by Kyle Massey 10/16/2018 10:31 am

Mountain Valley Spring Water, which has bottled Arkansas' Ouachita Mountain spring water for more than a century and marketed it around the world, has been sold for a second time in five years, this time for $78.5 million.

Landlord Wants Gusano's Pizzeria Out

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2018 12:00 am

The landlord of Gusano's Chicago Style Pizzeria in Little Rock's River Market says it needs some dough, and we're not talking of the pizza variety.

Hotel Hale Making Headway; Hot Springs Gaining Another Distillery

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2018 12:00 am

Hot Springs Mayor Pat McCabe says his work on the transformation of the old Hale Bathhouse into the Hotel Hale is “progressing nicely” and he and his wife, Ellen, hope to have it open by the end of the year.

Two TRG Properties Add Up to $6.8M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/15/2018 12:00 am

Alter Trading Corp. of St. Louis purchased the Tenenbaum Recycling Group's 71,000-SF complex at 4500 Bethany Road for $4.04 million and its 42,968-SF facility at 2601 Central Airport Road for $2.77 million.

5 Tips for an Effective Email (Sarah Clements Expert Advice)

by Sarah Clements 10/15/2018 12:00 am

Because email has become so popular, it is important to get the most out of your message. Follow these five tips to help construct an effective message.

Ford Joins QGT; Mosby Made Catering Director at Cathead's (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2018 12:00 am

Brittany Ford is the newest associate at Quattlebaum Grooms & Tull in Little Rock. Timothy Mosby is the new catering director at Cathead's Diner. Daniel Weatherly has been promoted to director of security services at Mainstream Technologies.

Third Generation to Lead O'Connor Distributing

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/11/2018 09:07 am

Beer wholesaler O'Connor Distributing of Little Rock has named Ryan O'Connor president.

Tyson Founder, Warren Stephens to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2018 10:19 am

The late founder of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale and the CEO of Stephens Inc. of Little Rock are among the latest inductees to the University of Arkansas' Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

'Family-friendly' Moonshine Distillery Preps for Spa City Opening

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

If all goes has planned, Charles D. Bradley Jr. will be selling moonshine legally in Hot Springs by March 1.

Sam McFadin, Businessman and Former CEO of John Daly's Steakhouse, Files for Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

Sam McFadin, the former CEO of the John Daly Steakhouse in Conway, estimated his debts and assets were between $1 million and $10 million, according to the Sept. 14 bankruptcy filing.

The New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s Seem to Get Younger Every Year

by Gwen Moritz 10/8/2018 12:00 am

These “20 in Their 20s” have risen to our attention through nominations, generally by employers who are mighty proud to have been able to attract such promising talent. When you read about them, you are going to understand why.

Millennial Salaries Adjusted State by State

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

The map, created by the website HowMuch.net, a cost information website, shows median annual salaries for millennials on an adjusted basis.