Restaurants & Food


Barrister Court Property Sells for $3M

Barrister Court Property Sells for $3M

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This week's six-pack of real estate transactions features apartments in Little Rock and Sherwood, a fast-food eatery in Conway, an equipment rental project in east Little Rock, a west Little Rock residence and a coming-soon convenience store location in North Little Rock. read more >

PetSmart-Banfield Pet Hospital Sold for $4.5M

PetSmart-Banfield Pet Hospital Sold for $4.5M

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This week's quartet of million-dollar real estate transactions features a pet-centric property in west Little Rock, a fast-food spot in Cabot, a postal project in Alexander and a retail store in northern Saline County. read more >

Purple Cow Celebrating Its 30th Year

Purple Cow Celebrating Its 30th Year

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While Purple Cow itself is a tribute to nostalgia, its methods to keep current in an ever-shifting restaurant landscape, buffeted not just by diners' whims but by technology, is all about moving forward. read more >

J. Max Van Hoose Advances at Harps (Movers & Shakers)

J. Max Van Hoose Advances at Harps (Movers & Shakers)

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J. Max Van Hoose, vice president of store planning for Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale, has been promoted to executive vice president of the grocery chain, according to Kim Eskew, Harps chairman and CEO. read more >

Franke's Closes Downtown Cafeteria

Franke's Closes Downtown Cafeteria

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Bob Terrell, manager of the west Little Rock Franke's location, says closing the Franke's Cafeteria's location in downtown Little Rock's Regions Center was just a business decision. read more >

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

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Millennials are better educated than previous generations, with the share of young adults in the millennial generation (born 1981 through 1996) who have a bachelor's degree or higher standing at 39% compared with 15% for the silent generation (1928-1945). read more >

Woodland Heights Sold for $37.7M

Woodland Heights Sold for $37.7M

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A senior-living project in west Little Rock forms this week's real estate triangle with restaurant-inspired transactions in Greenbrier and Benton. read more >

Hot Springs Distilleries, PattiCakes Moving Ahead

Hot Springs Distilleries, PattiCakes Moving Ahead

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While Crystal Ridge Distillery and Hot Springs Distilling are working to open their doors in Hot Springs, Patti Stobaugh says she expects to have the downtown Conway location of PattiCakes Bakery open by the end of this month. read more >

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

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Led by Harvey Williams Jr. and his wife, Donna, Delta Dirt Distillery will begin producing vodka, gin, cordials and more in the coming weeks. Their son, Thomas, will oversee the production of spirits made with corn, wheat, rye and sweet potatoes grown on the family farm. Tours and a tasting room with a full-service bar are on tap. read more >

Innovation Hub Growing in Pine Bluff

Innovation Hub Growing in Pine Bluff

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Go Forward Pine Bluff's innovation hub, The Generator, is in for a busy September. Mildred Franco, executive director of The Generator, hopes renovations will begin then on its physical location: the three-story building formerly known as the Merrill Civic Center. read more >