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Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'
Some Arkansas cities are taking steps to establish entertainment districts in which open containers of alcoholic beverages are allowed on public streets, similar to the Beale Street District in Memphis, shown above.

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

by Jan Cottingham – 1 week ago

A number of Arkansas cities — including El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Texarkana — are either considering or are taking steps toward creating “entertainment districts” that would allow the open carry of alcohol.


Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

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