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Cameron Smith: “There’s going to be a lot of people to step up. It’s a lot of people laid off at the same time. These people need help now. However they want to do it, we’ll do it.”
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‘I Had A Vision’ (Editorial)

Cameron Smith had charm. We’d like to think we’re immune to charm, but the plain fact is that we’re not. read more >
The Southwest Trail will cross the old Saline River Bridge near Benton which will be rebuilt with help from grant money announced this year.
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Southwest Trail Project Gets $2M in Federal Grants

Half the funds will go toward restoring the historic Saline River Bridge near Benton. read more >
Views of downtown Little Rock’s skyline are a shared amenity in new residential projects put in motion by Roger Coburn Jr. The local developer is working on more deals in downtown North Little Rock, too.
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Delayed Argenta Development Starts With a Trio of ProjectsLock Icon

Apartments, townhomes make up $6.8 million plan for dormant area of North Little Rock. read more >
Blake Jackson, managing partner of the Monde Group
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Monde Group Unveils $30M Sylvana Project around Rockwater

Phase 2 of the 41-acre Esplanade District in North Little Rock on the Arkansas River will encompass a quartet of four-story apartment buildings and a rooftop bar. read more >
Doug Woodall’s first two residential efforts in east Little Rock.
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New Projects Follow $43M Harbor TownLock Icon

The first new house built in the neighborhood immediately east of downtown Little Rock since 1995 is occupied, and scores of apartments will be ready within weeks. read more >
Frank Webber says the proximity of Shift Modern Cyclery at 1101 W. Markham St. to the Arkansas River Trail will be a boon for his shop and for Little Rock cyclists.
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Shift Cyclery to Put Bikes & Beer on Tap

Frank Webber envisions Shift Modern Cyclery as “less of a bike shop and more of a gathering place for cyclists,” serving local beer, wine and snacks. read more >
Jim Jackson and his wife, Lisa Ferrell, are developers of Rockwater Village in North Little Rock.
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Rockwater Village Draws More Residents

The North Little Rock residential development along the Arkansas River proves appeal of traditional homes. read more >
Five lots remain unsold out of the original 33 in North Little Rock’s The Residences at Rockwater. Lisa Ferrell and her husband Jim Jackson, Rockwater developers, are staying busy with several new projects.
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More Front Porches Coming to Rockwater Village

The near build-out of The Residences at Rockwater is putting new development activity in play for North Little Rock’s Lower Baring Cross neighborhood. read more >
Brad Graves with Kansas City-based Massman Construction Co. checks his Go-Pro camera he is using to take time-lapse photos of the new Broadway Bridge construction project.
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Slideshow: As Broadway Bridge Rises, Drivers Plot New Route

The steel pieces floating on barges in the Arkansas River at downtown North Little Rock look like “a giant Erector Set,” but by next summer they are expected to form the basket-handle arches of the new $98.4 million Broadway Bridge. read more >
Government officials, including Mayor Pat Hays and Congressman Tim Griffin, helped open North Little Rock's CNG pumping station.

North Little Rock: Actually, It Is Easy Being Green (Green Initiatives (Over 20K) | Winner)

The choice of North Little Rock as a 2011 City of Distinction in the category of green and energy conservation initiatives was an easy one. City government not only goes green itself, but encourages residents to go green. In fact, it makes it easy for them to do so. read more >