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Rivercliff Apartments at 2000 Magnolia Ave. in the Riverdale area of Little Rock.
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Rivercliff Apartments Surpasses $16 Million (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The 133-unit apartment project in the Riverdale area of Little Rock was purchased by to MLG/LF Rivercliff LLC. read more >
Bowman Plaza I, right, and Bowman Plaza II in west Little Rock.
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Bowman Plazas Host $16.5M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

MCC Self Storage LLC and Wobbe Lane LLC purchased adjoining industrial flex buildings in west Little Rock. read more >
Bradley Riggs, chief executive officer of Bike Rack Brewing of Bentonville, said his company has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic stronger.
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As Sales Signal Rebound, Arkansas Brewers Discuss Lessons LearnedLock Icon

If philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was right — if, in fact, that which does not kill us makes us stronger — then the Arkansas craft brewers who weathered the pandemic storm of 2020 appear to be tackling 2021 in good shape. read more >
Camp Taco at Lost Forty puts down stakes at the former Rebel Kettle, 822 E. Sixth St. in Little Rock.
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Camp Taco Set for September OpenLock Icon

Camp Taco at Lost Forty is the name of Lost Forty’s new restaurant and small-batch brewery in the former Rebel Kettle Brewing space at 822 E. Sixth St. read more >
The exterior of the future Big Orange Northwest at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers.
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Big Orange Ready to Blossom in RogersLock Icon

The Big Orange restaurant in Rogers will have its soft opening — serving staff and friends and family — this week and will open to the public the week after. read more >
Legacy Hotel in downtown Little Rock.
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$2.8 Million Transaction Visits LR’s Legacy Hotel (Real Deals)

SHG Management LLC, led by Kishan Patel, bought the 86-room Legacy Hotel at 625 W. Capitol Ave. The seller is Southern Comfort Inns Inc., led by Amin Amarshi. read more >
1311 Rebsamen Park Road in Little Rock
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Yellow Rocket Buys Rebsamen Property for New HQ

Yellow Rock Concepts of Little Rock, the powerhouse restaurant group, has bought estate sale king Roy Dudley’s property at 1311 Rebsamen Park Road in Riverdale. read more >
Margaret McEntire at Lost Forty Brewing.
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East Little Rock’s ‘Innovation Alley’ Drawing Grit, Funk Lovers

Margaret McEntire has found herself in the midst of a second redevelopment wave in downtown Little Rock. A player on the River Market scene since 1999, McEntire is now hosting change instead of making it happen. read more >
Yellow Rocket Concepts partners John Beachboard, from left, Scott McGehee and Russ McDonough.
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Yellow Rocket Partners Aim to Build Restaurant Brands

Consistently providing high-quality food in a casually hip atmosphere, Yellow Rocket’s five restaurants - Big Orange Midtown, Big Orange West, Local Lime, ZaZa (Little Rock and Conway) or Lost Forty Brewing - last year brought in over $10 million in food sales alone. read more >
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Yellow Rocket Concepts Combine Partnerships

Yellow Rocket Concepts is a brand that includes several different partnerships. read more >
Restaurants & Food

Yellow Rocket Restaurant Sales Soar in Central Arkansas

Yellow Rocket Concept’s five restaurants reported almost $11 million in receipts last year, not including alcohol sales, making the group a central Arkansas restaurant juggernaut. read more >
The Big Orange Burger is an integral part of the restaurant’s concept. 
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Restaurant Group Yellow Rocket Launching New Corporate Home in East Little Rock

Yellow Rocket Concepts, the hot Little Rock restaurant partnership, is moving its corporate headquarters to 510 McLean in east Little Rock, the building that will house its Lost 40 Brewing Co. read more >
Russ McDonough has bought out Herren Hickingbotham’s share of the five Big Orange/Local Lime/ZaZa restaurants.
Restaurants & Food

Change-up Served in Ownership of Big Orange Restaurant Group

The ownership picture of the burgeoning Big Orange/Local Lime/ZaZa empire has changed with the purchase by Little Rock businessman Russ McDonough of Herren Hickingbotham’s share in the restaurants. read more >
The Big Orange Burger is an integral part of the restaurant’s concept. 
Restaurants & Food

Big Orange 2 Pulls in Cash, Customers at New Midtown Location

Big Orange Midtown officially opened July 17 in the Midtowne Little Rock shopping center at 201 University Ave., and co-owner Scott McGehee says business has been so brisk he expects that within 18 months revenue there will outdo that of his other restaurants. read more >
Little Rock’s second Big Orange burger joint should open this spring. 
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Big Orange Lays Foundation for Second Location in Midtown

The restaurateurs behind ZaZa, Local Lime and Big Orange in Little Rock plan to open a second, revised version of Big Orange in mid-June on University Avenue in Little Rock. read more >