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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 >
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 >
Cattleman’s Steakhouse in Texarkana has been open since 1964.
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Cattleman’s Steakhouse in Texarkana Still Pleases

Prime rib and steaks are the stars of the menu, though Cattleman’s Steakhouse in Texarkana also offers options like grilled tilapia, broiled red snapper, shrimp and lobster. read more >
Little Rock restaurateurs Scott McGehee, Capi Peck and Mark Abernathy agree that plant-based menus are getting the green light from diners.
Agriculture & Poultry / Small Business

Local Chefs Prognosticate Food Trends

One food and dining trend on which almost all agree is plant-based proteins and plant-based menus in general, including vegan dishes. read more >
Scott McGehee   Executive Chef and Partner in Yellow Rocket Concepts
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Scott McGehee Makes Culinary Concepts Part of Yellow Rocket’s Science

Scott McGehee, executive chef and partner in restaurant group Yellow Rocket Concepts, reveals his guilty pleasure snack. read more >
The exterior of the future Big Orange Northwest at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers.
Restaurants & Food

Yellow Rocket to Open Big Orange in Rogers

Little Rock restaurant group Yellow Rocket Concepts says it will open a Big Orange in Rogers, its first restaurant outside central Arkansas. 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 >
Scott McGehee
Restaurants & Food

Yellow Rocket Concepts Eyes Northwest Arkansas, Barbecue

Scott McGehee, executive chef and partner at Yellow Rocket Concepts of Little Rock, says there are no new restaurants in the works right now, but he's looking to northwest Arkansas and barbecue as he considers growth. 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 >
Sassafras Springs in Springdale is Arkansas’ newest winery.
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Wine Permit for Sassafras Springs Tops Grapevine of Beer & Wine Updates

Sassafras Springs Vineyard in Springdale, owned by Gene Long and his wife, Cheryl, has been open since April 1, but it finally received its wine manufacturing permit from the state in May, though it isn’t likely to start producing until the end of the year, Long said. 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 >
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Browning’s To Close; McGehee Partnership Plans Restaurant

Yellow Rocket Concepts, the Little Rock restaurant partnership, announced on Tuesday that it is opening the Heights Taco & Tamale Co. in the space now occupied by Browning's Mexican Grill in the Heights. Browning's will remain open through June and is expected to reopen as the Heights Taco & Tamale Co. in the late summer or early fall of 2014. 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 >
Restaurants & Food

Damgoode Pies Darn Successful At Rogers Site

It opened just three weeks ago, but business at Damgoode Pies’ 180-seat franchise location in Rogers is smoking hot, says Jeff Trine, founder of the burgeoning pizza chain based in Little Rock. 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 >