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PattiCakes Won’t Reopen After Fire, Owner Pursuing New Project

Owner Patti Stobaugh said the decision to move on from the business after 18 years marked a "very tough day."  read more >
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PattiCakes Faces Difficult Decision in Wake of Fire

The fire the evening of Jan. 15 destroyed the bakery at 1137 Front St. in downtown, one of two PattiCakes locations in Conway. But the Front Street location housed all the production equipment for both bakery locations. read more >
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Hot Dog Fans Relish Wienerschnitzel AnnouncementLock Icon

Hot dog restaurant chain Wienerschnitzel says it plans to bring 20 restaurants to Arkansas during the next 12 years. read more >
The empty dining room of Trio's in Little Rock.
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Staying Alive: Restaurateurs Trim & Retool

The coronavirus pandemic is hitting most business sectors hard, but few have been hit harder than the restaurant industry. A disease best fought by isolating people is antithetical to a business model based on breaking bread together. read more >
PattiCakes Bakery will open a second store in Conway in the location of Stoby's business office.
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PattiCakes Bakery to Open Second Location in ConwayLock Icon

Shortly after the Fourth of July, Conway will be getting a second PattiCakes Bakery, the popular purveyor of pies, cakes, cookies and more located at 2106 Robinson Ave. read more >
Stoby’s most famous dish.
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Stoby’s Eyes July ReopeningLock Icon

The owners of Stoby’s, the popular Conway restaurant devastated by fire in March 2016, are shooting to reopen by July 21, the restaurant’s 37th anniversary. read more >
The Stoby's location at 805 Donaghey Ave. in Conway before it was damaged by fire.
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New Stoby’s Inching Along in Conway

A rebuilt Stoby’s is still at least seven months away, owner David Stobaugh said last week. “We’re looking at early spring” before the landmark Conway restaurant can be up and running again. read more >
David Stobaugh expects construction to rebuild Stoby's to take four to six months.
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Conway’s Stoby’s to Rebuild After Fire

The owners of Stoby's Restaurant, a fixture on the Conway restaurant scene since 1980, plan — at least as of Tuesday morning — to raze the building, heavily damaged by fire on Saturday, and rebuild at the same site. read more >
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Parks & Tourism Chips In on Arkansas Cheese Dip Trail

The Natural State has a wine trail and a brewery trail and Fayetteville has its own ale trail. But did you know it has a cheese dip trail as well? read more >