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The Root Café

A Google Street View image of The Root Cafe's original location on South Main Street in Little Rock
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The Root Cafe in Breckenridge Plans for Late 2024 OpenLock Icon

Owner Jack Sundell said he hopes to open the new restaurant in the fourth quarter of this year. read more >
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East Pulaski Land Sells for $8.2MLock Icon

A large land sale and 5,000-SF liquor store kick off this week’s million-dollar deals and construction. read more >
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Little Rock’s Long Road to Recovery: Six Months After Tornado DamageLock Icon

For some of the worst-hit commercial real estate and apartments, it could still be months before business is back to normal. read more >
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Update: Breckenridge Village Redevelopment

“No one expected a tornado. I guess you never do," said Tommy Keet, who still has transformational plans for the retail center. read more >
A Google Street View image of The Root Cafe's original location on South Main Street in Little Rock
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The Root Cafe Plans Second Location at Breckenridge Village

The farm-to-table favorite in SoMa is expanding. read more >
Kevin Hamman with operations and catering at The Root Cafe in Little Rock packs up locally sourced grocery items for a  delivery.
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At Doorsteps and Curbsides, Age of Delivery Has ArrivedLock Icon

COVID-19 precautions have changed customer behavior as record numbers of purchasers go online, and restaurants and retailers adjust. read more >
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Dos Rocas Summer Opening Not Set in StoneLock Icon

The owners of Dos Rocas Beer & Tacos are wisely hesitant about giving a target date by which their Latin American-flavored restaurant at 1220 S. Main St. will be open, but they’re hoping for late summer. read more >
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New South Produce Cooperative Putting More on the Table

New South Produce Cooperative, based in North Little Rock, has been in business close to two years now, providing Arkansas residents another source of locally grown produce. read more >
The CLM Pallet Recycling project at 701 Carnahan Drive in Maumelle.
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Maumelle Industrial Project Attracts $4.3M Transaction (Real Deals)

A 60,600-SF industrial facility in Maumelle weighed in at $4.37 million. A North Little Rock storage park tipped the scales at $4.2 million. And a 1.73-acre commercial parcel in west Little Rock changed hands in a $656,754 sale. read more >
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Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative Seeks to Foster Efficiency

The Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative is a group of sustainable livestock farmers who share resources and difficult, time-consuming tasks related to processing, marketing and distribution of the meat the farms produce. read more >
The owners of the Root Cafe, Jack Sundell and his wife, Corri Bristow Sundell.
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The Root Café Gets $150K Grant from JPMorgan Chase Bank

Jack and Corri Sundell, owners of The Root, received a $150,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase. The Root was one of 20 grant recipients in the JPMorgan Chase Mission Main Street program, and the only one in Arkansas. read more >
Samantha and Chris Tanner, owners of Cheers in the Heights and Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill. | (Photo by Wil Chandler)
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Main Street, Restaurants and the Big Mo

The recent announcement that another new restaurant will be opening on Little Rock’s Main Street lends weight to the idea that this part of downtown has the “big mo,” the momentum to keep diners coming to what once was a pretty sketchy part of town past 5 p.m. read more >