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The Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery is a great place for drinkers and non-drinkers alike to enjoy the best that the Spa City has to offer.
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Slim Chickens announced on their Facebook page today that the newest link in their chicken chain is now open at 301 N. Shackleford Rd., near I-430.
Did Alice Walton pay a record price for "Saying Grace"?
Don't plan on enjoying the Museum of Discovery's new exhibit on robotics, “Robots and Us,” tomorrow: The museum has announced it will be closed because of the weather.
Hot Springs Gallery Walk postponed due to weather.
Republicans and other enemies of President Obama have a real chance this month to achieve their dream of sabotaging the president's legacy and do good for the nation at the same time, but it is not by denying health insurance to as many Americans as they can or by encouraging as many people as they can not to buy it. /more/
Take this with a heaping of salt, but Politico reports on a poll from conservative group Citizens United Political Victory Fund showing Rep. Tom Cotton up 48 percent to 41 percent in his challenge to incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor. Citizens United Political Victory Fund was a major donor to Cotton's last Congressional campaign and a Pryor spokesman noted that polls commissioned by the group in the last election cycle turned out to be off.
You're never going to believe this, but those who support Cotton are trumpeting the results and Pryor supporters are dismissing the poll. Expect several more meaningless polls, followed by meaningless spin, to be released in the coming months.
Congress being Congress I wouldn't hold my breath, but the Washington Post reports that Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Paul Ryan are close on a possible budget deal to fund the government past Jan. 15.
Work appeared to be complete on the basic package, a plan to partially repeal sharp spending cuts known as the sequester in fiscal 2014 and 2015 and cover the cost with roughly $65 billion in alternative savings. But Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) were conferring with congressional leaders on other year-end issues, including the expiration of benefits for the long-term unemployed and payment rates for doctors who see Medicare patients.
It was unclear Monday whether Democrats would succeed in their campaign to win a year-long extension of emergency jobless benefits, which are set to expire at the end of the month, cutting off 1.3 million people.
There are no doubt many disappointed Parrotheads across the state tonight. But Jimmy Buffett wants you all to know that he and the band really regret having to cancel tonight's concert. However, safety comes first!
I've dug this tune for a long time now, but I just recently stumbled across this gem — a Vegas rendition of "Arkansas Coal" by Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood. (Hazlewood, an Oklahoma native, lived in Arkansas at some point in his childhood.)
Like a good many Hazlewood-related tunes, it is fairly bonkers in terms of arrangement and overall vibe. It's got jarring shifts reminiscent of the duo's timeless psych-pop tease "Some Velvet Morning." But the whole thing is a bipolar mix of eerie atmospherics and utter cheeseball bombast. Sinatra's childlike vocals are extra creepy (and check that outfit!). Hazlewood was sans moustache. This was in the midst of his "Cowboy in Sweden" period, a particularly fertile time in a career thus far filled with them.
I've been on a huge Hazlewood kick lately. The guy was whip-smart and had a wicked sense of humor, to say nothing of his keen ear and production acumen. This box set looks like it'd be worth smashing open your piggy bank for. Anyway, I hope y'all enjoy this on your snow day.
After the jump, another one of my favorite Hazlewood tunes.
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