The Mullenix Land Co. (that would be Ted Mullenix, the lobbyist and former legislator) plans to build a four-story building at 204 S. Bishop Street, just off Third Street. It would have mixed uses, including a top floor penthouse with fireplace and balcony to look across the way at the State Capitol. It will be a fine place to entertain legislators, since Mullenix will surely find a way to get around the supposed constitutional prohibition against wining and dining legislators. BYO OK, I guess. A top-secret floor plan that outlines uses of the various rooms in the new building came in through the transom at the door to the art director's office. Above, is what we know so far.
Holt Condren is an explorer and entrepreneur based in Maumelle, the founder of Ink Custom Tees and the author of "Surf the Woods: The Ordinary Man's Trail Map to the Extraordinary Life." He's also featured in a new documentary, "Finding Noah," which follows a team of archeologists and theologians to Mount Ararat, in Turkey, on a search for Noah's Ark. The film will premiere with a multicity one-night-only screening at 7 p.m. Oct. 8.
Hog fans just can't quit blaming the refs for the NCAA men's basketball tournament loss to North Carolina. Now the Arkansas Senate has gotten in on the act, with this resolution introduced by Democratic Sen. Keith Ingram and getting bipartisan co-sponsorship from that brutish and short sandlot roundball player, Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
IndieWire breaks news long whispered downtown — a more ambitious successor to the Little Rock Film Festival is in the works, with backing from writer/director Jeff Nichols, a Little Rock native. His "Loving" has won wide acclaim recently.