A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
?Pasta Jack's, a local Italian chain with outposts in Benton and Bryant, has opened in the River Market. Pasta and salad is the focus. The phone number is 372-3700, and its hours are 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. See the menu at pastajacks.com.
Correction: Last week, we printed the correct date, but wrong day for the grand opening of the Argenta Market. The store's official first day in business is Thursday, April 15. Doors open at 10 a.m. Once open, the market, located at 512 Main St. in North Little Rock, will keep hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
?In other grocery news, Green Grass Rock 'n' Roll Grocery and Bodega is open at 301 President Clinton Ave. A plan to make smoothies has been discarded, co-owner Mike Brown said. In their place, he hopes to sell beer as soon as he's approved by the ABC, which could be as soon as 30 days, he said.