Jason’s Deli on Shackleford in West Little Rock informs us that it is no longer using items with trans-fatty acids. The bio-chemistry aspects aside, the gist of that is that the food now is supposed to be heart-healthier. Jason’s says it’s the first national chain to go totally fat-free.
NYPD Pizza Deli and Restaurant opened last month at the corner of Highway 10 and Chenonceau near the Chenal Valley subdivision and across from the Ranch development. The menu has been drawn up like a police report, with menu items as “evidence.” Such evidence includes several varieties of pizza in sizes from personal (10-inch) to extra large, as well as salads, calzones, pastas and desserts. New-York-style canno-lis are even on the menu, but last week the store was waiting on the right ricotta cream filling to arrive so they could add them to the dessert case.
In a case that has been winding through the legal system for at least four years, the Arkansas Court of Appeals today granted a new hearing to Jane Sexton in her claim that her late husband, Springdale firefighter Harold "Bud" Planchon, was entitled to duty related disability benefits for his colon cancer.
Little Rock police responding to a disturbance call near Eighth and Sherman Streets about 12:40 a.m. killed a man with a long gun, Police Chief Kenton Buckner said in an early morning meeting with reporters.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is installing Sol Lewitt's 70-foot eye-crosser "Wall Drawing 880: Loopy Doopy," waves of complementary orange and green, on the outside of the Twentieth Century Gallery bridge. You can glimpse painters working on it from Eleven, the museum's restaurant, museum spokeswoman Beth Bobbitt said
After the success of the Main Street Food Truck Festival last year, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership is organizing a regular event, Main Street Food Truck Fridays, scheduled to kick off Friday, April 13.