The new Taziki's coming to the Grove Plaza at the Gateway Town Center at Interstate 30 and I-430 will be the first of the chain's Little Rock locations to have a drive-through. Look for it to open just before Thanksgiving.
This Saturday, around 400 beers will be available to try out at the annual Great Arkansas Beer Festival at the Statehouse Convention Center. The event, which celebrates craft beers from state and national breweries and the brewers, too, starts at 5:30 p.m. for those who've paid $30 (in advance; $40 day of event), 4:30 p.m. if you've got a VIP ticket ($50).
Well, the phones are finally hooked up, the shelves stocked and the Health Department is fixing the name on the certificate of inspection from Burno's to Bruno's. That means Bruno's Little Italy Deli, a year in planning and months in construction, will open Monday, Aug. 8, owner Gio Bruno says.
Saturday is the big day for John Munday: The chef at Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill is headed to the land of crawfish and oysters to compete in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, set for Saturday in New Orleans.
Drinks of the roaring ’20s will be bottoms up as Preserve Arkansas hosts its second annual Preservation Libations Master Mix-Off starting at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22, in the Albert Pike Masonic Temple. Set in the auditorium of the grand 1924 structure, guests will imbibe and vote on competing bartenders’ twists on historic cocktails, all of them delightfully quirky and plenty stiff.
The University of Texas opened classes in Austin this week with a bit of student protest. The "Cocks Not Glocks" campaign encourages students to carry dildos and sex toys to mock the beginning of a new state law that allows concealed weapons on campus.
On residency requirements for LRPD officers and why many of his officers choose to live outside the city, community policing, mass incarceration, juvenile justice, assault rifles and gun control and more.