Gobble, gobble | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Gobble, gobble

Posted By on Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 1:50 PM

The eat-smart emphasis in recent years, from the Arkansas governor on down, apparently hasn't fully taken hold in Little Rock.

Media Audit, which surveys nationwide about buying habits and local media preferences, says that Little Rock is in the Top 10 when it comes to eating fast food.

Birmingham, Ala., leads the country, with 16.7 percent of those surveyed saying they eat fast food five times or more a week. Nationwide, only about 8.9 percent of adults eat fast food that often.

In the city rankings, Birmingham is followed by Oklahoma City (15.2 percent); San Antonio (15.1), Raleigh-Durham (15.1), Columbia, South Carolina (14.6), Dallas (14.4), Memphis (13.7), Riverside-San Bernardino (13.5), Little Rock (13.4), and Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina (13.3).


Favorite

Comments (35)

Showing 1-35 of 35

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-35 of 35

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • The Gun Sense open line

    Here's the open line, including a KARK report on the accidental shooting death last night of a five-year-old at home with older siblings in Southwestern Little Rock.
    • Sep 23, 2018
  • Is the legislature 'routinely corrupt'? A few dozen examples say yes.

    Is the Arkansas legislature routinely corrupt? In the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today, one  legislator wrote in the op-ed section that it is not while Michael Wickline reported a powerful argument in favor on page one. And I list a lot more.
    • Sep 23, 2018
  • Saturday's open line includes Kavanaugh news and a stunning political ad

    Here's the open line. For entertainment, if you have one minute, watch this political ad against  Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona. Wait for it.   In other news: It appears the hearing is on for Christine Blasey Ford to talk about Brett Kavanaugh's alleged sexual assault of her when she was 15 and he was an older high school student.
    • Sep 22, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Tom Cotton's influence on Trump's new security chief

    U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton is getting credit for pushing President Donald Trump to select Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser, Politico reports.
    • Feb 21, 2017
  • Campus gun bill clears committee

    The so-called compromise amendment that will allow anyone 25 or older with a training certificate carry a concealed weapon on public college campuses was approved in a Senate committee this afternoon.
    • Feb 21, 2017
  • Free Zinn book for Arkansas teachers

    Arkansas teachers! Get your free Howard Zinn book here! Whether Kim Hendren likes it or not.
    • Mar 3, 2017

Slideshows

Most Viewed

  • UA-Little Rock copes with enrollment decline and charter high school

    UA-Little Rock is facing a financial pinch because of a sharp drop in enrollment and Chancellor Andrew Rogerson talked bluntly about it Friday in a campus meeting, remarks that included a reference to simmering unhappiness over the eStem charter high school that opened on campus last year.
  • Is the legislature 'routinely corrupt'? A few dozen examples say yes.

    Is the Arkansas legislature routinely corrupt? In the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today, one  legislator wrote in the op-ed section that it is not while Michael Wickline reported a powerful argument in favor on page one. And I list a lot more.
  • Marijuana makes Harding University grad a billionaire

    Meet a new Arkansas-native billionaire — Michael Blue, who grew up in Searcy and graduated from Harding University. He owes his wealth to marijuana.
  • The Gun Sense open line

    Here's the open line, including a KARK report on the accidental shooting death last night of a five-year-old at home with older siblings in Southwestern Little Rock.

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation