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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 14:41:00

Larry 'Goose' Garrison, long time White Water Tavern owner, dies

Larry “Goose” Garrison, the longtime Little Rock bar owner known for rebuilding White Water Tavern three times after three separate fires nearly destroyed it, died Saturday, Sept. 20. He was 63.

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:56:00

Late Night Dispatches from Midtown, Electric Cowboy and Elevations

For this week’s cover story, three of us from the Times took a post-2 a.m. tour of Midtown, Electric Cowboy and Elevations to get some pictures and shout questions at strangers over the music. Fortunately, it’s easier to cold-start a conversation with someone when they’ve had 3 or 4 (or 9 or 10) drinks inside them. Unfortunately, although the willingness-to-talk curve goes up relative to the amount of alcohol consumed, the coherence-of-conversation curve moves in the opposite direction. Here are a few outtakes from a mostly sober night of inviting drunks to rant about city politics.

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 15:04:00

Show on Saturday to benefit 5 a.m. clubs

A promoter who works with late-night clubs sends word of this last-minute booking this weekend at the Rev Room, "raising awareness & rocking out to support Little Rock's 5 a.m. clubs.

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 10:43:47

Designated Driver service hiring in LR

Anyone responsible enough to have ever felt the frustration of realizing you're probably too drunk to safely drive home will appreciate this: a new company is coming to Little Rock that will offer cheap chauffeur and take-home services for those stuck out after having too much to drink.

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 16:21:33

Sidetracks owner buys Little Rock bars

Discovery owner Norman Jones recently sold two of his bars.

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Monday, January 9, 2012

Monday, January 9, 2012 - 12:55:29

Comedy theater comes to North Little Rock

The Joint, a new coffeehouse, comedy and music venue, will open in North Little Rock in April.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 12:04:10

Friday To-Do: Foamfest 2011

Sample over 140 beers at this year's brew-ha-ha. Diamond Bear set to raffle off a year of free beer.

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 11:06:40

Changes at The Underground Pub

Tomorrow, The Underground Pub, the 12-year-old bar and venue underneath Bosco's in the River Market, celebrates its grand reopening following a makeover.

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