Northwest Arkansas Black-Owned Business Expo Returns This Month

Black-Owned NWA has announced its third annual Northwest Arkansas Black-Owned Business Expo will take place this month at The Apollo on Emma in Springdale.    In accordance with celebrating Black History Month, Jasmine Hudson and J’aron “Jae” Merchant are on a mission to amplify, celebrate and highlight local Black-owned businesses across Northwest Arkansas.    “This…

Esters in SoMa is Closing

Some tough news broke this morning out of Little Rock’s SoMa district: Esters is officially shutting its doors for good at the end of February. The eatery, known for its unique plant-based menu, announced the news on Facebook Tuesday morning.   “Well folks, it’s been a helluva journey, but it’s unfortunately time to wind it…