What’s Happening in Arkansas: July 20

Check out the latest news from around Arkansas! Every day, we’ll bring you some of the best news bits from around the Internet.   Face coverings required in Arkansas, starting today.  Gov. Asa Hutchinson has instituted a statewide mandate for face coverings. Starting Monday, July 20, masks will be required for all individuals in Arkansas.…

Arkansas Life Closes Doors Due to Economic Crisis

Arkansas Life will be closing its doors due to economic factors.   The monthly print and digital magazine, published by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, announced that Monday, July 13 that it will be its final day of operation. Via social media platforms, Arkansas Liferepresentatives said the closure is a “financial necessity resulting from the current economic crisis.”…

Tomato Pie

Recipe Monday: Tomato Pie

To say people have an obsession with Arkansas tomatoes right now is an understatement.    You can find them at side-of-the-road fruit stands to local grocery stores.  The Little Rock Farmers Market opened back up Saturday in the River Market, and they were plentiful. The moral to this story is TO BUY SOME.    Last…

Cache Restaurant

Cache Restaurant Closing for Two Weeks Due to COVID-19

Cache Restaurant in Little Rock is closing for two weeks after employees tested positive for COVID-19.   The restaurant announced that multiple employees had been asymptomatic but had tested positive for the virus. In response, Cache’s owners are closing the restaurant and will be reopening on Wednesday, July 22.   In a social media post,…

Little Rock

Little Rock Expands River Market Entertainment District’s Boundaries, Creates Temporary SoMa District

Little Rock is expanding the bounds of an existing entertainment district and creating a new temporary district in the South Main (SoMa) neighborhood.   The City of Little Rock board of directors has approved expanding the River Market Entertainment District’s boundaries. The district has been expanded to the south by one block, stretching from Rock…