Apple Blossom Brewing Company Closing Down

One of the largest brewpubs in the state, Apple Blossom Brewing Company, will be permanently closing effective immediately.   The company is located on East Zion Road in Fayetteville and opened six years ago. Evan McDonald, one of the owners, made the announcement via Facebook Live on Tuesday, June 23.   “These last few months…

Arkansas Teen to Compete in Virtual Scholarship Competition

A women’s scholarship program is navigating the constraints of COVID-19 by continuing its national competition through virtual submissions and online broadcasting.   For the first time, the Distinguished Young Women National Finals will solely air on the organization’s website, DistinguishedYW.org. This virtual edition will replace the program’s annual in-person showcase in Mobile, Alabama.   Over…

Zaffino's

Zaffino’s Closing Down Permanently

Zaffino’s by Nori, a well-known Italian restaurant in Sherwood, is shutting down permanently.   The restaurant announced via social media that it would be closing up shop. In a Facebook post, the restaurant thanked customers for “years of loyalty.”   In mid-May, Zaffino’s announced that it would be closing temporarily for renovations. Originally, the plan…

Little Rock

Thousands of Meals Being Distributed in Little Rock During COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of Little Rock and partner organizations are distributing hundreds of thousands of nutritious meals to Pulaski County residents impacted by COVID-19.    Through the Little Rock Cares Emergency Relief Fund, Little Rock and numerous organizations are continuing to create meals for students, families, seniors and more.    Organizations that are involved with the…

Brood & Barley Set to Open on June 25

  Brood & Barley, the much-anticipated restaurant at 411 Main Street in the heart of Argenta, is set to open this Thursday, June 25. Hours will be 4 p.m.-10 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week.   During the initial “slow roll” period, diners can expect half of Brood & Barley’s menu for…