Arkansas Community Foundation Establishes COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Arkansas Community Foundation (ACF) has established a new fund designed to impact nonprofit organizations assisting vulnerable populations during the coronavirus pandemic.   ACF officials have already identified several priorities for the fund, called the COVID-19 Relief Fund. These priorities include helping healthcare nonprofits that need additional safety equipment for their employees/volunteers; nonprofits providing emergency…

A Curbside Giveaway from Yellow Rocket Concepts

We’re in the midst of a pandemic. COVID-19 has forced you to stay indoors, convinced you to panic-buy pallets of toilet paper and wash your hands once every twenty minutes. It’s a nightmare.     Luckily, there is a silver lining to this grey, infectious cloud. The restaurant group Yellow Rocket Concepts has graciously provided…

Little Rock’s El Chico to Close Permanently

A Tex-Mex chain with nearly a century of history is closing the doors on one of its locations for good. El Chico Cafe, in Little Rock, served its last patrons Monday night.   Word initially spread on social media in the waning hours of El Chico’s last night of operation, as customers began posting to…