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Restaurant Transitions: Hideaway Pizza to debut soon; new Pie Five Pizza, Chick-fil-A open now

posted: 09/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Oct. 10 is the firm opening date for Tulsa-based Hideaway Pizza's first non-Oklahoma outlet at 5103 Warden Road, North Little Rock (next to Chuy's, on the west access road for U.S. 67/167). Hours are 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. The decor will include "images of wildly painted Volkswagen Beetles, new and vintage kites, large-scale collage art and the board game Pente," according to a news release. "The dining area features a colorful, two-sided, 4-foot-by-24-foot collage created for The Natural State, incorporating photos submitted by local residents. There will be seating for 186, a full bar with 20 beers on tap, including craft beer selections from Arkansas breweries Core Brewing Co., Diamond Bear Brewing Co., Lost Forty Brewing and Stone's Throw Brewing, and Oklahoma breweries COOP Ale Works and Marshall Brewing Co." They're also looking to open a restaurant in Conway in the spring. The phone number is (501) 270-7777; the website,

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Little Rock's Zam Zam has zest and zeal

posted: 09/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

There's good news and bad news about the storefront in the Galleria shopping center on North Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock that has recently been housing Middle Eastern restaurants.

TELL ME ABOUT IT: Girlfriend's request for yardwork aid just doesn't cut it

posted: 09/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My girlfriend and I have been seeing each other for almost eight months, and we still each live separately and have our own houses. We have two different opinions on various household and yard tasks that take more than a couple of hours. She is a do-it-yourselfer. She is very handy and prefers to accomplish many tasks on her own without paying for outside professional help. I, on the other hand, would much rather pay someone to do something that would otherwise take me a whole day or more to accomplish so that I can enjoy my time off from work.

MUSIC SCENE: Dale Watson in Litle Rock; Hot Water Hills fest in Spa City

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Dale Watson will perform, along with opening act Bonnie Montgomery, at 9 p.m. today at the White Water Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is $10.


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Events are free unless otherwise noted.

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The TV Column: Crime, quirkiness on menu for TV's midseason

posted: 09/29/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Because the networks begin their publicity campaigns months in advance, I'm already getting emails asking about new series that readers have heard about, but won't find on the schedule until midseason.

SPECIAL EVENT: Fish fry lets public see inside Camp Aldersgate

posted: 09/29/2016 1:54 a.m. Discuss

The annual Camp Aldersgate Fish Fry on Sunday has the makings of a comfortable autumn outing: fall air, fried foods, family fun and a camp setting.

MUSIC: Pros of Plainsong to play for LR Folk Club

posted: 09/29/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Plain and simple, Plainsong is back in business again.


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Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

MUSIC: The Posies sneak into town for unconventional concert

posted: 09/29/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

There are a lot of secrets in the tour section of, the website of alt rock veterans The Posies.

Selected restaurants

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Weekly theme listings reflect a range of dining possibilities in central Arkansas, across a spectrum of settings and price ranges.

Helpful Hints

posted: 09/29/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: My friends often call to announce that they are popping over in 10 minutes. What are the biggest areas to focus on so they'll be in at least a somewhat-ordered apartment? I don't have time for a deep cleaning, I'm just going for the illusion of tidiness and sanitation.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 09/29/2016 1:42 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. You won't regret the money you spend on travel, as what you learn in different places will enrich you for years to come. It's not like you're searching for something in particular, but you'll find various treasures and spend November through February figuring out how to fit them into your full life.




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