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Tax-credit limit felt downtown

posted: 05/03/2015 4:12 a.m. Discuss

Summer is coming, marking another year of unfinished work on some key Little Rock Main Street building-rehabilitation projects. Making matters worse is that state tax credits -- widely used by developers to help pay for renovating those downtown historic gems -- were limited under a bill passed during this year's legislative session.

Junior Achievement honors 3, touts new program

posted: 05/01/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Junior Achievement of Arkansas, a nonprofit organization geared toward helping children and teens establish an economic mindset, honored two supporters and volunteers -- Donald T. Jack Jr. and Sherman Tate -- at a luncheon at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock on Thursday.

'30 Americans' is jaw-dropping, thoughtful

posted: 04/26/2015 2:31 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Arts Center's latest exhibition, "30 Americans," comes with a warning regarding its content. Patrons are advised it contains mature themes -- those that could be deemed harmful to one's tender sensibilities.

State's booster experienced at 31

posted: 04/19/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Mike Preston is 31 -- not 32, as was reported by the governor's office when Preston was named the state's new economic development chief last month.

Cantrell Road turning into a big headache

posted: 04/12/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

The widening of Cantrell Road from four to five lanes along a 0.65-mile stretch from Mississippi Street east to Perryville Road has proved bittersweet -- or just plain bitter -- for businesses along the way.

Winemaker setting up on Main

posted: 04/11/2015 2:06 a.m. Discuss

A third-generation California winemaker, Margie Raimondo, has picked a spot on Main Street in Little Rock for a finishing and bottling operation and a tasting room, plus infused balsamic vinegars and extra virgin olive oils.

River Market theater seeks entrance arrows

posted: 04/11/2015 2:03 a.m. Discuss

The Central Arkansas Library System-run Ron Robinson Theater wants a pointer -- or two.

LR port casts eye on land to south

posted: 04/07/2015 1:49 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Port Authority, which governs one of the state's largest industrial parks, is sitting on 2,600 acres of developed and undeveloped land on the Arkansas River. Yet usable parcels are becoming scarce, with only two parcels totaling 222 acres left for the port to pitch to prospective businesses.

Demand rises for industrial space to lease

posted: 04/06/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

The amount of lease space available for users in Little Rock's 5-million-square-foot industrial market is shrinking. Brokers say it could cause rates to rise and force some companies to build their own warehouse and distribution centers.

Laser projector stars at LR event

posted: 03/30/2015 2:08 a.m. Discuss

A homegrown company with more than 45 years of experience working with lasers is showing off a new laser-illuminated projector today that could replace the expensive bulbs most movie theaters use.

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