Fort Smith-based Staffing Association of Arkansas joined Tuesday with Gov. Asa Hutchinson at the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce to announce a drive to place 100 Arkansans in permanent jobs over the next 100 days.
The Little Rock Technology Park is already a decade in the making and has years to go before it comes to fruition in space that officials have planned for Main Street, yet the concept of "co-working" -- multiple companies sharing a work environment -- is being played out in the park's temporary space downtown.
Developer Jarrod Woodley has acquired 32 properties within the Capitol View historic neighborhood uphill from the state Capitol and said he will offer them for bid to builders interested in helping redevelop the area. Many of the lots he bought held ramshackle dwellings once occupied by vagrants and declared unsafe by the city.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced Thursday the acquisition of works by the French-American painter and sculptor Louise Bourgeois and a landmark piece by octogenarian Jasper Johns. All told, the five pieces are worth an estimated $71 million to $76 million.
In their 50 years of shopping the international contemporary art scene, collectors Mera and Don Rubell of Miami never made a purchase on which they didn't agree. Their art holdings and their marriage are entwined.