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Carson Kressley of 'Queer Eye' to host Little Rock fashion show

posted: 10/01/2015 10:42 a.m. Discuss

Bravo Television personality Carson Kressley will host a fashion show at Outlets of Little Rock during the outlet mall's opening weekend Oct. 15-18.

AEDC to seek $2.2 million for marketing

posted: 09/27/2015 3:32 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston said he will ask the state Legislature to at least double the commission’s annual marketing budget of $1.1 million.

Credit union says it lost out on tech park

posted: 09/24/2015 5:42 a.m. Comments 5

The Arkansas Federal Credit Union said Wednesday that it lost out on some $400,000 in potential gross interest income over the six-year term of a loan it was to make toward $17.5 million in initial funding for the Little Rock Technology Park.

LR firm receives startup award

posted: 09/22/2015 2:50 a.m. Discuss

Apptegy, a Little Rock technology firm founded and majority-owned by a native of India, was named Minority Startup of the Year at Monday's Minority Business Awards Luncheon, the culmination of the 33rd annual Minority Enterprise Development Week, which is run by the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Benton to build utilities to shops

posted: 09/16/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Benton is dedicating up to $1.4 million from its general fund to extend utilities and infrastructure to an area where a Tennessee developer wants to put a new 160,000-square-foot shopping center.

Little furniture dealer wins top award

posted: 09/13/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

The late Earl Herring started Herring Furniture in the old logging town of Strong in the 1940s by first selling propane systems and appliances out of the back of his car.

LR's Creative Corridor coming to life

posted: 09/12/2015 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Downtown Little Rock's Creative Corridor -- a redeveloped area that encompasses the 100-600 blocks of Main Street -- has been in the works for years, though visible signs of improvement began to surface in earnest just late last year.

ARTBEAT: Expert flier, new pilot hang art

posted: 09/06/2015 2:17 a.m. Discuss

A continued focus on Southern art and artists is ever-present in central Arkansas, as evidenced by the annual exhibition "Southern Abstraction," ongoing through Saturday at Greg Thompson Fine Art in North Little Rock and at a tony new gallery, Guy Bell's Drawl Southern Contemporary Art, dedicated to Southern-based artists, opening next month in The Heights.

Deal called near for MM Cohn site

posted: 09/02/2015 2:33 a.m. Discuss

Owners of the former MM Cohn Co. department store building at 510 Main St. are close to striking a deal to sell the historic property to the Little Rock-based Chi Hotel Group, which is developing an Aloft hotel next door.

LR outlet mall to feature pushcarts

posted: 08/29/2015 3:13 a.m. Discuss

Retailers and other businesses can have a presence at the soon-to-open Outlets of Little Rock without the expense of outfitting one of the 70-plus storefronts at the open-air shopping center.

News in brief: Conway mall names 2 anchor retailers

posted: 08/27/2015 2:17 a.m. Discuss

A Sam's Club and Academy Sports are among anchors of a new 400,000-square-foot shopping center to open at the southeast corner of Interstate 40 and Dave Ward Drive in Conway.

News in brief: Elderton new leader of Hot Springs paper

posted: 08/26/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Bill Elderton, former general manager for the Hot Springs Village Voice, was named general manager of the Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs on Tuesday.

LR retail complex gets new manager

posted: 08/20/2015 2:10 a.m. Comment 1

Flake and Kelley Commercial has taken over leasing and management of Shackleford Crossings Shopping Center and is hoping to increase its 81 percent occupancy rate by recruiting a local restaurant or pub and possibly a "value retailer" -- a high-end merchant with discount prices unlike an outlet mall store.

News in brief: NW airport adds daily San Francisco flight

posted: 08/18/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport has added daily, nonstop service to San Francisco.

Hank's adds rentals for events

posted: 08/16/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Hanks's Fine Furniture, a multistate furniture dealer with roots in Little Rock, has gotten into the event-rental business and has already done more than 50 events -- weddings, fundraisers, corporate affairs and the like -- since the first of the year.



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