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LRSD superintendent says no decision yet on whether striking teachers will be disciplined or terminated

Little Rock School District Superintendent Mike Poore said that the district has not decided how or if it will discipline teachers who strike on Thursday. He said all schools would remain open.

Veterans Day video includes teacher strike and football coach firing

Today's video includes a teachers strike and a football coach's firing.

Allied bike factory leaving LR for Rogers

Allied Cycle Works opened its plant in Little Rock in 2016, and was at the time one of the few makers of carbon-fiber bikes in the U.S.

Four shot during Sunday filming of music video

KATV reports that four people suffered gunshot wounds, including three children, in a drive-by shooting during the filming of a rap music video Sunday afternoon.

Little Rock Education Association announces one-day strike UPDATE

A one-day strike is planned Thursday by teachers in the Little Rock School District.
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Little Rock’s Best Plate Lunch? Loca Luna!

When Mark Abernathy opened Loca Luna 22 years ago, he started out with clever, creative lunch items.

Modern-day Harriet Tubman protests Confederate statue in Bentonville

A protestor dressed as Harriet Tubman demonstrated against Bentonville's Confederate statue Sunday.

UPDATE: Vote suppression watch from an expert

A progressive Democrat with relevant experience talks about ways to encourage more voting and may turn up an area agreement with a highly partisan Republican.

The Chad Morris buyout terms

Reviewing the terms of fired football coach Chad Morris' contract and its $10 million buyout provision.

The Sunday open line. Plus, who picked Morris?

An open line and a question: Who REALLY picked Chad Morris to coach the Razorbacks.
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From Rock Candy

The benefit of shamelessness: A Q&A with "That's What She Said" cofounder Leigh Wood

A Q&A with Leigh Wood, cofounder of the Northwest Arkansas live storytelling series "That's What She Said." We talk about the series, what makes a good story, and the benefit of shamelessness.

A twin city "Delta Exhibition" for 2020

The annual juried show will find a home in two Argenta galleries and the Historic Arkansas Museum.

Cannabis comedy: A Q&A with Matt Besser on his stoner stand-up special, 'Pot Humor'

A Q&A with comedian and Little Rock native Matt Besser about his new stand-up special "Pot Humor," which explores stoner culture, pot semantics and parenthood.

Library Kitchen and Lounge: Book it for January

The new restaurant, in the old Gusano's location, will have a streetside to-go window, a "yard" at the front for lounging and live music on the weekends.
Picture of men at a bar at Coletta's Italian restaurant, an Elvis favorite in Memphis.

A music lover's guide to Memphis

Set the radio dial to WEVL-FM, 89.9, Memphis' all-volunteer local radio station. We’re about to drive you to the spots in the town that gave birth to rock ’n’ roll and is full of soul.
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Marko Monroe on Styling Pop Culture’s Feel-Good Goddess Lizzo

A Q&A with the Little Rock native and stylist to rapper, singer and flautist Lizzo.

Feeding strangers on the Pig Trail: Martin Philip's "Baker Maker Roadshow"

How Martin Philip left Fayetteville for a career in opera, ended up head baker at King Arthur Flour instead, and returned home with a bike full of biscuits.

Another wall, another muralist: Joel Boyd

Joel Boyd, a native of Rector, has been chosen to paint the Downtown Little Rock Partnership's latest mural, at the southeast corner of Sixth and Spring streets, the Simmons Tower parking garage.

Copper Grill gets new owner

Dan Kovach, the former manager of Cajun's Wharf, which closed June 1, and business partner Lelan Stice are the new owners.

"Dolemite Is My Name" is low-key inspirational

How did this whole story remain stuck in time for 45 years? And why does it feel so fresh anyway?
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Library Kitchen and Lounge: Book it for January

The new restaurant, in the old Gusano's location, will have a streetside to-go window, a "yard" at the front for lounging and live music on the weekends.

Copper Grill gets new owner

Dan Kovach, the former manager of Cajun's Wharf, which closed June 1, and business partner Lelan Stice are the new owners.

Plant-based pub grub: Add Ester's to the list of vegan hot spots in Little Rock

Alleged consumer confusion has never tasted so sweet. Long may the plant-based option grow in Arkansas.

Dos Rocas relaunches as Mockingbird Bar and Tacos

Dos Rocas, which opened at 1220 S. Main St. in January, officially relaunched as Mockingbird Bar and Tacos on Thursday. Jack Sundell and Corri Bristow-Sundell, who own The Root Cafe, are now the sole owners of Mockingbird, which Sundell said will be taking an Arkansas local food approach to Latin American cuisine.

Ai Sushi I Chirashi Sushi Bowl- Hot Springs, Arkansas - FeastMode!

Sushi Chef Phin Liu shows us how he creates the Chirashi Sushi Bowl.
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Here are the 152 brews you can try at the Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival

The fun (and the foam) kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Diamond Bear Brewing (600 N. Broadway in North Little Rock), and proceeds benefit the Argenta Arts District.

2019 Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival Preview

Clear your calendar, beer lovers. The party of the year is just around the corner. The Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival returns to North Little Rock on Friday, Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m.

Sacred and secular breweries in Arkansas wine country

Welcome to Arkansas beer country.

Sneak peek at new Oyster Bar menu

We ran into new owner Chris Tanner there last week and got a look at the new menu: Blue crab cakes. Fish tacos. Smoked salmon chowder. And more.

Check out photos from Arkansas Times R&B Cook

Our annual event took place on Saturday in Argenta.
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