Welcome back, everyone. Most of you are now back at work after several days off for the holidays. Hopefully, you’re getting caught up by now.
Of course, several of you are probably in Dallas preparing to watch the Razorbacks kick some Wildcat butt in the Cotton Bowl on Friday.
Either way, we hope you had a great holiday season. Here’s to a great year in 2012, everyone.
Here’s what’s new for this week.
Arts & Events
Emelia’s Kitchen is now taking reservations for their next wine tasting, coming up Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m.
George’s has Ozark Blues Society fundraiser, The Battle Within, Silent Waits the Archer, Dreamfast and more this week.
Greenhouse Grille has Shout Lulu, Stephen & Bonnie Turner Jazz Duo, and Clarke Buehling this week.
JJ’s Grill is setting aside music this week for the love of football. They’ll have games on the big screen all week!
Better get your tickets to Blue Man Group, coming to Walton Arts Center Jan. 10-15. They’re going fast.
Mark your calendar for a weekend of comedy at UARK Bowl Jan. 13-14. Details.
Watch the Hogs’ Cotton Bowl matchup w/ the Wildcats at Bobbisox. They’ll have $1.50 beers and shot specials all game long.
Buster Belly’s has $2 beers, well drinks, margaritas, and summer brews every day from 4-7 p.m. for happy hour.
Kingfish has $1 beers every day. Drink them on their newly-covered patio.
Wednesdays at Lucky Luke’s BBQ rule. It’s Wing Wednesday, with 45¢ wings and $1 drafts.
Get a shot of whiskey and an Old Style for $3 every Wednesday night at Mickey Finn’s.
Smoke & Barrel has an amazing selection of fine scotches, bourbons, and whiskeys. Just look at this list.
Food & Dining
Need some Indian food? Ella’s serves it up buffet-style every Tuesday during lunch.
Have you tried the new Tijuana tacos at Flying Burrito? They’re just $1 every day (with drink purchase).
Nothing goes better with cold winter nights in Fayetteville than a bowl of beer cheese soup from Hugo’s.
Little Bread Co. will be closed from Jan 1-8, but they’ll be back with all your favorites Jan. 9.
Check out the amazing deals on the list of January owner bonus buys from Ozark Natural Foods!
Penguin Ed’s has awesome daily specials. On Thursday, try a Rodeo Burger at their Mission location for only $4.99.
Sassy’s Red House is the place to watch football this week. They’ve got $2 wine and $1 cans during the Cotton Bowl.
Pick the score of the Cotton Bowl, and be entered to win a $50 gift card from Slim Chickens.
More Sales & Specials
b•fit has a new beginner’s mat and floor exercise class starting Jan. 18. Get six classes for only $50! Details.
Need new glasses? The optical department at The Eye Center has over 1,200 fashionable frames available to choose from.
Want to take total control of your finances in the new year? Check out Signature Finance 360 from Signature Bank.
AMA Real Estate Group is now Downtown Properties! They’re downtown Fayetteville real estate specialists!
Wanna live close to campus? Templeton Place Apartments from BR Management are on the Tan UA bus route.
Brits & Turks just added several new items to their Facebook page. Check out the new place for Men’s fashion in NWA!
According to the Masons style blog, mixing prints is going to be a big trend in 2012.
Savoir-Faire has a new Facebook application to showcase some of their signature looks. Check it out here.
Bring your Eco-tote to Riffraff on Thursday, and save 20% on everything you can fit inside it. Watch for details here.
Almost everything is on sale at Something Urban, and more items will be added to the sale rack all week!
If you’re heading to Dallas for the Cotton Bowl, you’d better grab a long-sleeved Woo Pig Sooie t-shirt from Zortees.
Austin Vision Care takes all kinds of insurance, including AlwaysVision, Avesis, Superior, ARKids, and more!
Two Subaru models made the list of CBS’s Top-10 winter driving vehicles of 2012. Get one at Adventure Subaru.
Don’t want to wait all day for a doctor appointment? Typical in-out times at Ozark Urgent Care are 30 mins. or less!