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Arkansas Music Pavilion officials have so far announced six shows for the 2012 season including Cake, Wilco, and most recently Ted Nugent. The venue moves to a new location this year at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Demolition of Maple Street Apartments this week brought yet another sign that a large-scale student housing complex – 555 Maple – is on its way. Developers for the project are also planning major complexes just around the corner on Lafayette Street and across from the UA campus on Cleveland Street.
Speaking of demolition, the Fayetteville High School gyms are being torn down this week. Work began this morning, according to a photo album posted to the district’s Facebook page.
The City Council last night approved a design contract for a southern extension of Frisco Trail which would stretch a half mile from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Walker Park.
There’s a good show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern tonight with indie folk rockers The Sun Parade. The Northampton, Mass. band was just in Austin for SXSW and is headed back north in preparation for an April 3 release of their excellent upcoming album, Yossis.
The full list:
Wednesday Public Meetings
|5:00 p.m.||Ordinance Review Committee *||City Hall, Room 326|
|5:00 p.m.||Washington County Regional Ambulance Authority||Station 1|
» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Timothy Dalton is 66, singer Eddie Money is 63, actress Sabrina LeBeauf (The Cosby Show) is 54, actor Matthew Broderick is 50, actress-comedian Rosie O’Donnell is 50, and DJ Premier of Gang Starr is 43.