Riverfest to Return Memorial Day Weekend

Riverfest to Return Memorial Day Weekend

Riverfest will return to downtown Little Rock on Memorial Day weekend, thanks to a for-profit company that acquired naming rights for the annual festival after the nonprofit that ran it for 40 years called it quits in July.
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Super Bowl Commercials: Tide Cleans Up, Alexa Speaks

Tide scored nearly a clean sweep, Alexa's voice came through for Amazon and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s voice was hijacked by Dodge Ram.
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Clinton National Airport Announces Nonstop Flights to Austin

The Clinton National Airport announced Friday that it will offer nonstop flights from Little Rock to Austin, Texas, effective April 29.
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Pair of Southridge Villages Sold for Combined $19.1M This article is available only in print.

Retirement centers in Conway and Cabot, an apartment complex and car wash in Little Rock and a North Little Rock hotel have come together for a five-piece of multimillion-dollar transactions. read more >

Entertainment Spots Hit Stage in Northwest Arkansas

JBGB and The Grove look to fill a niche in fast-growing northwest Arkansas. read more >

New RiverFest Bringing New Focus to Food

Universal Fairs wants the festival's food to please eventgoers, but it also wants to benefit the vendors, whose applications for a spot at the event include their proposed menu and layout. read more >

Two Join Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Cathy Drew, executive director of the Ozark Gateway Tourist Council, and Mike Mills, owner of Buffalo Outdoor Center, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame on Monday. read more >

SPONSORED: Sports Parks Energize Local Economies

If the proper factors are considered, new facilities can boost sports tourism in a community and provide new sources of revenues. read more >

Sherwood Pediatrics Plus Sold for $9.5M

A Sherwood developmental preschool, a North Little Rock hotel, farmland in Faulkner County, a real estate trade in Conway and residential acreage in Saline County combine for this week's group of million-dollar transactions. read more >

Nevada Developer Picks Cherry Street Hotel, Theater

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Fairfield Bay's First Hotel to Begin Construction in April

Fairfield Bay, the retirement community that straddles the Van Buren-Cleburne county line on the north side of Greers Ferry Lake, is getting its first hotel. read more >

Scaring Up Visitors at Crescent Hotel

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Arkansas Parks & Tourism Lodges Highlight Mountains & Lakes

The big five money-makers in state parks last year were cabin rentals, more than $5.2 million; camping, $4.8 million; restaurants, more than $4.7 million; lodges, nearly $4.6 million; and gift shops, almost $3.2 million. read more >

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