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A proposal with strong support is circulating to name 12th street in Little Rock to John W. Walker Boulevard in honor of the late state representative as well as an area school. The movement was started by the Little Rock chapter of the NAACP in their November executive committee meeting. …

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership selected artist Guy Bell to create a mural on the first floor of the parking deck at Scott and 6th street, now being called Baker’s Alley, in Downtown Little Rock. Bell’s proposal was chosen from a review committee after all applications were in. The mural …

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named current senior associate athletic director and CFO George Lee as the new athletic director according to a release today. Lee replaces Chasse Conque who recently left to take over as the Athletic Director at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. …

If you live or work in Little Rock, especially downtown, you have no doubt come across one of the hundreds of Lime Scooters littered across the sidewalks. This is all part of a scooter sharing pilot to see if the scooters, which are prominent in other cities, can work in …

The 2018 mayoral race in Little Rock will likely be looked at in history as a key moment in the history of the city. It has nothing to do with Frank Scott becoming the first African-American elected. It has everything to do with Scott becoming the first elected mayor with …

For months I have tried to wrap my head around the moves and positioning going on by the state in regards to the Little Rock School District (LRSD). It has been a giant game of chess, with the state making seemingly irrational moves with no shot at winning, yet every …

Outgoing Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola is looking to collect handsomely from his time as the Mayor of Little Rock, while also setting it up so that it would be almost impossible for incoming Mayor Frank Scott Jr to collect the same rewards. First of, credit where credit is due. Max …

Little Rock has a mountain of potential thanks to the very strategic positioning of the city, potential access to technology, being a capital city, and the quality of regional centers for higher learning. Yet Little Rock faces a huge issue of a long period of being generally stagnant as a …

The Robinson Center renovation feels like a long time coming, it has been talked about since the early 2010’s and has been in progress since 2014. Finally though the wait is over, and it is well worth the wait. Just like when we previewed the progress earlier this year, the …

It’s been a long wait — about five years, in fact — but Ballet Arkansas officially moved into its new space in downtown Little Rock’s Creative Corridor on October 25. “Everyone is so excited it’s really happening,” says Laura Hood Babcock, Ballet Arkansas’ artistic associate. And, the new space offers …

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