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Bubba Brew’s Opens 2 New Locations

Two restaurants affiliated with Bubba Brew’s Brewing Company have opened recently in Hot Springs, one just last week. Bubba Brew’s on Lake Hamilton opened Oct. 13, more than a year after ground was broken at the site. Owners Nancy and Jayson “Bubba” Bass opened the first Bubba Brew’s on...

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Following the Founders

In upcoming months, Arkansas Money & Politics will catch up with the founders and entrepreneurs featured in the “Fortuitous Foundings” story from our May/June 2014 print issue. We’ll see where they are now and what they’ve achieved in the years since they first appeared...

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Wal-Mart Makes Plans for New Headquarters

Wal-Mart’s new modern corporate headquarters campus will be a far cry from the dime store Sam Walton bought in 1945. It will have a new fitness center, improved parking, meal service options and ample natural light, according to company spokesman Randy Hargrove. “But we’ll still be close,”...

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Arts & Economics in Arkansas

Arts and entertainment can bring more than fun and recreation. It can deliver a big economic boost to communities. The Americans for the Arts released results of its national Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 study recently, showing that 23 of Northwest Arkansas’ nonprofit arts and culture industry...

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Moviemaking in Arkansas

Slingblade was filmed in Arkansas in 1996, but people still call the Arkansas Film Commission office to ask for directions to the Old River Bridge in Saline County that was used in the movie. And Big Banjo Pizza Parlor in Dumas was made famous by the movie Mud, filmed in 2012. “We haven’t hit...

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Arkansas Cinema Society Premieres in Little Rock

The credits have rolled on the Arkansas Cinema Society’s premiere weekend and its exhausted creators are already eager to press play again. The series featured films and conversations with filmmakers Thursday through Friday at the Ron Robinson Theater in downtown Little Rock. Adam Driver, best...