Ain't No Mountain High

December 1, 2022

Highlight

Fayetteville Ranked 60th Best College Town In The US

NWA Daily

WalletHub recognized Fayetteville on its list of the Best College Towns in the U.S

  • Rubric: WalletHub's survey considered wallet-friendliness, social environment, and academic/economic opportunities available to students. 
  • Keep it small: Fayetteville received high marks for its social and academic/economic environment and came in at 27 in the small town category. 

View the entire list HERE

Events

Mount Sequoyah Hosts NWA Festival of Trees

Mount Sequoyah Center

The NWA Festival of Trees began Monday at Mount Sequoyah Center in Fayetteville, kicking off a two-week celebration in honor of the center's 100th year of providing programs on the mountain. 

  • Winter wonderland: Businesses, individuals, and community organizations can sponsor trees and wreaths to display during the event, with proceeds benefitting the restoration and preservation of the historic site. 
  • Let the fun begin: Festivities include caroling nights, pictures with Santa, the Wampus Wonderland Christmas Fair, and the Cheers to 100 Years Cocktail Party on Dec 10 from 5-7p. 

Find a full schedule of the event HERE

Community

Downtown Bentonville Market Moves Indoors For The Winter

NWA Daily

Downtown Bentonville's annual Market @ Record begins this weekend, providing an indoor version of the Farmer's Market throughout the cold winter months. 

  • On the record: Market @ Record will feature a rotating lineup of local vendors every Saturday 9a-12p from Dec 3 until Mar 18, excluding New Year's Eve. 
  • Breaking records: The Bentonville Farmer's Market had a record-breaking year in 2022, earning $1.7m in sales this season. 

Find more information HERE

Development

Demand For Multifamily Real Estate Holding Strong In Northwest Arkansas

NWA Daily

While slower than 2021's market, this year's demand for multifamily residential properties has held firm. 

  • Crunching the numbers: Thirty-two multifamily trades occurred across Northwest Arkansas during the first ten months of 2022, totaling $280m and reaching an all-time high average unit price of $139,742. 
  • Drawn by growth: The article credited the increase in multifamily investments to the area's booming economy, strong population growth, and increasing rent rates.  

Read the full article on Talk Business & Politics HERE

Restaurant News

Fayetteville Chuy's Prepares To Open February 2023

Chuy's

Chuy's, the well-known Tex-Mex restaurant with Austin origins, is set to open its second Northwest Arkansas location this winter in Fayetteville. 

  • Round the corner: The Fayetteville Chuy's will open at 642 E. Millsap Rd, conveniently down the road from Washington Regional hospital, where they can treat the food coma you're sure to be in - it's nearly impossible to stop once you start in on that creamy jalepeño dip. 
  • Target date: The restaurant aims to open in February 2023 and is thrilled to share its passion for food and unique atmosphere. 

Stay up to date with the Fayetteville Chuy's HERE

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