Bitcoin, Bikes, & Birds

January 14, 2022

Restaurant News

New Cafe in the Fayetteville Library

Fayetteville Public Library

For you foodies and restaurant explorers, there’s a new cafe open in Fayetteville. 

  • Good stuff: The cafe is inside the Fayetteville Public Library and is called 641.DELI as a nod to the number for food and drink on the Dewey Decimal System. The menu consists of hot and cold sandwiches, soup, salads, snacks, “fried stuff,” and a rice and beans special for $1. 
  • Upgrade: Due to the library’s recent expansion, the 641.DELI space has its own entrance on the southeast side of the library and is open from 11a-2p Tues-Sat.

Read the Fayetteville Flyers full story HERE.

Event

Crystal Bridges To Host An Evening Of Birds And Drinks

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

In need of a last minute date night ideas? You could enjoy an evening of art, drinks, and birds tonight at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

  • Raise a glass: At 6p this evening, Crystal Bridges is providing specialty, themed cocktails with a tour of the museum in honor of the focus exhibition; Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and our Contemporary Moment
  • Speaking fowl: Master Mixologists will teach attendees how to make the specialty cocktails in the Eleven restaurant, then take them on a guided tour taking a closer look at how artists portray birds of all kinds. 

For tickets and more information, click HERE

Business

NWA Council Offering Bitcoin To Incentivize Growth

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In a continuation of the effort to draw talent to Northwest Arkansas, the NWA Council is offering newcomers $10k in bitcoin and a new bike. 

  • No. 1: NWA is the first region in the country to offer cryptocurrency to potential new residents. The Council is extending its invitation to entrepreneurial individuals in the tech sector primarily as NWA is seeing an advancement of blockchain enabled technologies.
  • New neighbors: The LifeWorks Here initiative began in November 2020, starting out with a cash incentive, which is still available to STEAM professionals. Since the launch, the initiative has received over 35k applications from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. 

Learn more about the new LifeWorks Here effort HERE

Art

Local Art Experience Coming To WAC

NWA Daily

The Walton Arts Center is hosting a new photography exhibit Jan. 14- April 3 that emphasizes the way people move through time and share experiences. 

  • Local art: The exhibit is called Yesterday Once More, in which all photographs were taken by an Arkansas native. Aaron R. Turner, the artist, is currently a teaching assistant professor, and director at the Center of Art As Lived By Experience at the University of Arkansas School of Art. 
  • Immersive: The photographs in Yesterday Once More are meant to inspire the familiarity people experience through individuals, places, and memories. Turner has selected books related to his subject and inspirations and has curated a playlist for patrons to review and have access to for a fuller experience. 

For more details, click HERE.

Sponsored by Northwest Health

Joint Urgent Care + Emergency Care Opens In West Bentonville

Northwest Health

No more trying to decide how urgent medical needs are. For the first time in west Bentonville, there is a single building you can go to for emergency and urgent care services.

  • Convenient and affordable: Northwest Health combined an Emergency Department and Urgent Care under one roof in west Bentonville. The approach provides faster access to care and saves emergency room expenses if patients end up only needing urgent care services. 
  • Ready for you: The location is fully equipped with on-site labs, X-ray, ultrasound, and CT. Walk-Ins are welcome to the Urgent Care 7a-8p weekdays and 8a-6p on weekends and Emergency Care is provided 24/7.

For more details, click HERE.

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