Chilled And Solid

November 17, 2021

Event

Flip The Switch

Johnathan Meyer

The annual Lights of the Ozarks is this coming weekend! We don’t know about you, but we’re pumped. 

  • Hard work: The City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department will have spent over 2000 hours decorating the downtown square with over 500,000 lights just in time for the lighting ceremony Nov. 19 at 6p. 
  • Tis the season: Right after the switch is flipped on Friday, the Lighting Night Parade will commence on their new route to kick off the season. Each year the Lights of the Ozarks embody the holiday spirit, shining from 5p-1a each evening until Jan. 1, 2022. Don’t miss the festivities complete with treats, hot cocoa, and music!

More more details, click HERE

Restaurant News

The Biscuit Has Landed

The Buttered Biscuit

After months of renovations and preparations, the breakfast place we all know and love has officially landed in Fayetteville! The Buttered Biscuit is softly open at its new location. 

  • Take it to-go: The new location is at 1754 North College Avenue in Fayetteville and is currently only open for drive-thru, while final touches are being made to the building. Fayetteville’s is the first location to have a drive-thru, so go check it out!
  • Good, classic breakfast: The Buttered Biscuit was brought to life by a stay-at-home mom, who loves a good breakfast and calls Arkansas home. She and her husband have developed and led teams now at 4 Buttered Biscuit locations in NWA.

See the menu HERE

Community

Tuck And Spin

The City of Bentonville

Get your Ice Skates ready, because the ice skating rink in Bentonville opens this Saturday, Nov. 20

  • Place: It’s called The Rink and it’s at Lawrence Plaza 214 NE A St. The Rink is 7,000 sq/ft of ice over a concrete pad in downtown and stays chilled and solid through the first two weeks of February 2022. 
  • Price: Tickets to ice skate are $7 per person per session. Or you can get a Family Season Pass Ice Rink Membership for $75, and it is good for 6 family members per day. There is opportunity to host private parties on the rink as well as take lessons

Click HERE for more information. 

Transportation

Electric Mode

Kindel Media

Northwest Arkansas is about to be home to another major expansion

  • Moving in: Electric vehicle company, Canoo, has decided to place its corporate headquarters and advanced industrialization facility in Bentonville. It also has plans for a research and development center in Fayetteville. 
  • One step at a time: Canoo was established in 2017 and is currently thriving in multiple states. The company has designed vehicles that are purpose-built and customizable to any consumer. Canoo’s vision is that one day everyone would have an electric vehicle. Who knows? NWA might be the place that makes it possible. 

Read the Talk Business & Politics story HERE

Sponsored by Snack Lab

Snack Lab

Snack Lab

Snack Lab just might be exactly what you’ve been hoping for before your big family meal next week. 

  • Easy: Snack Lab makes amazing and healthy sides & pies available to pre-order for Thanksgiving dinners, so all you need to do is heat it up and enjoy! The sides & pies are all gluten and dairy free made from scratch with all-natural ingredients. 
  • Ready for you: There are even options for you vegan and vegetarian folks! And if you’re planning on a small celebration this year, Snack Lab features Thanksgiving meals for 2. Everything is available for pick up or local delivery. Pre-orders end Nov. 20. 

Order HERE

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