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January 28, 2022

Restaurant News

The 120 Tapas Bar Grand Opening Today

The Tapas Bar

Today is cause for celebration, because it is the grand opening of a new restaurant in Downtown Rogers! 

  • Addition: The 120 is a Spanish Tapas Bar and is located on 120 S Second St right next to Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers. Tapas is a noun that means small Spanish savory dishes, typically served with drinks at a bar, and that is precisely what The 120 is. 
  • Starting strong: This evening at 4p The 120 Tapas Bar is bringing its all while supporting a number of local food and beverage producers and local entrepreneurs in the creative community. As a part of the dining experience, you’ll also find original, local art from mosaics to charcuterie boards.

For more info about The 120, click HERE

Local Startups

Springdale Startup Earns $2m In Late Stage Seed Round

NWA Daily

A local startup has raised $2m in a late-stage seed round. 

  • Around town: Springdale-based EasyBins is a one-of-a-kind grocery delivery service. Customers can order items from multiple stores around town and have them delivered in a temperature-controlled bin.
  • Footprint: Easy bins is currently in 6 locations around the state. The funding from this late-stage seed round will go toward the continued expansion of the company’s geographic footprint along with technology and staff.

Read the full Talk Business & Politics story HERE

Economy

Workforce Development Program Offers Opportunities For Disadvantaged Workers

NWA Daily

The Northwest Arkansas Workforce Development program provides resources for job seekers and employers.

  • Training: The Workforce Development program is a part of the NWA Economic Development District (NWAEDD) covering a 9 county region. The program provides opportunities for eligible applicants to receive free career guidance and hands-on training under the Workforce Innovation Opportunities Act.
  • Investments: Eligible applicants are disadvantaged adults and youth who have a barrier to employment. That could be anything from being a single parent, having a low income, or a basic skill deficiency. Those proven eligible can receive financial assistance as well as career advancement. In the last two years, NWAEDD invested nearly $3m in the NWA regional economy. 

See if you are eligible for an NWAEDD program HERE

Sponsored by Steve Fineberg & Associates

Steve Fineberg & Associates Move Into New Building

Steve Fineberg & Associates

Along with the new year, Steve Fineberg & Associates has relocated its office to a new location in Downtown Bentonville. 

  • Pop in: Steve Fineberg & Associates is a commercial real estate company and a full-service brokerage that meets all your commercial real estate needs. The new office location is at 104 S Main St right in the middle of the vibrant culture of Bentonville.
  • Esteemed: The team at Steve Fineberg & Associates works with commercial sales, leasing, income-producing properties, bank-owned properties, tenant representation, property management, and much more. The team has earned a national reputation as a “one of a kind” locally grown and known agency with 20+ years of serving Northwest Arkansas.

Check out Steve Fineberg & Associates' list of properties HERE

Parks

28th St Park Next On Bentonville’s List

NWA Daily

Due to the surrounding area’s quick development, the City of Bentonville’s next park project is a new park on 28th St. 

  • Location: The park will be on a 25-acre site adjacent to Osage Creek Elementary School and Creekside Middle School. It will also be connected to a new trail running from SW 28th St to SW Greenhouse Rd.
  • Features: Plans for the park include a ground for cricket, a game commonly played in India among other regions. The park’s cricket ground will be the first of its kind in the area. The park will also have other sports fields, a dog park, a playground, a splash pad, and other amenities

For more information click HERE

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