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February 23, 2022

Small Business

The Friendly Bookstore Moving Buildings In Rogers

The Friendly Bookstore

The Friendly Bookstore is moving into new quarters in downtown Rogers, more than doubling its space. 

  • Sale: There is going to be a storewide 1/2 price sale on Feb. 25-26 and March 1, the last day of operations at the current location (401 N. 2nd St). The Friendly Bookstore is an all-volunteer operation of the Friends of the Rogers Public Library, and all proceeds go to the Library.
  • Bigger, better: The new property will be at 1114 W. Poplar Place and will expand offerings, allowing for more activities to be hosted by the bookstore in collaboration with other organizations in the community. It will take about a month to move locations with a re-opening date tentatively scheduled for late March.

Find more info HERE

Event

NWA Black-Owned Business Expo Registration Open For Weekend

NWA Daily

In alignment with Black History Month, the 3rd annual Northwest Arkansas Black-Owned Business Expo is happening this Saturday, Feb. 26. 

  • Gather: The minds behind the expo, Black-Owned NW Arkansas and Blackground Agency, have a mission to amplify, celebrate, and highlight local Black-owned businesses from across Northwest Arkansas. Everyone is invited to attend.
  • Prepare: The gathering will take place from 11a-4p at The Apollo on Emma in Springdale. Registration is required for the free expo. Registration for vendors and volunteers is also still open. 

For more information, click HERE

Sponsored by Rustic Arrow Photography

Rustic Arrow Provides Lifelong Memories With Photography

Rustic Arrow Photography

Capturing moments of the journey you begin with your little one is special beyond compare. Rustic Arrow Photography is in the business of providing those moments to look back on and remember forever. 

  • Everything you need: Your experience with Rustic Arrow will be relaxing and stress-free, as the photographer provides everything from maternity gownspropschildren’s outfits, cakes, and more.
  • Life-long memories: Before your sessions, your photographer will act as a guide for your experience by sitting down with you to listen to exactly what you want your session to be. The studio is currently scheduling maternity, newborn, and milestone sessions for March-May due dates and has limited spots available. 

To inquire about a session, click HERE

Arts & Culture

The Momentary Turns 2

NWA Daily

Today is a special day! It’s 2.22.22, Momentary’s 2nd Birthday, and they're throwing a party.

  • Party people: Throughout the week, the Momentary, a contemporary visual and performing arts space in Bentonville, is inviting everyone to find the “two-good feeling” and participate in festivities to celebrate.
  • The year ahead: There is plenty planned for the rest of 2022 as well. There are a few music festivals planned, including the return of FreshGrass in May. The 2-week-long Live in America Festival starts June 1, and there will be 4 new exhibitions and 2 sound installations announced in March. 

See more details and some Momentary highlights from the last 2 years HERE

Business

'Ultra Modern' Industrial Co-working Starting Strong In Rogers

Loloft

Combining a co-working space with a micro-warehouse, a Northwest Arkansas startup is opening its first location in Rogers. 

  • Innovation hub: Loloft combines the best parts of office co-working with industrial warehouse needs, dubbing the business model: Industrial Co-working. The purpose is to provide an industrial workspace for companies who need a physical space to conduct and operate business. 
  • Meeting needs: The spaces are available to lease on a month-to-month basis with opportunities to up or downsize with 30 days' notice. The opening date for the 45k SF space in Rogers is scheduled for Feb. 28. Over the next 12 months, the company is looking to expand with 20 more locations across the U.S.

For inquiries and more about Loloft, click HERE

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