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March 9, 2022

Restaurant News

Wood-Fired Pizza & Taproom Coming To Uptown Fayetteville

Smokin' Oak Wood Fired Pizza

If all goes according to plan, there will be a new wood-fire pizza and taproom opening up in north Fayetteville this summer.

  • Wide variety: Smokin’ Oak Wood Fired Pizza & Taproom is known for its homemade dough and sauces, fresh veggies, and baking its pizza in a smokey wood-fired oven. The most unique part - the taproom is self-service and will bring the largest self-pour tap wall to Arkansas with a wide variety of beer, wine, and mixed drinks.
  • Community location: Located across the street from Malco Razorback Cinema in northern Fayetteville, Smokin’ Oak Wood Fired Pizza & Taproom will be in the ground floor in the shops of Uptown Apartments.

Click HERE for more details. 


Local Coffee Shop Sending Proceeds To Family In Ukraine

The Wicked Bean

Northwest Arkansas is constantly living up to the standards of 'others first' as its citizens show support for neighbors in the region and across the world. 

  • A friend in need: The Wicked Bean, a coffee shop in Centerton, is raising money for 2 Ukrainian regulars’ family still living in Ukraine. The regulars are loyal customers who already had a drink named after them - The Crazy Ukrainian
  • Sending some security: Through the month of March, the coffee shop is donating 20% of every Crazy Ukrainian purchased to their friends’ family. The money will be used for things such as medicine, gas, clothes, and food. The Wicked Bean had raised over $350 as of March 3. 

Read the full story HERE


Virtual AccelHERate Forums For Women Today


Are you a woman interested in starting or growing your company? Learn from women excelling in research, innovation, and business today over Zoom. 

  • Live and learn: For the 5th consecutive year, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting “accelHERate” for budding entrepreneurs. There will be 2 forums held today at 12p and 2p specifically tailored towards women in the workforce.
  • Passing it on: The forums will include lessons from businesswomen, their learned advice, and topics such as management and growth strategies, startup mistakes and how to avoid them, and key skills for entrepreneurial success. 

For more information and to register for the free event, click HERE


Walton Arts Center Announces 2022-23 Broadway Series

NWA Daily

Last night, The Walton Arts Center pulled back the curtain and revealed the line-up for the 2022-2023 Procter & Gamble Broadway Series.

  • On the stage: This next Broadway Series will feature 6 shows all with an undercurrent of celebrating women. The shows are My Fair Lady, Pretty Woman: The Musical, Chicago, Tootsie, Moulin Rouge!, and Hadestown. 
  • Top-notch: The shows have a combined 26 Tony Awards, making 2022-23 the most awarded season to date. The WAC also announced the Arkansas debut of To Kill A Mockingbird for 2023-24. 

Learn more about the announcement and purchasing tickets HERE.

Sponsored by Explore Eden

Explore Eden Highlights Exclusive Campsite @ Coler

Explore Eden

Explore Eden is in the business of connecting people to the hidden outdoors

  • Natural beauty: Punkin Holler @ Coler is a private campsite right across the street from the world-class trails & amenities of Coler Mountain Bike Preserve. The property is perfect for exclusive camping with plenty of places to pitch a tent by natural springs, a wet-weather stream, and gorgeous trees. 
  • Stay and go: During your stay at Punkin Holler @ Coler, you can bike with ease to the Coler trails and to downtown Bentonville. Airship Coffee at Coler is nearby, and a grocery store is less than 1 mile away.

Book Punkin Holler @ Coler and other campsites like it through the Explore Eden app HERE (Google) or HERE (iOS). 

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