On the Line
|June 8, 2021||Subscribe|
Winner Takes All
The Arkansas Razorback Baseball team is in a surprising spot. This spectacular season is hanging in the balance much earlier than we expected, with the winner of tonight's game moving on to the Super Regionals.
Last night snapped a 10 game winning streak, and Arkansas hasn't lost a series at home since 2019. The game is scheduled for 6p tonight in Fayetteville.
Community Cycling Score
A regional study in 2017 showed cycling had a $127M impact on Northwest Arkansas' economy. So, how does our cycling infrastructure and connectivity stack up against others? A study released by People for Bikes ranked 750 cities and communities around the world - here is how NWA fared:
You can view the full rankings, methodology, and individual city reports HERE.
Off in the Right Direction
Statewide job numbers from April indicate the jobless rate remained stable at 4.4%, much better than the 10% figure we saw in April 2020.
For more information about the economic recovery of the Arkansas leisure and hospitality industries, click HERE. Find out more about Visit Bentonville's Hospitality Job Fair HERE.
While you might not be able to tell by the rising popularity of farmers markets, total farms and farm acreage have been dwindling in the past decade.
If you're as excited about preserving farmland as our communities' farmers, find out more about the Farmland Access Fund HERE.
Arts & Culture
Make Your Summer Artistic
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
One of the Crown Jewels of our region, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, has some exciting things on the docket that you should definitely check out this summer.
We're just scratching the surface here. There's an extra summer hour, a concert series, summer camps and more that you can read about HERE.
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