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Electric scooters ready to roll in Fayetteville

by Best of Northwest Arkansas on

Workers from the company Spin unloaded nearly 50 electric scooters near the city administration building in Fayetteville.... Read full article

Springdale teacher wins state's top honor

by Dave Perozek on

Lookadoo created a college-prep program called Beyond for first-generation college students to get help preparing for the ACT and applying for scholarships. ... Read full article

Bentonville breaks barriers with inclusive playground

by Mary Jordan on

Citizen's Park Playground is an inclusive playground at the Bentonville Community Center. The playground is designed so children of all abilities can play together, said David Wright, Parks and Recreation director.... Read full article

Boutique hotel has Bentonville plans

by Mike Jones on

The Planning Commission on Tuesday night approved a permit for a boutique hotel.... Read full article

Arkansas couple's HGTV show 'Fixer to Fabulous' set to premiere later this month

by Nyssa Kruse on

A Northwest Arkansas couple will be the latest duo to show off their home renovation skills on HGTV in a show premiering later this month. Dave and Jenny Marrs are the stars of “Fixer to Fabulous,” a show that will feature homes in NWA.... Read full article

MINDfest seeks to bring people together to heal

by Lara Jo Hightower on

A festival designed to raise awareness and decrease stigma around mental illness is returning for its second year, says co-organizer Nichole Gutierrez. MINDfest will be held on Saturday at Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale.... Read full article

Gosnell's 'Good Humor': Artist's current work inspired by the words within

by Becca Martin-Brown on

"Good Humor" is the title of the exhibit -- and the theme. The images look like they might be advertisements -- bold, colorful, with words playing an integral part in the design. ... Read full article

All Aboard! Trains arrive at Rogers Historical Museum

by Becca Martin-Brown on

"The history of Rogers and Northwest Arkansas is inextricably tied to the railroad that cuts through it running north and south," says Terrilyn Wendling, interim director of the Rogers Historical Museum. ... Read full article

TheatreSquared opens its doors in downtown Fayetteville

by Stacy Ryburn on

Just like that, the confetti fell Thursday and two years of construction came to a close with the unveiling of the new TheatreSquared. About 500 people witnessed the venue's first official night out on the town. ... Read full article

Murals worth the money, Northwest Arkansas officials say

by Stacy Ryburn on

Murals contribute to the larger picture making a place attractive, spurring economic growth, bolstering tourism and revitalizing older pieces of property, according to representatives of various Northwest Arkansas organizations and cities.... Read full article