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Exploring Little Rock's Public Art: A Tour of the City's Most Iconic Artworks
Little Rock is vibrant and alive with art. Here are some of the best places to explore the city's public art collection.
Light show: River Lights in the Rock turns three bridges into dazzling spectacles every night at dusk – a show that can't be missed.
Palette of peace: Little Rock's 'peace mural' near the Arkansas State Capitol depicts imagery from the civil rights movement and calls for social justice.
Go figure: The Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden features more than ninety sculptures of every size for visitors to explore.
Green messages: The Clinton Library's Cool Globes exhibit includes 26 intricately decorated globes spread throughout the campus, each highlighting a way to fight climate change.
Start exploring Little Rock's captivating public art HERE.
Terracon Acquires Pollution Management Inc. in Arkansas for Expansion of Engineering, Environmental, and Technical Services
Recently, Terracon acquired Pollution Management Inc. (PMI), an environmental services firm in Arkansas. PMI has been providing consulting services since 1988 and will now be operating as a Terracon company while still retaining its existing staff. This acquisition will provide PMI with access to Terracon's extensive resources and multidiscipline services, while allowing for an expanded range of services to their clients.
Expanding reach: This acquisition will expand Terracon's engineering and consulting practice in Arkansas and provide PMI with access to their extensive national resources.
Seamless transition: PMI will continue to operate under its existing name, providing the same services, while allowing for the offering of Terracon services to its clients.
Read the full press release HERE.
UAMS and Southern Bancorp Open 12th Street Community Café to Provide Healthy Food and Education Options in Little Rock
Little Rock celebrated the grand opening of the 12th Street Substation this weekend, bringing attention to new services such as UAMS' 12th Street Community Cafe.
Grow healthy: The cafe provides access to healthy and fresh foods, and partners will be selling produce in the area with nutrition education for further community support.
Accessibility: The 12th Street Substation additionally houses a banking location and a community engagement center, providing more options and resources for the under-served community.
To read more on the celebration, click HERE.
ALDI USA to Open First Little Rock Location, Taking Place of Bed, Bath, and Beyond
Aldi Food Market is coming to town, taking the place of Bed, Bath, and Beyond at 12309 Chenal Parkway. Although there is no confirmed date for the new store, it is sure to be a great addition to the city's array of grocery options.
Stay tuned for more updates HERE.
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In other news…
All the marbles: The Benton Little League team is vying for the state championship tonight at 6pm in White Hall. The winner will go on to the Southwest Regional Tournament.
Made for walkin’: The Little Rock Marathon is kicking off its festivities this year with a Fun Run/Walk to celebrate the opening of registration for the race on July 18th at 6a.
Out of nowhere: Kawaii Boba House shut down suddenly last week with no explanation and without employees receiving their last week of pay.