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Conway's Tacos 4 Life Owners Introduce New Restaurant Concept, Dōblé Mexican Cafe
Tacos 4 Life owners Austin and Ashton Samuelson have announced Dōblé Mexican Café, a new restaurant concept to replace their previous location.
Mission: Bringing together a more simplified menu with a smaller footprint, Dōblé provides the opportunity to feed more children around the world in the spirit of their Meal4Meal program.
Speciality: All entrees will be $10 and under, featuring classic Mexican favorites such as queso, burritos, bowls, salads, and tacos.
To learn more about Dōblé and the Samuelsons dream of ending child starvation, check it out HERE!
Three Arkansas Restaurants Receive Wine Spectator’s 2023 Restaurant Awards
Toast the honor: Bordinos Restaurant & Wine Bar and Vetro 1925 in Fayetteville, along with Camden's Postmasters Grill, were all awarded the "Award of Excellence" for their outstanding displays of wine knowledge.
A toast to Wine Spectator: Established in 1981, the Wine Spectator awards program acknowledges restaurants from all 50 states in the US and over 70 countries with letters grades based upon their wine lists.
Read more on the story HERE
Ready, Set, Go! Prepping for the Little Rock Marathon and Beyond
The Little Rock Marathon is officially back for its 22nd annual race weekend on March 2-3, 2024, with registration now open for all the events.
DinoMite!: The theme for 2024 is at throwback to all things prehistoric with "DinoMite," so it might be a good time to dust off those old Flintstone costumes you have in the attic.
Fitness regime: Not just for experts, with a free training program available (HERE) and multiple events for all levels, the Little Rock Marathon is open to all.
Find out more HERE.
Westrock Coffee Invests $300M to Expand Arkansas Facility, Creating 600 New Jobs
Westrock Coffee is bringing 600 new jobs to Conway, Arkansas with a $300 million investment in a state-of-the-art facility.
Cheers to that: Located on a 524,000-square-foot facility, the site is set to create and distribute canned or bottled cold brew coffees, teas, and more, with average salaries of $70k/year.
Job boost: Noting Conway's fast population growth, Westrock Coffee has announced the major expansion, providing a great benefit to the local economy.
For more on this story, please visit HERE.
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In other news…
No raise: In a decisive 7-3 vote, the Little Rock City Board of Directors struck down an ordinance to increase their salaries from $18,000 to $28,000 a year.
Sales tax: Mayor Frank Scott Jr. is working with the City's Board of Directors to put a sales tax increase proposal on the ballot to be voted on in November.
Digging deep: The Corps of Engineers has started their project to deepen the Arkansas River in select areas from Tulsa to the Mississippi River