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Innovative exhibit explores black contemporary art

Subscriber onlyIn their 50 years of shopping the international contemporary art scene, collectors Mera and Don Rubell of Miami never made a purchase on which they didn't agree. Their art holdings and their marriage are entwined. Continue reading...

Realtor is high on Hanger Hill

Curtis building houses, seeks to expand historic district

Subscriber onlyLocal real estate broker Tony Curtis wants to designate a new historic district in part of Hanger Hill, an area east of Interstate 30 near downtown Little Rock. Continue reading...

Alliance hopes Staples label can help expansion

Rubber-band maker says firm stretching the limits

Subscriber only Arkansas-based Alliance Rubber Co., the nation's largest rubber band maker, is tightening its grip on the market with the addition of products under Staples' private label this fall. Continue reading...

Museum of Discovery walk-ins up

Visitors’ rise thought due to TV spots, social media

Subscriber onlyPublic admission revenue at the Museum of Discovery rose unexpectedly in the first quarter of this year, due in part to late-night television appearances by staff member Kevin Delaney, an apparent swell of activity in the area and a proactive social media presence, museum officials said. Continue reading...

Tax-credit limit felt downtown

Some developers reassessing LR building-rehab projects

Subscriber onlySummer is coming, marking another year of unfinished work on some key Little Rock Main Street building-rehabilitation projects. Making matters worse is that state tax credits -- widely used by developers to help pay for renovating those downtown historic gems -- were limited under a bill passed during this year's legislative session. Continue reading...

Junior Achievement honors 3, touts new program

Subscriber onlyJunior Achievement of Arkansas, a nonprofit organization geared toward helping children and teens establish an economic mindset, honored two supporters and volunteers -- Donald T. Jack Jr. and Sherman Tate -- at a luncheon at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock on Thursday. Continue reading...

'30 Americans' is jaw-dropping, thoughtful

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Arts Center's latest exhibition, "30 Americans," comes with a warning regarding its content. Patrons are advised it contains mature themes -- those that could be deemed harmful to one's tender sensibilities. Continue reading...

State's booster experienced at 31

Appointee rubbed shoulders with ex-Arkansans in Florida

Mike Preston is 31 -- not 32, as was reported by the governor's office when Preston was named the state's new economic development chief last month. Continue reading...

Cantrell Road turning into a big headache

Construction creates bumpy road for area businesses

The widening of Cantrell Road from four to five lanes along a 0.65-mile stretch from Mississippi Street east to Perryville Road has proved bittersweet -- or just plain bitter -- for businesses along the way. Continue reading...

Winemaker setting up on Main

Californian’s LR operation to offer Italian-style food, drink

A third-generation California winemaker, Margie Raimondo, has picked a spot on Main Street in Little Rock for a finishing and bottling operation and a tasting room, plus infused balsamic vinegars and extra virgin olive oils. Continue reading...

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 Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Published: September 12, 2010

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