The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that the 2022 Cyclo-Cross World Championships will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Jan. 29-30, 2022. This will be only the second time that the championships have been held in the United States. Local nonprofit BikeNWA will lead a coalition of community partners, including Experience Fayetteville, in organizing the World Championships.
Last weekend saw the premier of the highly-anticipated third season of HBO’s critically-acclaimed series True Detective, which was filmed in and around Fayetteville and Washington County in Northwest Arkansas. The series was created by Nic Pizzolatto, who earned a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and makes his directorial debut this season.
For the third year in a row, Fayetteville made the top five in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the best places to live in America.
According to U.S. News, the report ranks the 125 largest metropolitan areas in the country "based on affordability, job prospects and quality of life." Addtional factors included in a nationwide public survey and data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as U.S. News' own rankings of the Best High Schools and Best Hospitals.
The Arkansas Times’ 2018 Readers Choice Awards have been announced, and several Fayetteville restaurants took home best-of honors in the “Around the State” categories or were included as finalists.
Fayetteville’s culinary scene is one of the main reasons people enjoy visiting, as the city’s restaurants feature a wide range of offerings, from classic staples to innovative cuisine to farm-to-table.
This week, Mockingbird Kitchen’s Chef Chrissy Sanderson was included on USA Today’s list “50 States: 50 Female Chefs.”
Mockingbird Kitchen in Fayetteville, which celebrates its second anniversary this month, serves new American cuisine and is regularly listed among the best restaurants in Northwest Arkansas.
Experience Fayetteville announced an open-bid request for qualifications (RFQ) for the Fayetteville Advertising & Promotion Commission’s advertising contract.
Under the recommendation of Experience Fayetteville Executive Director Molly Rawn, the commission approved issuing the RFQ during its last monthly meeting, Sept. 19.
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