Apr 20, 2024 - News

Fayetteville: A college town with more than a college

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George's Majestic Lounge is a longtime staple for live music. Photo: Alex Golden/Axios

🐗 Claim to fame: The University of Arkansas is a big part of Fayetteville's identity. And even those who don't work or attend school at the state's flagship university will likely want to take advantage of Razorback sports and speakers coming to town.

💃 You must know: You can party until 2am on Dickson Street and Block Avenue downtown.

Here's how to get to know Fayetteville:

☕️ Coffee: Arsaga's

🍹 Happy hour: Fossil Cove Brewing Co., Maxine's Tap Room, Flyway Brewing Co.

🥪 Grab a bite: Hammontree's Grilled Cheese, Hugo's, TJ's Sandwich Shop

🍝 Date night: Bordinos, Atlas, Vetro 1925

📚 Take the kids: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville Public Library

ğŸŽ­ Local gems: Catch a Broadway show at Walton Arts Center or a contemporary play at TheatreSquared. Also, get lost in floor-to-ceiling used books at Dickson Street Bookshop and check out live music at longtime favorite George's Majestic Lounge.

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