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Housing planned by buyer of parcel

A subsidiary of Moses Tucker Real Estate Inc. has purchased vacant property on Scott Street between Ninth and 10th streets and plans to build apartments there, the company's president said Monday. "It will be similar to some of the properties we've developed in the River Market," Chris Moses said. Moses Tucker most recently developed the 59-unit MacArthur Commons apartment complex on East Capitol Avenue in the River Market District. It is building a 36-unit complex called the Row at Legion Village at Sixth and Rock streets, which is in the MacArthur Park Historic District. East Capitol divides the two districts. Moses declined to disclose the purchase price of the Scott Street property, but

Vote for Public Transit

Recently, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce and several community leaders have endorsed the quarter-cent sales tax to fund public transit on the March 1 Pulaski County ballot. Even though some of these advocates don’t personally use the Rock Region Metro transit system, they recognize the economic benefits of public infrastructure investment: helping citizens get to destinations such as their jobs, schools, vocational training and health care; easing congestion and parking needs; conserving natural resources while reducing pollution; providing the alternate transportation choices that in-demand workers want; and

North Little Rock-based merchant acquires 'Tales from the South' radio show

North Little Rock-based Bourbon & Boots, an online merchant that sells gifts, jewelry and clothing, has purchased radio show and media company Tales from the South. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Tales from the South, founded by Paula Martin Morell, is an unrehearsed show that can be heard on public radio broadcasts and via satellite service and Internet streaming. Morell will remain with Bourbon & Boots as executive producer. Archived Tales from the South shows are available online at www.talesfromthesouth.com. Bourbon & Boots was founded in 2013 and sold last year to venture capital investor xCelerate Capital.

East Little Rock's 'Innovation Alley' Drawing Grit, Funk Lovers

Margaret McEntire has found herself in the midst of a second redevelopment wave in downtown Little Rock. A player on the River Market scene since 1999, McEntire is now hosting change instead of making it happen. In this go-around, the founder and former owner of Candy Bouquet International is in the role of landlord to a new generation of entrepreneurs. At her 501 Byrd St. warehouse once devoted to Candy Bouquet, McEntire is leasing 20,000 SF to a trendy tenant: Lost Forty Brewing. The company is among a growing group bringing a River Market flare east of Interstate 30. “You take people with innovative-type ideas and you get innovative-type results,” McEntire said. “That is innovation alley

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