Plenty of progress has been made since the city of Bentonville last December announced a plan to establish an arts district downtown, the city’s community and economic development director said.
The city recently completed a sidewalk that connects the neighborhood to another key district created by the redevelopment, the market district, and businesses are sprouting up in and around what used to be an old warehouse and lumberyard but is now called The Hub, at 410 S.W. A St.
Bike Rack Brewery opened in early November and a popular food truck, Kind Kitchen, has set up shop in the parking lot.
Downtown Bentonville Inc. also moved its office to The Hub this year, and Bike Bentonville, a local nonprofit, opened an office in August.
The neighborhood starts near the Bentonville Public... [ MORE ]