Order up: Fleet of robot cat waiters descend upon El Porton in West Little Rock

Get your selfie sticks ready. Robot waiters have arrived.

A marijuana post-mortem with David Couch

We caught up with Couch to get his thoughts on the election, why he thinks the amendment failed and the prospects for a recreational marijuana amendment in the future. 

'In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play),' a production about Victorian hysteria, starts Friday at The Weekend Theater

While Dr. Givings experiments with a new electrical invention designed to cure hysteria, an early approximation of the vibrator, his wife, Catherine, takes care of their newborn daughter just a wall away, eavesdropping with jealousy and confusion while struggling to breastfeed. This premise sets off a world of tension in "In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)," running at The Weekend Theater for the first three weeks of December.

Slideshow: Five Finger Death Punch at Simmons Bank Arena

Arkansas Times staff photographer Brian Chilson caught heavy metal superstars Five Finger Death Punch at Simmons Bank Arena on Saturday, Nov. 26.

Slideshow: The Eagles at Simmons Bank Arena

Arkansas Times staff photographer Brian Chilson finished off Thanksgiving weekend with a visit to Simmons Bank Arena to see The Eagles on Sunday, Nov. 27.

Detectives identify teens as suspects in North Little Rock homicides

The teenage suspects will be charged as adults, according to the North Little Rock Police Department.

Hutchinson calls out Trump over meeting with white supremacist

Hutchinson says Trump meeting with white supremacist was no accident.

Serious concerns about tornadoes, storms in Southeast Arkansas and beyond

A strong cold front will move through Arkansas and the Mid-South tomorrow and bring potentially strong storms with it. The National Weather Service has issued a rare, strong warning the day before the storm.

Local, national reactions to photo of Jerry Jones at North Little Rock High desegregation protest

An article from The Washington Post stirred conversation about the Dallas Cowboys owner’s past intentions, and how he will go forward in inclusion practices for football executives.

UPDATE: ABC director revokes River Valley Relief's cultivation license

The director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control division revoked River Valley Relief’s cultivation license after a nearly hour-long hearing Monday. 

Young Storytellers

On The Observer’s second day of work at the Arkansas Times, while still clueless about such necessities as the location of the office bathroom, I was tasked with covering something called Young Storytellers, which sounded innocuous enough. However, what was quickly revealed by The Observer’s boss, through a grin so tiny it almost didn’t register as mischievous, was that this would be an immersive — nay, participatory — opportunity.

'Guys and Dolls' opens at the Rep on Wednesday

Forget about the present for an evening and get transported to a world of cigarette smoke, pinstripe suits and tumbling dice. "Guys and Dolls" is at The Rep for all of December.

Sunday open line

Open line.