[NEWS] Ground Breaking at Bark Bar!

[NEWS] Ground Breaking at Bark Bar!



Thank you all so much for helping the Bark Bar team succeed on Kickstarter! Our Kickstarter was 246% funded by 146 backers! With the money, we plan to build the best gosh-darn dog park and bar in the country! 

After the Kickstarter, our new best friends and landlords Adam and Amanda Day (and their doggie Hunter, too) launched the...

Kickstarter Success! 246% Funded!

WAAAAHOOOOOOOOO! Thank you - all 146 of you - who believe in our wacky idea and backed us! Now, the fun begins. We've applied for our building permit and should be starting construction this week. Until then, we will be working hard on designing the best darn dog park $13,536 can buy!

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Dog bar: Startup hopes to mix barks, brews in Little Rock

By Chris Bahn
This article was originally published October 2, 2016 at 3:45 a.m. Updated October 3, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - The list of challenges facing the owners of Bark Bar, a combination dog park and watering hole for humans, is lengthy.

HOTO BY JOHN SYKES JR. Little Rock entrepreneurs are planning to open Bark Bar, an off-leash dog park and bar, at 1201 Spring St. The business owners face regulatory challenges at the local and state level before they can move forward with the concept, which has gained popularity in other...</p>

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Arkansas Business - Bark Bar To Bring Hair of the Dog to SoMa

ARKANSAS BUSINESS On Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 12:00 am - Bark Bar, the dream of a couple of dog-loving Little Rock women, is several steps closer to reality, says Elizabeth Michael.

She and business partner Cara Fowler have raised all the money they need to open what Michael describes as “Arkansas’ first off-leash dog park and restaurant/bar,” in a former church that once housed Dreamweavers Inc. at 1201 Spring St. in the SoMa neighborhood.

In addition, Michael said, the Little Rock Planning Commission has approved Bark Bar’s request for a variance and Bark Bar has received preliminary approval...

Arkansas Times - Bark Bar making pawprints toward spring opening

Posted By Leslie Newell Peacock on Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 1:15 PM

Arkansas Times - Plans to open a dog-friendly bar in a vacant church in downtown Little Rock are padding forward, co-founder Elizabeth Michael tells us. Bark Bar, to be located at 1201 Spring St., has been approved by the Department of Health for plumbing, and landlord/architect Adam Day has created drawings for the hound-lover hangout. Michael said she and co-owner Cara Fowler are hoping for an April opening.

Adam Day digital drawing of the Bark Bar interior.

Michael and Fowler, whose idea it was...