The Pixel 3 is an important phone for Google as we finally get to see if that $1.1 billion deal with HTC was indeed a worthwhile investment. It’s another step forward in having better control over the hardware and software integration in its products, something Apple has mastered over the years. Google is confident that its Pixel 3 is every bit as premium as Apple’s new iPhone models, and they have the steep price to go with it.
Kareena will soon be welcoming her second child with husband Saif. The 40 year old actress is nine months pregnant and her due date is this month. However, Bebo has made sure that she keeps herself busy even during her pregnancy. The winner would get a grand prize of a trip for two to Bangkok and weekly prizes include domestic trip packages, Samsung Galaxy phone, Sony Cybershot cameras, Wildcraft Rucksacks, Ray Ban Wayfarers, Zebronics MP3 player etc. Participants can send in entries via SMS to 9840180000 or put in the drop boxes at TicketGoose agents or write on TicketGoose portal or its Facebook page. The ten weeklong contest, which started on March 26, ends on May 31.
WORST STORY OF THE DAY SO FAR: This from KTHV two Washington County inmates charged with raping and torturing a fellow cellmate. Who was on watch? NO VOTE URGED ON TIF DISTRICT: Arkansas Community Organizations has written a letter urging the Little Rock Board of Directors not to approve tonight a tax increment finance district to contribute property tax money for infrastructure improvements for Tommy Hodges Bass Pro Shops and Gateway Town Center developments in Otter Creek. I suspect they do so anyway, though other developers don get similar handouts (yet) and though TIF financing was theoretically invented to jumpstart development on unpromising property.
Last Thursday’s neighborhood meeting for the McGrath Group’s proposal to redevelop the Essen Haus properties now called the East End, was well attended. The McGrath team announced that based on early feedback from First Settlement neighbors, they would not be proposing to demolish the four houses on Blair St. They reduced the number of units from 230 to 180, with 208 parking stalls.