Downtown Fayetteville’s West Dickson Avenue, with its many eating places, bars and golf equipment positioned near the UA campus, can be an notorious hub for late-night debauchery. Through the years well-known faculty athletes have been arrested on Dickson for drunken conduct. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield summed it up bluntly on the ESPN present “Undisputed” when requested about his 2017 arrest in Fayetteville when he performed for the College of Oklahoma.

“Dickson Avenue … it’ll get ya.”

Everybody who ever spent the night barhopping is aware of how essential it’s to bump into one thing greasy you’ll be able to inhale to fulfill drunken cravings and hopefully beat back a crushing hangover. Since 2009, Cody Yancey, proprietor of Yancey’s Dickson Avenue Canine, has been offering that service and extra at 542 W. Dickson from 9 p.m. to three a.m., Thursday by Saturday.

Yancey shared a welcome again message to Fayetteville college students on the Yancey’s Fb web page yesterday, the place he provided a protected place for people who need assistance on Dickson Avenue. Should you’re confused, drunk, misplaced or scared, Yancey mentioned he’ll have your again. Learn his message under:

Welcome, and welcome again, to all of the just lately arriving UofA college students. I’m Cody Yancey, proprietor of Yancey’s Dickson Avenue Canine. I’m a UofA alumni and Military Veteran. I care about this neighborhood and the folks in it. Whereas Dickson Avenue might be a lot of enjoyable, it may also be harmful. I supply my institution as a SAFE PLACE for any people who could need assistance whereas on Dickson St. I’m right here 9p-3a Th/Fri/Sat and if you end up in an unsafe scenario, I’m completely satisfied to assist.

Generally chances are you’ll really feel you’ve had an excessive amount of to drink and aren’t certain find out how to get residence. I will help discover a solution to get you residence safely.

Generally you might have folks round you which are making you are feeling uncomfortable or unsafe. You’ll be able to come hang around with me, no questions requested, no buy required.

Generally chances are you’ll get separated from mates and your telephones useless and you’ll’t contact anyone and also you’re undecided what to do. The bars shut at 2 am. I’m right here a lot later than that and may present a protected place to determine what to do.

Don’t drive residence intoxicated.

Don’t go residence with somebody you don’t know nicely.

Attempt to use the buddy system and keep away from being out alone, particularly on the finish of the night time.

Moreover I’ve been educated on recognizing opioid overdose and carry Naloxone (opioid overdose reversal drug) kits.

I’ve lived in NWA my complete life. That is my neighborhood, and it’s superior. Take pleasure in it. And in the event you want one thing, don’t hesitate to return see me.

Yancey’s was within the information earlier this yr after refusing service to a Razorback baseball participant who reduce in line, broke a bank card reader and was later arrested. Working a scorching canine stand on a road as wild as Dickson in all probability isn’t for the faint of coronary heart. Yancey, a UA alum and military veteran, is as much as the duty and is there to assist in the event you want a protected house or assist getting residence.

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