The Starbucks at Kavanaugh Boulevard and North Pierce Street in Little Rock’s Pulaski Heights closed at the end of 2018. In late May, the owners of Mugs Cafe on Main Street in North Little Rock’s Argenta District announced they were taking the place over, with a mid-July target to open. July came and went. And so did August, September and part of October without any apparent progress before the Little Rock Planning and Development Department got an application for a building permit — for $145,853 (an unusually specific amount, actually) to “remodel existing space for new coffee and cafe business.” Work thereafter proceeded rapidly — so rapidly that when the new Mugs Cafe Heights opened Dec. 13, even its Facebook page described it as a “surprise.” In consequence, the cafe is still in many respects a work in progress as the staff tries to get up to speed. The menu is pretty much that of the Argenta original (it’s available on the website, but the prices are substantially out of date); however, spaces on the menu board that say “Teas” and “Single-Origin Coffees” are covered with blank white cardboard. And if you̵...