The MBJ has a photo gallery of Edge Alley, the new coffee roaster and micro-retailer to open in a couple of weeks at 600 Monroe. Edge Alley will serve “light fare” as well as coffee. There will be four retail bays. My Heavenly Creations will sell organic bath and body products in one of the bays. Another bay will hold Paulette’s Closet, a vintage clothing boutique. HWD Goods, home goods, pillows, lamps, and other items from interior designer Hope Wilkinson, will occupy the third bay. The fourth will rotate every 30 days, with 901 Shop, selling T-shirt, taking the first 30-day period.
When current Memphis Redbirds manager Stubby Clapp was a player for the team, he would come on to the field with his famous backflip. Get a commemorative Clapp backflip bobblehead by being one of the first 1500 fans at AutoZone Park for Friday’s game. The legs bobble on this special bobblehead as well. Buy tickets here.
Congratulations to Memphis Made Brewing Co. on becoming the first Project Green Fork-certified brewery in Memphis! Memphis Made is taking steps like recycling whenever possible, using non-toxic cleaners, and sending compost or spent grain to a local farm. They will provide biodegradable boxes to their food trucks that still use styrofoam. Memphis Made is going to brew a special Project Green Fork beer to celebrate this partnership.
Captain America: Civil War is the movie being shown for free on the big screen at Beale Street Landing tonight. Show time is 8:30, but you can always come early to grab some food from The Front Porch. The film is rated PG-13 and the run time is 147 minutes.
The CA’s First Bites column takes a look at Joe’s on Highland. Why am I mentioning a place that is miles away from Downtown? Three words: CHICKEN FRIED STEAK!
Memphis Tigers athletics is seeking a marketing intern:
Intern Wanted! The marketing dept. is accepting applications. Part-time paid position. Email resume to Will Price at email@example.com. pic.twitter.com/ljlv8r98Gs
— Memphis Tigers (@TigersAthletics) July 11, 2017
Have any Kaspersky anti-virus software on your computer? You need to uninstall that stuff immediately.
Now it’s hit the mainstream media: Donald Trump Jr. was told in June 2016 that Russian officials had dirt on Hillary Clinton that they wanted to share as part of their support for the Trump campaign. “I love it,” said Don Jr.
From the Washington Post: Don Jr. may have just crossed the legal line on collusion. I love it!
“Life’s tough. Its even tougher if you’re stupid” John Wayne
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) December 21, 2011
And with that, I close this post. Back tomorrow with more.