Wednesday update

Save the date: On Saturday, November 11, Memphis Made Brewing Co. celebrates its fourth birthday with a big party called MALTED at its taproom from 1 to 10 PM.

First 50 people get a MALTED glass. They’ll have a bunch of fall and malty beer releases including Rye Felicia! and Orange Drewlius. Live music by Harlan T. Bobo at 3, James & The Ultrasounds at 4:30, and River CityTanlines at 6. Goner DJs Andrew McCalla and Zac Ives will be spinning. Food trucks Yippie Trippie & the Porkstars and MEMPopS will be on site.

Explore Bike Share is looking for a permanent headquarters. They want the HQ to have at least 6000 square feet and be in one of the communities they will serve starting next year: Binghampton, Orange Mound, Midtown, Downtown, Uptown, or South Memphis. Ideally they’d like the location to be central to the entire territory served.

The Commercial Appeal’s Recipe Finder this week has a recipe for banana cream pie from McEwen’s.

The Mid-South Jewelry and Accessories Fair will be at the Cook Convention Center tomorrow through Sunday. 350 booths are expected.

Remember 2009, when stores referred to their sales as a “stimulus,” a play on words on government economic stimulus packages that were passed around that time? Well, the word of 2017 is “leaks.”

Bonus points if the goods being sold were made in Russia.

Memphis’ first bike counter, counting the number of bike rides on the street per day, has been installed on Florida Street north of Virginia Avenue in Downtown’s South End neighborhood.

Ghost River is offering $1 off pints to customers who come to the taproom in Memphis Tigers gear to watch the Tigers vs. Tulsa football game.

SEC rumor: A buyout settlement has been reached for failed Tennessee football coach Butch Jones, and Jones’ agent Jimmy Sexton has been floating his name for four weeks looking for a landing spot. What football program in their right mind would want Butch Jones? A bottom-feeding Conference USA program, maybe?

Free Doritos Locos Tacos at Taco Bell 2-6 today as a result of its Steal a Base, Steal a Taco ad campaign during the World Series.

That’s it for now. Back tomorrow with more.