Wednesday update

The USL Memphis franchise will announce its first-ever head coach this afternoon at 2 on Facebook Live. Things are getting exciting as professional soccer comes to AutoZone Park in 2019.

Appropriately for Elvis Week, the Graceland Ninjaz headline the season finale of the Peabody rooftop parties this Thursday. $15 cover, $30 VIP. Admission includes a buffet of island jerk chicken, Cuban sandwiches, and grilled pineapple. VIP has a second buffet of whole roasted mojo pig, black beans and rice, and mini rum cakes.

Halloween Headbangers’ Ball!

A new convention center hotel is planned to be built next to City Hall. 26 stories, 550 rooms, 55,000 SF of meeting space, a restaurant, a cafe, and three bars will be in the hotel.

Memphis magazine is running a fiction contest, but if you enter you’re going to have to be succinct… you’re limited to 750 words.

People have been arrested for driving ATVs on the streets of Downtown Memphis. ATVs are not legal on public roads.

Bardog has added a Madonna’s greatest hits CD to their jukebox. For easy reference, it is CD number 30. In other Bardog jukebox news, Rico has been busting out some dance moves to the Bee Gees.

The Gray Canary, the new restaurant in Old Dominick Distillery, will kick off their Sunday Suppers this Sunday from 3 to 9. Prix fixe dinner menu, new bar menu, and new featured cocktails.

The Trader Joe’s out in Germantown will finally open next month.

That’s all for now. Back tomorrow.