Wednesday update

Yummm… Perjorie T. Roll and I are having a Mushroom Swiss Burger for lunch from Sam’s Hamburgers and More. The new location is open at 7 N. Main and it is already popular. By 11:10 there was a line four or five people deep.

117 Prime has a deal for Orpheum members. 5-7 PM through Sunday, October 14, enjoy a 3-course dinner for $35 when you show your member card. Not a member? You can get the dinner for $45.

Beatles tribute band The Mersey Beatles: Four Lads from Liverpool perform at the Halloran Center tonight.

Catherine & Mary’s has a featured drink this week:

Video: D.J. Stephens on what he can bring to the Memphis Grizzlies and Hustle as a 2-way player

Bluesman Eric Hughes will play brunch at Sunrise Memphis this Sunday from 10 to 1.

Funeral arrangements have been set for legendary Rendezvous server Big Jack Dyson.

On Friday, October 19 at 409 S. Main there will be a City Block Salumeria Butcher’s Dinner featuring Spencer Coplan of Wok’n in Memphis and Nick Scott of Alchemy, Brad McCarley, and Lee Mitchell.

The CA has info on the Museum Lofts Apartments to be built by the Civil Rights Museum.

Fourth Bluff will present Outdoor Library at Greenlaw Park in Uptown, 190 Mill, Friday from 4 to 5. The Cossitt Library will bring books, and there will be pumpkin carving and lawn games. PRO TIP: The park is not far from Roxie’s Grocery, so go get you a Mr. Good Burger.

I hope my friends who live on the Florida Gulf Coast all evacuated safely. Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall near Panama City Beach in the next few hours and it looks like a nasty one. Hurricane warnings through central Georgia, and tropical storm warnings all the way to the Carolina coast.

That’s it. Back tomorrow with more news.