Tuesday update

Some of the bars of the south end of Downtown are having a 4/20 pub crawl on Saturday, April 20. It’s free to participate. The Ghost River tap room, The Dirty Crow Inn, Loflin Yard, and Carolina Watershed are the venues.

Taste of Science Memphis and Belle Tavern will host Science is Sweet and Sour Thursday, April 23 from 7 to 9 PM. Hear from a nutrition expert from UTHSC about how our bodies respond to what we put into them.

Memphis in May has posted details about its Celebrate Memphis event happening Saturday, May 25 in Tom Lee Park.

The City of Memphis and Shelby County turn 200 this year, and in celebration of the bicentennial, Memphis in May International Festival has broken with its tradition of saluting the history and culture of a country and will instead celebrate the rich culture and colorful history of Memphis at a unique event on Saturday, May 25, appropriately titled “Celebrate Memphis.” Produced in conjunction with the City of Memphis, Shelby County, and Memphis Brand Initiative, Memphis in May invites all citizens of Memphis and the surrounding communities to join the FREE city-wide celebration in Tom Lee Park.

Some of you may have noticed that prices of the world’s greatest beer, Pabst Blue Ribbon, have ticked up slightly in recent weeks, especially on draft. I’m told that is because A.S. Barboro, which distributes PBR locally, was bought, bringing on the price increase.

Check out catering company The Kitchen Guru and keep them in mind next time you need to plan food for an event.

Actor, comedian, and writer Tom Segura will make a stop at the Orpheum Tuesday, September 10 on his Take It Down Tour.

Backline Memphis, a showcase of original Memphis music, happens tonight at Tin Roof at 8. It’s organized by Mark Parsell, the same person who organizes the songwriter nights at South Main Sounds and the music at the Memphis Farmers Market.

If you missed the debut episode of Championship Wrestling presented by Pro Shingle on CW30 last Saturday at noon, it’s on YouTube for your watching pleasure.

There’s a new pop-up restaurant called Venga in the 409 South Main food hall making tacos and tamales. It’s a City Block Salumeria project.

The I Love the ’90s pub crawl happens this Saturday. Participating bars include Tin Roof (registration 3 PM), Alfred’s, Blind Bear, Coyote Ugly, Silly Goose, and Wet Willie’s.

Cristina of the City Tasting Tours reports that Curry N Jerk next door to McEwen’s will reopen soon. She notes that they have space to accommodate large groups.

That’ll do it for now. Back tomorrow with more news.