Thursday update

There are going to be road closures around the convention center next week for the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show. See this PDF for details.

The folks at Loflin Yard had so much fun at Galentine’s Day that they have decided to make it a weekly event. From now on Thursdays will be Ladies’ Nights from 7 to 10 PM with half-priced wine, half-priced cheese boards, and karaoke.

The Big 3 3-on-3 basketball league will tip off its season with a tournament here in Memphis. The league, created by Ice Cube, will make a stop at FedExForum June 20. Former NBA stars and elite college players who didn’t get drafted will make up much of the rosters.

The Memphis Flyer has an article on the new hot bar at Cordelia’s Market offering meals cooked from scratch on a daily basis.

Cerrito Trivia returns to South Main at Swanky’s on Tuesdays beginning in March. There will be 2-for-1 margaritas for people playing.

The next shuffleboard league at Longshot kicks off Wednesday, March 4. There are a few spots open, so stop by if you want to sign up.

The Grizzlies travel to Sacramento to play the Kings tonight at 9 PM. As always the game will be on Fox Sports Southeast. This is the first of a 4-game road trip.

Max’s Sports Bar will have another crawfish boil this Saturday, and it will be a Mardi Gras party, complete with beads and Purple Drank. The bar opens at 11 and the first batch comes off a little after noon. As always there will be corn, taters, and sausage in the boil.

If you missed the Democratic debate last night, here’s a full transcript. I haven’t early voted yet, mainly because I haven’t figured out who to vote for yet. I want to read this transcript before I make up my mind.

A WWE Diva has joined the long list of women claiming past inappropriate touching by Donald Trump. Eve Torres posed for a photo with Trump, along with some of the other Divas, in 2009. “I have taken pictures with thousands of men at military bases, at WWE events, and signings, and very few have grabbed me and pulled me in as forcefully as he did without knowing me.”

Out of time. Back tomorrow with more news.