Thursday update

If you need transportation getting to the polls on November 3 for Election Day, the city wants to help. This week the city council approved free rides on MATA transportation that day.

The Downtown Dinner + Music Series comes to Huling Station’s outdoor dining area this evening 5-7.

  • Southern Avenue (the band) at Main and Huling
  • Marvin Frank at Main and Pontotoc
  • J Buck at the I AM A MAN mural on Main
  • Michelle Shrader at Main and Pontotoc

Shelby County poll worker job fair for the November 3 election is this morning!

A company called Pabst Labs is now producing a new drink called PBR Cannabis. It tastes like PBR and has no alcohol but does have a dose of THC. Not sold in Memphis yet, because it isn’t legal here.

Johnny Maestro plays Momma’s Saturday at 7.

American Athletic Conference basketball teams including Memphis will play a 20-game, double round-robin schedule beginning in December.

With restaurants now allowed to stay open until midnight, the Blind Bear has published its late-night menu. It’s available from 10 PM until last call at 11:45 PM. (Click to view in a larger size)

A Daily Memphian article about a Summer Avenue drop-in center for prostitutes claims that one of the top areas in Memphis for prostitution is Beale and B.B. King.

The Memphis Flyer shared favorite places to get tacos, and a Downtown restaurant made the list. Bianca Phillips, communications coordinator for for Crosstown Arts, recommended the black bean tacos at Evelyn & Olive out in The Edge District on Madison.

Biden is now up to an 84/15 favorite in RealClearPolitics’ election simulator, another new record high this political season. Once he recovers from COVID-19, the Trumpster is going to need to throw a Hail Mary.

That’s it for today. I haven’t been out after work since Monday so perhaps I will go have a beverage this afternoon. Back tomorrow with more news.