Wednesday update

I had a Tuesday update post ready yesterday morning but wasn’t able to publish until moments ago. My Publish button was greyed out and the server was unresponsive… yet my blog was still readable. Weird.

U.S. News and World Report ranked the Doctor of Nursing program at UT Health Sciences Center number 26 in the country, placing it in the top 16% of all such programs.

From Local 24: Memphis church learns of a hurtful past, but works to find healing. Calvary Episcopal in its early days shared a city block with Nathan Bedford Forrest. Parishioners recently learned that Forrest bought and sold slaves on the corner.

Two Memphis Made beers are getting a refresh. RockBone IPA’s latest iteration uses Lemondrop hops for a citrus taste. Huggy Bear brown ale, with a chocolate finish, is getting upsized from 5% to 6.4% ABV. Did you know that brewers number their batches similar to how software developers number their product? This version of RockBone is version 2.021.

The Grizzlies improved to 25-23 with a win over the Miami Heat last night. They now hold 8th place in the Western Conference by a game, fending off the 9th-place San Antonio Spurs. Tonight the Grizzlies travel to Atlanta for a 7 PM tipoff time.

The CA has an article on the closing of Downtown Family Dollar. It has struggled for the past year because most Downtown office workers have worked remotely. Even if you don’t care about Family Dollar, this story is worth a click for the 187-photo Downtown Memphis Through The Years gallery.

Today’s National Beer Day, so get out and celebrate with the brew of your choice. May I recommend the PBR?

The Redbirds (May 4) and Memphis 901 FC (June 15) plan to open playing AutoZone Park at about 50% capacity. Of course, if people go get vaccinated, we may be able to loosen the numbers a bit more.

Real Good Dog Rescue will host an adoption event at Memphis Farmers Market this Saturday from 8 to 1.

Tuesday’s post was so late getting up, it wasn’t even Tuesday anymore. Keep scrolling if you haven’t seen it.