Tuesday update #2

The Peabody has extended its Cyber Monday deal through midnight tonight. Book a stay between now and March 31 online – no coupon code needed – and get a discount of 40% off the Best Available Rate.

Bishop is hiring a dishwasher.

Leanne Morgan brings stand-up comedy to the Orpheum on her Just Getting Started Tour Saturday and Sunday. There’s an afternoon and an evening show each day. $35.75-$59.75.

400 tourism professionals will come to the Renasant Convention Center next week for Travel South International Showcase 2023.

The new Flame Ramen location on Second just north of Union (former Subway location) is open.

Sitting at Bardog typing this. The Captain just played Willie Nelson’s “City of New Orleans” on the jukebox. The Captain has better taste in county music than many Downtown bartenders. We need more classic country and less boot-scootin’, shit-kickin’ music. The 1980s were the decade when it all went down the drain. At the beginning of the ’80s, Willie, Dolly, and Kenny were the biggest stars. By the end, you had Garth Brooks.

Bardog specials today:

  • Hamburger steak with mushroom, onion, brown gravy, mashed potatoes, asparagus – 19
  • Shrimp pasta with bell peppers and mushrooms over spaghetti with garlic butter sauce – 19
  • Soup: Crawfish bisque
  • Dog: Bacon, onions, BBQ sauce
  • Mussels: Garlic butter, white wine, tomato
  • Pecan pie
  • Pumpkin cheesecake

All right. I said I’d wait until Thursday or Friday to post this, but let’s go ahead and get a first draft up:

Downtown restaurants/bars doing something special for Saturday / St. Jude Marathon weekend

Aldo’s Pizza Pies, Bardog, Momma’s, and Slider Inn will have 20% off food for runners Thursday-Saturday.

Arcade Restaurant opens at 7 AM (regular opening time, not a special early opening).

King & Union Bar Grocery opens at 7 AM (regular opening time, not a special early opening).

Sugar Grits opens at 7 AM (regular opening time, not a special early opening).

Sunrise opens at 7 AM (regular opening time, not a special early opening).

Bardog will open at 8 AM with Melissa and Allie Cat bartending.

Silly Goose will open at 9 AM.

Automatic Slim’s opens at 9 AM (regular opening time, not a special early opening).

The Stumbling Santa pub crawl commences at Flying Saucer at 7 PM. Bring a toy for the kids of Porter-Leath and dress as Santa or your favorite Christmas character. Be prepared to stumble from bar to bar in the Downtown core and on Beale Street.

Blind Bear has their Prohibition Repeal party Saturday starting about 8 PM. Food and drink specials. DJ Tree at 10. Gangster or flapper attire recommended but not required. A photographer will be there, so come get your picture on the wall.

Got an addition to the list? Email me at paul.ryburn@gmail.com or hit me up on Facebook Messenger.

That’s it for now. This is my second post today. Keep scrolling for a review of Redneck Trivia at Momma’s and a lot more Tuesday news.