More rooftop parties

I stopped by EP Delta Kitchen last night for their crawfish nachos and found that their patio is now open. Also, bartender Ugly Steve told me that EP’s will have rooftop parties on Thursdays this spring and summer (starting next Thursday) – so that’s three venues holding rooftop parties this year (Peabody, Madison, EP’s). Here are a couple of pics of the patio:

Here we have regular blog readers Kyle and Clonts enjoying a beer and taking in the view of the city from EP’s patio.

This one’s a little blurry because I took it with the “night vision” mode of my camera. You get accurate colors in night vision, but you have to hold the camera completely still, which is hard to do. This is the best I could come up with, and this is after I applied Paint Shop Pro’s “sharpen more” filter. Anyway, you can at least get an idea of the beautiful bar and patio seating from this shot.

I also found out that my blog is being read by celebrities… server Bobby Durango (formerly of Sleep Out Louie’s) informed me that members of his band the Rock City Angels check my blog on a regular basis.

It’ll be interesting to see what kind of crowd turns up at EP’s for the Thursday night rooftop parties… since the Peabody is pretty much guaranteed to suck this coming Thursday, I’ll probably give EP’s a chance. For the long term though, I have a feeling that the Peabody is more likely to be my home than EP’s Thursday nights. There’s just something about hot chicks in skimpy outfits that keeps me coming back.

What else did I do last night… started off at the Saucer, then made it to Trolley Tour for about an hour where, amazingly, they hadn’t run out of alcohol. Found some tasty sangria at D’Edge Gallery. Wandered back up to the Saucer, then to EP’s, then back down to South Main to drink a beer at Nate’s bar at E&H. By that time it was about 2:15 and I was getting tired, so I dropped plans to check out the Black Diamond and just went home.

MLB’s Civil Rights Game will take place at 4:30 PM today at AutoZone Park (if it doesn’t get rained out). It will be the St.Louis Cardinals vs. the Cleveland Indians and will be broadcast live on ESPN and on MLB.TV. There’s a 2-hour pre-game show starting at 2:30.

That’s all for now… be sure to check back tomorrow for an extra special post.