If you’re free this afternoon, why not head over to the James Lee House project launch at 690 Adams from 4-6? The historic mansion is being renovated into a 5-suite luxury bed and breakfast. There will be remarks by Rep. Steve Cohen, Mayor A.C. Wharton, Councilman Lee Harris, Paul Morris who runs DMC, and several others including the owners. At 4:55 James Lee, Sr. will ring the James Lee Steamer Bell. There will be music, food, and refreshments.
The Memphis Flyer is accepting nominations for Best Bartender, Best Server, Best Singer and Best Local Band for their 2013 Best of Memphis poll. You can make nominations here through July 7, and voting will begin July 10.
If you missed the State of the Mongo address on MemphiSport Live Saturday, you can listen to the audio file here.
As of today, the University of Memphis is officially a member of the American Athletic Conference.
The Green Beetle is hiring servers. Apply in person Monday-Friday 2-4 PM.
WMC-TV has a recap of fans getting slimed at Nickelodeon Day at AutoZone Park yesterday.
WMC also has coverage of people receiving free gas at the Poplar and Danny Thomas Exxon. The giveaway was by Light of Glory International Church, and food and MATA vouchers were handed out too. Free food? Wonder if the Nuh-Uh Girl showed up.
Kooky Canuck got mentioned in Canada’s National Post today.
Hard to believe the year’s half over. I’ll be out enjoying unseasonably cool July weather about 5:30.