Music Fest lineup and more Wednesday news

Memphis in May has announced the 2015 lineup for the Beale Street Music Festival. I’m not a Music Fest person – around that time of year my team is busy gearing up for BBQ Fest – but most of the reaction to the lineup I have seen so far has been positive.

The FedExForum will be accepting food and money donations for the Mid-South Food Bank at tomorrow’s Tigers vs. SMU game. Every dollar donated buys three meals, thanks to the food bank’s purchasing power.

The Memphis Flyer’s Hungry Memphis blog discovered a restaurant just on the other side of Downtown, Sir Latimore Love’s River Bluff Diner, at 855 Kentucky which I believe would be near Crump. Here’s a link to the diner’s home page and if you scroll down the page a bit, you will see the menu. Po’ boys, burgers, meat and 2-3-or-4 plates, veggie plates, wings, tenders, breakfast.

Graceland is having a job fair tomorrow with dozens of open positions.

From Huffington Post: Most wildly popular type of store for each state. For Tennessee it’s brewing supplies.

A cruise line is adding new riverboat cruises with stops in Memphis beginning in 2017.

Here’s a reminder that there are people in this world who really suck, courtesy of the @memphisscanner Twitter account that tweets highlights of the Memphis Police and Fire Department scanner channels: “Person has dumped a bag of puppies on Bill Morris Parkway at Riverdale. Animal Services dispatched to scene.”

$20,000 was raised to re-open Cozy Corner Monday at a Swine & Wine fundraiser. The Flyer has photos.

Working from home today, and I am about to enjoy a perk of doing so: A walk a few doors down Main Street Mall for loaded chili from Court House Deli. Since I have no evening commute, I will be out at the usual spots as early as 4:50, and hopefully I will have some snow to look at. Time to eat, back tomorrow.