Grizzlies make the playoffs, plus more Tuesday news

Want to see something beautiful? Have a look at the NBA conference standings and scroll down to view the Western Conference. Notice the little x next to Memphis. The Grizzlies have made the playoffs. Not that it was much in doubt, but it’s still nice to see.

My friend Angela Copeland who is a career coach is co-hosting a very cool event at Hilton Memphis next month. It is the 2nd Annual Multicultural Career Expo, from noon to 5 on April 12, seeking to help all cultures achieve their career goals and contribute to a greater Memphis. Over 40 companies including FedEx, First Tennessee, and St. Jude will be represented, across a diverse group of industries including healthcare, financial services, travel, logistics, higher education, and non-profit. Read more at

In other job-related news, Bass Pro will be recruiting for its two new restaurants in the Pyramid Thursday. They will be at the Workforce Investment Network building, 480 Beale, from 8 AM to 4 PM.

From the MBJ : Aldo’s Midtown is here

If you want to volunteer for the April 11 MEMFix Pinch event, you can do it here.

The Downtown Neighborhood Association’s monthly meeting is tonight at the Fire Museum on Adams. Michael Putt, deputy chief of special operations, will speak. Social and networking at 6, meeting at 6:30. Non-members welcome too.

Marketing fail: Jagermeister threw a pool party to promote its brand, but due to a lack of understanding of basic chemistry they poisoned the water.

Tamp & Tap is having another Kill the Keg party this Friday. $2.50 pints of craft beer from 4 to close.

From ESPN: Arizona State Herb Sendek will meet with his AD today and learn whether he still has a job. If he is let go, Josh Pastner is seen as a top candidate to replace Sendek.

Memphis in May has posted an application to be a BBQ Fest judge. We are a mere 50 days away from BBQ Fest.

Fun night out last night. I managed to hit Bardog, Silly Goose, Flying Saucer, and Blind Bear. I was telling everyone at the Saucer about our BBQ team’s new flamethrower. I think I am a little bit too excited that we bought that thing.

Out at the usual spots after work. Another beautiful day. Going to get some outside time for the remainder of my lunch break.