In a rush this afternoon. Apologies if typos.
An agreement has been reached by the DMC and 107 S. Main owner Allan Long for repairs to the building that will prevent a further collapse and reduce danger to neighbors and passersby. The MBJ reports that the building is said to be under contract to be sold to an unknown party.
Also from the MBJ: More than 1 million people have visited The Pyramid since Bass Pro opened in April.
Moody Ques members: If you haven’t already RSVP’d for Saturday’s cookout, please do so at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are hoping that all team members who do not have plans will come out, because we are counting on the requested $20 donations funding our entries to the Al Chymia BBQ contest, Best Memphis Burger Fest, and Art of Q. Once again, the cookout is 7-10 PM Saturday, August 8 at 444 Monroe.
By the way, head cook Frank received notification today that the Moody Ques are CONFIRMED for Best Memphis Burger Fest.
Max’s Sports Bar is hiring bartenders to staff up for football season and has several shifts available. Come by the bar for more information or to apply. My friends who have worked for Max have all agreed that he is a great boss, and the crowd is super friendly and mostly regulars.
A $900 million vision for a revamped Convention Center has been presented. CVB president Kevin Kane says the revamped center would have the “wow factor” of Nashville’s Music City Center. The Daily News has more on the plans which include construction all the way west to Riverside over a 10-year period.
Tuesday is usually a slow day for events happening, but here’s one you can put on your weekly calendar: Every Tuesday from 4 to 7 Bleu has Tuesday Tasting & Tapas. You get three 1-ounce servings of wine and three 1/2-ounce servings of liquor paired with bites.
Speaking of Bleu, chef Ana Gonzalez was on Live at 9 this week on WREG, and demonstrated how to make summer gazpacho with jumbo lump crab salad. Yum!
Jill Scott plays the Orpheum tonight at 7:30.
Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade will be the free Tuesday movie being shown on the big screen at Beale Street Landing at 8:30.
It’s going to be a hot walk to National Night Out, but I want to get down there and say thank you to some police officers and hopefully get some Jack Pirtle’s before they run out. I will probably walk over to Max’s Sports Bar when it gets too hot to be at the Farmers Market pavilion anymore, then Bardog at 9 for the spelling bee. Last night before I’m on call for my company’s summer national tournament, so I better make the most of it.