Ride the Roo to Downtown Dining Week and more news

Midtowners, Ride the Roo is doing a Downtown shuttle for Downtown Dining Week. Here are the details, which I copied from Facebook. “Diners headed downtown for Downtown Dining Week can “Ride The Roo” Monday 11/9 – Sunday 11/15 and avoid parking. Each day of Downtown Dining Week, The Roo will leave Cooper Young at 5pm, arrive Downtown by 5:30 and repeat each hour. The last pick up in Midtown is at 9pm and the last Downtown departure is at 9:30pm. Pricing is $6 one-way $10 round-trip.”

Bardog has Jameson for $5 all during the month of November.

A band called Kites plays the High Cotton taproom Friday at 8.

Local Memphis has a good article on Jeff Johnson, owner of both Local locations, Oshi, Agave Maria, and a food truck. His businesses supply over 100 jobs to Memphis.

Regions Bank is consolidating its two Downtown branches into one.

Quench is having a wine tasting Friday 3:30-5:30 to help you find wines to serve with your Thanksgiving dinner.

Time to get this posted and head to work. Looks like I have BBQ plans after work. We’re putting together a sponsor packet for 2016. By the way, you remember the BBQ judging school I mentioned last week? Moody Ques cooks Frank, Erik and Clay are going this Saturday. We’re serious about being a threat to the top 10 at BBQ Fest next year.

All right, outta here. Possibly back with a post at lunch or after work.