Thursday update

Local favorites Star & Micey headline tonight’s Peabody rooftop party with a special performance by Ocean Park Standoff. The buffet (included in price of admission) will pay tribute to Memphis this week, with sausage and cheese platters accompanied by biscuits. If you’re in VIP, you’ll have a second buffet of French onion quiche, lobster mac & cheese, and crab cakes. The special margarita this week is chipotle pineapple, and the moonshine special is Firefly Peach Sangria. Doors open at 6, music starts at 7. $15 cover charge, ladies and hotel guests free before 7. VIP pass gets you in all the parties for the season for $150 and can be purchased at the door.

The Grizzlies have announced promotions for tonight’s game. Tip-off time is 8:30 PM.

She said, stroke it, Clarence Carter, but don’t stroke so fast. If my stuff ain’t tight enough, you can stick it up my… Clarence Carter has been announced for the main stage of BBQ Fest on Saturday, February 20.

This Friday is South Main Trolley Night, held the last Friday of every month. Shops in the area stay open until 9 or later, some offering discounts, appetizers, and/or beverages. Of particular note: Old Dominick Distillery at 305 S. Front will host an open house from 3-8 PM in the Open Tasting Room. For many of us, this could be our first chance to get a look inside the distillery. At 387 S. Main, Stock & Belle will showcase the visual artwork of Mary Ellen Kelly, and Salon 387 will show the art and objects of Chloe York. SMA member? Stop by the member area next to Bluff City Cafe for burgers and adult beverages. The folks at South Main Sounds will take a rare Trolley Night off to celebrate a wedding in the family.

The Redbirds are back in town tonight and there’s an all-you-can-eat specialty ticket that includes wings, hot dogs, and one Coca-Cola product or bottled water per person. There will be select domestic beer sold for $2, and college students can get a left-field bluff ticket with valid ID.

Meeting for those interested in a more walkable, bike-able Memphis:

Job news: Clean Memphis is hiring an office & dispatch administrator.

Bleu is moving its monthly wine dinner to Friday night so as not to conflict with tonight’s Grizzlies game at FedExForum.

Vote for Z-bo and The Conductor for the NBA Community Assist Award:

That’ll do it for now. Possibly a second post later today.