Wednesday update

Well, the Tigers punched their ticket for the NIT for sure last night. If they want otherwise, they’re going to have to win the AAC tournament next month. There is no way they are going to be under consideration for an at-large bid.

Disney’s Aladdin starts a 16-show run at the Orpheum today. It will be here through Sunday, March 8.

Grecian Gourmet Taverna on South Main will host a Greek dance class on Sunday, March 22. Cost is $30 per person and it includes a meze buffet and beverage specials as well as the dance lesson. Participants will learn three dances, Syrto, Tsamiko and Hassapiko. Liz Ramage will be the instructor. To sign up, call 901-249-6626 or email

Graber Gryass will bring the live music to Sunday brunch at Loflin Yard this Sunday, March 1, from 11 AM to 2 PM. I’ve heard the brunch there is excellent. They are advertising spring weather and indeed, it appears the temperature will jump into the 60s.

As your number-one source of news and information about The Edge District, it is my pleasure to inform you of a new series coming to Boxlot, the shipping container-based shopping center on Monroe just east of the old Kudzu’s. Taste & See will introduce chefs to the Memphis community. The first Taste & See event, on Friday, March 6 from 5:30-8:00 PM, will feature samples and recipes from Chef Shanon. RSVP here.

ArchInc has moved into its new home in the Claridge House, the Daily Memphian reports. The principals did much of the renovation themselves, uncovering some hidden architectural features.

South Main Hemp is giving away a dinner for 6 at Pete & Sam’s. Purchase $30 or more at the CBD store to secure your entry. Winner will be drawn this Friday at Trolley Night.

Still on the road but making their way back to Memphis, the Grizzlies stop in Houston this evening for a game against the Rockets. Tip is 7 PM and you can catch it on Fox Sports Southeast.

Puck Food Hall will host a Passport to Oregon wine tasting tomorrow night with over 20 different Oregon wineries represented. Each winery will have representatives on hand to discuss their products and answer questions.

Here’s a link to  a transcript of last night’s Democratic debate from South Carolina. I have not had a chance to read it myself yet.

One of the presidential candidates is coming to Memphis. Mike Bloomberg will be at Minglewood Hall 8:15-9:50 AM Friday. (This is not an endorsement by the way. Just sharing information.)

That’s it for today. Back tomorrow with more news.