The last couple of times the Downtown Memphis Commission board selected a president, they zeroed in on exactly who they wanted. Not so this time – the Daily Memphian reports that they are taking extra time to determine the next person to run DMC. If anything, this decision probably indicates a rich candidate pool from which to choose.
From the soon-to-open sandwich shop in the former Bluff City Law filming location:
We’re working hard to open soon at 265 S Front Street downtown! Until then, here’s another sneak peek at a breakfast menu item — Lox Dogs with nova lox, cream cheese, tomato, red onion, and capers on a brioche bun.
Photo by Kyle Tuna Gairhan pic.twitter.com/QO0DB9sNBk
— The Backlot Sandwich Shop (@backlotsandwich) March 1, 2021
Memphis Tigers on TV alert: They have a road game at the South Florida Bulls this evening at 8 PM. The game will be televised on ESPNU.
Send someone a taste of Memphis! WREG Live at 9 talks with Cristina McCarter and Lisa Brown about City Tasting Box.
Warren Buffett has released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway stockholders. Even if you’re not an investor, his letters are filled with a combination of wisdom, humor, and self-reflection that are worth a read. Buffett is 90 and his longtime business partner Charlie Munger is 97, so we may not have many of these letters left.
From Local 24: Memphis River Parks Partnership provides a video update on construction at Tom Lee Park
Silk N Honey Boutique, offering great fashion styles for women, is now open at 6 West G.E. Patterson Ave.
The Daily Memphian has a look at Hustle & Dough, the bakery & cafe in the lobby of South Main’s Arrive Hotel, in this week’s New Eats column.
Just outside the Downtown boundaries but worth a read: Out-of-town landlord, cited for numerous code violations in the Peabody/Camilla area, brags about improvements he made to a part of town that used to be “The Hood”
The COVID-19 task force noon press conference could be a good one today. Will outgoing Health Department Director Dr. Alisa Haushalter face the public, since after all she is on the taxpayers’ payroll, or will she send a minion to speak for her? Follow the City of Memphis and tune in on Facebook Live.
The Grizzlies are in Washington to play the Wizards tonight at 6.
MemphisWeather.net’s forecast is high 48, low 34, 60% chance of rain. I think I’ll pass on going out until it starts acting more like March outside. Back tomorrow with more news.