Wednesday update

Downtown’s Irish pub The Brass Door has reopened. They’ll be serving pints and lunch today 11 AM to 3 PM. Go get you a fish & chips and a Guinness on your lunch break!

The Redbirds have announced that all fans will get a free hot dog, chips, and soda as part of their ticket purchase for all Fridays in June – which means June 4 and 11, because June will be a weird month in which they’ll be at home for two weeks, and then on the road for two after that.

Jerred Price of the Downtown Neighborhood Association says additional steps will be put in place to fight violent crime Downtown following another shooting near the Hyatt Centric last weekend. Increased patrols will be the first step, along with other measures to be announced later this week. Can’t wait to hear what those are.

A friend of mine recommended a product he says is the best hangover remedy he’s found yet. It’s called Liquid IV and they have it at Walgreens. He says the tangerine flavor is the one you want to get.

With pandemic restrictions mostly behind us, the Memphis Flyer took a long look at the new normal the pandemic left behind for local businesses.

There’s a $20,000 reward out leading to information on a murder from 6 years ago, back in the days when murders were a rarity in Downtonw Memphis.

If you see a low-flying chopper over Memphis in the near future, it’s mapping aquifers.

The Memphis Medical District Collaborative has a new president: Rory Thomas. Thomas spent 8 years leading the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. He’ll be the second MMDC president, succeeding Tommy Pacello, who died of cancer late last year.

Cheers to my BBQ team treasurer Misty as we celebrate World Redhead Day!

Selling Gravity will perform classic rock & country 9-1 Saturday night at Earnestine & Hazel’s.

In the news: Manhattan DA Cy Vance has convened a grand jury to determine if the Trumpster or the Trump Organization committed any indictable criminal offenses. The grand jury will meet 3 times a week for six months. Sounds like there’s a lot to talk about.

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Utah Jazz, 9 PM, TNT. Back tomorrow with more news. Tomorrow’s update may be a short one as I will be operating on less sleep than normal.