Friday update

The Redbirds take the field tonight at 7:10 as the Memphis Wet Ribs. It’s all part of Memphis Ribs Weekend at AutoZone Park. Are you on Team Wet Ribs or Team Dry Rub? There’s a meat & greet specialty ticket that allows you to chat with BBQ legend Melissa Cookston. Holders of this ticket will get to try ribs with a signature sauce and rub developed by Cookston, as well as pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, cookies, and two drinks (water or soft drinks) per guest. has published its Ultimate Memphis Bachelorette Party Guide.  They named some pretty good places and they didn’t mention those awful f*cking party pedal bikes, so I’ll give the guide a little link love here. One thing they got wrong: The late-night trip to Raiford’s is not optional. It’s mandatory.

Grizzly Bear Blues has a look at the two players the Memphis Grizzlies acquired in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves: Jarrett Culver and Juancho Hernangomez. The Grizzlies still have more moves to make to reduce their current roster of 32,874,590 players to the league-mandated 15 by the start of the 2021-22 season.

The DM’s Jennifer Biggs features the Majestic Grille’s fish and chips in this week’s My Favorite Things column. Chef Patrick Reilly uses Memphis Made Junt in his fish batter.

Tickets for A Gangsta’s Pain Tour “Bagg Bday Edition” featuring Moneybagg Yo, September 21 at the Cannon Center, go on sale this morning at 10.

Today is National Bacon Lovers Day. Go get you a bacon biscuit at River Time Market & Deli, the Madison Avenue burger at Huey’s, or the Yonge Street Burger at Kooky Canuck.

Charvey Mac will perform at The Vault this Saturday from 8 to 11.

Looks like Boston’s in the path to take a hit from Tropical Storm Henri, which may strengthen to a hurricane before it makes landfall Sunday evening.

Wrestling fans: If you haven’t heard, you might want to tune in to TNT at 9 tonight for AEW’s new show Rampage. Rumor has it C.M. Punk will make his debut with the company, his first time in a wrestling ring in 7 years.

That’ll do it for this post. Back tomorrow with more.