Wednesday update

Today from 10 AM to 6 PM, there will be a job fair at the Westin Hotel to hire employees for Penny Hardaway’s new restaurant there. They’re hiring for many positions. If interested, bring a resume.

The Daily Memphian reports that the demolition of Fire Station No. 5 at Front and Union will begin in the next 60 days. The station is being torn down to make way for the relocation of the Brooks Museum of Art.

If you think that the plans for Tom Lee Park, the Brooks, and Mud Island River Park are ambitious, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Memphis Magazine has a look at riverfront development plans from the 1960s.

Oh noes! Dodge will discontinue its gas-powered Charger and Challenger models next year. That is certainly bad news for folks who like to drift, do donuts, and perform other stupid car tricks in the middle of Downtown intersections at 3:00 in the morning.

There will be no NBA games on Election Day. It’s part of a push by the league to encourage fans to get out and do their civic duty. The full season schedule will be released today.

A recent poll found that a benefit workers would like to be offered is hangover leave. Based on sample size, it could be extrapolated that 59 million Americans would like to be offered such a benefit.

You have a chance to name Downtown’s newest dog parK:

Wine on the River Memphis returns on October 1 from 5 to 9 PM. It will be in a new location this year, on Riverside Drive between Union and Beale. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Memphis 901 FC has an away game at New Mexico United tonight at 7. They’ll be back home Saturday.

About to get outside for a few minutes and enjoy this cooler weather. Back tomorrow with more news.