St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (top right) trained behind the bar at Bardog yesterday. As his baseball career winds down, he is looking forward to exciting new adventures bartending.
If you want to keep up with updates on Birdie’s, South Main’s news virtual golf bar, as it gets close to opening, you can follow Birdie’s on Instagram at @birdies901. Birdie’s is not a corporate chain. It is owned by people who live and play in South Main. It will open this fall.
The DM has a roundup of 901 Day parties happening this Thursday. Four of those parties will happen Downtown: Choose901 at the Ravine, Edge District party at Edge Triangle, Memphis Tigers Athletics at Grind City Brewing, and Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum Plaza. Note that if you’re one of the first 50 guests 21 and up at the Grind City party, you get a free beer.
The first Oktoberfest party of the season has been announced. Soul & Spirits Oktoberfest will happen Saturday, September 17. German food specials by Albees, stein holding and dog costume contest, a special release of Danke, brewery vs. brewery crosscut saw competition.
ABC 24 has a look at Inches, Harbor Town’s new Mexican restaurant. Its owners are from Guanajuato, Mexico, a couple of hours northwest of Mexico City.
Folks at ABC 24 recently took a sunset kayak ride in Wolf River Harbor.
AutoZone Park facilities manager Spencer Shields was recently recognized for 20 years of service.
Today is Red Wine Day.
Shots were fired outside the Hyatt Centric Hotel on Beale this morning.
Mayor Jimbo from Mempho said he will not be getting involved in the kerfluffle between Memphis River Parks Partnership and Memphis in May over Tom Lee Park. MRPP wants a damage deposit of roughly ONE ZILLION DOLLARS for Memphis in May to use the park for Music Fest and BBQ Fest in 2023.
That’s it for today’s post. Heading to Hung Over Like a Bear brunch at the Blind Bear. Back tomorrow.