Tuesday update

The Downtown Neighborhood Association’s Year-End Event is set for the Halloran Center on Tuesday, November 15 at 6 PM. DNA president Elijah Townsend will give a “State of Downtown” address and there will be guest speakers including mayors, state representatives, and city council members. A number of sponsorships are available that allow you to advertise your business to active Downtown residents.

American Airlines will begin offering direct flights to Austin beginning in January 2023.

Former Memphis Tigers basketball star Emoni Bates has been arrested on gun charges. Bates was set to play as a sophomore for Eastern Michigan this coming season. Bates’ attorney said he was not aware there was a gun in the borrowed vehicle he had been driving.

Primas Bakery and Boutique will have a Halloween cookie decorating party on Sunday, October 30.

Purple maters. Yup they exist. And they’re healthy.

Pools are fun. Summer is fun. But summer’s almost over. The 2022 fall equinox happens Thursday at 8:03 PM.

Yesterday was the last day of the year when the sunset was 7:00 or later.

Cordelia’s Market now carries Amylu Foods chicken sausages, burgers, and bacon.

FedExForum is receiving a number of service upgrades prior to the start of the Grizzlies’ season. The biggest changes are a new bar on the terrace level and more standing-room-only tickets.

From the BBC: The Queen’s funeral in pictures

Today is National Fried Rice Day. It’s also National Pepperoni Pizza Day.

Let’s have a look at college football games this coming Saturday of interest to Memphians:

  • Kent State at 1 Georgia, 11:00 AM, SEC Network
  • 5 Clemson at 21 Wake Forest, 11:00 AM, ABC
  • Missouri at Auburn, 11:00 AM, ESPN
  • Bowling Green at Mississippi State, 11:00 AM, SEC Network
  • 20 Florida at 11 Tennessee, 2:30 PM, CBS
  • North Texas at Memphis, 2:30 PM, ESPN+
  • Tulsa at 16 Ole Miss, 3:00 PM, SEC Network
  • 10 Arkansas at 23 Texas A&M, 6:00 PM, ESPN
  • Vanderbilt at 2 Alabama, 6:30 PM, SEC Network
  • New Mexico at LSU, 6:30 PM, SEC Network

Georgia needs to pull a Wilt Chamberlain and drop 100 on Kent State.

I’ll be rooting for the Demon Deacons in the 11:00 AM ranked vs. ranked ACC showdown.


Arkansas-Texas A&M should be a good game. A&M is favored slightly on both the spread and ESPN FPI.

That’s all the news that’s fit to print. Back tomorrow with more.