Thursday update

This is Negroni Week at Inkwell, the cocktail bar out in The Edge. A Negroni is a classic cocktail made with equal parts gin, campari, and sweet vermouth. Your bartender can make it sweeter or more bitter according to your taste.

South Point Grocery now offers online shopping.

Down in Southaven, the Mid-South Fair opens today at Landers Center. Today only, admission is free. WREG weatherman Todd Demers asked if it was possible to get a salad at the fair. Seriously, Todd?

Don’t feel like going all the way to Mississippi for fair food? Quintessential Sweets in the 99 N. Main building sells funnel cakes, deep fried Oreos and Twinkies, snow cones, caramel apples, and Rice Krispy treats.

Do you remember the twenty-first of September? It’s Earth, Wind & Fire Day.

Free queso? Wonder if the Nuh-Uh Girl will show up.

The DM says the Sterick Building at B.B. King and Madison could be renovated to include micro-retail and coworking spaces.

One of the beertenders at Soul & Spirits is a TV star.

Action News 5 looks at Peabody restaurant Chez Phlippe in the latest 5 Star Story.

Local on Main has a smoked Gouda BBQ bacon patty melt on special today:

Congrats to the Eric Hughes Band on getting their brass note on Beale Street.

I Love Memphis has a look at Caption by Hyatt and Hyatt Centric as staycation destinations.

Alice Reasons plays Live at the Tracks at Central Station Hotel tonight.

Chris Tucker plays the Orpheum Friday night. Tickets are $39.50-$79.50.

There’s a Strawberry Hennessy Festival at Carolina Watershed Saturday afternoon.

The Downtown Neighborhood Association wants you to sign a Clean, Green, and Beautiful Pledge.

Free home COVID tests are coming back and you can start ordering the Monday.

The AutoZone National Sales Meeting will be at the Renasant Convention Center Tuesday-Thursday of next week.

The Gallery in Dos Hermanos Kitchen in the Cossitt Library opens tonight at 6:00. The work of Marion Goodwin of Focus Media Group will be featured.

Westy’s is hiring servers.

That’s it for now. Back tomorrow.