Ever wonder why we have so many darned frill picks in our ceilings at Huey’s? Ever wondered how they get up there? We understand the frustration our customers experience when they try again and again to shoot their frill picks into our ceiling but can never seem to make it. Take some tips from the experts, and watch this how-to video on how to perfectly stick your frill pick in the ceiling every time.
Our staff is the reason we continue to be successful, and we want to make sure you all get to know them well. Today’s blog post is dedicated to Leigh Anne Brewer, better known to us as LaLa, who is a driving force behind our success at Huey’s! Leigh Anne has been working at Huey’s for 8 years. She started in April 2006, and we have loved her ever since. You may recognize her face from Huey’s Poplar, where she is a server, bartender, and server trainer. She also sometimes works as a sub at our Midtown location, which she...Read More
This was the inaugural year for Mix-Odyssey, a fundraiser for Volunteer Odyssey. We were so excited to be a part of the first crew! Mix-Odyssey was held at the Jack Robinson Gallery Downtown, and it featured 7 mixologists and their 7 signature drinks. Mixologists prepared drink samples for everyone in the crowd, to vote for a crowd favorite, as well as 3 drinks for a panel of expert judges. Our drink was The Dragon Pick. It placed in crowd favorite! Here’s the recipe, for anyone who is interested in making their own Dragon Pick at home. Ingredients: 1/2 oz Bacardi...Read More
Huey’s has partnered with GAIA to use the grassy property at 1895 Madison Avenue
We were very excited to once again be involved in The Polar Bear Plunge, benefiting Special Olympics of Greater Memphis. This year, we had both a plunging team and a chili cook-off team! It was a full day of fun, and we were able to raise a total of $632.00 for the organization! Check out our photo album on Facebook to see all of our photos from the day!
Huey’s is participating this year in Memphis Business Journal’s Social Madness Competition, which gives us a chance to win $10,000 for Church Health Center! The competition is based off of our Huey’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, and is judged based on the amount of engagement we have with our customers on it. We are competing with other local Memphis organizations who have a big social media presence, and if we win the local competition, we will move on to compete in the national Business Journal Competition! The first round of the competition has begun. It started on June 3rd and runs...Read More
Congratulations to our Huey’s team for another first place victory in the Great Beale Street Wine Race this year! We couldn’t have done it without such a great group: Dax Nichols, Neal Shelton, Trey Hurst, Alex Boggs, and Chris Cook. 2013 marks three years in a row we have won first place in the wine race and two years in a row we have won first place in the grape stomping contest! To see all of the action and fun we had, check out our photo album on Facebook. Also, see live video from our grape stomp and race below....Read More
This past Saturday, we were proud to be a part of MAD SWEEP 1, an event put on by the Madison Avenue Business Association, in conjunction with Clean Memphis and other local Madison Avenue businesses. For the whole morning, we walked up and down Madison Avenue, picking up trash, cleaning up abandoned properties, and doing an overall “clean sweep” of the street. There is a lot of great things going on in Overton Square and all over Madison right now, and we want to do our part as a business to make sure we are keeping the street beautiful! It...Read More
Our friends at Choose 901 are turning 1 this year, and we wanted to help them celebrate. Join us on Tuesday, April 2nd at Huey’s Midtown for the first ever Choose 901 Day! We will be decorated and have lots of great things planned for this special day, including: Choose 901 stickers for all guests The premiere of our Huey’s Choose 901 t-shirt, on sale for everyone Memphis themed drinks $5.00 901-aRitas, featuring Justin Timberlake’s 901 Tequila, with a percentage of the proceeds going to Project Green Fork Happy hour prices on Ghost River beer all day long Memphis themed trivia...Read More
Ever felt the need to pound into women while skating and wearing killer outfits? Well, this is what the Memphis Roller Derby (MRD) league does weekly throughout their season. The Memphis Roller Derby league is composed of three home teams: Women of Mass Destruction, Angels of Death, and the PrissKilla Prezleys. All-stars from those teams form the interleague travel team, the Memphis Hustlin’ Rollers, which competes against other roller derby leagues. They are of the only all-female, flat track derby teams in the region. You may not know that MRD is a non-profit organization, and they have approximately 60 skaters and 20 volunteers...Read More