“If you don’t pick a good concept, don’t call me wondering why it didn’t work out.”
A food-industry friend’s advice regularly rolled through Lee Stanish’s mind as he weighed how to turn his weekend-warrior BBQ expertise into a (nearly) 24/7 endeavor of running a restaurant.
Q: “I’m putting a team together for a trivia night this week. Wanna go?”
A: “Oh, I’m not a trivia person.”
Christopher Short has found folks’ underestimation of knowledge they tote in their brains to be, as they say in trivia circles, the MCWA … or Most Common Wrong Answer.
A sign at the edge of Hillsboro says it’s home to “600 happy people and a few old soreheads.” In a week, the Myers Dinner Theatre could host the entire town and send even the soreheads home smiling.
With the game on the line, Evan Warden pitched his own way out of a top-ninth, bases-loaded jam. But the fired-up crowd of about 1,500 cheering Warden on surely offered him a competitive advantage.