Tuesday, November 6, 2007

The Kudzu Bar

If ya'll ever find yourselves in the vicinity of Dyersburg, Tennessee and you like good folks and cold beer, drop on over to Bev's Place on South Main Street between the two ancient concrete bridges that span the Forked Deere river. The action begins somewhere around 1:30 PM when Becky opens up for the domino players and lasts until the last pilgrim has made his or her way home. The place has a rich history, previously owned by Sap, then Gene and presently by Beverly and Terry. Bev has a voice that she earned in church and can still make you say AMEN! when she's in the mood to belt one out karaoke style. Every day is different at Bev's Place with dollar beer for ladies on Thursdays and karoke on Friday and Saturday nights. It's a gathering place for UT Vols football fans to watch games with Tennessee and Alabama game day shirts signed by those in attendance and hanging proudly over the bar.

Bev's is frequently a stop for bikers on dice and poker runs, and many benefits are hosted there for those in need. On Sunday afternoons Becky's husband John cooks something on the grill out back while folks watch the races or ballgames on one of the three TVs. The reason it's been dubbed "The Kudzu Bar" is that it sits right close to the river and heaps and HEAPS of kudzu threaten to take over the building and parking lot if not kept in check.Contact info:
Bev's Place
575 South Main
Dyersburg, TN 38024