Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Tuesday's Update

Today is International Dance Day

In downtown news:
Supposedly this Noodle place is going where the Grape used to be
The story on Hillsborough St
Jakob Dylan is coming to Lincoln in June

In Raleigh news:
Easley will apparently support Clinton
SAS (or whatever it is…) is the one of the best soccer fields in the country
SE Raleigh is getting a bank……

In local-ish news:
Postage will go up May 12
Made in China: ‘Free Tibet’ flags… (thanks Katie)
Dolphins collide in mid air – one dies.

In irrelevant news:
"But I think it's ironic that she charged Gov. Spitzer $2,000 for sex and she wants to charge me 10 million for taking some naked pictures of her," Francis told CNN. "I feel like I'm getting a raw deal." (thanks Dan)
Would anyone want to see a Jimi Hendrix sex tape?
Dear God, what if Mariah and Nick Cannon made babies??

The Million Step March is at lunch time today – so avoid Fayetteville Street around lunch time, unless you want to walk…
Tonight there is an Autism Society Fundraiser at Mosaic
Also, a free wine tasting at The George

Gavin Degraw will be at Red Room on Wednesday
Thursday Zely and Ritz is having another wine dinner

Friday is First Friday! – Tour the galleries on a bike!
FireHouse is at Bogarts on Friday

Lots of things going on this weekend too:
A parade, a wine festival, Festival of Hope, a block party with The Embers, Tours of Oakwood, and a bunch of munchkins planning Raleigh…and that’s just Saturday…

Fun Stuff:
A very small child singing ‘Hey, Jude’ – few things make me laugh out loud in a room by myself… [youtube]
Everyone loves ghost stories

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Kids with lice – sounds artistic to me…

Happy Tuesday everyone!!

Ashton Mae Smith

Buyer's Agent
Glenwood Agency, LLC
700 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

P: 919.828.0077
F: 919.828.0099


Looking for what's happening downtown? Check out

Curious about agency?
See what the NCREC says!

Friday, April 18, 2008

Friday's Update

tonnnns of things happening this weekend :)

In downtown news:
Artsplosure performer announced
What’s the story on the Trolleys anyway?
New Skyline shots
Also, Champa, the new Thai place is not open past 6. So don’t try and go for dinner :\

In Raleigh news:
Raleigh goes to Italy
It might be easier to get here from Wake Forest soon
The Museum of Art will announce the Summer Series today

In local-ish news:
Raleigh, you can be so lame sometimes
NC must begin fighting creepy, crawly Northern Invaders
New Mexican for Chapel Hill

In irrelevant news:
Wanted: Attack Peacock (thanks Katie)
More new speed limits in Germany?
Breathe easy – Venezuelan children got the Simpson’s back

Snoop and 311 tickets go on sale today
Blue Grass at Capital City Grocer tonight
The Mint is having another ‘Fab Friday’
Brooks Wood Band is at Pour House tonight
101 Lounge will officially open tonight
Relay for Life starts tonight

Earth Day Celebration this weekend – hosted by Burt’s Bees
Walk with the SPCA Saturday
Check out Art on Saturday too
Raleigh likes to run – Capital City Classic 10k is this weekend

Take a look at almost everything happening this weekend

Planning and Booze – they only seem natural
Tee hee – Bret Michaels will be here next week

Fun Stuff:
Learn the words ‘thank you.’ How to say it, and how to receive it… and other cute advice contest winners
Bill Cosby is a rapper
Sock Puppet pictures

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Gross, Sanderson teacher.

Hope everyone has an awesome weekend!!

Friday, April 11, 2008

Friday's Update

A couple of neat things today…

Today is the last day to turn in your voter registration

In downtown news:
The Moore Square Farmer’s Market opens next Wednesday
The Sir Walter Raleigh will not be turned into a hotel after all
Rocky Top is offering cooking classes again

In Raleigh news:
Big Boss Brewery gets a spot in the TBJ – and in other Big Boss news, they will start distributing on the coast
The Clayton bypass will open a year early
NC State fishes better than UNC. And other clever things… (thanks Matt)

In local-ish news:
Wilmington makes CNN for $.35 gas… (thanks Geoff)
This class took its kids to a brothel
The ‘Fighting Pickles’ may become the UNC School of the Arts
TBJ also reported that ground has finally been broken for the IKEA outside of Charlotte. It should open next spring!! I <3 Ikea.

In irrelevant news:
Snakes had legs! And apparently some still do… (thanks Katie)
LiLo is getting naked. That’s your surprise of the day. Also, “LiLo” ?? Really??

Counting Crows, Maroon 5 tickets go on sale today at 10
Free wine tasting at Sono tonight
Tonight, Capital City Grocery is having their Blue Grass band on the porch
Also, check out jazz tonight at the Mint
Saturday, Capital City Grocery is having a wine sampling
Gov’t Mule is playing outside of Lincoln on Sunday
Spamalot opens next Tuesday

Forget all this by tonight? Check it out on your smart phone tonight…

Fun Stuff:
Want to go to the Democratic debate? Sign up here.
Haha. Bubble Wrap. (thanks Dan)
Ever wondered what all those Wall Street hand signals mean?

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Sex with a picnic table – it totally makes sense… (thanks Catherine)

I hope everyone has a great weekend!!

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Thursday's Update

Boring downtown news, good events, good fun.

In downtown news:
New rules for parking decks in downtown
Raleigh’s soo prettty...
Capital City Grocery will sharpen your knives, scissors, and other sharp things…

In Raleigh news:
Art to Wear Fashion Show is tonight – if you’ve never been, I highly recommend it!
Voter registration is up – have you registered??
More mascots for Raleigh

In local-ish news:
The state may give car insurance companies control of rates
Yahoo and Google make friendly
Germany finally has a speed limit

In irrelevant news:
Ashlee Simpson is engaged
MySpace will do TV now too...
New pictures of Elvis were found

The Mint will be having live Jazz on Friday night
Tonight at Jax (7 oclock) there is a fundraiser for NCSU Relay for Life (thanks Lisa)
Also on tonight, win stuff at Lucky B’s
Free wine tasting at Sono on Friday
Saturday, Capital City Grocery is having a wine sampling
Gov’t Mule is playing outside of Lincoln on Sunday
Spamalot opens next Tuesday

A few ‘Save the Dates’:
April 21 the Dept. of City Planning is hosting a ‘non-traditional planning charrette’ at Tir Na Nog
May 10 is a ways off – but Old Time is selling super cheap BBQ that day

Fun Stuff:
So, its no ‘Stuff White People Like’ but it isssss ‘Stuff Nobody Likes’
It’s not in English – but it’s 3D art made of fruit
Now you don’t have to have self restraint

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Venezuelans would rather their kids see Baywatch…

Happy Thursday all!