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!!