Friday, May 23, 2008

Friday's Update

It’s Friday!!

In downtown news:
An update on the new Public Safety Center
Today’s big surprise – Burning Coal is up to something creepy…
A fun critique of Hook Up – that I kind of agree with….

In Raleigh news:
He got scratched…?
One perk of staying in Raleigh is not being number 805,001
Oh, North Carolina…

In local-ish news:
Be cool. Give blood.
No naked flights just yet…

In irrelevant news:
Being a cool nerd.
Oprah is detoxing…
Nice job lady.

Bluegrass at Capital City tonight
Free Symphony show tomorrow
The Railhawks play this weekend
Break dancing on Sunday
Augustana plays the Brewery on Monday

Fun Stuff:
The Typo Eradication League
Dynamic Architecture
Longest fish flight ever!

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
“It appears the dogs owner thought because it was an Eskimo dog it needed to be kept in very cold surroundings.”

Irrelevant tidbits:
I checked out Brooklyn Heights last night and didn’t love it – or really even like it at all. It get’s a ‘no’ vote from me – though I always encourage you to make up your own mind :)
I have though, continued to hear good things about Cameron Bar and Grill.
Also, look for Solas to open in the next few weeks or so…

I hope everyone has a great weekend!! Be safe!!

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Thursday's Update

In downtown news:
Know a good local band? Nominate them to play at Downtown Live! (thanks Dave)
Buckhead released its Summer Concert Series schedule
This weeks skyline shots

In Raleigh news:
Carlos Mencia is coming to town
NC Tourism launches a site to promote golf courses in the state
The Olympic Baseball team will be in town

In local-ish news:
A clever piece on the potential ‘sin tax’
There is going to be a battle of the bands at the American Tobacco Complex
(thanks Adrianne)
I have to premise this with – it’s never funny when people die. But that doesn’t mean you can’t giggle a little… (thanks Steve)

In irrelevant news:
Angelina’s twins are due in August
It’s good to know that were I so motivated, and properly permitted – I could send live beetles
Oh yeah!! The lawnmower is a good idea!!

It’s Restaurant Week – Try something new!
Local Beer/Local Band at Tir Na Nog tonight

Jazz at the Mint on Friday
Virginia Coalition is at Lincoln on Friday
Artsplosure is this weekend!
Downtown Raleigh Home Tour is Saturday
Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis is this Saturday

Fun Stuff:
Because you see Billion dollar homes everyday… (thanks Ben)
A little more political than I usually go – but a pretty interesting site… (thanks Katie)
That one cat is dumb. The other is smart… [youtube]
Today is the last day to vote for Metro’s ‘Best of’

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
I hope there’s a special place for these kinds of people

Happy Thursday folks – almost there!

Friday, May 9, 2008

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Wednesday's Update

sorry I’m running so late today – sometimes my actual job gets in the way of the fun part…

In downtown news:
Hillsborough Street update and a little bit more
There’s a crane at the Tucker site!
Obama was at Times yesterday – thanks again to Ben for passing that along :)
Also, Cameron Bar and Grill officially opened last night (food and all) – how’s that look on everyone’s Thursday evening?

In Raleigh news:
David Allen Coe will be at Reds
Ha. They stole a truck full of booze.
Triangle Restaurant Week is next week

In local-ish news:
A pretty picture of primary results
The triangle thinks the Orioles are the biggest surprise in baseball – there you are Baltimore.
Sue Johanson is ending her show! (thanks Ben)

In irrelevant news:
When rugby players win, they get naked. When they lose they get naked too.
Oh, Tyra… (thanks Katie)
Someone married Mariah Carey…

Check out the Moore Square Farmer’s Market – going on around now.
Triangle Food Tour that starts at 9 am
Acoustic Music at HookUp on Thursday
SPCA dog meet and greet on Saturday
George Clinton and HOBEX will be at Lincoln on Saturday for BandTogether
Fundraise for asthma – in the park? But Greg Fishel will be there…

Fun Stuff:
Ah, Craigslist. (thanks Austin)
10 most expensive houses in the world
Matt wants to make sure we don’t forget this song (or, it’s well done video) (thanks Matt)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Government organized mating. (thanks Rachel)

Hope everyone is having a great Wednesday!!

Ashton Mae Smith

Buyer's Agent
Glenwood Agency, LLC
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Raleigh, NC 27603

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Monday, May 5, 2008

Monday's Update

Hi. This is your annoying reminder to vote tomorrow. Not sure even what we’re voting on –
find out.
This is kind of cool too.

In downtown news:
Traveling Obama Art
Sidetrack is now Boylan Brewpub
Yancy’s may be moving the music part of things

In Raleigh news:
Cameron Village is getting a Flying Biscuit
BurgerDawgz?? – really Cameron Village?? Really?? (and a bunch of other local openings/closings)
Postal people will collect food this weekend

In local-ish news:
Dollahs for buses.
Ha. This almost seems fake… (thanks Katie)
Have tea with Alan Greenspan

In irrelevant news:
Do you think they rebury him after a break?
Ha. This guy mooned the traffic camera

Cinco de Mayo specials at Dos Taquitos
Watch primary results at 101
Wednesday is the Moore Square Farmer’s Market

SPCA dog meet and greet on Saturday
George Clinton and HOBEX will be at Lincoln on Saturday for BandTogether

Save the date type things:
Triangle Restaurant Week
Downtown Home Tour

Fun Stuff:
10 ways to save money on gas – you could also move downtown and walk everywhere you go…
Find the best beer festivals – Sadly, Durham got love and not Raleigh.
A fast food youtube [youtube]

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
The man barely has a beard…

Hope everyone had a great weekend!!

Friday, May 2, 2008

Friday's Update

Not a whole bunch today…

In downtown news:
Info on the handmade market
Watch the primary results at 101 Lounge
It’s First Friday!!

In Raleigh news:
The mini page lady is leaving
Don’t breathe too much

In local-ish news:
The new Beijing airport
Dollar a day cell phone plans? (thanks Austin)
Bobby seems to be doing better… (thanks Emily)

In irrelevant news:
Please – Mariah doesn’t even want her own ring… (thanks Brooke)
It took 10 years, but Harry Potter is finally off the best seller list – my lord, its been 10 years?!?
She should have asked her best friend Leslie…

Jazz at Mint
Blue Grass at Capital City Grocery
First Friday! – On a bike!
FireHouse is at Bogarts
Free Yoga

On Saturday:
Parade for Fallen Firefighters
Aids Walk+Ride
Wine Festival in Moore Square
A bunch of munchkins making plans for Raleigh
The Embers are playing a Buckhead Block Party
The Festival of Hope
And the Oak Wood Garden Tour
Handmade Market
Also, Deep South The Bar is having a 1985 High School Prom on Saturday

Fun Stuff:
Alright, find yourself some cheaper gas (thanks Katie)
Some pictures from Salute to the Troops

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Yeahhh, rocks!

I hope everyone has a great weekend!

Ashton Mae Smith

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

P: 919.828.0077
F: 919.828.0099

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Curious about agency?
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Thursday, May 1, 2008