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!