Thursday, July 24, 2008

the only thing i’ll ever ask of you, you’ve got to promise not to stop when I say when…

someone please make something exciting happen…

In Downtown news:
There is a new edition of the Downtowner [some great Raleigh history and a restaurant run down]
Howard Dean will be here Friday
A little more on the Prison ordeal

In Raleigh news:
If a store advertised a sale for 7% off, would anyone care??
We might have our first toll road in 2010
Everyone knows WRAL is the best news station around

In local-ish news:
Hey – no worries – they’re just kids anyway… but again?!?
NC peppers are safe
Kenan stadium will be renovated

In irrelevant news:
Victoria’s Secret has college themes now
When in doubt – light your friend on fire.
Saved by YouTube

Old Habits is at Tookies tonight
Blues and Reggae at Times on Friday
The Old 97s and The Connells are playing Downtown Live on Saturday
Appetite for Art is Saturday

Mad Men starts on Sunday!!

Fun Stuff:
The effects of drinking on your vision (thanks Katie)
Have you submitted a beer name for the beers at Bridge Pub yet?
More pizza drama [youtube] (thanks Dana)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Darius Rucker (yes, that’s ‘Hootie’) has gone solo. And Country. [youtube]

On this day in 1886 Tennessee was the first seceded state to be readmitted to the Union – probably a foolish decision….
And 26 years ago Antoine was born…

Holy moley, it’s Thursday…

the only thing i’ll ever ask of you, you’ve got to promise not to stop when I say when…

Thursday, July 3, 2008

“everybody here is outta sight they don’t bark and they don’t bite…”

In downtown news:
Finally! an opening date for Boylan Brew Pub!!
History on a Thursday too??
No more Yancy’s?
Demolition in Boylan

In Raleigh news:
I wonder if she smells funny…
I’m pretty sure we’ve been watching the build up to this for weeks…
Go see Kevin Costner tomorrow

In local-ish news:
Man, he looks jolly! (thanks Steve)
Really? I’d be happier in Canada??
"Our church is, without exception, against all illegal acts. Our dogma is clear and concise on the issue of sexual abuse and crime in general: If you do it, you can be excommunicated," (thanks Katie)

In irrelevant news:
He said: "People used to the quick pace of online social networking may soon find the real world boring and unstimulating.”
“... I don't go to clubs, I don't party, I don't dance on tables, and I don't like sex tapes."
Watermelon, hmmm?

Breakfast Club is at Lincoln on tonight!!
Friday is the Great Raleigh Road Race
It’s First Friday!!
Blue Grass at Capital City
Movies in Moore Square on Saturday
Sam Fisher is at Amras on Sunday

Some July 4th happenings in dtr

Fun Stuff:
Ever wonder what MacGyver didn’t fix? (thanks Austin)
Free tunes and Cool stuff
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia [youtube]

(thanks Brooke)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
I’m sorry – what??

Happy Thurrr-Friday!!! I hope everyone has a great 4th!

“everybody here is outta sight they don’t bark and they don’t bite…