Thursday, October 16, 2008

all i do is keep the beat,

and the bad company…

James Taylor is playing a free show on Monday (thanks Emily)

In Downtown news:
A new diner?!
Triangle GreenDrinks is getting together tonight

In Raleigh news:
Going to the fair? Stop and see Steve and Dan for corn, right in front of the Grandstrand!
Then – name a roller coaster!
A French Village in North Raleigh?
A men’s brothel in Raleigh!?

In local-ish news:
Some Presidential wanna-bes are going to be in NC
Official changes to Halloween in Chapel Hill
Linen’s N’ Things is going to close

In irrelevant news:
All you can eat pancakes are back at IHOP
Madonna and Guy Richie divorcing?
“horses are known to get 'punch drunk' from eating too many apples” (thanks Steve)

Art Raleigh is this weekend
Monsters of Mock on Saturday
Corey Smith is at Lincoln on Sunday

Turkey Trot in Ridgewood Shopping Center at the end of November

Fun Stuff:
This guy is my hero.
How to cook for cheap
Vote in the People’s Design Awards
Sometimes quotations marks are funny.

I cannot believe it has been a year since these commercials! A guaranteed laugh. [youtube]
People biting law enforcement
“Research at NCSU shows that the happiest, most productive bee colonies are ruled by queens with roving eyes and a taste for insect whoopee.”

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
I’d sue somebody if they turned me into a brunette too!

And Finally, Today’s Sign that We Might Just Make it After All:
Folks rescuing folks.

Hope everyone has a great Thursday!

Ashton Mae Smith