Friday, December 5, 2008

there's nothing here that's left for you

but check with lost and found…

It’s been 75 years since Prohibition was repealed – drink tonight to celebrate that….

In Downtown news:
Comp Plan coverage and Leo’s thoughts
Pretty Raleigh!
News on the Hillsborough Street bowling alley

In Raleigh news:
No Christmas trees at UNC this year
The Globetrotters are coming to RBC and George Strait is coming too
Bikes for kids – do something good today!

In local-ish news:
Charlotte will get a Vivace
I love journalistic puns
European Court lets folks keep their DNA to themselves

In irrelevant news:
Wakeboarding in Venice [youtube]
DC will be a good place for drinking on inauguration (thanks Steve)
Presidential prank calls?

Its First Friday - And more!
And it’s Hike Night – so use caution near Hillsborough St
Walk and look at art on Sunday in Boylan Heights

Annual Glenwood-Brooklyn tour of homes
Red Ribbon Ball
A Colonial Christmas at Joel Lane house
Randy Owen and Lee Ann Womack at Lincoln
American Aquarium at Pour House

A Christmas Carol opens next week in Raleigh [tonight in Durham]

Mark your calendar:
Dune Dogs are coming to Berkeley Dec 22 (thanks Steele)

Fun Stuff:
Reason #784 not to post your relationship status on Facebook
The hacked Santa’s email! (thanks Emily)
What’s your vampire name? (thanks Rachel)
People thing Raleigh is cool.

A year ago…men were sleeping with pigs, Paris was talking about having kids, Dan Douglas was chatting about Downtown’s future, and we were getting Santa to make personal phone calls.

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
210,000 Christmas lights…. – I wish that were all there was to it…. (thanks Steve)

Happy Friday folks!! Have a great weekend!

Ashton Mae Smith