Wednesday, December 31, 2008

yes, i'll make a resolution

that i’ll never make another one…

I hope everyone has a safe and wonderful New Years Eve!

In Downtown News:
Fire at Alibi?!?!
Changes to Nash Square
What streets are closed tonight

In Raleigh News:
Local radio history
New CAT route to Wake Tech from Moore Square
We may lose 13 channels

In Local-ish News:
The proverbial ‘they’ has added a ‘leap second’ to 2008
How many tourists does it take to light up ‘2009’?
Starbucks is giving you healthier options

In Irrelevant News:
Can you even imagine spending this much money?
$99 iPhone
“I don’t mean it in a flippant way, but romance and having fun and looking pretty — I hope that doesn’t go away.”

First Night Raleigh
What to do for New Years!
More NYE events and another
The Dead Sea Scrolls have been extended until Sunday – go see them!
It’s also First Friday on Friday!!

Mark your Calendar:
George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour Lecture – Feb 19

What the Weather Holds:
It’s windy out there…
Wed: Mostly Sunny 54° 22°
Thurs: Mostly Sunny 42° 22°
Fri: Patchy Rain 47° 28°

Fun Stuff:
NYC – then and now
Quotes from 2008

This time last year, Old Bar was reopening, we were opening a visitors center, we were starting to talk about an amphitheatre, people were signing waivers for chicken wings, and LiLo had a ‘sobriety setback’.

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Just come by my house when you want that money back…

That finishes 2008 and update #300. Have a great night!!

Ashton Mae Smith