Wednesday, February 11, 2009

greasy cheeseburgers and cheap cigarettes

one day they'll get me if they ain't got me yet…

On this day, a while ago, Vatican City was established and a couple of decades later Nelson Mandela was released from prison

In Downtown News:
They’ve started open houses at Blount Street Commons
More free food
Some Raleigh History

In Raleigh News:
Krispy Kreme Challenge got a mention on Oddball
They’re giving you more time to look at the Comprehensive Plan
This doesn’t seem like a very good bet…

In Local-ish News:
I usually skip the real estate thing – but this is worth reading about the proposed stimulus
Live Nation and Ticket Master are merging
The price of stamps is going up as of May 11

In Irrelevant News:
Free Chick-fil-a
Pretty much the cutest thing ever. (thanks Katie)
Poor Rihanna

Give Blood Downtown today
The DRA Annual Meeting is Thursday
Yo Mamma’s Big Fat Bootie Band is at Lincoln on Friday
The R Line Downtown Circulator starts this Friday!
Drinking and fundraising – two of my favorite things.

Mark your calendar:
The Decemberists are coming June 4
Keith Urban and Sugar Land are coming June 19

What the Weather Holds:
Wed: Mostly Sunny 74° 52°
Thurs: Sunny 69° 50°
Fri: Sunny 64° 38°

Fun Stuff:
What IF Facebook was real life? (thanks Emily)
Stuff White People Like
Chose music based on your mood and color! (thanks Erin)
Households through the years
Fun with colors! (thanks Sam)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Problems in bike sharing?

Ashton Mae Smith