Friday, February 27, 2009

some say it's mystic

it's electric. Boogie woogie, woogie…

isn’t it so much better when I don’t forget to set this up for you guys! :)

In Downtown News:
Next Friday is the Pirates and Poker Gala [a really really really fun event – if you can go, you definitely should!]
Crash finally got the rumor mill working :) take a look – some interesting stuff in there!
Some Friday history and a little more about the Cherry Bounce
Bridge Pub is supposed to be getting their ABC permits this morning and opening this afternoon. Heavy on ‘supposed to be’….

In Raleigh News:
Some stretch of road is open
540 isn’t getting any stimulus love
Wondering what all the smoke was about yesterday?

In Local-ish News:
Superchunk is coming to Cats Cradle in April
The last Harry Potter movie will be released in 2011
There are only 8 more munchkins! (thanks Ginny)

In Irrelevant News:
They still film One Tree Hill?
We’ve been doing this walking thing for a while now
No more horse drawn carriages in Rome

Old Habits at Pour House on Friday'
Abbey Road is at Lincoln on Friday
Left on Cates and Wrecking Season are at Deep South on Friday
Check out the Joe Holt story at the Raleigh City Museum on Saturday
St. Baldricks is Saturday at Hibernian

Mark your calendar:
Raleigh Fashion Week is in May – but you can audition in a few weeks

What the Weather Holds:
Fri: Cloudy, chance of rain 65° 45°
Sat: Rain 48° 48°
Sun: Rain 40° 35°

Fun Stuff:
Really cute ads
A song about Angler fish [youtube] (thanks Caitlen)
Should I drink that?
Free file conversion

This time last year: Locopops was opening, there was news in the CAM project, we learned what to do with all those phone books, Jamie Lynn was getting her GED, we also learned the 86 Rules of Boozing, and saw something we all relate to – the dead iPod song.

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
14 more kids may have a porn star for a mom…

Happy Friday folks!!

Ashton Mae Smith