Thursday, April 16, 2009

we left superstition on the roadside a few cities ago

they spent our souls, maybe, but they didn't take our smiles… (thanks Dan)

In Downtown News:
The Pit is one of the top 50 new restaurants (thanks Ben) and a bit more
American Pita is closing
More history for you today

In Raleigh News:
Zoe’s Kitchen is coming to Oberlin Court
Midtown Music Series starts today – hey look! The Embers are playing!!
Can you justify going to Louisiana to teach 4th graders about caterpillars?

In Local-ish News:
NC may legalize marijuana? – I bet we ban smoking first.
Today’s lesson: Don’t tape yourself doing dumb things. [or, don’t eat at Dominos]
State tax returns in May?

In Irrelevant News:
Enter ‘snakes on a plane’ jokes
A YouTube orchestra
“Spam 'produces 17m tons of CO2'“ – no, they mean the email kind…

Smart Commute Challenge starts today
Check out ‘1960’ tonight
Bickett Spelling Bee at Humble Pie is tonight

Relay for Life starts Friday
Earth Day Celebrations this weekend too
SPCA K9-3K is Saturday and then head over to 101 Lounge for Dog Dayz

Grab Brunch on Sunday
Head to Woody’s for a cornhole tournament
And Pat Green is at Lincoln

12 cheap things to do in Downtown this weekend

Mark your calendar:
Josh Kelley and Ryan Cabrera are coming in May
David Cook is coming in May
Michael Feinstein is coming in June

What the Weather Holds:
Thurs: Mostly sunny 63° 44°
Fri: Sunny 69° 38°
Sat: Sunny 77° 43°

Fun Stuff:
Downtown and trivia!
What’s your Zombie contingency plan (thanks Katie)
Star Wars meets MacGyver
Cool pictures of lava – yeah, I wrote that.

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
“Meet the man who lived, slept and ate with pigs”

Ashton Mae Smith