Wednesday, July 15, 2009

maybe it's not my weekend

but it's gonna be my year…

Alright, all you clever folks – I’m trying to find a name for this thing. Shoot me your ideas – good/bad/funny/absurd – I want em all! :) Thanks!!

In Downtown News:
Our parking pay stations are about to get a lot smarter – pay from anywhere? Cool.
Yes – affordable housing does exist.
No skyline for you!
Flying Saucer has started a new lunch special and so has 42nd Street

In Raleigh News:
Hillsborough Street needs your help! (thanks Nina)
6 new potential historic sites
REI is offering free bike classes

In Local-ish News:
Fayetteville – whatttttt??
There is a solar eclipse next week
In good news, China has stopped using electroshock therapy to treat internet addiction

In Irrelevant News:
This is totally going to happen to me…
Facebook is getting old – ages 35-54 are most represented…wow.
New Jersey woman hit by out of control ambulance ouch. (thanks @JRoss)

Moore Square Farmer’s Market
Dos Taquitos Tequila Dinner tonight
Jimmie’s Chicken Shack is at Pour House Thursday
Parmalee is at Pour House on Friday
Cameron Village Sidewalk sale is this weekend
‘Food, Inc’ is playing at Colony this weekend (thanks Lisa)
Austrian Wine dinner at Pooles on Sunday

What the Weather Holds:
Wed: Sunny 92° 65°
Thurs: Cloudy/Rainy 92° 70°
Fri: Cloudy/Rainy 88° 72°

Fun Stuff:
A cool NY Times feature about the moon landing
More cool moon landing things
Cookie Monster does metal [youtube]

A FoodStalkers update
A fun new local movie review blog
The Ultimate Rock-Paper-Scissors Guide

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Coors Light is introducing a shotgunable can with a second tab (thanks Katie) [it’s a joke, in case you miss that…] But I’m not sure this is…

Happy hump day folks!!

Ashton Mae Smith