Wednesday, August 12, 2009

time is ticking by

while I’m chatting with this bottle of wine…

Apparently you can see a meteor shower tonight…

In Downtown News:
Spize Café to open Monday
It appears The Office has closed…
Random acts of kindness in Downtown?

In Raleigh News:
Raleigh Public Record has put together a great list of City election candidates
Local bloke cracks multiplication tables (thanks J.Ross)
NC wants to block wind energy (thanks Chris)

In Local-ish News:
Alaska vetoed Palin
Will they extend the First Time Buyer Credit?
Awww baby elephant was stuck! (thanks J.Ross)

In Irrelevant News:
There is no more Brooks and Dunn (thanks Chris)
It’s nice to see folks get their due sometimes… (thanks J.Ross)
Folks are using Twitter to stop neighborhood crime (thanks Chris)

US/Mexico World Cup Qualifier today
Moore Square Farmers Market today
Summer Arts Program at Artspace today
Jimmy V Reverse Raffle tonight
Thursday Solas is celebrating their first anniversary
Kevin O’Barr and Greg Moore at 101 on Thursday
Pat McGee is at Pour House on Thursday

Music on the Porch on Friday
West Street Band at Deep South on Friday
The Design at Lincoln on Saturday
Carolina Music Awards on Saturday
City Limits is celebrating 5 years on Sunday
Mad Men starts Sunday!!!

Mark your calendar:
Downtown Restaurant Week is coming
Rock Hall of Fame concert postponed

What the Weather Holds:
Wed: Cooler/Rainy 85° 70°
Thurs: Cooler/Rainy 82° 68°
Fri: Cooler/Rainy 82° 68°

Fun Stuff:
Cool abandoned subway stations
Early Space Needle designs

The Big Bang Theory explained – woah. [youtube]
Fig Pizza!
A new movie with Heath Ledger?

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
A Blair Witch sequel?

Happy hump day folks!

Ashton Mae Smith