Wednesday, September 23, 2009

when some things dark, let me shed a little light on it

when some things cold, let me put a little fire on it… (happy birthday Sam!)

In Downtown News:
Check out info on the Raleigh Deaddrop – win an iTouch (thanks Antoine)
A mini documentary on the last days of Kings from filmSPARK
Design Charrette for Five Points planned [im just saying…more folks would come if it was The Pointe…]

In Raleigh News:
Homemade local bus shelters
We real smart ‘round heah…
Cheap Rail Hawks tickets are available for a limited time

In Local-ish News:
Detecting the flu before a sneeze?
Booze can prevent brain damage?
Atlanta is getting the College Football Hall of Fame what is if there was a College Basketball Hall of Fame?

In Irrelevant News:
Sacha Baron Cohen will appear on the Simpsons
Plaxico started his 2 year sentence
Pearl Jam is making sure you can get the new album at a local record store

Midweek Feasts at Tir na nOg on Wednesday – tacos this week!
Wine tasting at Noir tonight (thanks Alec)
Kevin and Greg at 101 on Thursday
Vics Wine Dinner on Thursday
Thursday the NCMA Contemporaries is hosting a movie and a mixer

2 days of motorcycles this weekend
Old Habits at Seaboard Station on Friday
Ron White at Memorial on Saturday
Village Motor Werks is having a Food Drive on Saturday
Take a Hayride in Downtown on Saturday
White Collar Crime is doing a benefit night on Sunday

Mark your Calendars:
October 4th the Pink Heels Tour comes to Raleigh raise cancer awareness (thanks Joe)
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will play Memorial Nov 18

What the Weather Holds:
Wed: Scattered showers 83° 72°
Thurs: Rainy 88° 68°
Fri: Cooler and Rainy 75° 68°

Fun Stuff:
A cello made out of LEGOs?
As sold by Bilbo Baggins…

FoodStalkers update!
50 Best Foods in the World, and where to eat them
Perfectly Timed Photos

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Now that I’ve robbed you, I really need to post a Facebook update… (thanks J.Ross)

Happy humpday folks!

Ashton Mae Smith