Tuesday, October 6, 2009

summer's gone, and before long

north winds blow, that bring the snow…

Hello folks! Today is Election Day. Wondering where you vote and who you vote for? Wondering who the heck is running? Want to follow it via blog? Dana walks you through it all…

In Downtown News:
U2 showed Coopers some love
Rapid Fitness opened last weekend
Leo speculates on Downtown
Champa Thai has closed again (thanks @hfstokes)

In Raleigh News:
Cameron Village is still celebrating 60 years (thanks Pat)
Raleigh folks are realllll smart. Charlotte? Not as much… (thanks Jonathan)
Marrakesh has closed and will be replaced by Shakedown Street

In Local-ish News:
Folks think we’re pretty too! (thanks Ben)
It’s stop texting while you drive week
Antoine, we might only get 24 beers a day… [whatttt?]

In Irrelevant News:
Drew Carey may pay 100k for a twitter name?
There will be no more Gourmet magazine (thanks @varmintbites)
Fun new art in Chicago

Moore Square Farmers Market on Wednesday
Wednesday is John Lennon glass night at Flying Saucer (thanks Josh)
Old Habits is at 42nd Street on Thursday (thanks Craig)
Everclear is at Lincoln on Thursday
Cravin Melon is at Lincoln on Friday
Drivin’ n’ cryin’ is at Pour House on Friday
Autism Run/Walk is on Saturday

Mark your calendars:
For a holiday festival at Atlantic Avenue Orchid & Garden Nov 8 (thanks Sandy)

What the Weather Holds:
Tues: Rainy 66° 53°
Wed: Cloudy/Rainy 79° 50°
Thurs: Sunny 75° 47°

Fun Stuff:
You can now buy and MAIL someecards?!?
Most used and abused web trends of all time

33 cool logos
Top 10 doctored photos (thanks @helenadagmar)
Crazy German show with lifesize dinosaurs (thanks Daniel)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Having a bad day? At least you were mauled by a pack of raccoons… (thanks J.Ross)

Happy Tuesday!

Ashton Mae Smith