Thursday, November 12, 2009

who's tripping down the streets of the city

smilin' at everybody she sees, who's reachin' out to capture a moment? everyone knows it's windy… (thanks Michael)

In Downtown News:
A pretty cool piece on the Hillsborough Street streetcar lines still being intact…
Escazú is opening a chocolate factory on Blount Street (thanks Jedidiah)
A new spot in the Warehouse district is opening

In Raleigh News:
Some cool office space by Vernacular
“notice how I say "simple", as if I understand anything about physics, geometry, or even basic arithmetic… ” [the science of free throws] (thanks Sam)
Get it together Raleigh.

In Local-ish News:
The Varsity will reopen Thanksgiving weekend
A Durham company is designing a Smithsonian
Does anyone still have a Nokia phone? (thanks Dad)

In Irrelevant News:
I wish my gas station was this friendly (thanks J.Ross)
Who wouldn’t notice people stripping in the back of a truck? (thanks Chris)
Kids arrested for a foodfight? (thanks J.Ross)

Dana’s take on this week
Logan’s Trading Co is having a Holiday Open House today (thanks Cabell)
Wine Dinner at Zely and Ritz tonight
There is a battle of the bands at Hibernian tonight [Foreign Exchange/Love Language] (thanks Tom)
‘Rain’ is at Memorial all weekend
Tir na nOg turns 12 this Saturday
Old Reliable Run on Sunday

Mark your calendar:
Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada collaboration beers at Saucer the 19th
The Globetrotters are coming March 5

What the Weather Holds:
Thurs: Still, rainy and cold. 51° 48°
Fri: Rainy and cold. 54° 485
Sat: Sunnyish and warmer. 67° 48°

Fun Stuff:
Get a text from the North Pole
Fela is on Broadway and a little taster for ya (thanks Danny)

So you’re telling me my gloves have a built in koozie??
It’s Lovely, I’ll take it!

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Would you trade $100 for part of your nose? (thanks J.Ross)

Well…at least it’s Thursday…?

Ashton Mae Smith