Wednesday, December 9, 2009

feels like you're always coming up last

pockets full of nothing, ain’t got no cash…

In Downtown News:
Edelweiss Café is open for real (thanks Christina)
City Market will getting a shoe store and a Spa! (thanks Christina)
Kate Gosslin was in town… [okay, I know, this is more aptly filed under irrelevant…sorry.]

In Raleigh News:
Disney on Ice, 4 for $40 (thanks Charissa)
Forbes doesn’t love us, but other folks do!
Where is Clay Aiken registered to vote? [yeah, I know this is in the wrong spot too…]

In Local-ish News:
Winston-Salem is getting Street Cars??
Those folks in Virginia came to their senses… (thanks J.Ross)
Let it be noted…don’t mix the stuff you dip your gum in… (thanks J.Ross)

In Irrelevant News:
Record labels pirate music too… (thanks J.Ross)
The ole ‘fake a heart attack to scare your burglar’ Trick (thanks J.Ross)
I’m pretty sure that is ‘drink riding’, - that horse knows where home is… (thanks J.Ross)

‘A Christmas Carol’ runs all week!! Saw it last night. Per usual, loved it.
Flying Saucer is doing a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser tonight – all the proceeds from LoneRider sales go to Habitat
Jingle Ball is coming Thursday
Local Beer Local Band on Thursday
The Breakfast Club is at Lincoln on Friday
Daniel Tosh is at Meymandi on Friday
Old Habits Holiday party on Friday at Pour House
Oakwood Candlelight Tour on Saturday
International Christmas Market at Seaboard Station this weekend

Mark your calendars:
A new City Museum exhibit in January

What the Weather Holds:
Wed: Disgusting and then better. 66° 50°
Thurs: Sunny. 50° 38°
Fri: Mostly Sunny. 44° 27°

Fun Stuff:
Climbing tall buildings in Chicago!
"415. The pleats on a cummerbund face up."
Fun old skiing pictures – check out JFK Jr. and that dog!

The Photography of Dorothea Lange
The Complete Far Side
Yule Log On Demand (thanks Meagan)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
I hate when casinos get me drunk and make me gamble 127 million dollars (thanks J.Ross)

Today’s email was brought to you by J.Ross, Jingle Ball, and the letter Z. Happy Wednesday folks, hope everyone’s boat held up on the way to work…

Ashton Mae Smith