Wednesday, December 30, 2009

i've got this sentimental heart that beats

but I don't really mind that it's starting to get to me now…

In Downtown News:
The Parking Pay stations are going in
Find a bunch of old newspapers online – like 23,000
More information on what to do tomorrow night

In Raleigh News:
Losing Fox, adding more channels?
The city wants to mulch your Christmas tree
In case you didn’t realize the smoking ban goes into effect Saturday, it does.

In Local-ish News:
Family reunions at South of the Border? Ouch.
I would love to shred most of 2009…and 2008…and at least half of 07… (thanks Rhett)
Stone is going to Europe

In Irrelevant News:
Some love for Phillip Rivers
Snow Patrol has most widely played UK song??
A collection of essays on ‘the dude’?

Biscuit Night at Tir na nOg tonight
Thursday is New Year’s Eve!
The NCMA Contemporaries are doing a New Years event
Times will have a cask night for NYE
Re-do New Years at Oxford on Friday
Winter Metal Festival at Lincoln Theatre on Saturday
Sledding ramps at Winterfest on Sunday

What the Weather Holds:
Wed: Mostly Sunny 44° 26°
Thurs: Cloudy and cold. 51° 33°
Fri: Possibly early rain. 48° 43°

Fun Stuff:
The history and style of the middle finger
An update from Helena
Best album covers of 2009 (thanks Sam)

"...from Octomoms and Balloon Boys to Swine Flu and Auto Bailouts, one thing’s for sure: this year needs to end."
I’m on a Mac
“”I don’t want anybody in here without coats and ties,” Sinatra snapped.”

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Hey man – sometimes ya just need a ride…

The last hump day of the year!

Ashton Mae Smith