Friday, December 4, 2009

silk suit, black tie, i don't need a reason why

they come runnin' just as fast as they can, cause every girl is crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man…

Get a weird fact everyday, compliments of a J.Ross find… - today we learn that a ‘hobbit’ of wheat is heavier than a ‘hobbit’ of oats.

In Downtown News:
Tyler shot a fun promo video for Winterfest (thanks Tyler)
Wondering where to go tonight? Follow Donna’s trail and the NewRaleigh folks have some ideas too
Did you know the Christmas tree at the Capitol is the ‘Tree of Life’ – but in a totally morbid kind of way… (via @rootrootroot)

In Raleigh News:
Groan. Of course this guy is local and I made fun of this…
Imagine being run over by a herd of deer
An update on the Triangle Expressway

In Local-ish News:
Chatham Hill Winery is highlighted in the NY Times (thanks Charissa)
“Normally the only way people of modest means come into a sudden fortune in Europe is through the lottery…” Please. Everyone has billionaire relatives. (thanks J.Ross)
The World Cup will be filmed in 3D

In Irrelevant News:
Is ‘Black Peter’ outdated? (thanks Brian)
Someone has been watching too many old westerns (thanks J.Ross)
Perhaps they overreacted… (thanks J.Ross)

A Barbie exhibit opens tonight at NC Museum of History (thanks Charissa)
Issac Hunter’s Tavern is open too
Organ Symphony tonight at Meymandi
Jingle Bell Walk/Run is Saturday
David Allan Coe is at Lincoln tonight
American Aquarium is at the Pour House Saturday
17th Annual Art Walk on Sunday

Some First Friday Plugs:
Brooke is showing/selling jewelry at Art House 444
Annemarie is at the new Flanders and Adam Cave
Hipsteria Modern is having a furniture sale starting tonight

What the Weather Holds:
Snow tomorrow? Or more likely just cold rain…
Fri: Partly Cloudy. 54° 35°
Sat: Rainy. 44° 44°
Sun: Sunny. 48° 29°

Fun Stuff:
So you think you know Pasta?
A new kind of Auction website
USB Handwarmer and massager…

The Evolution of the Hipster (thanks @embalog)
Personalized earbuds
Super cool pictures of birds [yeah, I said that…]

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Miley Cyrus has never heard a Jay Z song (thanks @ladyejane)

Today’s Sign We Just Might Make It After All:
Robber pays back store owner (thanks J.Ross)

Happy Friday folks! Hope to see lots of you out and about this evening!

Ashton Mae Smith