Thursday, December 31, 2009

so everybody put your best suit or dress on

let's make believe that we are wealthy for just this once…

Tonight is a blue moon…

In Downtown News:
Annuals had their equipment stolen, but will still play tonight
There appears to be flash mob type dance happening for NYE on Fayetteville St and more
Things to consider outside of First Night

In Raleigh News:
Goodnight, Raleigh reviews 2009
Want to know what other laws go into effect this weekend?
Beanie + Cecil baby is moving to the old Seaboard Imports location (thanks Julie)

In Local-ish News:
There’s a chance your iPhone will work a little better…
He kept a guitar made by Picasso in a shoe box under his bed?
Folks are celebrating New Years

In Irrelevant News:
Ever wonder what happens after the ball is dropped in Times Square?
Get yourself a wing suit (thanks Mike)
“The Babysitters Club” is being reissued

Still wondering what to do tonight?
Re-do New Years at Oxford on Friday
Winter Metal Festival at Lincoln Theatre on Saturday
Sledding ramps at Winterfest on Sunday

Mark your calendar:
Nickelodeon is bringing Storytime to Memorial in May

What the Weather Holds:
The weather should be mild tonight
Thurs: Cloudy any possibly rainy. 51° 33°
Fri: Possibly early rain. 48° 40°
Sat: Sunnier but cold. 38° 25°

Fun Stuff:
A Tarantino video mix tape (thanks Tom)
10 resolutions for Twitter users (thanks Helena)
10 best TV ads of 2009 (thanks Tom)

27 most ridiculous promotional items of the year (thanks Danny) – wifi style..
The decade according to 9 year olds…

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
A blood alcohol level of .708 – holy moley.

You are a mere 14 hours away from surviving the decade. Congratulations.

I hope everyone has an excellent evening! I hope to see lots of you out and about tonight! Happy New Year!

Ashton Mae Smith