Thursday, January 28, 2010

all around the water tank

waitin’ for a train…

I take back all the mean things I said about Charlotte last night, as it seems we’re getting high speed rail there (thanks Charissa and Joe) and a bit more info

In Downtown News:
A handful of Raleigh spots are featured in Southern Living
The Nissan Leaf electric car is here tomorrow [and doing test drives] (thanks Charissa)
A little Raleigh history and win some art

In Raleigh News:
The North Hills HT opens February 10
What’s up in local restaurants, a review
Cary is getting a chain butcher shop

In Local-ish News:
Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are in Greensboro
The original Tough Man Contest is coming to Wilmington (thanks J.Ross)
This lady won the lottery, then got hit by a car (thanks J.Ross)

In Irrelevant News:
John and Elizabeth have separated
I hate flying deep fryers
Ugly Betty got cancelled

Transit and the Triangle is tonight
Xanadu opens tonight
American Aquarium is at Pour House tonight
Vintage movies about vintage clothes this Friday at Get Dressed
2 day Pinecone Bluegrass festival this weekend
Learn to skate for free on Sunday

Mark your Calendars:
The Batchelor Bid for Charity is coming up Feb 20 (thanks Charissa)

What the Weather Holds:
"Ironically, (Thursday) is going to be a fantastic day," Gardner said, noting that temperatures could hit 60 degrees.” – they’re serious about this snow thing.
Thurs: Mostly Sunny. 60° 32°
Fri: Cloudy, snow late 41° 33°
Sat: Snow/Ice. 28° 25°

Fun Stuff:
2birds1blog brings you more from Dr. Reuben
A new post on Matt’s sports blog

A ‘Lost’ song
Books that have the same covers
A cool collection of movie title stills

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
A robotic Punxsutawney Phil? PETA you’re dumb. (thanks J.Ross)

Happy Thursday folks!

Ashton Mae Smith