Tuesday, January 5, 2010

i wanna glide down over mulholland

i wanna write her, her name in the sky… (for Charlotte’s Birthday!)

In Downtown News:
The safety center gets its vote today
A new Taz’s coming to 17 W. Martin
Beehive Collective made their annual donations [pdf]

In Raleigh News:
Did anyone else notice that 106.1 has become Rush radio… because they left 680 wptf who is now just News Radio..
Wilco is playing DPAC in March
There is going to be a new adult sports league in Cary

In Local-ish News:
Highwoods Properties is giving 10k to Homes for Our Troops
The real Rain Man died
Tobacco powering cars? (thanks J.Ross)

In Irrelevant News:
Vince Vaughn got married
Free taco (thanks @danlondon)
FDR died of melanoma related issues? (thanks J.Ross)

Thursday is Date and Skate night at Winterfest
Rosebuds and Megafaun are playing this weekend
It IS First Friday
More running on Saturday
Jibarra is having International Fest on Saturday

Thursday Big Boss ‘Big Operator’ is the keg at Flying Saucer

What the Weather Holds:
You want to know why it’s so absurdly cold?
Tues: Mostly Sunny, cold. 36° 19°
Wed: Sunny, still cold. 40° 21°
Thurs: Partly Cloudy and, well, cold. 40° 23°

Fun Stuff:
An update from Helena
Bringing back basement bars “In my humble opinion, every gent should know how to make three drinks well, in no particular order– Martini (both gin and vodka), Manhattan, and at one umbrella drink for summer months.”
10 years and 1 day in photographs

Indy does the year in pictures (thanks Tom)
NotTakeOut.com (thanks Mike)
Get a seat from Yankee Stadium

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
What kind of condition are you in to actually steal Steel Reserve?? (thanks J.Ross)

And a sign that we just might make it after all:
I mean, could you sleep knowing your granny was all deserted in an airport? AND dogs doing good things too! (thanks J.Ross)

Please except my apologies for brevity and typographical errors – my fingers are simply frozen into ice blocks. Thank you and have a great day.

Happy Tuesday folks!

Ashton Mae Smith