Friday, February 12, 2010

my momma told me don’t lose you

cause the best luck I had was you, and I know one thing that I love you…

Band Together is pleased to announce Michael Franti and Spearhead will be headlining the May 22nd event for StepUP Ministry this year. Read more here! [huge thanks to,, Raleigh Philosophical Society, and all those who will but haven’t posted yet for their help in spreading the word!]

In Downtown News:
Hamlin Drug is renovating
Buckhead will become Raleigh Live
Progress Energy is no long featuring Broadway Series South shows
Eat free at Spize on your birthday

In Raleigh News:
Amedeo’s is being sold
Some thoughts on the new NH HT
The SPCA is doing an adoption special for the Olympics

In Local-ish News:
Erskine Bowles is retiring
Sears is collecting blankets for vets
I’m sorry – why do inmates have access to Facebook? (thanks Mike)

In Irrelevant News:
Create your own Hersey’s candy bar (thanks @holliscguerra)
Okay, I’ll say it – I don’t think the song was that good to start with…
Ants prefer to die alone…

Tomorrow is the Annual Fat Tuesday fundraiser for Meals on Wheels Wake County
Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Oxford
Wednesday Woody’s is tapping Bruery "Saison de Lente"
Cinderella opens on Thursday
Annuals are at the Pour House on Friday
Celebrate Carnival at Jibarra on Saturday
Help raise funds for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Napper Tandy’s on Sunday

Mark your calendars:
Clay Aiken is coming to Raleigh March 12 (thanks Charissa)

Fun Stuff:
A really cool look at Earth from space (thanks Brian)
Snacksand…stuff….com (thanks Gary)
Whiskey flavored toothpaste

“I found out today you can get arrested for ‘free hugs’”
Google Snowmobile
A story about a pay phone

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
A ‘Friendship Ball’?? Really??

Happy Monday folks!!

Ashton Mae Smith