Thursday, March 25, 2010

"hey, carmen, come on, would you go downtown"

and she said, “well, I gotta go but my friend can stick around”… (thanks Michael)

another THANK YOU! to everyone who made it out last night for Band Together, most especially those folks who found time before and after Ben Folds to come hang out! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

In Downtown News:
Finally, some more pretty pictures of Raleigh
More on Taz’s opening today at 1
Ashley Christiansen (Poole’s) is Pedaling for the Playground

In Raleigh News:
Bruegger’s is open in North Hills East
“The potholes…in Five Points…should all be smoothed over by June.” – excuse me, June?? And Glenwood is closed on Saturday…
Transit news

In Local-ish News:
The Chatham County Courthouse was destroyed in a fire
Cheerwine is coming to a soda fountain near you
The found a new kind of human

In Irrelevant News:
Is FarmVille the new Tamagotchi?
I’m just sayin…I mean, she teaches seventh graders… (thanks Chris)
Buffett to do half time show in 2011? Maybe…

Lunch and Wine at Zely and Ritz today – now this I can get behind…
Vintage Bar is having their grand opening tonight (thanks Erin)
Dance Party at Jibarra again tonight
Parmalee at Deep South tonight
Raleigh Rocks half marathon on Saturday
Inflowential at Pour House on Saturday
One Night of Queen at Memorial on Sunday

Fun Stuff:
1001 Beers to you must taste before you die
WhatTheFont (thanks @mcdezigns) (thanks @skydiver)

Obsolete Occupations by NPR
10 terrific tumblrs
Chauncy has been writing notes again…

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Japanese man marries a pillow (thanks @jessebdylan)

Happy Friday folks! Hope everyone enjoys the weekend!

Ashton Mae Smith