Thursday, April 29, 2010

the trouble doll is not moving mountains

but digging the ground that you’re on…

The new Tobacco Road in Durham is open. So come out for the Band Together After Work Social tonight!

In Downtown News:
Still stressing about the name of the Lightner Center
What to do with the other side of Glenwood Ave?

In Raleigh News:
St. Aug’s has the best track team in the country
How good is Raleigh at being sustainable?
The Wake County Animal Shelter needs volunteers and the Women’s Center needs food

In Local-ish News:
TTA is going to run DATA out of Durham
UNC is getting a bunch of new art
Pick out the prettiest place in NC

In Irrelevant News:
Free frozen yogurt today
Bored teenagers on the internet (thanks J.Ross)
Get goats, find TNT (thanks J.Ross)

Solas is having a wine dinner tonight
Mecca is turning 80 on Friday
Music on the Porch returns Friday to Seaboard Station
Charity Derby Party at Amra’s on Friday
Free concert in City Plaza on Friday

Saturday and Sunday are the Oakwood Garden Tour and Tea
Vintage Bar and Lounge is also having a Derby party on Saturday (thanks Erin)
Five Points Farmers Market opens Saturday
AIDS Walk + Ride at Halifax on Saturday
10th Annual Second Empire 5k on Sunday

Fun Stuff:
Make any website look like it was made in GeoCities (thanks Catherine)
Five ways to make productive use of Foursquare
Coolest hotel suite ever – you can sleep with the fishes!

2birds1blog: Dr Reuben
Find a recipe based on what you already have
Helena goes to Wondercon

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Tauntaun Sleeping Bag (thanks J.Ross)

Hope to see some of you tonight!

Ashton Mae Smith