Monday, May 17, 2010

oh this rain, it will continue

through the morning as I’m listening…

Wanna see me bartend? For real? (vs my occasional ‘illegal’ stint behind the bar…) then come out Wednesday to Solas at 7pm! It’s the last Band Together After Work Social before May 22nd’s event. Need another reason? Antoine is bartending too. Really. :]

In Downtown News:
The Rockford will return this summer
New bar/restaurant round up
The City wants to know what you think about naming our new amphitheatre

In Raleigh News:
Bike to Work this week
Umstead Lake is closed
The school board is voting to see if Broughton will keep the IB program

In Local-ish News:
The 2nd phase of the appliance rebate will happen June 1
Italy to have first woman priest?
Maybe cell phones don’t give you brain cancer

In Irrelevant News:
Is the end near for Hello, Kitty?
California tricks convicts into getting arrested (thanks J.Ross)
‘Having a boy toy husband increases a woman’s changes of an early death…’ (thanks J.Ross)

It’s Triangle Restaurant Week
Wine dinner at Humble Pie tomorrow
Downtown Farmers Market Wednesday
Antoine and I are bartending at Solas on Wednesday
Raleigh City Museum’s Time Warp is Thursday
Music on the Porch Friday
Segway Polo Saturday
SkirtChasers Race on Saturday
BandTogether is Saturday!!

Mark your calendar:
Counting Crows and Augustana are coming in July

Fun Stuff:
Industrial Design from the 1970’s
A conversation on cool

Mr. T Hoodie
I Hate Muffins
Fake Science

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Couple gets married via robot

A surprising number of people this weekend seemed to not catch my news last week, so just in case, I’m moving. Hope everyone had a great weekend!

Ashton Mae Smith