Tuesday, May 11, 2010

stomp on the street when I hear a funk beat

playing Pied Piper, follow what’s true… (thanks Michael)

So there’s something I need to tell you guys…I’m moving. To Italy. :)

Want to know more – read about it here. Otherwise, expect a fairly seamless transition as Tim takes over my email at the end of May. A very quick, and surely not final, ‘thank you’ to everyone for letting me have this forum for the last few years. I’ve loved it and I hope you have too! :)

In Downtown News:
Asian going into the old Dunkin space
Chelsea Handler is coming to the new amphitheatre
The DLA has put together a Greenway Bike Tour

In Raleigh News:
A new local company is making eco-friendly shoes
Spring Rolls opened in North Hills
Hopscotch got mentioned in the NY Times

In Local-ish News:
The oldest fire station in Charlotte is going to be demo’d
Utah is getting all big brother with your drinks
Nixing the White Pages in NY

In Irrelevant News:
A ‘Country Legends’ AM station
Laughter is a social response rather than a reaction to a joke… (thanks Mike)
Don’t make this a race issue, funny is funny.

Ok Go is at Lincoln tonight
Busy Bee is having a Two Hearted Cask tonight
Come learn about Union Station on Wednesday
Downtown Farmers Market on Wednesday
The Luminarium is back on Thursday
Spring Music Fest starts Thursday at Mosaic
Bowerbirds are at Artspace on Thursday
Music on the Porch Friday
There is a fundraiser for Sho Nuff this weekend
Pat McGee is at the Pour House on Saturday
Artsplosure is this weekend
Check out AHPeele on Saturday

Mark your calendars:
Restaurant Week is next week (thanks Hollis)
Bike to Work Week is next week too

Fun Stuff:
April and Jonathan tackle porch chairs
An interview with Shephard Fairey
I love pictures of food.

“Hire taller staff cause I need a taco!”
Make your own donuts
Funny beer ads

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
I would hate to be the toilet paper bandit

Happy Tuesday folks!

Ashton Mae Smith