Monday, May 24, 2010

SweetWater IPA is "a hopheads beery dream"...

…Say the Alström Bros. I totally agree, and unquestionably love the ‘hop onslaught’. Also, Ben promised me beer if I shamelessly plugged SweetWater here [careful, that’s a flash site]. Hey, nobody said I couldn’t be bought… :)

Now back to regularly scheduled programming…

it’ll take you far, in the back of a greyhound bus, you can be who you are…

Last Band Together plug for a while, but a gigantic thank you to every one who donated, spread the word, or otherwise just tolerated the repeated email presence. Because of your efforts, and the hard work of a bunch of people, Step UP Ministries will receive over $350,000. Thank you!

Today is Bob Dylan’s birthday

In Downtown News:
FashionSPARK is calling for talent
Theatre in the Park announced its new season
Fletcher Park Concert series is announced

In Raleigh News:
Locopops is adding ice cream and sorbets
NC State will add bells to the belltower
Biweekly recycling will start soon

In Local-ish News:
The zoo opened Lemur Island
Awesome, stars are eating ‘earth-like’ planets…
George Washington’s library book is finally returned

In Irrelevant News:
Mark Twain’s autobiography will finally be published (thanks @renewabelle)
The original frugal traveler
What would you do if you lost to Bret Michaels?

nOg Run Club tonight
Farmer’s Market on Wednesday
There is a DLA mixer at Sitti [in the new inside patio] on Wednesday
Fashion Show at Solas on Thursday
Last Friday on the Grill at Zely & Ritz

Mark your calendars:
June 4th at Pour House is the Save the Neuse Benefit (thanks Ben)

Fun Stuff:
“Now you’re asking me for directions, like I’m some blue vested Walmart greeter who’ll point you down aisle nine and tell you the dreams and causes are between the sporting goods and the kitchen appliances…” (thanks Gary)
Disney Characters in scale
Hipsters throughout history

21 craziest ads ever (thanks @good)
What that error message really means
Lost, explained by cats

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
I think I just threw up a little…

Happy Monday folks!

Ashton Mae Smith