I think 830 is a new record…

In Downtown news:
Ashley Christensen’s Bon Appetit article is out
Lafayette drama
Tir Na Nog!

In Raleigh news:
Changes to Pullen Church
Try out to be on American Idol on Saturday
I would like to volunteer to be a parking volunteer.

In local-ish news:
The UNC Genetics building will open this fall
NC is opening an Ethanol plant soon
Morgan Freeman – driving a 97 Maxima? (thanks Steve)

In irrelevant news:
Oh Fayetteville….
How do you make a bullet proof bra?
Mary Kate is innocent…

Events:
Hot Summer Nights starts a new show on Wednesday
Moore Square Farmers Market on Wednesday
Cabaret at 101 on Wednesday?
Depot Fest is this Thursday
Brian Howe of Bad Company is playing Downtown Live this weekend

Ray LaMontagne is coming to town!

Fun Stuff:
Light art
Cool pictures [check out the slide show]
Sorta sad, sorta cute… (thanks Katie)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Mr Davis now believes “the Earth is flat and horizontally infinite – it stretches horizontally forever”. (thanks Katie)

Happy Tuesday folks!
ill be the boy, in the corduroy pants, you be the girl, at the high school dance…

In Downtown news:
Another – better – Martin Street Pizza update
The new Wachovia sign is up!
Sad times for Warajii
Tyler’s at Seaboard should be opening late November

In Raleigh news:
The Railhawks got somebody new and good
Greenway updates (thanks Sam)
Fair tickets are on sale!

In local-ish news:
Booze at the Zoo!
Really, Harnett County??
Ann’s House of Nuts.

In irrelevant news:
Snoop Dogg? With drugs?? Now that seems unlikely… (thanks Steve)
What not to do in China
Who hasn’t ever wondered what the ‘oldest joke’ was

Events:
Hot Summer Nights starts a new show on Wednesday
Moore Square Farmers Market on Wednesday
Cabaret at 101 on Wednesday?
Brian Howe of Bad Company is playing Downtown Live this weekend
Update your calendar with these bands at Tir Na Nog

Fun Stuff:
What isssssssss ‘jowling’ you ask?
Stuff White People Like (thanks Adrianne)
“That day was so intense that it continued to be the main topic of discussion at Pasta Night at the Club for at least six weeks”

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
“Peterson was arrested and at his request the sandwiches were thrown away. ” (thanks Peyton)

Happy Monday folks! Hope everyone had a great weekend!!

they’re heroes in a half shell, and they’re green…

If you click one link today – make it this youtube.

In Downtown news:
Posta and the new Marriott are open
So are Studio@hargett and the new massage place
Friday history and more

In Raleigh news:
Yeah – get ready for the Cornhole Cup 2008 (thanks Matt)
The McCowan house
A new Annuals album

In local-ish news:
Why would anyone take the sun from me?!?
Cool new website for the Triangle area
Play tennis? Bike? Do something good with it.

In irrelevant news:
It’s almost too easy to make fun of Antoine when he’s not here
Dunkin Doughnuts wants you to be skinnier too
Everyone looks for a good fist bump (thanks Lisa)

Events:
Big Rick and the Bombers are playing an outdoor show on Friday
It’s First Friday!!
Brooke wants you to come check out her jewelry on Friday

Bourne Identity in Moore Square on Saturday
There is an anti Iran rally this weekend
Deep South is having a White Trash Party on Saturday

Fun Stuff:
Raleigh – the place to be!!
It’s College Foooootballlll time!!! — ESPN U in HD?! (thanks Austin)
How to escape from handcuffs – ya know, just in case… (thanks Adrianne)
20 ways to die while trying to dunk

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Dan Quayle on Dancing with the Stars? (thanks Steve)

Yay Friday!

whoa black betty, bama lamb….

In Downtown news:
If there was more news about downtown, this would be the apocalypse…
Check out Purple Armchair sometime
Take a look at the view from the top of the Marriott

In Raleigh news:
Cameron Village wants you to be skinnier
North Hills is doing more music
Gordon Grubb is looking at more apartments

In local-ish news:
“Put another way, his weight loss in one year is the equivalent of shedding two fully grown adult males from his body.”
Now McDonalds has your news hostage…
Chapel Hill baseball updates (thanks Ginny)

In irrelevant news:
Why you should be on Twitter (thanks Austin)
In news of the absurd
Goodbye cassette tapes, goodbye…

Events:
Big Rick and the Bombers are playing an outdoor show on Friday
It’s First Friday!!
Bourne Identity in Moore Square on Saturday
There is an anti Iran rally this weekend
Deep South is having a White Trash Party on Saturday

Fun Stuff:
Play with crime maps for Raleigh
The new Harry Potter move trailer (thanks Steve)
Stuff Nobody Likes

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Pregnant prostitute – naturally… (thanks Brooke)

Ah, Thursday…

i am one of those melodramatic fools – neurotic to the bone, no doubt about it!

Sorry there’s nothing happening today….but lots of fun pictures!

In Downtown news:
Jackpot! And a little bit more history! And more!
More cool pictures!
Annnnd another

In Raleigh news:
Hall of Fame Concert line up additions
Olympic jump ropers
Marbles is doing well!

In local-ish news:
Krispy Kreme goes to Turkey!!
Balloon Rides in Central Park!
NASA is 50!

In irrelevant news:
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, AND Venice?!?! – why am I still in this chair??
5 ways to get more out of your day
An interesting article on bicycling in cities

Events:
Moore Square Farmers Market on today
Umphrey’s McGee is at Lincoln on Thursday
Big Rick and the Bombers are playing an outdoor show on Friday
It’s First Friday!!
Bourne Identity in Moore Square on Saturday
There is an anti Iran rally this weekend

Fun Stuff:
Now that submittal is over – Vote for the best bartender in Raleigh!
Everyone knows I love furniture
Catalog your stuff

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
I wonder what it’s like to cry in scuba gear…

Happy Wednesday folks!!

im okay, its alright, hey, look who’s on tv tonight…

Never eaten at the Pit but always wanted to try it? – Check it out tonight!

In Downtown news:
They’re starting to put things back together!
Downtown arena thoughts
Charter Square news

In Raleigh news:
Oh snap – Boyz II Men is coming
Mary J Blige too!
This guy is going to make a fortune!

In local-ish news:
North Carolina makes another list
18 children!!!!! The woman has 18 children – in 20 years….
Careful who you text message

In irrelevant news:
Better start looking for an extra hour a day…
Yeah – sure you can beat Google…
Every time that woman has a child, I think the chances of me marrying Matt Damon go down (thanks Brooke)

Events:
Parking/Transit forum tonight!
Downtown Dining Club at the Pit tonight
Counting Crows tonight!🙂
Moore Square Farmers Market on Wednesday

It’s First Fridayyyyy!
Deep South is having a White Trash party on Saturday
Bourne Identity in Moore Square on Saturday

Mark your calendar for bike planning! August 26!
Some other mark your calendar events (thanks Lisa)

Fun Stuff:
Some pretty cool photography
Stuff White People Like – Unpaid Internships🙂
Save your voicemails on your computer

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
They are taking Mister Rogers off the air!!!

Happy Tuesday!!

when everybody loves you, you can never be lonely…

In Downtown news:
Holly Aiken is opening back up
Raleigh Wide Open Schedule
Fayetteville Street news

In Raleigh news:
If you needed another reason never to leave Downtown
You knew Fuquay was a dangerous place
Raleigh has the 4th best “gay ghetto”

In local-ish news:
Clearly these folks don’t know Lisa Jeffries
This ought to keep those pesky kids from smoking those cigarettes
Even a 5 year old knows the wings are good… (thanks Dan)

In irrelevant news:
Taking ‘hair of the dog’ to a whole new level
A new XM station!
Begonias do look a lot like marijuana…

Events:
Downtown Dining Club at the Pit on Tuesday
Moore Square Farmers Market on Wednesday
Umphrey’s McGee is at Lincoln on Thursday

Big Rick and the Bombers are playing an outdoor show on Friday
It’s First Friday!!
Deep South is having a White Trash party on Saturday
Bourne Identity in Moore Square on Saturday

Fun Stuff:
What if there was a new stop sign – and a corporation had to design it? (thanks Emily)
Ha. This guy is dumb.
Appetite for Art recap – Eric, there’s a picture of you in here!

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
If there was ever a man that was going to shoot his lawn mover, this guy would be it

Yay Monday….

aint necessarily a bad thing to believe the things i say…