Archive for October, 2010

yo fred, i think you got me all wrong

Friday, October 29th, 2010

i aint friends with nobody with nails that long 

  

Happy Halloween – Happy Homecoming – Happy Auctioning!  

 

In Downtown News: 

Smith Anderson is releasing in the Wachovia Tower

Capital Boulevard Study Workshop is happening tomorrow (thanks Jim)

Save Dix or close it?

Amplified Art had their ribbon cutting today

Roast Grill turns 70 on Saturday with a block party 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

Are we trick or treating on Saturday or Sunday?

Save up to 40% on Canes tickets for 11/3 (thanks Charissa)

All-Star game preparation is well under way

There are some tired and happy State fans around today 

 

In Other News: 

Suspicious packages were found today and it’s delaying travel

Celine Dion had twins

Mohammed is the top baby name in England, followed by Jack

Zombies are everywhere on the internet

Ten uses for your body after you die

 

Events:

Ghosts of Fayetteville Street by Burning Coal starts Friday

CF Climb for Life at Wachovia Building Saturday

NC Symphony presents Halloween Magic on Saturday

Halloween Ball at Capital Club 16 on Saturday Night

311 Halloween Concert at the amphitheater this Saturday Night

Amplified Art’s Grand Opening is Saturday - Big Boss, wine & food!

 

Fun Stuff: 

Urban Outfitters has halloween ski masks

Another way to carve a pumpkin

Yahoo answers isn’t the best place to cheat

Look at this pet hummingbird 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

You should probably ask your wedding ceremony to be conducted in English 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

as he came into the window

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

it was the sound of a crescendo

 

Anyone looking for non-Carter Finley Stadium plans tonight should come over to Band Together After Work at Sullivans from 7 to 10!

   

In Downtown News: 

It’s prank week over at Brand Fuel (thanks Danny)

The headliners for Winterfest were announced

A Save Dix Rally is happening this afternoon 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

You have until Saturday to early vote

What keeps Rocky Horror going at the Rialto?

Pam Saulsby’s new CD will be out on November 1st

There’s a lot on the line for NCSU in tonight’s game 

Lots of new shopping at North Hills

State and Carolina women will host NCAA games next season

The new tiered water billing system will reward conservation

When Bambi ceases to be cute (thanks Charlie) 

 

In Other News: 

Foreclosure in Spain doesn’t end when the bank takes your home 

It may be possible to record dreams (thanks Ashton)

James Bond’s Aston Martin was sold at auction

Microsoft is a dying consumer brand 

 

Events: 

Band Together After Work is at Sullivan’s on Thursday

Raleigh Haunted Halloween Trolley Tour starts Thursday

Revolution Raleigh Dance Party at Lincoln on Thursday Night

Ghosts of Fayetteville Street by Burning Coal starts Friday

CF Climb for Life at Wachovia Building Saturday

NC Symphony presents Halloween Magic on Saturday

Halloween Ball at Capital Club 16 on Saturday Night

311 Halloween Concert at the amphitheater this Saturday Night

Amplified Art’s Grand Opening is Saturday - Big Boss, wine & food! 

 

Fun Stuff: 

Candies to gross out your trick or treaters

World’s largest sushi arrangement

Americans want an internet kill switch

Tex Mex v. Regular Mex 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

I have to wonder how popular this baby cage was 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

i won’t let you bury it

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

i won’t let you smother it

  

TGA went and voted early this week – it’s easy and fun and you get a sticker … why wouldn’t you? 

 

In Downtown News: 

I wouldn’t want to battle Cooper’s barbecue for customers

Carolina Christmas Show will be at the Convention Center

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

Southwest launched a $30 fare sale

Canes home opener is tonight

Does the RBC Center need upgrades?

Bon Jovi will play RBC Center on 2/11 (thanks Charissa)

Morrison Dorm at UNC wins national ‘green’ contest – State finished 8th

Some ‘hot dog wars’ going on in Durham 

 

In Other News: 

Holiday spending forecasts aren’t looking great

I don’t know where the FDA was a year ago with this Four Loko thing

When costume disasters strike on Halloween

Which country is most, least corrupt?

World’s fastest rollercoaster is in Dubai 

 

Events: 

Downtown Sports Bar is having a $500 costume contest today

Band Together After Work is at Sullivan’s on Thursday

Raleigh Haunted Halloween Trolley Tour starts Thursday

Revolution Raleigh Dance Party at Lincoln on Thursday Night

Ghosts of Fayetteville Street by Burning Coal starts Friday

CF Climb for Life at Wachovia Building Saturday

NC Symphony presents Halloween Magic on Saturday

Halloween Ball at Capital Club 16 on Saturday Night

311 Halloween Concert at the amphitheater this Saturday Night

Amplified Art’s Grand Opening is Saturday - Big Boss, wine & food! 

 

Fun Stuff: 

Random Google Street Views (thanks Ashton)

funwithTSA.com

A contest to create an urban insect hotel

Look at these pizza lollipops

If you’re not interested in office small talk 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

This bride married herself - she was ready for a wedding 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

you wrote our names down on the sidewalk

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

but the rain came and washed them off 

 

We’re getting down to last minute for West Auction registration. Let me know if you’re still thinking about bidding this Saturday so we can get you up to speed.  

 

In Downtown News: 

Everyone in the Canes’ parade yesterday got free tickets

Have you noticed the food desert in SE Raleigh? (thanks Ashton)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened Downtown yesterday 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

NC State’s MBA program among Forbes’ Most Innovative

Triangle bank robber was caught this morning

Big credibility boost comes with the All-Star Game (thanks Charissa)

Pope and Goodmon are heavily donating for the Wake commish race

Josh Hamilton: local high school star to MVP

College cheating is on the rise 

 

In Other News: 

Man says that Heinz stole his ideaso does Ashton …

Google represents 6.4 percent of all internet traffic

Why aren’t women voting?

England’s 2018 World Cup bid team files a complaint against Russia

Paul the World Cup octopus died (thanks Ashton) 

 

Events: 

‘11 Ford Explorer Tour in City Plaza today

Support BackPack Buddies at Raleigh Times from 5:30-7 this afternoon

Downtown Sports Bar is having a $500 costume contest on Wednesday

Band Together After Work is at Sullivan’s on Thursday

Raleigh Haunted Halloween Trolley Tour starts Thursday

Revolution Raleigh Dance Party at Lincoln on Thursday Night

Ghosts of Fayetteville Street by Burning Coal starts Friday

CF Climb for Life at Wachovia Building Saturday

NC Symphony presents Halloween Magic on Saturday

Halloween Ball at Capital Club 16 on Saturday Night

311 Halloween Concert at the amphitheater this Saturday Night

Amplified Art’s Grand Opening is Saturday - Big Boss, wine & food! 

 

Fun Stuff: 

The most ridiculous edited for TV film lines

Definite mouse trap fail

Island of the dolls - Mexico’s creepiest tourist destination

The world’s tallest climbing wall

Very cool apartment building in Tokyo 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

Let’s talk about this Four Loko party 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

it’s holding me, morphing me

Monday, October 25th, 2010

and forcing me to strive … 

 

There are so many things going on in Raleigh this week for Halloween it’s unbelievable. You’re going to want to check goLiveWorkPlay.com for everything else you need to know! 

 

In Downtown News: 

City Plaza has had a great first year

I’ll believe this Chickfila in CV when I see it

There’s a Halloween Monster bar crawl in Downtown on Friday 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

There are more early voting sites open now

The fair reached over a record 1 million visitors this year 

 

In Other News: 

A security guard won the siesta competition (thanks Ashton)

NYC tourists are getting creeped out by bed bugs

The two most common reasons people get unfriended on Facebook

The need to get rid of frozen pizza in schools

Animals at the Detroit Zoo were given pumpkins to play with 

 

Events: 

Discussion on “Cost of Health Care and Schools Plans, and their Benefits” is tonight 

‘11 Ford Explorer Tour in City Plaza tomorrow

Support BackPack Buddies at Raleigh Times from 5:30-7 tomorrow

Downtown Sports Bar is having a $500 costume contest on Wednesday

Band Together After Work is at Sullivan’s on Thursday

Raleigh Haunted Halloween Trolley Tour starts Thursday

Revolution Raleigh Dance Party at Lincoln on Thursday Night

Ghosts of Fayetteville Street by Burning Coal starts Friday

CF Climb for Life at Wachovia Building Saturday

NC Symphony presents Halloween Magic on Saturday

Halloween Ball at Capital Club 16 on Saturday Night

311 Halloween Concert at the amphitheater this Saturday Night

Amplified Art’s Grand Opening is Saturday - Big Boss, wine & food! 

 

Fun Stuff: 

Sears has an online shopping section for zombies

Swimming pools disappear with a hydro floor

A life sized Monopoly house

The strangest vacations

You can get land for free in these towns 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

Just in case you need your wheelchair to go 70MPH 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

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