Archive for December, 2010

i could stand by the side and watch this life pass me by

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

so unhappy, but safe as could be 

 

There are SO MANY GREAT OPTIONS for NYE in Downtown Raleigh!

 

First Night, Bu.ku, Tir na nOg, Oxford, Sono, Marbles, Artisan, Pour House, Amras, Lincoln, Woodys, etc, etc, etc …

 

Hope everyone has a great night and a very, very Happy New Year!  

 

In Downtown News: 

Leo’s Downtown Raleigh Wishlist

Krispy Kreme Challenge is just around the corner

The new hotel will be using the 510 parking deck 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Rex Hospital is in critical need of blood donation

Tar Heel bowl game is tonight

International Auto Expo is coming to the fairgrounds in February

Coach K

Our gas topped $3 a gallon 

 

In Other News: 

Spumante v. Champagne: Battle of the Bubblies

Will baby boomers outlive Medicare?

Some resolutions not to make this year

Skype adds video calling to their iPhone app 

 

Events:   

All You Can Eat Wings and Open Mic at Downtown Sports Bar on Thursday

The Almost Famous Comedy Tour is at Pour House on Thursday

Noon Year’s Eve at Marbles on Friday

First Night Raleigh 2011 will be huge! 

 

Fun Stuff: 

Polar Bears v. Video Cameras

20 License Plates to die for

Don’t text and drive – AT&T PSA

25 years of Christmas

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

There are definitely more fun things to do in Clemson than play real life ‘Frogger’ (thanks Andy)

  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

i’m not expecting to grow flowers in the desert

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

but I can live and breathe and see sun in the wintertime … (Happy Birthday Henry!!)

   

I do love a week of holidays and bowl games!

   

In Downtown News: 

More on the Hampton Inn at Glenwood South (thanks Charissa)

Raleigh’s getting ready for a NYE party

Downtown wants the creative class

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

NCSU beat West Virginia in their bowl game last night

Mangia & Eat have changed to Bellini

Cary is going to get a Mellow Mushroom too 

 

In Other News: 

Tips to help you help yourself (thanks Cabell)

These were the best transit systems of 2010

Cities must redevelop their urban environment to attract innovation 

 

Events:   

All You Can Eat Wings and Open Mic at Downtown Sports Bar on Thursday

The Almost Famous Comedy Tour is at Pour House on Thursday

Noon Year’s Eve at Marbles on Friday

First Night Raleigh 2011 will be huge! 

 

Fun Stuff: 

Pizza Dough Acrobat

What teachers make

Europe’s first music hotel

This town can’t find their time capsule

12 tips from the stupidest criminals 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

What if you were stuck on a tarmac for 11 hours?

  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

while everybody’s havin’ Christmas turkey

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

they give me bread and water to eat … (thanks Christina)

   

I hope that everyone has an incredible holiday full of food, fun and maybe a little Christmas snow! 

  

In Downtown News, In Raleigh/Triangle News, In Other News: 

Maybe a White Christmas?

Larry Brown is out as the Bobcats coach

Roads and planes will be crowded this year

 

We hate removing our shoes more than the TSA patdowns

Intruders broke into 50 Cent’s home, drank his wine

The census didn’t have much impact on the 2012 race 

 

Fun Stuff: 

Pictures of the new Chrysler 300

This piggy bank is made to be broken

A lunar eclipse time lapse

Christmas greeting from space

Very cool moving football player formation from marching band 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

That’s a pretty guilty conscience to return an overdue book after 76 years

  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

i’ve got to confess

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

movin’ objects drive me crazy  

 

Days just get longer from here!

   

In Downtown News: 

Total lunar eclipse pictures from DTR

Mastering the plan for Moore Square Bus Station 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Cary and Pittsboro posted the lowest housing vacancy rates

Looking for gluten free in Raleigh?

Santa needs more work (thanks Cabell)

Driver is suing Cary over short yellow lights 

 

In Other News: 

Hyundai takes their manual to the iPad (thanks J.Ross)

Why Spider-man should probably not be a musical

New rules may be coming for raising insurance rates

Holiday travelers are stranded all over Europe

The periodic table is making some historic changes 

 

Events: 

Blind Guardian is at Lincoln tonight

Mama’s Love is Thursday at Pour House

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, etc.

 

Band Together After Work Social is Next Tuesday – making flu kits at Tir na nOg 

 

Fun Stuff: 

North Point’s iBand (thanks J.Ross)

Snowflakes under a microscope

The world’s biggest cave

12 objects found inside Pablo Escobar’s escaped pet hippo 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

This California mall had to be shut down due to carolers

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

at the end of the tunnel there is always light

Monday, December 20th, 2010

it just might be a train – is it?

   

It’s a short, festive week!!  

 

In Downtown News: 

A look at the Caraleigh neighborhood

Pine straw was banned from condo buildings (thanks Cabell)

75 new bike racks are coming to Downtown

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Our personal income dipped in the 3rd quarter

Are you shopping locally for the holidays?

Gas prices could top $3 soon

Students are singing carols to raise money for cancer research (thanks Cabell)

Tonight is a full lunar eclipse

Coach K could tie Dean Smith tonight 

 

In Other News: 

‘Austerity’ is the word of the year

Senate votes to ban ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Google TV is getting delayed 

 

Events:  (maybe we can spread the holiday parties into this week next year?) 

Magic Monday is back at Times tonight

Blind Guardian is at Lincoln tomorrow night

Mama’s Love is Thursday at Pour House

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, etc.  

 

Fun Stuff: 

World record snow mobile jump

Whenparentstext.com

Most heroic animals of 2010

I think he missed the point of hurdles

We’re not in Kansas anymore

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

He doesn’t actually remember killing the terrorist shark, but he’s still a hero (thanks J.Ross) 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

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