Archive for January, 2011

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Monday, January 31st, 2011

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we make the wind blow

Sounds like we throw a pretty good party around here – congrats to everyone that made All-Star Weekend happen!!  (thanks Charissa)

Raleigh goes down as the biggest star of All-Star weekend

Carolina breathes new life into All-Star game

Raleigh is now an official hockey town

This is what it looks like when it works

Best All-Star Weekend yet

In Downtown News:

Downtown established a new high for business openings

Come see Sir Walter Wally for Groundhog Day

Downtown photos from All-Star festivities

Happy 4th bday to RalCon

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

Changes to paying for gas with a SECU card

UNC is back in the rankings

Duke, UNC hospitals aim to stop conflict of interest

Victoria’s Secret left Cameron Village

In Other News:

Will Paris ban SUVs? (thanks Ashton)

Super Bowl may trigger heart attacks

Government says we should eat less

Events:

It’s a good day for 1/2 priced wine at 518

Presentation on Joel Lane at the House this Thursday

Dance in Music this Friday at Meymandi

First Friday is back this week!

7th Annual Krispy Kreme Challenge is on Saturday

VAE’s For the Love of Art auction and gala is Saturday

The Triangle Wine Experience is this week

Fun Stuff: (thanks Ashton)

Compare living in the states to anywhere else

Fun typing game

A thesaurus for short abbreviations

A nice way to say no to anything

Evolution of Nicholas Cage’s hair

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:

Don’t bring your toy guns on planes - even if it’s three inches (thanks Matt)

___________________________

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker

Glenwood Agency, LLC

when does it stop

Friday, January 28th, 2011

where do you dare me to draw the line … (Happy Birthday Lexie!!!!)

   

Welcome to All-Star Weekend!

 

In Downtown News: 

Krispy Kreme will close their City Plaza store (thanks Charissa)

Big Eds will be open Sunday for All-Star Weekend (thanks Carson)

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

RailHawks are selling name, mascot, everything on Craigslist

Paula Deen is opening a restuarant at Harrah’s Cherokee (thanks Ashton)

Hockey sand sculptures are on display at Crabtree

Pending home sales jumped in December

  

In Other News: 

Challenger disaster was 25 years ago

A very unlucky traveler

How to break bad habits

Ford reports their highest profits in 11 years

  

Events:   

NHL Fan Fair is at the Convention Center all weekend!

NHL All-Star WIDE OPEN Street Festival starts Friday

NHL All-Star Player Draft is at the Convention Center on Friday

Lots of great performances this weekend

NHL All-Star 5K is on Saturday morning

There’s an NHL Red Carpet Arrival on Saturday

The All-Star Game is Sunday afternoon

Tobacco Road is doing a Post-Game (Block) Party

 

The Triangle Wine Experience is coming up Feb 3 (thanks Sarah) 

 

Fun Stuff:  

Fighting fires with water cannons in China

Taco Bell beef contains less than 35% beef

Strangest frozen foods

Really unfortunately internet ad placements

Little kids act out black swan 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

Egypt turned off the internet

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

it’s the same ol’ same, this ball and chain

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

with only one day to ease my pain … (thanks Carson)

   

Great DLA event last night – over 300 members now!!

 

Looking forward to the Band Together After Work Social tonight at Gravy - RSVP here

   

In Downtown News: 

TBJ readers think Red Hat should come Downtown

Plan ahead for a ride this weekend - cabs, limos, shuttles will be busy (thanks Cabell)

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Skinner is going to play in the All-Star game too (thanks Charissa)

A native’s guide to visiting Raleigh

Raleigh Blues Fest is coming back next month

Garner singer was profiled on American Idol last night (thanks Lexie)

Moe’s is doing 99 cent burritos tomorrow

RBC Center is still an island

  

In Other News: 

Lenovo and NEC joined forces

The mystery piano is explained

The HSA color-coded threat system is going away

20 questions that could change your life

  

Events:   

Band Together After Work Social at Gravy on Thursday

Jazz Ladies of the Triangle on Thursday

All-Star Hockey Trivia Night at Tobacco Road on Thursday

NHL Fan Fair is at the Convention Center all weekend!

NHL All-Star WIDE OPEN Street Festival starts Friday

NHL All-Star Player Draft is at the Convention Center on Friday

Lots of great performances this weekend

NHL All-Star 5K is on Saturday morning

There’s an NHL Red Carpet Arrival on Saturday

The All-Star Game is Sunday afternoon

Tobacco Road is doing a Post-Game (Block) Party

 

The Triangle Wine Experience is coming up Feb 3 (thanks Sarah)

  

Fun Stuff:  

Best pickpocket in the world

Whiskey in a can

A brief history of hip-hop

A map of swearing in the United States

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

He got fired for wearing the wrong team colors 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

i’ve seen a rich man beg

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

i’ve seen a good man sin 

  

You may have seen it on the front page of the paper yesterday, but West Condominiums has their Post Auction Close Out pricing going on … Let me know if you want more info!!

  

In Downtown News: 

Versus gave Downtown Raleigh a stadium and some new skyscrapers for their promo

Vernacular Studio will be doing the redesign for Alfred Williams Headquarters

Amplified Art has an Open Mic Night tomorrow!

Check out the Moore Square Master Plan

Construction and All-Star events will close streets this weekend

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Is the last section of the greenway wrong for the environment? (thanks Cabell)

Daniels Middle parents were successful in fighting moves

Traffic conditions have stopped getting better

  

In Other News: 

Oscar nominations are out

State of the Union is tonight 

Some potential replacements for Steve Jobs                                                                      

  

Events:   

DLA Mixer at NEW Tuscan Blu at the Depot on Wednesday

Tir na nOg is doing a Mid-Week Pot Roast Feast on Wednesday

Band Together After Work Social at Gravy on Thursday

Jazz Ladies of the Triangle on Thursday

All-Star Hockey Trivia Night at Tobacco Road on Thursday

NHL Fan Fair is at the Convention Center all weekend!

NHL All-Star WIDE OPEN Street Festival starts Friday

NHL All-Star Player Draft is at the Convention Center on Friday

Lots of great performances this weekend

NHL All-Star 5K is on Saturday morning

There’s an NHL Red Carpet Arrival on Saturday

The All-Star Game is Sunday afternoon

Tobacco Road is doing a Post-Game (Block) Party

 

The Triangle Wine Experience is coming up Feb 3 (thanks Sarah)

  

Fun Stuff:  

9 articles of clothing forever ruined by hipsters

An ode to cinema’s greatest slaps

Twitter controlled car

How to catch a baby

The United States of Shame

Can you name the top 10 most popular websites?

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

What were they smoking? Apparently a man and two dogs … (thanks J.Ross)  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

if there’s a choice between silk and satin

Monday, January 24th, 2011

they both feel good to me … (thanks Carson)

  

Still having all kinds of bounce back problems with the system reset – sorry  

 

In better news, look at those events – great week for Raleigh!! 

  

In Downtown News: 

Furniture store is coming back to Downtown

Today’s Groupon is at Holly Aiken

It’s All-Star Week!

The first Green Square skybridge is going up

The Brass Grill closed last week (thanks Charissa) 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

RDU terminal opened

Katy Perry is coming to the RBC Center this summer (thanks Charissa)

Glen Lennox changes are still five years out

Unemployment rates are up slightly

BandTogether is giving away two VIP tickets (thanks Danny)

                                                                         

In Other News: 

Gay parents find the South more welcoming (thanks J.Ross)

It’s a Packers/Steelers Superbowl

Oprah found a half-sister she didn’t know about 

  

Events:   

It’s Triangle Restaurant Week

DLA Mixer at NEW Tuscan Blu at the Depot on Wednesday

Tir na nOg is doing a Mid-Week Pot Roast Feast on Wednesday

Band Together After Work Social at Gravy on Thursday

Jazz Ladies of the Triangle on Thursday

All-Star Hockey Trivia Night at Tobacco Road on Thursday

NHL Fan Fair is at the Convention Center all weekend!

NHL All-Star WIDE OPEN Street Festival starts Friday

NHL All-Star Player Draft is at the Convention Center on Friday

Lots of great performances this weekend

NHL All-Star 5K is on Saturday morning

There’s an NHL Red Carpet Arrival on Saturday

The All-Star Game is Sunday afternoon

Tobacco Road is doing a Post-Game (Block) Party

  

Fun Stuff:  

How beer saved the world

Greatest putt-putt shot of all time

Elmo orders at Taco Bell

30000 used chopsticks made into a fallen tree

Keyboard S’more

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

New Zealand woman was partially paralyzed by a hickey (thanks Carson) 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

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