Archive for February, 2011

i want to do the right thing

Monday, February 28th, 2011

when the right thing counts 

  

Doesn’t get much better than a weekend like that! 

  

In Downtown News: 

New Wilmington Street coffee shop will open mid-month

Morgan and Stacey are going bald for St. Baldrick’s (and the N&O did photoshopped pics in the print version!)

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Other cities looking to Raleigh on how to handle growth

Cold front may mean severe weather tonight

Friday is Free Fry Day at Chickfila

Raleigh startup is making its Earthmark

  

In Other News:   

King’s Speech won big at the Oscars

Mobile phone etiquette is getting worse

Last US verteran of WWI died at 110 (thanks J.Ross)

Charlie Sheen is tired of pretending he isn’t special

Google changed their search alogrithm

  

Events:   

DLA Mixer is on Wednesday at the Artisan - RSVP here to get a raffle ticket!

Greg Proops is at Goodnight’s on Thursday

Smartphone App Party at Tir na nOg on Thursday

It’s First Friday in Downtown Raleigh

NC Symphony presents Pink Martini at Meymandi this weekend

Run Green 8k is on Saturday with the nOg Run Club

  

Fun Stuff:  

Things to do with old technology (thanks Ashton)

Tiny street art

Put all of your loyalty cards on your phone (thanks Ashton)

Best of the Anti-Joke chicken

Earliest surviving Monopoly game sold at auction

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

Why would you post pictures of things you stole on your victim’s facebook wall? 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

come fire, come water

Friday, February 25th, 2011

come karma, we’re all in transition

  

Flying Saucer is having a Birthday Party tomorrow with 11 special/rare beers for 11 years! (thanks Jeff)

 

Hope everyone has a great weekend!!

  

In Downtown News: 

The Pit is a top 25 restaurant in the country (thanks Charissa)

PieBird and the Raleigh Wine Shop are getting closer to opening (thanks Regina)

Lighting Inc on Peace St will close in the next two months

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Red Hat is 19th fastest-growing tech company

Henside the Beltine: Tour de Coop is returning this year

UNC student tickets have been cut by 34% this year

Garner teen made it to the Top 24 of ‘Idol’

Steve Miller Band & Gregg Allman are coming to Koka Booth (thanks Charissa)

  

In Other News:   

CBS pulls ‘Two and a Half Men’ for the rest of the season at least

Top 10 vacation rental spots

Termination notices were sent to every teacher in Providence

Should we get rid of pen and paper exams?

  

Events:   

Antiques Extravaganza of NC is this weekend

Juice and Jazz Benefit at the Natural Sciences Museum on Friday

ChillyFest 2011 is on Fayetteville Street this Saturday

 

On Friday March 25th, InterAct is having a ‘What’s All the Hoopla’ Charity Event at Fosters – basketball, music, food silent auction! (thanks Cathy)

  

Fun Stuff:  

Can you do nothing for 2 minutes? (thanks Ashton)

Famous logo changes over time

If mug shots were art (thanks Ashton)

Oreilly Auto Parts is selling a Flux Capacitor (thanks J.Ross)

Some of the worst restaurant challenges in the country

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

You can buy breast milk ice cream in London - Flavor: The Baby Gaga … (thanks Ben & J.Ross)  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

my private life is an inside joke

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

no one will explain it to me

  

Some great events to come out to tonight …

 

Band Together After Work Social is at Five Star tonight (from 7-10) where they will be unveiling the new branding and website – food, drinks, specials!

 

Then head over to Bogart’s for one of their last nights – 10% of proceeds and the cover is going to Capital City Clauses. Crush will be playing too! 

 

In Downtown News: 

Smedes York won the top DRA award at last night’s annual meeting

A summary of our upcoming restaurant changes

Condo auctions have readjusted prices to the current marketplace

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

When did it all go wrong for NC State?

Really bad news for Chapel Hill - Bonne Soiree is closing at the end of April

Our gas prices rose a couple cents overnight

 

* Will you give some love to one of our favorites, Meg Petersen, by liking her World Traveler application? One quick click - thank you!

  

In Other News:   

White isn’t the only option for wedding dresses anymore

Bartenders create cocktails inspired by the Academy Award nominees

Pictures of the Year have been announced

Google and Facebook are battling it out

Record yellow diamond is on display

  

Events:   

Vegan Beer Dinner with Aviator Brewing at Tir na nOg Thursday

Band Together is unveiling their new brand and website on Thursday’s After Work Social at Five Star

Come to Bogart’s on Thursday to support Capital City Clauses

Antiques Extravaganza of NC is this weekend

Juice and Jazz Benefit at the Natural Sciences Museum on Friday

ChillyFest 2011 is on Fayetteville Street this Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

Having trouble splitting rent with your roommates? splittherent.org

The year of the beard

A three story house with slides at all levels

“Pawn Stars” star recalls growing up in Lexington (thanks J.Ross)

The world’s smallest computer

Really creepy taxidermy jewelry

Animals with a sense of humor (thanks J.Ross)

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

What if you found an alligator behind your couch? 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

we’ve got forever slippin through our hands

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

we’ve got more time to never understand

   

9:00 games were such good things in college – when did they become SO late?

   

In Downtown News: 

Have you voted for the best of Downtown?

A Broughton student is fighting her HOA 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Pack is trying to avoid 10-0 against the Heels

5 Golden Bulls have been hidden in Durham

Cirque du Soleil is coming back to RBC this summer

Steve Harvey will be hosting the Women’s Empowerment Expo in March 

 

In Other News:   

15 longest serving world leaders

Brain cells do react to cell phone use

Blind man tackles burglars

A flowering of the Doughnut arts 

 

Events:   

Liquor Tasting Dinner at the Mint on Wednesday

Vegan Beer Dinner with Aviator Brewing at Tir na nOg Thursday

Band Together is unveiling their new brand and website on Thursday’s After Work Social at Five Star

Come to Bogart’s on Thursday to support Capital City Clauses

Antiques Extravaganza of NC is this weekend

Juice and Jazz Benefit at the Natural Sciences Museum on Friday

ChillyFest 2011 is on Fayetteville Street this Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

Scaring Ellen’s staff with dance (thanks Danny)

MyExWifeisCrazy.com

Take a photo while looking like you’re on the phone (thanks Ashton)

Angry Birds birthday cake

HeWillNeverHaveaGirlfriend.com

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

This poor 80-year old was placed on the wrong flight … oops

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

baby, i have no story to be told

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

but i’ve heard one on you and i’m gonna make your head burn

   

I know I haven’t been great about getting this out every day, but I promise I haven’t forgotten about you!!  

 

In Downtown News: 

Boylan-Pearce building is for sale

Burgers, fried chicken and basement cocktails coming to Wilmington Street

Fai Thai is replacing Duck and Dumpling

Bogart’s is closing 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

You could get your picture taken for speeding

There’s a Grease sing along at the Rialto this week

Triangle is nation’s #2 brain magnet

The Band Together Compilation CD for Charity is available now!

Corchiani and Roach will be signing tradition scarves for the Kay Yow Fund today (thanks Erin) 

 

In Other News:   

Can drinking wine save you from dementia?

Apple wants to improve music quality in downloads

People don’t care about miles, just upgrades

NYC’s Little Italy keeps shrinking

  

Events:   

Irish Singles Trivia Night at Tir na nOg tonight

Liquor Tasting Dinner at the Mint on Wednesday

Vegan Beer Dinner with Aviator Brewing at Tir na nOg Thursday

Band Together is unveiling their new brand and website on Thursday’s After Work Social at Five Star

Come to Bogart’s on Thursday to support Capital City Clauses (thanks Antoine) 

Antiques Extravaganza of NC is this weekend

Juice and Jazz Benefit at the Natural Sciences Museum on Friday

ChillyFest 2011 is on Fayetteville Street this Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

Video fails of the year (thanks J.Ross)

Where’s my nearest cell tower? (thanks Ashton)

Clean up your social media profiles (thanks Ashton)

Request any song on any radio station (thanks Ashton)

Facebook app that monitors relationship statuses (thanks J.Ross)

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

French man lives Mario Kart (thanks J.Ross)  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

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