Archive for February, 2011

old friend, why are you so shy

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

ain’t like you to hold back or hide from the light

 

Starting to think about which places have the best patio again.  

  

In Downtown News: 

Pretty Lights is kicking off the spring amphitheater series

Anyone recognize these guys who got locked in at Camden Yards? (thanks Dan)

Video of the Krispy Kreme Challenge

Cherry Bomb isn’t closing – just changing a couple of things

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Cameron Village apartments are moving forward

Canes ownership could be spread locally

Anthony Bourdain picks NC BBQ over Kansas City BBQ

  

In Other News:   

Borders files for bankruptcy

Swimsuit Issue rivals the actual SI magazine

Scottish deerhound is best in show at Westminster

Guys who go bald at 20 have higher prostate cancer risk (thanks J.Ross)

  

Events:   

Salon Industry Party at Dapper on Wednesday

Sam Bush Band at Meymandi on Thursday

Home Show is at the Convention Center this weekend

NC K-12 and Collegiate Chess Championship this weekend at the Convention Center

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Annual Fundraiser at Tir na nOg Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

Awesome Slow Motion Chipmunk

10 ways to repurpose a phone booth

Movie theater snacks from around the world

Due to unforeseen circumstances

Turtle interrupts wedding

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

Hill told the state lottery he hesitated to come in [to claim $1mil] because of the attention 

 ___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

i can’t wait to see what you do

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

it’s not too much to follow you through

   

(Tuesday is always the hardest day to write something here)

 

Hope it’s a good one!!

   

In Downtown News: 

Chipotle is coming to Hillsborough Street by State

NCT’s Producer’s got great reviews

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

No transit referendum for now

ACC Football schedule is out

Will you marry Durham?

Your recipe could be served at the DBAP

  

In Other News:   

‘Saving the Earth, One Beer at a Time’ (thanks Mike)

Clothing prices expected to rise 10 percent this year

Computer ties human as they square off on Jeopardy (thanks J.Ross)

It’s been a particularly bad winter for flights

  

Events:   

Salon Industry Party at Dapper on Wednesday

Sam Bush Band at Meymandi on Thursday

Home Show is at the Convention Center this weekend

NC K-12 and Collegiate Chess Championship this weekend at the Convention Center

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Annual Fundraiser at Tir na nOg Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

10 most sampled breakbeats of all time (thanks Steele)

The KFC Double Down Sandwich has an actual mugshot in Florida

MapYouValentine.com

Failed food launches

Less expensive than having it towed …

Multi-functional coffee shops 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

That kiss ended up going for 46-hours  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

my mind is open wide

Monday, February 14th, 2011

and now I’m ready to start

  

Happy Valentine’s Day!

   

In Downtown News: 

Green Square bridge #2 is under way

DLA helps draft a panhandling ordinance

Historic Thousands on Jones Street had a huge turnout

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

NC has a big night at the Grammys

High wind warnings today

  

In Other News:   

Apple is making an iPhone nano

Will new Facebook messaging be the Gmail killer?

Retailers can’t ask for zip codes in Cali

Groupon’s superbowl ad apparently was too much  

 

Events:   

“Love Bus” R-Line Second Anniversary Event is Today

Lots of great Valentine’s dinner plans in Downtown today!

Salon Industry Party at Dapper on Wednesday

Sam Bush Band at Meymandi on Thursday

Home Show is at the Convention Center this weekend

NC K-12 and Collegiate Chess Championship this weekend at the Convention Center

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Annual Fundraiser at Tir na nOg Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

NPR Valentines

Volkswagen Force commercial outtakes

Rich history of chocolate

Cheese or Font?

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

A 36 hour kissing contest is still going 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

sit talking up all night

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

saying things we haven’t for a while

  

Quorum just officially announced that they will be holding an auction on 14 units in the building – give us a call for more information on the auction process, Quorum and for representation.  

Initial bids will begin as low at $120k. 

If anyone learned a lesson with the last one, it was register and at least be in the room for Auction day!! 

  

In Downtown News: 

Moore Square redesign costs and dates

Explore Raleigh historic neighborhoods

Busy Bee is ending their coffee bar

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Wake Forest baseball coach donates kidney to player (thanks J.Ross)

Plans were filed for the Cameron Village Chick-fil-A

More good progress for high speed rail

Dook won a good game last night

NC State fans must realize they’re the ugly duckling (sorry, CBS wrote it …)

  

In Other News:   

Suit filed over the Super Bowl seating fiasco

Taco Bell is offering free tacos in the wake of the lawsuit (thanks J.Ross)

Is the cupcake craze over?

Bojangles could be for sale?

  

Events:   

Charity Casino Night at the Convention Center on Friday

A Festive Anniversary: Ten Years on Friday

The Producers starts its run on Saturday at Memorial

Magic of African Rhythm is Sunday at the History Museum

  

Fun Stuff:  

Very cool camouflage artist

How UPS really works

(214) 748-3647 is the most common phone number in the world

Top 10 famous people that don’t actually exist

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

No reason not to be polite while you’re robbing someone 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

i came here to get crazy

Monday, February 7th, 2011

i was born to get wild

   

Did you miss the best commercials from last night?

   

In Downtown News: 

Designbox retail shop soft opening was on Friday

New visitor’s complex planned for Mordecai

Krispy Kreme Challenge was a huge success

No shortage of electric vehicle chargers around here

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Tougher DWI penalty for NC?

Our southern accent is in danger (thanks Carson)

Perdue called the most vulnerable governor

Apparently big foot lives in Charlotte

  

In Other News:   

Packers win the Super Bowl

AOL is buying Huffington Post

Airline fees aren’t all bad

China is going to create the world’s largest city (thanks Ashton) 

 

Events:   

Mix Raleigh is at 42nd Street on Wednesday 

Tir na nOg is having an Empanada Midweek Feast this Wednesday

Charity Casino Night at the Convention Center on Friday

A Festive Anniversary: Ten Years on Friday

The Producers starts its run on Saturday at Memorial

Magic of African Rhythm is Sunday at the History Museum

  

Fun Stuff:  

Man catches snapping turtles with bare hands(thanks J.Ross)

Name something that gets passed around …

22 ways to reuse an altoids tin

To Ziploc or not to Ziploc? 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

Subways need to be snake free 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

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