Archive for March, 2011

what are the reasons

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

i want to tell you nothing

   

Polos and Pearls is tonight at Solas – should be a great time!!

   

In Downtown News: 

The Green Square globe is taking shape

Donate $10 to Meals on Wheels this week and get a Goodberry’s gift card (thanks Carson)

Excited for Battistella’s coming to City Market

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Debate cut short on bill to kill rail grants (thanks Cabell)

Those poor pigs on I-40 yesterday … (thanks Sarah)

Vet school gave this husky a prosthetic front paw

  

In Other News:   

Dos and don’ts for traveling abroad (thanks Antoine)

NCAA coach salaries

Watch out - the Men’s Rights movement is growing

Teenagers are doing better today than a decade ago

  

Events:   

Polos and Pearls is Thursday at Solas

First Friday to Benefit Japanese Red Cross at Dapper

First Friday w/ The Pure Bred Strays at Woody’s

Strike Out Blindness on Sunday afternoon at The Alley (thanks Christina)

Poetry and Journalism in the US Civil War on Sunday

  

Fun Stuff:  

Still Life: Bent Objects (thanks Regina)

Most daring zoo escapes

Volume adjustable dog

25 years of Pixar

Royal wedding cup gone wrong … and a royal fridge 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

1 billion people watched this cricket match on TV … woah 

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

he starts to notice empty bottles of gin

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

and takes a moment to assess the sin she’s paid for

  

In Downtown News: 

Dan’s thoughts on the transit options

Fai Thai will start lunch service tomorrow

Public input meeting for transit is tomorrow at McKimmon Center

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Mayberry’s gone metro and there’s no going back

Retail is recovering in the Carolinas (thanks Carson)

Will Whole Foods be getting a bar?

NCSU Vet School is ranked third in the US

NC is 35th in nation in per capita income 

 

In Other News:   

MJ is opening a new restaurant in Chicago

Founder of Burt’s Bees envisions a national park (thanks Jim)

Walmart sexism case hits the Supreme Court

  

Events:   

Polos and Pearls is Thursday at Solas

First Friday to Benefit Japanese Red Cross at Dapper

First Friday w/ The Pure Bred Strays at Woody’s

Strike Out Blindness on Sunday afternoon at The Alley (thanks Christina)

Poetry and Journalism in the US Civil War on Sunday 

 

Fun Stuff:  

15 websites that won’t let you link to them

Angry Birds: The Movie Trailer

How to beat the salad bar

What the typical American regrets

6 shows you won’t believe saved people’s lives 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

Cloud Girlfriend will give you a virtual facebook girlfriend

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

nobody upstairs gonna stomp and shout

Friday, March 25th, 2011

nobody at the back door gonna throw my laundry out 

  

This is a Friday I’m especially thankful for!!

   

In Downtown News: 

Is the cheapest transit option effective transit?

Snapshot of the AIA going up

Springtime shots of Downtown

Walnut Terrace will be torn down

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

TBJ annouced their 40 under 40 list

Pretty cool to drop your phone from a plane and find it 

 

In Other News:   

The millennial generation

Best US places to see animals in the wild

Why do schools teach Of Mice and Men

NYC saw very small population growth in the last decade

  

Events:   

Downtown Crawl starts at Dapper on Friday Night

Interact’s Charity Event, Hoopla is this Friday Night!! (thanks Cathy)

Kenny Roby Concert at Amplified Art on Saturday with Fullsteam on site

Honor by August is at the Pour House on Saturday night

Dapper Dan and Dressy Bessy Mixer at Dapper on Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

Prank calls in the voice of a turtle (thanks Ashton)

The 12 year old ping pong master

Working bike printed off a computer

Microwave your dirty sponges to make them smell better

Modes of transit that never caught on

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

LOL and OMG have made it to the dictionary

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

you spent half of your life trying to fall behind

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

you’re using your headphones to drown out your mind

   

Slow down Wednesday – you move too fast!

   

In Downtown News: 

No Raleigh Wide Open this year

Contemporary Art Museum is opening soon

Cuegrass Festival is coming back

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

GOP bill would halt high speed rail (thanks Jonathan)

An inside look at Wine and Design (thanks Tyler)

A wine drinker’s guide to March Madness

1000 residents took a vow to Marry Durham on Saturday

Ron Paul is speaking in Raleigh next week

  

In Other News:   

Elizabeth Taylor died this morning

Population in Detroit dropped 25% in a decade

I don’t think I’d advise being in this Spiderman musical 

 

Events:   

It’s Open Mic Night at Amplified Art Tonight

Scotch tasting dinner at the Mint on Wednesday

Raleigh Twestival 2011 is at the Hive on Thursday

Band Together After Work Social is at Southland Ballroom on Thursday

Downtown Crawl starts at Dapper on Friday Night

Interact’s Charity Event, Hoopla is this Friday Night!! (thanks Cathy)

Kenny Roby Concert at Amplified Art on Saturday with Fullsteam on site

Honor by August is at the Pour House on Saturday night

Dapper Dan and Dressy Bessy Mixer at Dapper on Saturday

  

Fun Stuff:  

Very cool weather site (thanks Ashton)

Jack Daniels is making honey whiskey

Jersey Shore-ify any photo (thanks Ashton)

World’s tiniest peeps

5 science experiments gone wrong

  

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

A sandwich shop made from an old public bathroom

  

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

i’m looking over a four-leaf clover

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

that I’ve overlooked before

  

Happy St. Patty’s Day!!  Happy NCAA Tourney Day!!

  

The Raleigh Downtowner’s Best of Downtowner Awards voting goes through Friday.

 

Maybe if you have a minute and you have a favorite Real Estate Agency you want to vote for … J

  

In Downtown News: 

New coffee shop is coming to the bottom of the Hue and more

Bruegger’s has green bagels today! (thanks Lexie)

Moore Square plan hits snag

  

In Raleigh/Triangle News: 

Wilmington is hosting six motion pictures right now

Dillards BBQ in Durham is closing

New Triangle home sales numbers are out 

 

In Other News:   

The vote is coming to bar NPR federal funding

The worst moments for your diet

Inflation rate picks up speed

 

Events:   

Foster’s is having a St. Patrick’s Day Parking Lot Party on Thursday

Napper Tandy’s is St. Patrick’s Day headquarters with plenty of Irish food and music

Downtown Sports Bar has NCAA specials on Friday

Amplified Art presents Raleigh Rising on Friday

Gordon Lightfoot comes to Broadway Series South on Saturday

 

Natty Greenes is having an awesome Spring Beer Dinner next week - Reserve your spot!! (thanks Sue) 

 

Fun Stuff:  

Quality investigative reporting on the Leprechaun in Mobile, Alabama (thanks J.Ross)

A brief timeline of the history of T-Shirts

World’s most expensive dog

Mike Tyson helps cure your Angry Birds addiction

Terrifying Price William and Kate cake

Hidden beauty of abandoned hospitals and theaters 

 

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse: 

If you can’t tell me what you want, I can’t give you what you need

 

___________________________ 

Tim Steele Lehan, Broker 

Glenwood Agency, LLC

tim@glenwoodagency.com

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