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i ain’t blind

December 8th, 2011

it’s just a matter of time

 

 

 

Are you coming to Jingle Ball tonight?

 

 

 

Around Downtown News:

 

Krispy Kreme Challenge 2012 registration is now open

Plenty of incentives for Red Hat moving Downtown

Downtown Raleigh post office dropped from closure list

 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

 

Rocky Top is opening a new restaurant in Cary

Sounds like UNC will have a new football coach

Our first toll road opens today

Raleigh is the 5th most sober city in America … okay … (thanks J.Ross)

 

 

In Other News:

 

Which state is the healthiest? Not NC.

Blagojevich got his prison sentence

Why is Words with Friends so addictive? …  well, it’s bad enough that Alec Baldwin left Twitter

 

 

Events:

 

Executive Mansion Holiday Open House Tours start on Thursday

Capital Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Festival is Thursday night

Jingle Ball is Thursday night at Marbles

Thursday is 80s Night at Spy

The Downtown Sports Bar has $1 pints after work on Friday

40th Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour of Homes is this weekend

Family Night at Logan Trading Company on Saturday

Oasis Eye Care Trunk Show at Dapper on Saturday Night

 

 

Fun Stuff:

 

How to make a citizen’s arrest

Crazy big Christmas decorations

I like this cheeseburger wrapping paper

Library pick up lines

The Jurassic Park art show

Manhole cover art should be mandatory

 

 

only so many words that we can say

December 6th, 2011

spoken upon long-distance melody

 

 

 

Around Downtown News:

 

Peace Street Bridge will get a makeover

New City Council leaders are sworn in

Some aerial shots of Downtown

More info on the Gramercy Apartments in Glenwood South

Woody’s is having a Toys for Tots Tap Takeover

 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

 

Jolly’s is closing after 130 years

Raleigh makes the nation’s saddest cities list

Time Warner is raising rates again

Scotty was named New Artist of the Year at ACAs

Hurricanes were moved to a difference conference

 

 

In Other News:

 

Tech firm wants to ban office e-mail

Can positive thinking make you well?

“A Christmas Story” musical is becoming a national hit

First class mail will be slower with proposed cuts

Twitter’s top 2011 hashtags

 

 

Events:

 

Toys for Tots Tap Takeover at Woody’s Wednesday night

Memories for Marcus Toydrive and Fundraiser at Draft on Wednesday

Executive Mansion Holiday Open House Tours start on Thursday

Capital Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Festival is Thursday night

Jingle Ball is Thursday night at Marbles

Thursday is 80s Night at Spy

The Downtown Sports Bar has $1 pints after work on Friday

40th Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour of Homes is this weekend

Family Night at Logan Trading Company on Saturday

Oasis Eye Care Trunk Show at Dapper on Saturday Night

 

 

 

Fun Stuff:

 

The evolution of google searching

World’s smallest model train

Why pennies are economically inefficient and should be abolished

How to spice up a tissue box

Great McDonalds billboard in Chicago

Stranded man survived three days in Alaska on beer

 

 

no amount of whiskey

November 29th, 2011

no amount of wine

 

 

 

We lost an incredible friend and adopted member of our Raleigh family this weekend. We all loved her local Food Stalking and following her Peace Corps adventures over at ‘Oh by the ‘Guay’!! She was always so excited to have her posts included in the blog 🙂

 

A beautiful person, an amazing spirit, a true friend, and a laugh that never be replaced.

 

All of our love.

 

 

 

Around Downtown News:

 

Occupy Raleigh gets a new camp on West Street

The state Christmas tree went up yesterday

The Diner closed last week, but Mandolin opened on Fairview   ( review )

I didn’t realize we prohibited costumed characters near streets

The Capitol will have a holiday open house

Another apartment building is planned for Glenwood South

 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

 

New York Times is watching Raleigh elections

Red Hot Chili Peppers are coming to RBC

Hurricanes got rid of their coach

We should appreciate what we have now in the ACC

 

 

In Other News:

 

This Cyber Monday looks to be a success

Spiderman has been playing secret high stakes poker

American Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection

Catholic churches are bringing back the original Latin for Mass

 

 

Events:

 

Tonight is Pint Night at Tir na nOg

A Christmas Story – the Musical is running now

Movember Gala: Team RDU is at Gravy on Wednesday

Spy is doing 80’s Night on Thursday

Trivia at Napper Tandy’s on Thursday

Joel Lane’s Public House is doing Penny PBR Weekends

City Market Pig Wars is on Friday Night

Mahler’s Fourth Symphony by NCS is on Friday Night

A Dapper Style House Presentation on Friday

Mayor’s Unity Day Celebration is on Saturday morning

Joel Lane House Colonial Christmas Open House on Saturday

Winterfest Kickoff is on Saturday

 

 

Fun Stuff:

 

Ticket stub diary

Handmade Portraits: the Sword Maker

How to outsmart a traffic jam

A 33-Foot tall Christmas tree made of LEGOs in London

How to actually roast chestnuts over an open fire

12 days of Christmas list now costs over $100k

Some amazing rock formations from around the world

you are the night-time fear

November 22nd, 2011

you are the morning when it’s clear

 

 

 

Hope everyone has a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving!!

 

 

 

Around Downtown News:

 

Oberlin Court complex sold for $72M (thanks Cabell)

CAM was featured in another national publication

Pullen Park reopened this weekend

Why is the Christmas Parade before Thanksgiving? Here’s why.

 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

 

Raleigh is #4 in the country for tech jobs

Airport museum planned for RDU

Joe Van Loco is opening in North Raleigh (thanks Ashton)

 

 

In Other News:

 

Flying first class just keeps getting better

Fraternity brothers embark on journey to create ‘Moonshine’ cologne (thanks Antoine)

How to reduce stress on those big city trips

There’s an app to help you get through Thanksgiving

Man leaves a million dollars in a restaurant

Firm that held a foreclosure costume party will close

 

 

Events:

 

Abstract & Contemporary Artists Forum tonight at VAE

$3 Burgers, $1 Pizza at Downtown Sports Bar today

Wings Wednesday & Karaoke at Napper Tandy’s

Cinderella by Carolina Ballet on WednesdayBuy one, get one on the downtownraleigh.com page

Ridgewood Turkey Trot on Thursday

Thanksgiving Day Feast at Tir na nOg on Thursday

Holiday Pops: A Carolina Christmas on Friday night

Dig Where You Live Food Truck Fest & Fundraiser on Saturday

 

 

Fun Stuff:

 

25 worst internet passwords

This sleeping bag seems fun

Failed McDonald’s menu items (thanks Lyndsay)

World’s Largest 3D street art

24 Hours on an the USS Carl Vinson

This class helps you build your own coffin

5 animal myths that you probably believe

The tilted architectural wonders of the world

i went up to the window

November 11th, 2011

lightning banging on the cymbals

 

 

 

Veterans Day celebrations are taking place all over NC today!  Take part to honor all of these incredible Americans!!

 

 

There’s also a little basketball game tonight honoring our Veterans that no matter what team you support it should be VERY cool … (thanks Dan)

 

 

 

Around Downtown News:

 

The Indy’s look at Battistella’s in City Market

Cleanup moves forward in cemeteries from April’s tornado

Lots of shots from the filming that took place Downtown on Wednesday

Streets are blocked for the parade this morning

 

 

In Raleigh/Triangle News:

 

Raleigh is one of the best places for retired military

Durham passed their transit tax. Can we be next?

Fayetteville wants you to ‘tweet-up’ for the troops today

Nancy McFarlane meets with NYC Mayor Bloomberg

 

 

In Other News:

 

No candidates on the ballot in this Bladen County election

More often these days, you have to renovate to sell a home (thanks Bryan)

Don’t know why people want to take salt out of my diet

Steve Jobs hated Adobe Flash. And not just a little bit.

NBA makes a final proposal

Older siblings have higher IQs – Look who has science on his side, B and C …

 

 

Events:

 

Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony starts at 9:15 on Friday

Live Music at the Mint on Friday

Handmade Market is a great place to start holiday shopping on Saturday

NC Beer & Band Festival at Lincoln Theatre on Saturday

Indy Music Rock Out Concert Night at Union on Saturday

 

The Habitat for Humanity Home Tour is Nov 20th!includes a tour of homes that were built by Habitat of Wake County and then a cocktail party afterwards. It is a fun festive way to start the holiday season! (thanks Ann)

 

 

Fun Stuff:

 

Great examples of Thanksgiving food art

Crazy coin stacking

How not to run from police

Very cool train tunnel in the UK

What you text v. what I see

What if you could actually ride a cloud?

 

 

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