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DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 25th, 2014 by dcblogs

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How many votes did these Logan Circle ANC candidates win by? SALM.

Marion Barry treated the poor as equals, writes Sociology in My Neighborhood: DC Ward Six.

Occam’s Razor writes: Within months I will be leaving the Washington DC region. I came in with Barry and in some sense I am leaving with Barry. He’s been a constant presence my whole time here. I’m going to miss this authentic but flawed man. In truth, he was no more flawed than any of us.

The Brooklyn Bridge travels to Hyattsville to get building materials at Community Forklift, a non-profit that salvages discards.

Post, local media, continue to censor bus alternatives to streetcars. Arlington Yupette.

Hungry Lobbyist likes the new West Elm on 14th.

Editor’s note: Have a great holiday. We will return Monday.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 24th, 2014 by dcblogs

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The passing of former Mayor Marion Barry attracted more interest and comment in the local blogosphere than the recent GOP victory in Congress. That says something about his impact. Congress Heights on the Rise writes that Marion Barry “was indisputably one of the greatest community and civil rights advocates of all time! His legacy has touched each and every one our lives.”

Sprite Writes: Say what you will about him (and people will say plenty in the coming days), I really believe Barry cared about his constituents — and they about him.

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space assembles interesting links and resources about Marion Barry.

Parents burst with pride over a girl’s atheltic accomplishment. Where’s My Cape.

Stolen packages have become an issue in Bloomingdale. One eyewitness reports: “I too saw one of the package thieves last Saturday running casually up Rhode Island Avenue package in hand.”

An eclectic and interesting list makes up a few of my favorite things. Judith Beermann at the Gerogetown Dish.

Thoughts about the differences between introverts and extroverts. Stirrup Queens.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 20th, 2014 by dcblogs

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A surprising turn of events: Unlikely that Congress will block DC marijuana legalization. Vox Populi.

Lemon Gloria writes about how women should be in charge of their own bodies.

Hidden vegan food gems in the DC area. DC Vegan.

Forbes says Washington is fifth-smartest metro area. Capital Comment.

A pop-up gets ANC approval. SALM.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 19th, 2014 by dcblogs

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This is unique: The story of DC’s hero Fire Dept.’s horse. American History Blog.

In memory of a friend who succumbed following a bicycle accident, advice for everyone who uses the road. Random Duck.

A roommate situation, a conversation on a speakerphone and cooking. Laura Donovan.

Getting a new iPhone 6 was a chore. Jason’s View from DC.

Housing in Logan Circle reaches a new price point. Open House.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 18th, 2014 by dcblogs

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The day I became a soccer fan. Greatest Escapist.

Congress Heights on the Rise writes: For some reason when west of the river gets another luxury condo, organic grocery store, or movie theater it is just accepted for it is – prosperity. But let the 150,000+ residents east of the river DC get one 15-seat cafe and the sky is falling, gentrification has arrived!

Hitherto, in Ireland, captures its surreal beauty.

Steak and fries at Medium Rare. A review. DC Outlook.

Comparing Vancouver to DC. Rebuilding Place.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 17th, 2014 by dcblogs

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Jimbo lived in DC and then moved to Portland, but he later returned to DC based on a belief that the job market here is good. However, he says the DC job market has changed, and “there aren’t as many jobs as there used to be here.”

Is having a dog worth it? Jenna Sauber.

I’m a feminist and I have a love hate relationship with street harassment. Fire Breathing T-Girl.

The cost of a breakup. Unemployed Kat.

No, I really don’t want kids. Manda Writes Things.

The Art in Life deals with a blogging existential crisis.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 13th, 2014 by dcblogs

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Good post: Sean’s Ramblings waits in line for his chance at free burritos for a year.

Candy Sandwich reports from the Concert for Valor.

Dept. of good questions: Is widening the sidewalks the future of Georgetown? Curbed.

Finally, an answer: Why does the cat poop on the bed. Open House.

Urban Turf‘s interesting sample of a few rental properties, including shared, priced at around $1,500.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 12th, 2014 by dcblogs

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Stay at Home Pundit says she doesn’t want to be part of outrage politics.

HNBP explains his iPad mini 2 buying decision.

Zandria shows off her new house, a Cape Cod.

Yes, it gets cold in DC but still, hooray for the urban heat island. DC Tropics.

A relationship finds some new space. Once in a blue DC moon.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 11th, 2014 by dcblogs

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Five things raising sons teaches you about your husband. Dude Mom.

The problem with spelling. Photo. Funny. Alice’s Adventures Underground.

A tricky personal relationship question in a university setting. Unfogged.

Who is the artist of this mural? One Photograph a Day.

Trump begins work on the Old Post Office building. The 42

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on November 10th, 2014 by dcblogs

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The end. About the events leading up to the bar exam. Walking into a Buzz Saw.

All Life is Local appears underwhelmed by the new Giant.

A note about the wisdom of returning the scene of the crime. Brightwoodian Blog.

It’s amazing how specialized beer has become. Take IPA, or India Pale Ale, for instance. Yours for Good Fermentables. You can also try pumpkin beer. Sprite Writes.

Plan B Burger review. DC Outlook. About the new restaurant.

Here’s what DC Film Girl thinks about Interstellar. The film, she writes, “is unlike anything we’ve seen this year.”