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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 27th, 2015 by dcblogs

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New Columbia Heights has a nice write-up of the soon-to-close Chief Ike’s Mambo Room and its place in DC’s cultural life. Interesting.

It’s the simple questions the pose the biggest problems. A Wash of Paint.

SALM has details about a something called a “cat cafe” that will open this summer. Wikipedia has this about it.

Jimbo spies a Woodcock in Kenilworth Park. Photos.

If growing weed isn’t your thing, DCist‘s new column, The Green Rush, about growing this once illegal plant, might be a useful primer for indoor tomato plants as well.

LA’s last bookseller. Drive the District. Interesting story from the other side.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 26th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Wonderful photos of creative dress in DC. Panda Head.

Well, if plumbing adventures of the worst sort interest you, then this post won’t flush away your time. Pithy Pants.

Best reason ever for giving up a car and biking to work. Roll Call.(Warning: Unrelated auto play video starts.)

When is a bike considered abandoned? City Desk.

Photographers: Photo ’15 is taking submissions. The show will be at Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art in October. Daily Campello Art News

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 25th, 2015 by dcblogs

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First full day in Korea after a 10 year absence. Arielmin.

The 42 Bus chronicles recent changes in Adams Morgan: the closing of Chief Ike’s, the start of work permitting of the long-planned-discussed-debated hotel, and the plan to open Songbyrd. Regarding the later, the sign has been in the window for sometime, but the Twitter account is very active.

There is a $5,000 reward for information regarding a kitten shot in the eye. Photo. Frozen Tropics. Photo.

There was a V-22 Osprey flying around DC the other day. It got quite a bit attention on Twitter, but DC Tropics has some nice photos of this helicopter.

Bitches Who Brunch turns five this month.

Dealing with a boot is Lemon Gloria.

It’s a boy cow. Photo. Slow Cook.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 23rd, 2015 by dcblogs

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The blog Capitol Romance does an exceptional job of photography and story-telling. You can’t helped to be touched and feel the joy of “Tenny & Aaron’s surprise wedding in DC.”

Bricks fall from St. Ex Building. Photos at PoP.

DC Handgun Info is a blog about gun ownership in DC, but the writer says his blog is a little low on the list of ranked blogs in the U.S.

The people at Starbucks, described. Scary Mommy.

The blog, Where’s the Solar spies solar in Adams Morgan.

Brian’s Coffee Spot explores the original branch of the Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar in Dupont Circle.

Columbia Heights neighborhood gets a national shout-out, thanks to AP travel story. New Columbia Heights.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 19th, 2015 by dcblogs

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A long time DC resident and founder of AmericaBlog, is leaving blogging and moving to NYC to take on a new job. He explains that since 2008, blogging has become a difficult business.

Ten things i’ve learned living on my own. Unemployed Kat.

Bikester urban hipster cult to gridlock Arlington. Arlington Yupette. The Sun had a recent story about the need for safety improvements.

Do you know DC as well as Frank Underwood does? MedillOnTheHill. If not, this will help.

A DC artist and his “darkly cynical” drawings. Living in a Box. About an interesting show at Flashpoint Gallery.

The latest fashion is something called Culottes. Hungry Lobbyist.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 16th, 2015 by dcblogs

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But I do have a law degree takes a trip to London and is reminded by how much her life has changed.

Photo of car smashed by tree on New Hampshire. PoP.

I hate the Philadelphia Flower Show, writes DC Tropics, who provides an interesting report nonetheless.

That’s what makes you beautiful. The Art in Life.

DC Fiscal Policy Institute says DC can do more to help parents find employment. It writes: One-third of DC adults with a high school degree are either unemployed, working part-time despite wanting a full-time job, or too discouraged to even look for work.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 12th, 2015 by dcblogs

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A teacher tells an interesting story about behavior in a seventh grade literature class. Bloom in DC.

Dealing with the problem of stealth nightclubs in neighborhoods. SALM.

An interview with one of the people behind a planned movie theater and bar in Mount Pleasant. New Columbia Heights.

Urban Turf draws attention to a report that looks at the cost of renting a one bedroom apartment in DC. It makes plain the high cost of living in just about every neighborhood.

Ok, if housing cost aren’t a problem and you like windows then here’s an inside look of a $2.7M apartment. Open House.

Interesting: Why restaurants don’t seat incomplete parties. Best Bites.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 11th, 2015 by dcblogs

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My mother slept here and here. A clever family history. Washington DC My Home Town.

It’s extremely hard to come to terms with “Georgetown Gondolas.” Photos look like some futuristic post card taken 100 years ago. The post, at Curbed DC, tells us that the gondola will be able to carry more than 4,000 passengers in each direction per hour.

DC needs three bedroom apartments (not that anyone can afford them) and proposes an incentive. Greater Greater Washington.

A new favorite Mexican bottomless brunch at Johnny Pistolas in Adams Morgan. The Bottomless Mimosa.

Republicans ignore the message of Selma, writes The Republic of T.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 9th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Jenn and Victor’s casual engagement pictures at Capitol Hill Books. Capitol Romance. The personal profiles, along with the inventive photos, makes this post a treat.

G’Eclair to bring trendy french pastry to Adams Morgan. French Twist DC. A natural expert on what works in France, writes about the next arrival to satisfy DC’s never ending sweet-tooth.

BicycleSPACE plans expansion in Adams Morgan. Housing Complex.

How come people aren’t using electric scooters to get around DC? Apartment Therapy.

How DC forced me to grow up. GLI at the University of Montana.

The top 10 signs you’ve been dating in DC too long. Your Tango.

Georgetown’s first pot party. The Georgetown Metropolitan.

A history of the “Colored American,” a turn of the century (the century before the one we just passed) newspaper. The Lion of Anacostia.

U Street 1930s neon liquor sign for sale. The House History man.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 6th, 2015 by dcblogs

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#SledFreeOrDie. The Hill is Home. Also: Capitol police surrender Hill to children with sleds. Capital Comment.

Useful: The 10 best places to sled in Washington. DC Curbed.

My Documented Closet shows off bold colors in the snow.

Urban Turf has the story on a shipping container condos complex.

Occam’s Razor says that Jupiter Ascending is as good as The Matrix.

You can run in the snow. Minutes per Miles.