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DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on December 4th, 2014 by dcblogs

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Two neighborhood blogs are now reporting thieves stealing packages from doorsteps. New Columbia Heights has a report. Bloomingdale, as we noted earlier, is experiencing the same problem.

The DC Wrapped Dates restaurant power rankings.

The DC Flickr photo pool has over 150,000 photographs. Yahoo, which owns Flickr, plans to start selling photographs posted on Flickr, if the Creative Commons license allows it. This news has upset some. Tomlee.wtf argues that Flickr users are wrong.

Cook In, Dine Out takes a fresh look at Dupont Circle and writes: The buzz of Dupont Circle’s dining scene is like chirping crickets/a>.

The Republic of T argues that the legal process in Ferguson was manipulated, in the post: Failure To Prosecute.

Robots Eat Ice Cream is a cartoonist, and shows his skills in Witness Relocation.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on December 3rd, 2014 by dcblogs

walking 450 redux

Biglaw is Dead – Part III. Everyone I know is Ridiculous.

Capital Bikeshare employee fired over union organizing. DCist.

The mother of all lists: What I’ve learned since moving to DC. HughChe’s Blog is now up to 3,251 things.

Notes from the Deep South shares some photos of her parent’s wedding, 68 years ago.

A trip to New York that’s well told in photos. District Darling.

As family Thanksgiving portraits go, this is a very good and warm photograph. Minutes Per Mile.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on December 2nd, 2014 by dcblogs

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Four years later deals with a painful event.

Metro creates mystery trains (The destination is unknown and uncertain) . Malnurtured Snay.

How do you deal with a lack of sunlight? Leslie in Adams Morgan writes: Today, in Örnsköldsvik, the sun rose at 8:47 and set at 14:19.

Greatest Escapist has moved to Ohio.

What Mickey Eats takes a deep dive, with photos, of Rose’s Luxury. Long wait for a table aside, this restaurant gets high marks for its food and service.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on December 1st, 2014 by dcblogs

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DC’s actual and political mugging: I was mugged, and I understand why, at The Hoya, finds its way into the right-o-sphere blather of Rush Limbaugh who doesn’t buy the analysis: Being mugged just makes people aware of their white privilege and the terribleness of income equality!

And this is why you don’t illegally park at CT Ave & Dupont Circle. PoP.

The time I went to fat camp. Unemployed Kat. Parental mistakes, continued.

Tickle the Pear writes: As one of the few Mormon-Muslim couples around, we’re often asked what religion Baby Z will be raised in.

Alice’s Adventures Underground removes the carpet and sands the wood floor. It turns out ok.

Why have we imported the horror of Black Friday to Europe? Journalitico.

This is how you can turn bike parts into art. PortaJohn.

How Street Sense works for the homeless. Tenley Times.

DC Film Girl loved the latest Hunger Games installment​.

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.