Monthly Archives: February 2006

Blog Walk

What Happens in NE Stays in NE Stop, blog, and roll Are all crimes equal? Is crime in the NE as newsworthy as crime in Fairfax? That’s what this writer is asking. Read the comments as well. An excerpt: I’ve noticed many events, well, going unnoticed for the most part. Homicide? Maybe a little bit […]

DC Blogs Noted

Window Shopping Field of Flowerz Cleveland Park market’s puzzling display: why is there a teddy bear lying on his back with a hat over his head? From a post, Drunken Irish Teddy Bears. Also Noted: Tom Quixote takes a big picture look housing prices and sees the end of the bubble when Asian investors stop […]

dcblogs.com/live — it’s back

It’s Alive www.dcblogs.com/live dcblogs.com/live is live and the goal is to keep it running from here on out. It will now post updates every 30 minutes. After the initial beta test last month it was moved to a professionally hosted server. The original list of test blogs was pulled, and blogs are now added on […]

DC Blogs Noted

Sober Sister DC Cookie Some simple and true observations, combined with a perfectly captured portrait, produces an excellent post. .. what is not obvious when you first meet me is that my happiest moments are never floating at the bottom of a bottle of Pinot. Intoxication is entertaining, but fleeting, just like the memories attached […]

DC Blogs Noted

Apartment Olympics Secret Simmerings and Shameful Scandals of the Singular Smash A day in DC ends with a different kind of Olympics. Smash gets the gold Blog medal for this post – Cube. Gun Nut El Guapo in DC This writer gets a copy of Field and Stream in the mail. An unexpected delivery that […]

DC Blogs Noted

Anchor Multitudes A jaw clenching work week is unsettling. Our writer wants to restore her balance and finds it with the help of a children’s book about two tsunami survivors, a baby hippo and turtle. A well-written piece that captures a place, time and mood. I drifted in – it felt like coming home, to […]

DC Blogs Noted:

Please Hold Candy Sandwich A well written, hopscotch account of a day that includes jury duty and sirens. For some background on the siren part see, Crews Worked to Restore Power in Parts of Downtown I realized, somewhat slowly, that the sirens I’d heard ebbing and flowing were not general city sounds but noises associated […]

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Passive-aggressive Jamies Always Write A talented writer dissects family motivations with wit, humor and photos. There’s a reason for the photos: I photograph not for the memories, but for the evidence. Also Noted Romeo, Where for Art Thou Pants? This question comes up during an American Ballet Theatre’s production attended by Avert Your Eyes. Real […]

Blog Love

What’s Noticed Are Seven A chance meeting, a smile, and a Valentine’s Day unlike any other. Beautifully written. It starts: I almost never notice shoes on a woman, but the half-librarian, half-lawyer shoes of a fellow foot commuter this morning in Dupont Circle caught my eye. The rest of her style matched her shoes, too: […]

DC Blogs Noted:

On Theft and Racial Stereotyping More Than My Luggage Our writer’s man-bag is stolen at a restaurant, but what’s lost goes beyond the camera and money. An excerpt: I honestly thought nothing of him. At one point he made his way over to that dorky stuffed-animal game and I remember thinking how funny it was […]