Monthly Archives: May 2006

DC Blogs Noted

The Nervous Gentrification of U Street Secret Simmerings and Shameful Scandals of the Singular Smash Our writer on U Street begins her story in the way of Raymond Chandler … (Cube recommendation) I walked down the dark, dank street, my coat buttoned tightly, collar upturned. No matter what your errand, you can’t take the people […]

DC Blogs Noted:

Mrs. Crazy Girl City Crazy Girl City Gets a marriage proposal via the next best thing to email: a phone call. She writes: I’m just the happiest girl in the world right now and can not wait until July when I become MrsTheBoy. Want to know a little secret? The very first time I met […]

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Kickball in the City is a new blog with only one post, but the first post is a sometimes scathing critique of the city’s kickball leagues. The leagues are ranked as well. The art of the Metro pick-up, part one. Nice writing by The DC Universe. Of all the places to meet women in DC, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Zorro Makes Small Talk on the Metro Sandblower What does it take for people in DC to break the rules and make small talk with strangers? This writer finds out. This post starts: On my first day of orientation at Georgetown, I met another woman who had just moved to Washington from California. “Have you […]

DC Blogs Noted

You’ve got it lucky, Americans My life as an Alien in modern-day USA Our resident Aussie blogger does some reality checking about the price of petrol and need for 24-hour Metro. (And take the money you’ll save riding on the bus to sponsor her in the DC Aids Marathon) Also Noted Retail kiosks coming to […]

DC Blogs Noted

Tell All Freewheeling Spirit A 4-year old wants to know an adult’s secrets. It’s a short and wonderful post. Do Blogs Qualify as Art? The Rock Creek Rambler The “what is art” problem is something artists continually challenge through their creations. RCR is raising this question for the blog world. Are blogs art? Thanks to […]

Blog Napkin

The silver lining in the silverware at Tryst, discovers City Paper City Desk blog. What’s the story behind it, what story can be put around it? ElectricBlue is annoyed on the escalator, with the SUV, irreverent conversations at work. And finally, Even this post … I hit “publish.” The next page whirls and whirls but […]

DC Blogs Noted

A mix and match collection today: Interesting NYC blog called Found Clothing that retells a little DC experience when something other than clothing was found. Check out some of the other posts. This is a strikingly good idea for a blog. Apartments for rent with benefits at Knee Deep in It. DC Renters See Red, […]

DC Neighborhood Blogs?

Where are all the Neighborhood Blogs? A new blog about Delray, and some other points. Self-publishing is one of the most powerful and liberating tools of our age, and neighborhoods that have made a conscious decision to limit discussion of local issues to mailing lists are missing out. Mailing lists may be easy to join, […]