Monthly Archives: June 2007

DC Blogs Noted

U Street’s A-Changing. Leon at Yeah . . . I Said It observes and writes: You used to be able to count the white folks you saw out there on one hand. Now, thanks to all the new luxury condos and trendy lounges popping up in the area, white people no longer have that healthy […]

DC Blogs Noted

How do people afford this city? The writer, who works for a non-profit, breaks down her salary and explains why it’s impossible to live here.  Who am I? Why am I here? There goes the neighborhood: Tension between the new neighbors and the legacy neighbors is real, writes DC Savvy. Gentrification. Do you want to live […]

DC Blogs Noted

From a small town in Michigan, a place where no one panhandled, to DC.  He writes: how do you say no to someone without feeling a touch guilty? bloomingdale (for now) What’s for dessert, again? DC Donut photo. Metro explains its oil slick to investigating blogger. The Green Miles. Don’t register your car in DC. […]

DC Blogs Noted

The amazing Internet and a stunning discovery. That title sums up this post perfectly. In a previous post, Mybird wrote about her grandmother who survived the Holocaust. She never mentioned her grandmother’s first name in that post, but a commenter left her grandmother’s full name and that led to a discovery: her passport was for […]

DC Blogs Noted

Thoughts from two writers about leaving DC.  One writer, From Across the River, is leaving DC for a job in Virginia that nonetheless seems far away. But the writer at -LiNe– is moving a world away, back to Manila and writes: I hate not being with the person I love even if he doesn’t know why. […]

DC Blogs Noted

What I Continually Fail to Understand About Men. Photographic illustration. Alice’s Adventures Underground. I’ll never complain about the Metro again, writes Yellow is the Color after riding Boston’s “T.” Oh, Snap! W Gets Faced By My 5-Year-Old Cousin. Sour N Sweet. Girl Scout cookies tree climbing fan. This is Me, Honest. Dupont Metro Poetry. Walt Whitman is […]

DC Blogs Noted

Attack of the Killer Kindergartner Tourist. A big welt for saving a life. Big Sky Girl. A best of Craigslist by A Total Waste of Makeup. A hilarious feature destined to become a hit.  Cars disgust me, writes the morally superior bicycle guy. Shiftless Badger, in a short post titled: I, Hypocrite. Don’t order today’s special. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Café Citron. A detailed look at this nightclub and restaurant including prices and photos. Dudes on Foods. Searching for a place to live? The Prophesy of Pete Glow is looking and finds an ad for a group house on Craigslist that says, among other things: … We’d also love it if we could find someone […]

DC Blogs Noted

The wedding shower theme was “In the Bedroom” so a gift from a sex shop seemed appropriate, or so thought Pie Pants. This one is hilarious writes E:) at Talking Budgie, who wrote in to recommend this post. Crazy Mike 2001’s legacy is in cement. I must evolve asks: How will you leave your mark […]

DC Blogs Noted

A farmer’s market debuts at 14th & U and draw me a sheep was there with a budget of no more than $20. Her report. A new bike repair shop in the neighborhood prompts CP to recount her own accident with a Metro bus. The new bike shop is just one neighborhood changes this writer […]