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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 31st, 2007 by dcblogs

The Gold Poppy, Reya, a poetic writer with a magical gift for photography, is turning to something new and closing her blog, at least for now.

The owners of a Capitol Hill rowhouse are writing a blog devoted to rowhouses. RowHouse Blog.

The lunchtime beep from Ms. Bossy is driving me to immorality. Foilwoman.

Why can’t women wear something as comfortable as men’s pants? Zannah

Newspapers are letting readers comment on stories posted online. But the writer of High Heels and Football believe this blog-like approach is a big turnoff.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 30th, 2007 by dcblogs

The post: People Die/I Saw KN Today. Is it any wonder that we can’t bear the pain of separation? lacochran’s bloggery. A well written and insightful piece.

A blind woman gets on the Metro. Who wants to give up their seat? an OC girl living in an extraordinary world.

More on manners: Is “Manners Consulting” A Business Opportunity? A Daily Dose of Zen Sarcasm. Includes bonus guide to traffic lights.

The DC sidewalk blog: Top Nine Sidewalk Signs that GW is Back in Session. Amusing.

Music in the City. The woman in white. YoYoinDC

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 29th, 2007 by dcblogs

Mendacity. Money dropped on the Metro is quickly claimed. dc spinster.

The best, undiscovered city outside of Washington DC is Mount Rainier. Solar Kismet.

From Delhi to Dubai, WonL, travel writer, makes some comparisons: For 12 days, I have been brushing my teeth with bottled water and have not had fruit or vegetables or salad. Since arriving in Dubai at midnight last night, we have feasted on lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries, grapes, and most importantly, Diet Coke with ICE.

Elevator Etiquette. A short rant. Kings of the Road.

Windows is to crashing what cheese is to ham. Photo from a Harris Teeter kiosk. Dumb Things I Have Done Lately

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 28th, 2007 by dcblogs

DC Boys say DC Girls are Ugly, but Smart. The WashingtonGardener goes off-topic after overhearing a conversation about how DC women differ from those in other cities.

Oh. Em. Gee! The strangest public restroom incident …. Kim’s Notebook

Unattended bags on Metro. Overheard. So D.C.

Rules for Riding the DC Metro. There’s a separate set of rules for Metro employees as well. The SnapClap

Pop history: Rock Creek Ginger Ale. Political Periphery

Lost Dog at 6th & K. Goes by the name Otis. Photo. Frozen Tropics.

The two-year anniversary of Katrina is Wednesday. Writes A Silent Cacophony: In terms of competence, Katrina will be the exemplar of this administration’s approach to domestic governance the same way that Iraq will define it with respect to U.S. foreign policy, and deservedly so.

Karl Rove is spending his retirement getting even with AU students. Culture Warrior.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 27th, 2007 by dcblogs

My exhusband is dead, writes Crazy Girl City. It involves a double murder and suicide in Orlando.

Sitemeter love stories. I’ll Think of Something. Post title: Dear person who came my blog via the Google search “Help I’m in Love With a Homeless Dude”

The Home Improvement Ninja spills Coke Classic on laptop. This prompts sympathetic, thoughtful comments from readers, including: Warranties cover manufacturing defects, not your brain defects.

The East Hall is amazing! Save Eastern Market. Back in operation.

Great acoustics. A review of Coppi’s Organic as a place to eat and have a conversation. Gluttony: The High Cost of Living

In the dc blogosphere blogs about fashion – particularly those with photos of everyday wear — seem to be getting more popular. Here’s another one that just popped up: People As Places

Should DC have congestion pricing? WashCycle.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 24th, 2007 by dcblogs

Dealing in Subterfuges offers cooking lessons with beer. Excerpt: You get all the flavors of molasses and Guinness and Harp and cream and happiness.

Project Beltway interviews: Cath & Kata of Listopad, a vintage clothing shop.

Only God Can Save Baseball in Baltimore. On Frozen Blog

Grandma and me. Drawn to the Rhythm. Touching tribute.

10 Best Dresses of Summer ’07. A serious job is no excuse.

A Strange Blogging Phenomenon. About the 9 a.m. to noon posting rush. I wish I was like you, easily amused

The DC Concierge DC’s Best French Bakery?

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 23rd, 2007 by dcblogs

Overspending on a jello shot salary and other fiscal matters. Capitol Hill Barbie

An announcement that a local lunch buffet is closing resulted in a resounding gasp in the office. When I Become Queen…

Reaching the 10-year mark of living in DC, The Prince of Petworth looks at how the city has changed.

Zombie underwear and the X in DC event. ilikeseamonsters.com

Drink beer tonight and help an elephant. Culture Me, DC

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 22nd, 2007 by dcblogs

Bartenders throw a Georgetown drunk into a taxi and the writer of the Diary of a Mad DC Cabbie checks the license of his intoxicated passenger to get an address. He arrives at the house carrying the passenger on his shoulder and that’s when all hell broke loose.

A man trapped inside a burning building breaks a window and yells, “Help, help!” Lola calls 911. Some bystanders take pictures with their camera phones. Whatever Lola Wants. This may have been the fire: DCFD photo. For the story, go to the DCFD site and scroll down until you see: Adult Male Rescued from Burning Shaw Apartment. Victim was in critical condition, the fire department reported.

Starting Over Sucks. In this latest installment about her marriage implosion, the writer explains how terrible she felt to give up her Dupont Circle condo for marriage.

DC vs. NYC. DC Unadulterated. A transplant writes.

Buy pepper spray. Advice from stop, blog and roll following an assault.

Ask for the Beckham hair cut. Woodley Pahk

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 21st, 2007 by dcblogs

Take the Red Line to the Metro Noir stop: This is Gallery P.I. Metroblogging. Photo illustrated overheard.

You can live without a car in DC and when you need one, there’s ZipCar, writes DCfabulous, who calls this service one of my new obsessions.

Redskin photo play. Not exactly sure what this hand signal means. (scroll down) DC Universe.

French Laundry at Home marks a birthday, the halfway point of her cooking, and invites readers to help with a hunger-fighting non-profit.

West Elm Opens at Metro Center. Read Express

Cold case. The unsolved mystery of Joyce Chang. Writing at The Beach.

Annie Kaylor, owner of the famous Annie’s Paramount Steakhouse, turns 80. An Innocent Okie in King George’s Court

King Street in Alexandria: The New Restaurant Row? Pie a la Mona. Notable restaurants.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on August 20th, 2007 by dcblogs

The movement, rhythm and grace of a church. DCDanceBlog. This is what one commenter said about this post: … your post was like a meditation – a reminder to stop and take a breath.

An eye-popping club-by-club comparison of what it will cost for a table and a bottle of liquor at some of DC’s hottest night spots. The “Not” so Secret Truth behind DC’s Bottle Service. A new blog, DC Nightlife Raw

Why can’t I meet a Decent Guy In DC. Point of view by faux former blogger. New group blog, Tickle My Kitten.

A Metro encounter is tagged: men, rant, relationships, random. Starting Today