Monthly Archives: January 2008

DC Blogs Noted

The climate of DC’s blog world has shifted, writes FreckledK. It is giving away to something ugly: ageism, sizeism, sexism. This is an important comment on the state of things. An excerpt: I know that it is not something I failed to see at the start, but something that has taken shape after my induction […]

DC Blogs Noted

Always a gentleman. A bus story with a double-take sentence. Botox Pokerface Me and Cosmo. Very good photo. Creative DC Java Green: A Downtown Eco Café. On the Red Line. Excerpt: There are soy ice cream milkshakes, soy hot chocolate, and a wide array of smoothies. Now we know what Amazon really delivers. Top 20 […]

DC Blogs Noted

City Girl visits Artfully Chocolate Kingsbury Confections or ACKI on 14th, admires the art and ambiance, and wonders: is DC the new San Francisco? Technicality holds up $2.5 million for neighborhood park. Photos, map help draw the picture about a park in Shaw. The Goodspeed Update. Boys Are Dumb. The proof is in the laundry […]

DC Blogs Noted

The writer at Infinite Connections is exploring the idea of bringing a baby into the world without a father. And she discovers she is not alone. Excerpt: The lone man that was engaged in this conversation (poor guy!) told us he had a friend that desperately wants to get married and start a family, yet […]

DC Blogs Noted

A fantasy comes true: Attending Los Angeles Dodgers Adult Baseball Camp. Arjewtino. The Problem with Pinot. A nicely written post about the cultural complexity of a wine you may have tonight at dinner, Pinot Noir. DC Foodies. An excerpt: Now if you are going to pick a grape as a metaphor for relationships, Pinot Noir […]

DC Blogs Noted

The Real Tragedy of Heath Ledger’s Death … Talking Budgie. The DC blogger and Australian resident writes: … Heath Ledger’s family apparently did learn of his fate via the media. Karibu Books, the biggest stand-alone African American owned and operated bookstore in North America, is closing, writes Nat Turner’s Revenge. Black shops dropping like flies…but […]

DC Blogs Noted

The worse time for buying a house may have been 2006. Prices were still high and flippers, people who bought and quickly sold their houses to take advantage of bubble pricing, didn’t realize the game was up. DC Home and Condo Prices has several examples of houses that have sold well below their original purchase […]

DC Blogs Noted

The Bullet Is Mightier Than The Pen. Washington Cube tells the tale of the .22. New DC Cab Fares: Who Wins, Who Loses? Herb of DC. Farmers Market Deep Freeze. Dupont Circle report by The Slow Cook: There are still fresh vegetables to be had in the middle of January. DC is dogtown, make no […]

DC Blogs Noted

Annoyed about the sidewalks in DC? Freewheeling Spirit. Give Us Back Our Sidewalks! Calling All Metro Etiquette Vigilantes. Disaffected Scanner Jockey. The post begins: This morning, I had the pleasure of taking my Metro ride with a young man who had his iPod set to “stun.” A New Lunch Spot Near Metro Center, a fine […]

DC Blogs Noted

A guest post, a letter, about Roxanne, whose accomplishments include second place for Least Obedient at the Dupont Circle Dog Show. Don’t read this at work. You may tear up. Washington Humane Society. TC the Terrible works in an office with too many rules. It’s been 18 years since she moved from Brazil. Attention Span […]