Monthly Archives: March 2008

DC Blogs Noted

14th Street Girl No Longer. This blogger has moved but writes of the city she loves. Excerpt: I fell in love with the city every time I walked down Willard Street or through Meridian Hill park just before the prostitutes and junkies showed up. How many other cities have Chagall murals painted on the side […]

DC Blogs Noted

DC Casualty says she never feels unsafe in her Capitol Hill neighborhood and writes: So why is it that I was told not long ago by a 13 year old from my neighborhood, after he and his friends attempted to shine a laser pen in my eye while i was parking that “if you can’t […]

DC Blogs Noted

Okay, in a very pleasant surprise, in the DC Blogosphere the last few days have not been all Elliot Spitzer all the time. It has not been a Spitzerbloggorific horror show. There have been some Spitzer posts. Here are some of my favorite Spitzer posts and some others thrown in for good measure. Spitzerrific: And […]

Metro Guidelines

First off, please remember, Metro is mass transit. It’s not your limo, your Mini, your chauffeur. It’s a train everyone else is riding at the same exact time as you. We’re all busy. We’re all stressed. Some people may even be in a hurry and stressed about things that are more important than the things […]

DC Blogs Noted

Tales of the mighty Quinn, local not-quite-three-year old and all-around “funny little dude.” Stimeyland A laundry room fiasco compels area bloggers to deploy the dreaded tighten up card, scourge of laxity everywhere. The Tighten Up Report A report on last weekend’s running of the DC Idiotarod (with photos). Juxtaexposed writes: Nothing says “I like helping […]

DC Blogs Noted

Jag-off. Church of the Big Sky This didn’t happen in the Mayflower, unfortunately. Elliot Spitzer: Governor with a Lamp. Pop Pop Bang. Who writes: It just doesn’t add up. That’s why I like to imagine that Elliot wasn’t hiring women for illicit sexual favors, but to lecture them about their poor lifestyle choices. A Soon-To-Be […]

DC Blogs Noted

Metro defeats plan to attend a strip-dancing class. Global Chameleon, who writes: Were hamsters pushing the train? This writer, a Hill intern, is on hand for the Members only HBO John Adams miniseries preview. And so was Tom Hanks. DC Diaries Election angst in the post, would eHarmony find me a candidate? The Change I […]

DC Blogs Noted

Targetnacht. First impression of the city’s new Target. Intangible Arts Excerpt: I saw scores of people milling around in a daze, probably like I was… One couple (white, young, affluent) wandered onto Target’s escalator, simultaneously mouthing an obvious *W*O*W* as they gazed around them at the interior of….a Target store. A Metro Moment. The reaction […]

DC Blogs Noted

Awake at 3:37 a.m. but not quite alone. Velvet in Dupont. Perfectly written. Flying is dangerous for federal employees, according to monthly occupational work-related injuries reports. DC Zia. Jaw dropping. I’m not a girl, not yet a wino writes of someone who won’t speak the truth. She deserves better than you, and I only wish […]

DC Blogs Noted

Is Monty Python losing its relevancy? Patricia writes: So if I ever have kids and eventually have them watch Monty Python, will get I get a surly teen look in return and a haughty “Why are we even watching this? This is so bad!” Will the poor quality detract from the humor or will the […]