Monthly Archives: May 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Pregnant and Metro. Overheard. end the cola wars. Homeless N Jobless N Hungry N DC tells stories from his life on the streets. Two woman from Shantou University, China, are sharing their stories of life in DC. In one post, Daisy writes: I went to hear a senate meeting on individual tax reform this morning. […]

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Tourists visit DC but can’t find parking. Photos through the window of a Honda CRV capture Washington in its blurry, haphazard splendor. Georgia Peach Ramblins’ writes: We were ill prepared as we came into DC and next time we will get on the internet first and find out places to park. Experience with street crime […]

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Why would someone invite everyone in the universe to a birthday party when that person is over 8, much less 30? I don’t know. But anyone who goes, please do tell me all about it, and about your gracious host (who mentions a $25 cover). Who is David Gaines? Gracious living or grasping? You tell […]

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Comparing DC to Vegas from geworfenheit to gelassenheit. Excerpt: Oh, sure, there are morons in DC, but I’d be willing to pit the average person on the street in DC against the average person on the street in Vegas. The city is getting too small, writes By the way Betch. Frankly, the city is becoming […]

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Would You Still Move to Columbia Heights? Washington DC Sweet Digs. Excerpt: The distribution of “for sale” signs is heavily skewed to the streets east of 13th St. NW, around Sherman Ave. NW, and across the eastern side of Georgia Ave., NW, in the direction of the Washington Hospital Center where Children’s is located. A […]

DC Blogs Noted

The Birth Story (Or: More Than Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Having A C-Section). Kings of the Road Navigating a job fair. The writer at Metro DC JobSpot passes along some observations. Excerpt: One person even asked for a resume critique from a recruiter. I thought that was a very effective way to […]

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A New Yorker says visiting the District is similar to traveling in a time warp. Unlike NYC, where restaurants frequently change over, DC is filled with the familiar. Metropolis Unbound Review: The Wonderland Ballroom. Photos, too. Excerpt: This is an interesting place. It’s certainly very friendly. I was pleasantly surprised that the men’s room was […]

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Sometimes it’s best to just not answer the phone, as FreckledK will tell you. Since Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner, we should all give thanks to the Mt. Vernon Trail. I’ve spent many a happy day crashing my bike on the southern portion of that trail. I hope you have […]

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I will see your motor vehicle in hell. And there’s no mixte about it: A bicycle commuter is born. The Anti DC Virginia made vodka. Kelly’s Grape Times. Listopad writes: Yesterday I heard the running of my first D.C. cab meter and it was music to my ears. Post Loves the Crime Wave. WaPo gets […]

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The writer of FightLikeAGirl is preparing to leave DC, and with more affection for the city than I would generally like to admit to, she writes. I have loved DC. A Learn-a-Palooza veteran explains why you should participate on May 10. Chez Schmanz en France! It begins: I’ve always felt that one of the major […]