Monthly Archives: June 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Everyone’s Talking About Glover Park. Interesting information about new restaurants in a neighborhood that gets little blogger attention. Post has good refers to Washington Business Journal video report as well as a Merocurean report. Apples and Bananas How soon is too soon? Getting past the loss of a pet. an OC girl living in an […]

DC Blogs Noted

Vox Populi’s take on the supergrads recently written about in the Washington Post and Lisa Mundy’s reporting — particularly the absence of a meaningful discussion of that dirtiest of all words — money. It’s not always clear who’s allowed on public transit, as the Goodspeed Update explains. And mammographers of the world: those announcements that […]

DC Blogs Noted

Doctor Moxie hears gunfire outside her house. A medical doctor, she runs to give aid. [Nod to Lonnie Bruner for pointing this extraordinary post out] A visitor to DC falls for the city’s charms. But Chirky, in a tour of the National Cathedral, sees something that few have probably ever witnessed. An excerpt: We toured […]

DC Blogs Noted

A shooting in Columbia Heights, daytime, next to Metro. Eye witness report by Kittens with Mittens. A photograph captures the essence of DC. Eau de DC, if you will, writes San Francisco Chronicle About the NOVA/DC divide. The Interculturalists. Excerpt: She comes into the District to socialize at high-end restaurants and clubs and knows exactly […]

DC Blogs Noted

Dramatic photos of Saturday’s lightning. ebullient photo blog Sex and the crazy. The movie examined by By The Way Betch… Excerpt: … How could she? And the movie completely trivialized what is probably the most important reason people get married: to protect yourself legally and financially in the event that the life you build with […]

DC Blogs: Recent Finds

When this listing was assembled last, May 25th, gas at the my local Adams Morgan gas station was $4.05. It’s now $4.15, which may explain why blogging activity seems to be picking up. This is a list of blogs that have turned up in either the email or in recent searches. They aren’t necessarily new […]

DC Blogs Noted

Networking failures of the world unite! Keeping up with friends is hard work and online doesn’t equal face-to-face time, Tickle the Pear opines. On a deeper level, much of blogging is a filter-off screed against much the blogger in question dislikes. Here’s a blogger with an opposite approach: Giving Up Control advises us to be […]

DC Blogs Noted

A Field Guide To DC Apartment Hunting, Vol. 1. hey pretty. Excellent. Is Belgian the new Tapas? Elizabeth points to the Belgian restaurant trend striking DC neighborhoods, including a new one for Columbia Heights. The trick to riding the Metro: Judge. most likely to die alone. Informative montage of photos and renderings of Adams Morgan […]

DC Blogs Noted

A visit to a new doctor is no way to begin a week, especially if it means answering delicate questions. Do you come here often? Excerpt: When asked do you currently have a partner? I had to pause for a brief moment. I guess you could say yes. But I don’t know if that’s the […]

DC Blogs Noted

A DC teacher is blogging anonymously, DC Teacher Chic, to offer observations about life in the school district. Some good posts, including A Computer in Every Classroom? Excerpt: DCPS is in the process of distributing 6,581 computers to DC classrooms. I got mine on Friday. Evidently, Fenty/Rhee wanted to put a computer in every classroom. […]