Monthly Archives: September 2008

DC Blogs Noted

National Guard deployed in DC to light up a city block. Prince of Petworth. Commenters explain all. Is Adams Morgan More Dangerous than Anacostia? Urban Turf Red, Adams Morgan. Photo. Project Beltway Sept. 27, 2008: best day of my life. Lemon Gloria City Paper Owner Files for Bankruptcy. City Paper Blog. How is it that […]

DC Blogs Noted

A very readable post by It’s about with a hard and harsh look about life in DC. Living in Ghost World. Excerpt: Invisibility is the worst fate that can befall one in this city. At bars, clubs and parties, a game of feigned geniality and smooth evasion plays itself out. People stop for chats, token […]

DC Blogs Noted

Inner Citings knows there’s a housing crisis, really she does. It’s just hard to remember sometimes, when you’re cycling in Great Falls, past the McMansions. Hey, remember the Dupont Underground? Probably not, but it’s been an underground club, trolley carport and underground mall. Now DC Metrocentric reports that it may yet become an art exhibition […]

DC Blogs Noted

I’m always amazed at what searches bring readers to a blog.  PrettyAshley.com discusses the phenomenon.  I’ll say this:  her readers sound delightfully sane and lacking in anatomical confusion compared to some searches I have seen. Living in the District has a handy (or paranoia inducing — you decide) map of fire hydrants, showing which are […]

DC Blogs Noted

In the post, A Pedestrian’s Plea, the writer of excuse me, is that your blog? has this to say: Drivers in this city are egomaniacal bullies with reckless disregard for the lives of us lowly pedestrians. Vegan Soul Power moves to Columbia Heights and says it’s heaven. The post includes a list of her finds. […]

DC Blogs Noted

The Nationals are Deadbeats. The Slanch Report on the nearing end of the season. The Washington Nationals will be mercifully finishing their season later this week, closing out merely 30+ games out of contention for the NL East, although the good news is that they are only 28.5 games out of the wild card. To […]

DC Blogs Noted

The Imperfect Samaritan. It is Saturday and the writer of Booker Rising is having dinner at the Dupont Circle Chipotle when she sees someone attempting to steal a purse. Credit Default Swaps For Dummies. RooshV lends money to a friend and then ask another to insure the debt. Culture, Dating, and Politics in Chocolate City. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Written in Caps asks a simple question: Why is car insurance so expensive in DC? I dunno, artist-formerly-known-as “Oh Excuse Me I’m New In DC,” why is it? Oh yah. The window smashing. Worst part about this … this neighborhood/block/street looks awfully familiar. Be right back, I gotta go check my … SMASH! Ah, DC. […]

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DC Damsel makes a deal with God regarding quitting her old job and possibly getting a new job, making promises and then counteroffers.  Whether this is good or bad probably depends on whether you think there is a god and, if there is one, whether God takes requests like a radio station. Arlington County is adding […]

DC Blogs Noted

Breaking news: Bear closes Columbia Heights Metro. Jenny from the Farm has the photos. DCist has the theories. Will we ever be a 24 hour city? The 42 A voice urges her to jump on the Metro. Alice in Blunderland. I started to turn my head to the right, to see who kept hollering, and […]