Monthly Archives: November 2008

DC Blogs Noted

As Thanksgiving begins so does the season of heightened family drama, writes Avert Your Eyes. But there is always the Parrot Story. A taxi driver refuses to take the writer of the Anti DC to Columbia Heights. The driver is unsympathetic to the argument that this neighborhood is so gentrified it has its own Target. […]

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Is the Brookings Cafeteria the best lunch in Dupont Circle? The Internet Food Association. The real treat here isn’t so much the review, it’s the about page. Here is how the writers of this new group blog describe themselves: Hello. We’re from the internet. And we’ve come to help you cook.We come, it should be […]

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If you see something, say something had no plans tonight. Then he started walking. A stroll down memory (and present-day thoughts) lane. Literally. Following the Path of Randomness Track Twenty-Nine talks metro ridership, specifically the oh bazillion peeps or so that are predicted be aboard Jan. 20. Oy. Perhaps WashWords will stay home. Crowdphobia (aka […]

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Dissenting Justice isn’t sure that President-Elect Obama’s cabinet selections so far reflect his campaign message of change. On another, much wackier (okay, batshit insane) POV, Sugar ‘N Spice really doesn’t like our President-Elect.  What is it about the water in the U.S. that creates these conspiracy theorists? More on the wacko political belief blog-of-the-day from Melissa […]

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St. Elizabeth’s: DC’s very own haunted insane asylum. Photo collection. U Street Life LottieB weighs in on my D.C. grocery stores of choice, and the ones I try to avoid. I don’t know what to do anymore, writes Me, Myself an Eye about being single. All the men I meet are unattractive, boring, crazy or […]

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In defense of Mount Pleasant. Next American City. Ben Adler writes: The Washington Post reports that my neighborhood, Mount Pleasant is suffering from a plague of shuttered storefronts on its commercial strip, Mount Pleasant Street. Mount Pleasant is, in my humble opinion, far and away the best neighborhood in Washington. The most embarassing moments in […]

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Nobody Walks in L.A. or in Kensington. The writer of High Heels Backwards provides a history of her walks in places such as Morocco, where men harass women in public, Boca Raton, where she enjoyed freedom, and a trip to the local Safeway. Photos of squirrel helping itself to a Halloween pumpkin. TheGreenMiles.net. And while […]

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Washingtonian has the skinny on Inauguration: Where the Parties Are. BuggBlogg has some suggestions for those who would send him annoying fundraising ploys. Insert your own punchline here. BdellaNea shares that the annual Leech Meeting is being held in Washington, D.C. No. Really. New Columbia Heights shares a recent letter to the editor writer’s question: […]

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Notions Capitol comments on the whole “Blogging Is Dead” cliche. Alternative Hippopatomus with advice on How to Be a Better Blogger. If that’s not your interest, then you may leave this post with some ideas on how to alienate people. Everyone encourages you to take the Metro to the Anacostia Community Festival.  JDLand notes that […]

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The real election stories are now coming out. This attorney volunteer shares a readable and entertaining tale of an election day adventure that began at 3 a.m. Zhubinness Metro’s “Worst Performing” bus lines. Greater Greater Washington. Highlights from Metro’s annual report. 12 Great DC Dates. To Blog Or … DC To AK. Someone from DC […]