Monthly Archives: December 2009

DC Blogs Noted

Still wondering what to do to ring in the end of the aughts tomorrow evening? The Washingtonian lists four e-pages of options, with a range that includes everything from the fancy hotel parties to no cover charge dive bars. Speaking of New Year’s Eve, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program continues to offer a sort of […]

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Confessions of a Former “Country Girl” Liz in DC goes back her family home in rural Loudoun County and realizes something about DC. Her name is Brandy and she needs you to send out positive vibes for a friend in need. A guest blogger at Restaurant Refugee writes. Dallas Cowboys offer the local NFL franchise […]

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Here’s some Advice for Al Qaeda. Pancake City: Stop trying to make bombs that work. Focus on making air travel as excruciating as possible. Matthew Yglesias offers a perspective on the Chistmas airline incident in the post, Not So Scary ‘Terror.’ New years often begin with fresh career assessments, which is what Technology & MSG […]

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Thank you Snow-pocalypse, for the gift of time, writes Wife and Mommy. Tickle the Pear speaks for all right thinking people everywhere when writing “Something about the holiday season makes me want to see the planet blow up.”  Which disaster/apocalyptic film is your holiday favorite? A first year review of President Obama (and reflections on […]

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If you thought that the MPD Detective who brought a gun to a snowball fight painted the department in a less than flattering light, reading about the case of unarmed Larry Rice, Jr. getting shot in a warrantless drug raid, the subsequent police investigation that cleared the officers involved, and the actions of DC Attorney […]

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What the East Coast Snowstorm and 9/11 Have in Common. Ok, so it’s 70 degrees, sunny, and you can walk along the beach in Southern California. But the real difference is a lot deeper than the snow around here, writes this DC expat. Media Concepts. This is why the federal government is closed two days […]

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Just imagine you are holding a Christmas party and semi-masked men come in, one with a gun, and rob everyone at it. That’s what happened to the writer of And Now, Anacostia and his roommates. Read the account. The snowball fight at 14th and U illustrates why we love living in DC. It includes politics, […]

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The countdown begins for DC NearlyWeds’ Miss Glen Echo 100 Days! The Hirshhorn gets a face lift and We Love DC (if not The Washington Post) likes it. Bring on the Bubble. A PoP reader reminds us of a tragedy that should not be forgetten and remains an open case. Dear PoP – Friend’s Murder […]

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Irrational speculative bubbles and planting flowers, according to Gradually Greener.  Yes, there’s a connection. Jason’s View in DC doesn’t say nice things about Senator Lieberman’s health care legislations stances and maneuvers. Let’s hope AverageBro.com has managed to stop laughing prior to inducing an abdominal hernia.  But yes, the Stephen Colbert duet with Alicia Keyes was that […]

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If you’ve never been burdened by self doubt, you’re probably not encumbered with self-awareness either. Alice, the “Idealist, Triathlete, and Politico” behind the Was It for This? has a candid post about her doubts with Home Alone. Very Alone. …Speaking of candidly confronting doubts, Lemon Gloria writes bravely about one of her doubts as a […]