Monthly Archives: May 2010

DC Blogs Noted

The babies in bars debate spills over at Frozen Tropics. Regarding children: the forebearers, a stunning photo essay. Couture Urbano The Taming of the ‘Ewwww’: An evening of speed dating. Date Me DC Bloggers Without Makeup Day? LaurieWrites goes to work without any makeup on. The end of Heroes, and not too soon. The DC […]

Meeting Notes from Retired DC Bloggers Union Local 202

Only one agenda item this time around, but it’s a doozy.  The Playaz Ball is no more.  There are those who doubted this day would ever come, but I never did.  Because on a long enough timeline… Ah yes, timing.  One of art’s least discussed but most indispensable attributes.  Too soon, and you languish in obscurity.  Too late and you’re a derivative […]

DC Blogs Noted

Nats concessions selling, Leon Panetta, and Buzz Aldrin, oh my. Slashfood shares the deets on Top Chef: Washington DC. Life in Mount Vernon Square asks you to Help save the facades of 216 and 218 Morgan Streets NW Prince of Petworth weighs the merits of local e-bboard options: Dear PoP – Craigslist or Freecycle? Greater […]

DC Blogs Noted

Good neighbors:  the author of Livin Mi Life has them and appreciates them. The current Facebook privacy kerfuffle pleases Manifest Destiny, even to the point of coining a neologism:  Schadenfacebook. GLAA Forum posts a DADT spoof video by service members overseas who clearly don’t have enough entertainment options. Beepers, deadlines, and urgent assignments — The […]

DC Blogs Noted

I will never forget the moment when my father told me that Lena Horne was the most beautiful woman in the world.  I was seven years old and girls were still icky, but looking at her album cover, I was transfixed.  She was a singer of tremendous talent, and a prolific performer.  She died on […]

DC Blogs Noted

DC Beer is throwing their first Tweetup this Wednesday, celebrating their venue’s launch of a “big bottle (aka 22 oz) program.” Needless to say, I support this. As one of the first people to have joined Facebook, Barzelay encourages us to join him in being part of the first wave to leave it behind as […]

DC Blogs Noted

Is DC Ready for This? Inside the new Buddha Bar with Urban Marinade. I have geek in my blood, writes The Dumping Ground, after an electronics store opened by his grandfather in 1929 closes its doors. I think I am Starting to Enjoy Mowing (with my iPod), writes Sarah and the Goon Squad: Mowing my […]

DC Blogs Noted

My journey out deals with that familiar D.C. story: transition. 13 problems. DCist explores the reinvention of a DC landmark. Heat Is on for Former Dupont Trolley Station Proposals DC Foodies who I happen to know is also a DC Beerie has the early word on Biergarten Haus, coming as soon as May 14! Mmmmmm…. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Formerly Active Duty Marine*, The Foggy Dew, has a few thoughts on the currently viral remake of Lady Gaga’s Telephone video.  The terrific Eleanor Roosevelt quote is worth the click of admission all by itself. DC residents of a certain age and longevity can easily recall the pre-internet dating connections that earned the “Social Safeway” […]

DC Blogs Noted

Mascara & Microchips bares it all for us, at least in the online-dating-profile sense. Curiosity Killed the Kat informs us that in Korea, “…a kid born on December 31 is 2 years old the next day.” And in Soviet Russia, birthday pwns you! Whoa, Nelly. Apparently, someone hasn’t learned the consequences of leaving a digital […]