Monthly Archives: July 2010

DC Blogs Noted

A guy with an irritating manner pushes his way into a Metro car, sits down and begins talking. It’s mostly incoherent gibberish, but then he says something that was as totally fascinating as it was believable, writes the DC Universe. The post: Jesus, not even Lee Majors pulled that off… Monument fans: The most reviled […]

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The Scarry Mommy contemplates the conundrum of being a stay at home mom vs. going back to work. Snarkshelf contemplates the vice in coveting thy neighbor’s BMW… among other things. The Prince of Petworth contemplates the neighborhood ramifications of a new DC brewery opening in Shaw. The blogger behind At Least I’m Enjoying the Ride […]

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Eat More Drink More may have finally convinced me to go to a non-metro accessible part of Virginia with this review of Trummers on Main. A group of lawyers in downtown DC is suing a burger joint for creating too much “beefy smoke”. Ummm… what? Washington City Paper has the oh so ridiculous details. Farm […]

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A Bike Courier’s Bad Day. The life of a DC courier and lindy hopper. A former programmer tells his story. This isn’t a metaphor, it’s a photo: Woman on the ledge. Fat Biscut. I might be a cougar. Sorry about that. She writes: I was enjoying myself, my burger, and the good view of perfect […]

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In photos and words, Sunshine and Potatoes says goodbye. Sealed With A Kiss: Farewell DC. The washing machine is broke and Mari, the writer of In Shaw, waits all afternoon for the Sears repair crew to arrive. They don’t show, so she takes matters into her own hands. DC residents have a lot of power […]

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Look, if you can’t take care of a pet, and can’t con a friend into taking it on, bring the animal to the pound, Humane Society, or animal rescue center. The Washington Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information about whoever tossed six guinea pigs in the trash (three died, one after being […]

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“Two hands, flimsy safety pins, one boob, and yet another awkward position”… and yet somehow, someway the post by Lemon Gloria is even better than the title. Sometime around 2am Sunday morning a brawl erupted on the platform of the Bethesda Metro Station.  Unsuck DC Metro has coverage from participants in Jersey Shore comes to […]

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Washington Post’s Metro ‘seat hog’ piece hits a bullseye. You can fight back, writes The DC Universe: So I pretended that I didn’t see the bag, walked up to the seat, and slowly started to sit down right on top of it. But The Well Red Commuter said the Post had its facts wrong, and […]

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The blogger of FANNEtastic Food hears from someone she hasn’t seen in 15 years. They meet for dinner where an extraordinary confession is made. The post: A Tale of Middle School Bullying. A new editor of an upcoming local pub that’s part of the Patch.com, RestonPatch, celebrates her 46th birthday in her new 26th-something world. […]

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Best earthquake post: Earthquake convo. Where’s My Cape. A child offers a view of what the earthquake may bring. Near the epicenter: … the house seemed to lower and settle back down, Of Lemons and Honey. Men, stop filling your pockets with crap. Capitol Hill Style. Consider the people behind you waiting to get through […]