Monthly Archives: August 2010

DC Blogs Noted

I’ve heard of parents playing favorites, but what about children who obviously favor one of their parents? Jodifur talks about this and more in her post, “Some Days You Just Need Someone to Tell You You Don’t Suck.” Borderstan provides advice and recommendations on how to best enjoy DC Restaurant Week. I might just have […]

DC Blogs Noted

A Freeloading Metro Passenger. 2 Fs and 2 Ts. This story may bug you. DC State Fair (First Ever!) the arugula files. The fair will be a part of Columbia Heights Day on August 28th. The State Fair site. Struck in DC is keeping count: Together, we can make the District safer for pedestrians and […]

It’s Not You, It’s Your Aesthetic

You know what qualities will get posts highlighted in the DC Blogs Noted section: good writing, timely topics, interesting topics, great humor, good writing, tales of dates gone comically bad, a well picked fight, good writing, and better writing. What you may not know is that there are certain things that will get a DC […]

DC Blogs Noted

Life in DC tends to take it out of all of us sometimes. I’m gonna break your heart makes that soul-tired feeling sound achingly poetic. The Washington Post makes a geographical mistake, and The District Curmudgeon considers what that mistake says about our local/national newspaper’s relationship with its home city. Disaffected Scanner Jockey, with one […]

DC Blogs Noted

If this post from Not Afraid To Use It doesn’t touch your heart even a little bit, you may wish to check for the existence of your heart. One of the DC Dating Diva‘s has to get glasses and is asking for your help in choosing some frames… after she takes a quick tour through […]

DC Blogs Noted

The highly anticipated TBD.com, a new one-stop shop “TV station and website that delivers local news and community information from the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. region,” has officially launched. Affiliate blogs On Frozen Blog and U Street Girl give their impressions of the new site. Urban Turf examines the pros and cons of posting your home– […]

DC Blogs Noted

Is the number of crazy and angry people on the Metro increasing? DC Universe reports, in gripping detail, a fight he witnessed. Excerpt: If you’ve seen enough episodes of Cops, you know there are two kinds of women in the world: The kind who take it when hit, and the kind who hit back. This […]

DC Blogs Noted

Not just your average slice of pie. Take a trip with [F]oxymoron into a rather unusual evening in the Atlas. Feeling a little blasé about living in the District? Try thinking from a tourist’s perspective. (I know; scary, right?) Karen at Living Like a Tourist has some pretty good ideas. One Drop Rule gives us […]

DC Blogs Noted

Have you heard of the three-dimensional fast bus? Or a bus for cars? Read Commuter Page blog about the Chinese innovative design: “In an effort to go green and relieve congestion without widening roads, the Shenzhen Huashi Future Parking Equipment company is developing a “3D Express Coach” (also known as a “three-dimensional fast bus”).  One […]

DC Blogs Noted

Call him a food enthusiast, food lover, or cook, just don’t call him a “foodie.” Wade Chi Photography. Brutalism‘s BlogHer weekend is off to an inauspicious start. A treatise on breaking-up in the age of Facebook. DC Dating Divas. The Disaffected Scanner Jockey spent a weekend in Maine and came back with a top ten […]