Monthly Archives: October 2010

DC Blogs Noted

DC fashion: “a model for smart elegance“. I like it. (Via April’s PR Wrap Sheet.) Finally, someone (DC Urban Dad) as excited as I am about Bojangles coming to Union Station. Apparently, there’s some drama going down in the DC craft beer world… but DCBeer.com isn’t getting involved. Lemmonex wonders what she is allowed to […]

DC Blogs Noted

Fight HIV in DC notes that a Centers for Disease Control study has found that in male/male sexual contact, Baltimore has the highest proportion of men who are HIV positive.  Normally haiku seems like a serene poetry form.  Normally.  Check out this Fifty First (J) Dates haiku.  ScaryMommy isn’t the scariest poster on the web […]

DC Blogs Noted

Opinion Popcorn explains why Outsourced is about to be canceled. Firecracker’s Follies is in a turf war with a first year law student who doesn’t understand the hierarchy of library space. What happens when you live blog a first date? Fifty First JDates has an answer. Tough love dating advice (to herself) from Hilarity in Shoes , who writes […]

DC Blogs Noted

la acera tells of her encounter with the “potty cop” at the McDonald’s in Adams Morgan, in the post, Exercising My Right to Pee. A pet lover, sans pet, writes of her adventures in and out of the Dupont Dog Park. This Chameleon’s Life. Excerpt: The heavy black gate opens and slams shut beside me, […]

DC Blogs Noted

The value of standing on your own two feet, no matter how hard it is, from On a Lobster Placemat. On the eve of the Great Columbus Day Blue/Orange Line Shutdown, a tale of WMATA folks trying to do right in spite of surliness at The Anti DC. On pain and boxing gloves at Not […]

DC Blogs Noted

With all the pink paraphernalia out there alleging to fight breast cancer, it’s sorrowing, but also a relief that WhyMommy of Toddler Planet writes about her war with inflammatory breast cancer in adult and poignant terms. This contributing editor continually hopes that this war will be won by that blog’s author, and that the blog […]

DC Blogs Noted

Many blogs in the DC Food Sub-Blogosphere took note of the reported closing of the U Street eatery, Crème. U Street Girl was one of the few bloggers to do further study and realize that reports of the restaurant’s demise were greatly exaggerated (not for nothing, but this contributing editor, would love to see a […]

DC Blogs Noted

Urban Bohemian has a delightful review of last Saturday’s “Crafty Bastards” Arts & Crafts festival; comparing it to “[visiting] Etsy in the form of a mega shopping mall.” After watching a friend travel across the country for love- twice- I Wanna Sing Like Sarah “Sassy” Vaughn wonders if she would be willing to do the […]

Uncomfortable Moments explains: I’ve been a grudge-holder for a good part of my life. A contest: Can you whisper the secret to a happily ever after in my ear? The Scarlett Letters will provide two theater tickets to the person who offers the most sensible and shrewd advice. After a bike accident, help, a.k.a. angels, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Understanding or approval? Art-ivist Mommy wonders why we feel the need to censor ourselves to be “good.” Borderstan updates us on the latest chapter in the ongoing saga between ABRA and Hank’s Oyster Bar. It’s been dreary and awful for days. Why not look at some cool pictures of flowers and bugs from A DC […]