Monthly Archives: March 2011

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It’s that time of year again! That’s right! It’s Girl Scout Cookie time! If you’re not fortunate to have a friend or co-worker trying help their kid sell the most cookies ever, The DCist has the skinny on where you can go to get your thin mint fix. Alice’s Adventures Underground reflects on her daughter’s […]

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An Engineer in DC describes the nuclear situation in Japan with clarity, depth, and the calm and rational tone that you’d expect from an engineer. Liz in Law School has some choice words to describe Guy Fieri, everyone’s favorite flame-wearer. Stars, dream jobs, and late night work sessions are some of the weighty things being […]

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When the weather is miserable, human kindness tends to be the first casualty after your morning paper and any suede in the area. Thankfully, The Blarney Crone ran into a couple of local Good Samaritans who defied that cosmic rule. Even though the result can’t ever approximate the original, displaced Gulf Coast babies always appreciate […]

If you are like me, by the time 6pm rolls around, you are ready to meet up with friends and relax over happy hour drinks.  Check out Five 2 Nine 365, written by a group of DC area happy hour drinkers, for the latest places to grab a drink after work. Only in DC would there be a blog […]

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Yesterday was Fat Tuesday, and Magnolia, a DC Blogs contributing editor and Gulf Coast native, offered homage to Mardi Gras and the Gulf Coast. Lemmonex contemplates the line that separates the Woman Who Likes to Have a Good Time and the Good-Time-Party-Girl. Did you think that modern women’s magazines invented the self-diagnostic quiz? Grant’s Blog […]

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Sometimes, when moving to a new city, it becomes more to us than just a place to live. D.C. Princess writes about her experience with living in – and loving- our fair city. WashingTina discusses her (dis)organizational habits, and how they’ve shaped her life… and driven others to dump the contents of her desk all […]

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Food, food, food, some more food, and a good scandal. Eating Around DC dishes about some super cheap eats from Bourbon Steak. Feeling disloyal to her favorite restaurant, Been There, Eaten That returns to Rasika for a meal that does not disappoint. Grown In The City starts to plan a spring garden that looks so […]

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BYU’s strict and thorough honor code resulted in the dismissal of one of its best basketball players for a violation that many of us would consider part of a normal day for a man his age. I Spy Things DC reflects on that code, its impact on sports, and its application over the years. For […]

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On December 18, 2005, my plane landed at Dulles International Airport, writes DC Princess. On February 23, 2011, I became a U.S. Citizen. When is Density just the Density of the Wealthy? Sociology in My Neighborhood: DC Ward Six. A look at why DC is getting to be an increasingly expensive place to live. DC-Wrapped […]

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Bohemian Yankee in the Capital begins with an Irrefutable Position: the NBA in specific, and all US major sports leagues in general, have image problems with their players (spoiled millionaires with too many behavioral and off-field issues) and financial problems of varying degrees. And then proposes a complex but too brilliant to work solution for […]