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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 30th, 2012 by dcblogs

Apparently I’m a Victim? The blogger’s iPhone is stolen on the Metro. A Wash of Paint.

Scene on the Street Corner is a daily series of photos from Adams Morgan by a community archivist.

Madly in love with DC, Milon in Wasington, wonders if leaving DC would be easier if I started hating you?

A very good analysis on the future of Anacostia by Housing Complex: One More Thought on Lumen8 Anacostia: The Feeling of Losing Control.

Give Advice To a Single Woman Moving to DC From Michigan. Prince of Petworth. A reader is moving to DC soon and is looking for a safe place to live for maximum $1500 a month.

Cross this movie off your list, reports DC Film Girl: The Five-Year Engagement feels five hours too long, is fifteen jokes short of a punch line and worst of all, a script so poorly put together, you aren’t quite sure what’s going on during the majority of the film.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 27th, 2012 by magnolia

Let’s kick things off with a big, bold manifesto from Boobs Bacon Bourbon: Why I Love Being Single.

Wednesday night’s amazing, stupendous and glorious Game 7 OT victory for our beloved Washington Capitals is still ringing in my hockey heart. On Frozen Blog relishes this rare elation that the whole DC area can savor. Our boys live on to rock the red in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Let’s go Caps!

Mom-in-a-Million brings us a thoughtful struggle with the concept of class envy.

Haven’t we all had a week like Average Blogger had? So many stories, so little time.

Pretty pictures of what looks like insanely comforting food! Behold: Life in Pink‘s “last single-girl meal.”

And to take us out this weekend, my favorite kind of escape. Juxtaexposed had a beach day. Hopefully, every one of you finds some time to do something fun and amazing like this. Have a glorious weekend!

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 26th, 2012 by dcblogs

Here’s something we bet you have never done while stuck on a conference call. Photo. Funny Farm. This is epic.

Spotted in D.C.: Obama with Snooki. Fish Bowl DC.

How can you not like this opening sentence by Not Enough Tequila In The World: If this story doesn’t boil your potatoes, then you have no soul.

What scares the dog. not so linear. Interesting photo and thinking.

Why You Shouldn’t Listen to The Bloggess’ Audio Book With Your Kids in the Car. Sarah and the Goon Squad.

Ashly explains, in a question and answer format, why she came to DC and what she likes about it. Simply US.

DC ranks as the most environmentally conscious city in the country. InTheCapital.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 25th, 2012 by RestaurantRefugee

Mom in a Million’s latest post, An Open Letter to Ann Romney, is brilliant.

Sassy Marmalade has a plan for her recent “funemployment.”

DC Blogs Contributing Editor Emeritus, Livit Luvit, has left DC for the city by the bay. She misses us already, but it’s going pretty well so far.

DC Beer has the inside scoop on a really cool beer event later today.

The Autobiography of Steve writes “In Defense of Alcohol”… like booze needs a defense.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 24th, 2012 by dcblogs

Nice photos of the White House garden tour with guest appearance by Bo. I am DWJ.

PunditMom is asking an interesting question: Condoleezza Rice in 2012?

A very short post about the dangers of sharing your personal history. Dating in Dresses.The post: Welcome To The Exact Moment I Regretted Not Grocery Shopping.

Street fashion photography is one of the better trends in local blogging. Two Dapper Georgetown Gents by GoKateShoot.

Actually, this does look easy and good. Courtney Runs offers an Easy Friday Night Dinner.

Farm fresh meat jumps the shark.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 23rd, 2012 by dcblogs

A photograph of the Potomac bathing beach is called Dirty Girls: 1922. Shorpy.

The Hipster: The Lesser of Two Evils. The Phildodemic Society. Excerpt: The hipster is like the panda–lazy and apathetic, and able to be silenced as easily as simply banging a gavel.

Girl Thunder Takes DC! America’s latest superhero. Photos. Cocoaeyesthestitcher.

An interesting perspective on the creation of Metro by Howzit Howard. Back in 1997, HH, a former radio reporter in DC, also dated a spokeswoman for WMATA. His history includes pillowtalk. He shares it in the post: Thoughts on the start of Honolulu rail construction.

Visual history: 7th & Florida in ’68, ’88, and today. Left for LeDroit.

Street photography is one way of preserving the many moments of life in DC. Whether these photos survive as long as the 1922 picture linked up top, one can only guess. On The Run in DC.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 20th, 2012 by magnolia

Congratulations are in order for Lemon Gloria‘s new arrival! I love other people’s babies!

We lost a music legend yesterday. A fond farewell to Levon Helm from Wolf Trap Insider.

Stirrup Queens, with a challenging question on the day after Holocaust Remembrance Day.

SuperNoVA Bride comments on a wedding phenomenon that seems to cause more stress and lead to more family strife than any other aspect of the couple’s happy day: building the reception’s seating chart.

Pretty pictures of festive warm-weather cocktails this time, courtesy of Macheesmo. Yum. Sangria.

No, y’all. Seriously. The Washington Nationals are the first team in baseball to reach 10 wins. Yeah, those Nationals. OUR Nationals. Is anyone else as freaking giddy about this as Federal Baseball and I are? If you haven’t been to a game yet, go this weekend! Have a half-smoke and take in some high-quality baseball in our own backyard!

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 19th, 2012 by dcblogs

Things I Regret Not Savoring During Unemployment. Broadsofthebeltway informs us: You know what’s even better than a Happy Hour? A Happy Day.

More drunk and disorderly news. Interesting post about very late night DC and a proposed law to keep bars open later. Young & Hungry.

DC is getting a Fashion Truck? (Read this, gentle reader, as both a question and a statement) Pamela’s Punch.

Where’s Boston? Toddler brain at work. Fabulous Miss S.

Ok, it only cost $5.3 million. But the photos of what may “the oldest home still standing in Washington” are free. Open House.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 18th, 2012 by dcblogs

The day the Police played at the Ontario Theater on Columbia Road. Ghost of DC.

DC: A Seller’s Market. If you say so, Urban Turf.

An architectural designer considers the future of the 11th Street Bridge once it is gone, leaving a vast expanse of usable space. East City Art.

This is a book sold online that is about a dog, lawyers, midnight drunks and Washington. The first chapter is shared, and here’s the link. Second Wind Publishing First Chapters.

DC Bike Swap, Sunday, April 22. Wash Cycle.

The other night it was 78 degrees or so near midnight. This climate change thing is getting scary, even if cool, wet weather is on the way. For now: Abnormally dry weather and cigarettes. ARL Now.

We realize that locals rarely go to the American History Museum. But The Art of the Video Game exhibition may be worth the trip. National Museum of American History Blog.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 17th, 2012 by dcblogs

Video of dog skateboarding on U Street. No kidding. Live, Laugh, Snap.

This is a good post on the dynamics of the daily newspaper business. But be sure to follow its link to a New Republic piece on the Melody, the Dupont Circle store that recently closed. It’s very good. Economist’s View.

On Growing Up, Titanic 3D, And Bathroom Humor. [F]oxymoron. It really is about bathroom humor, so be warned gentle reader.

From the Dept. of Very Big Lists: What I’ve learned since moving to D.C. (some of which should be obvious):. HughChe’s Blog.

More lists: Progressive Thoughts in the Shower. Life as List. Proof that anything can be the inspiration for a blog post.

DC Film Girl shares what she knows about a new film that was shot in DC, Ultrasonic. Trailer.

Photos from the Titanic 100 Commemoration. Southwest.