Monthly Archives: April 2012

DC Blogs Noted

The car accident. Mascara & Microchips. Pizza as a dynamic sector in DC and other observations by Young & Hungry. Bitches who Brunch like the new arrival, Southern Hospitality. Five Things Tourists Notice About DC, Brad Kanus. Rooftop Bars in DC. A comprehensive list at SocialStudies. How many have tried this: Hell-o, grilled strawberries? Forks […]

DC Blogs Noted

Green Canary, on starting over. Pretty pictures of exotic vegetarian food, courtesy of The Arugula Files. I usually avoid linking to professional bloggers here, because really, they don’t need our help. But this time, I make an exception. Deadspin‘s Drew Magary, who’s not only one of the best writers in the country, but a resident […]

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Well, this is interesting. Dating the District says men, at least in her neighborhood, are on their best behavior. She writes: There has been a serious increase in the show of gallantry around here lately, and it deserves some legitimate praise. The post: The Gentlemen of Columbia Heights. But wait: Is Gallantry Dead? kobe shoes […]

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From the Politics & Justice desk at DC Blogs… The Dissenting Justice blog examines the newest (and sadly ironic) twist in the glacially slow moving Trayvon Martin case. The Angry Bureaucrat is not too fond of the spate of 5-4 decisions from the Roberts Court. “If Fidel Castro is the third rail of south Florida […]

DC Blogs Noted

A look at a collection of photographs of DC in the 1980s, and an interview with the person who took them. SocialStudies. Worth reading: The story of a homeless family and the mayor’s budget cut. Poverty & Policy. An example of why historic preservation is necessary. Preserving DC Stables. An interesting collection of photos of […]

DC Blogs Noted

Fresh Muddy Waters decides to get chemo for her beloved dog. I think I love the Lawyer’s Family. Some scars can last, which is explained in a photo. Red Stethoscope. The Singleship explains why she blogs: I never imagined at that point that anything more would come of it. I never imagined that it would […]

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This is not a blog. This is a link to Councilman Marion Barry’s Twitter feed. The Mayor for Life won an election and made a whole lot of people mad this week. Watching him navigate the ups and downs via social media is… well, he’s just a DC institution, for better or for worse. Lemon […]

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Capitol Hill Style asked a question: Do you think about leaving The Hill and DC? And got some great answers in response from people who want to leave and stay in DC. Here’s a story from someone who left DC. The post, Confessions of a Commie Mommy: What I hadn’t completely figured out was that […]

DC Blogs Noted

Patrick, the intrepid voice behind Life with Pho, is a social media native, and a prototypical millennial struggling with information overload. Not Enough Tequila in the World takes an ironic look at the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking and the re-release of the eponymous movie. If you’ve been wondering about the comparative benefits of […]

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DC’s government, much like the Soviet Union of olden days, is essentially a one-party government, which probably helps to explain much of its corruption. There are, nonetheless, a few people from that other party, Republicans, living in DC, including Patrick Mara, who would likely be considered a leftwing liberal in Kansas. Mara is profiled, warmly, […]