Monthly Archives: November 2012

DC Blogs Noted

Immigration officers stopping nannies in neighborhood parks? New Columbia Heights. Record shopping at DC’s Som Records. Vinyl District. Photos. The kid who ruined Christmas. Scary Mommy. Very interesting interview with some of the people involved in DC’s tiny house movement. Urban Turf. Moms and nightclubs: A bad mix. Brunette on a Budget. This Saturday is […]

DC Blogs Noted

Gambling at a casino in Maryland. In photos. Peace Love Nicole. FoBoBlo provides a clever artistic interpretation of what GW’s smoking ban will look like. Ok, this was posted before the big drawing. Wouldn’t it be something if …? Edatrix. There is much debate in DC about whether building heights should be raised. A potentially […]

DC Blogs Noted

Our local literary authority on mixed drinks takes you into the depths of the punch bowl. Washington Cube. Playoff hopes remain for the Redskins, writes Capital Comment. We’re not sure about the use of “puncher’s chance” to describe the Redskins prospects, and will defer to Washington Cube (above) for a ruling on archaic phrases. What […]

DC Blogs Noted

The days of incandescent bulbs are fading, but as farm fresh meat discovers compact fluorescent bulbs have problems. One issue: They are unacceptable for use with dimmers. In my household, we worshipped the God of Art, writes Reya, who has a magical eye for photography. Wherefore local beer? Yours for Good Fermentables. 5D or 3D? […]

DC Blogs Noted

Five things I’ve learned from working in a restaurant. dc food rag Princess Zoe was adopted two years ago and Lindsey tells of the changes this dog brought into her life. Hitherto. Dating the District tells the story of a high school romance, and her plans to meet her long ago suitor. In Shaw has […]

DC Blogs Noted

Our local history museum has a great post explaining what was really on the Pilgrim menu. National Museum of American History. There is a need to deal harshly with crime on transit, argues Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space. Ice (Skating) Age Comes to Georgetown. Georgetown Dish reports on the just opened rink at Washington […]

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Candy Sandwich writes: Perhaps there are better things to do with a broken heart, but for some reason, Anna Karenina seemed a good idea on Saturday night, date night, at a sold out theater. Meet Clover, real dog. Video. District Murphy. How to burn a pumpkin, with instructions and photos. Alice’s Adventures Underground. Eleven movies […]

DC Blogs Noted

Courtney Brooks observes behavior on the Metro and offers some theories. Excerpt: Granted, I am from the Appalachian South, and naturally anticipate exchanges with rank strangers, but Metro riders seemed to want to avoid one another altogether. Collective Action for Safe Spaces. DC’s five best noddle shops, according to Zagat. Samantha’s Brewed Awakening has this […]

DC Blogs Noted

Wardrobe Oxygen writes without angst: Hi my name is Alison Gary and I’m 37 years old. I’ll be 38 in January. And I’m darn proud of my age, my life, my self. An amusing collection of random photos from Alice’s Adventures Underground. The Autobiography of Steve writes: Dreaming was not really getting me anywhere and […]

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DCist entry in the NY Post’s headline writing contest concerns CIA love nest story: Holly Petraeus “Not Exactly Pleased” With Idiot Husband’s Affair Or His Crazy Girlfriend. A writer at BBB is getting older but is holding on to the single life, as are many of her generation. Excerpt: If you look at the norm […]