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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 29th, 2013 by dcblogs

What would you do if someone is being rude? Lemon Gloria.

A report from the esteemed Journal of Blogging for Cash. Excerpt: I refused a thousand dollars. Wardrobe Oxygen.

A detailed follow-up to Life in Pink‘s recent announcement. Ethan’s Birth Story.

The cherry blossoms are now beginning to show. Last year they peaked around March 20. Chasing Mailboxes DC.

Let’s take the most depressing angle possible and tell our readers: Why the Nationals won’t win the World Series. Capital Comment.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 28th, 2013 by dcblogs

About the Capitals and the psychology of defeat. On Frozen Blog. (A little background at the Washington Post.)

Bye-Bye Bambi: The Hunt Is On In Rock Creek Park. NotionsCapital.

Things I learned celebrating my birthday, writes Sassy Marmalade.

Here is everything that you probably need to know about adopting and raising a bunny rabbit. Washington Humane Society. Bonus: Cute pet photo. Vox Pupuli.

A ‘bro brunch’ at Capitol City Brewing Co., by the Bitches who Brunch.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 27th, 2013 by dcblogs

Reya has an understanding of the District that reaches to a different level. Excerpt: The energy of Washington DC is complicated, bewildering, in part because of the lingering magic of our founding fathers. It’s no wonder people come here all worked up about how they’re going to change the world, but once they get here, well my goodness, as often as not, they fall flat on their faces.

The Republic of T. explains the DOMA Act, a.k.a. the gay tax, which is the next big issue before the Supreme Court.

Photos outside the Supreme Court. Neighborhood Nomads

If you like painting and wine, there’s Merlot’s Masterpiece. Borderstan.

Transit tickets sure were pretty in 1937, notes Greater Greater Washington. Check out eBay for more. Search: capital transit passes.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 26th, 2013 by dcblogs

Introducing the new arrival at Life in Pink.

Carlarjenkins buys a dress at the Gilt City DC Warehouse Sale that was originally priced at $1,990.

Love this bus shelter photo. Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space.

From Florida, Caterwauling writes about a work in regress. It begins: I was just reading an article on the decline of marriage. It’s not that more babies are being born, per se, but that fewer women are getting married because the quality of the men from which we have to choose is in rapid decline.

Take this survey: What is DC’s most beautiful room? BeyondDC.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 25th, 2013 by dcblogs

Brad Kanus pens something short, sweet and snappy: Born in DC – what it’s like to be my 5 day-old son in the Nation’s Capital.

More about the efforts to impose a liquor moratorium on U Street. Greater Greater Washington says the opposition gathered more than 1,100 signatures. This post also argues that all the moratorium accomplished in Adams Morgan is to raise the price of liquor licenses making it an unaffordable location for new restaurants. Young & Hungry weighs in as well. U Street Booze Moratorium Meeting: “The Next Adams Morgan” vs. a “Pro-Business Jihad”

U Street alley, photos at Ordinary Luminary

How to be a happy person. Advice from UnemployedKat.

Occam’s Razor has to go it alone, and calls the experience ‘taking myself on a date.’

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 21st, 2013 by dcblogs

Puppy lost in Anacostia and the effort to find her. Congress Heights on the Rise.

U Street Beat writes: Please sign the petition which will stop the proposed moratorium banning all new bars and restaurants for five years.

Funny, original, and unusual presentation: A true story of the DC life. Cloture Club

Jadxia writes about the importance of being ungracious.

Our local history museum answers your questions: What did Revolutionary War soldiers have in their pockets? National Museum of American History Blog.

How the former treasury secretary lived. Curbed. Former house is up for sale. Take the photo tour.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 20th, 2013 by dcblogs

Yogitastic writes: My husband and I went alcohol-free for 43 straight days.

Everyone I know is Ridiculous ends up in the hospital ER.

HNBP‘s last day at US News & World Report was this week.

Unpopped Collar is in Stockholm, where he takes this lovely photo of a snowfall. A iPhone5 pix edited in a program called PhotoToaster.

The DC Environmental Film Festival is up and running this week at locations throughout DC, reports Where You Are Planted

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 19th, 2013 by dcblogs

The Angry Bureaucrat writes: Being a new parent is doing weird things to me. But the phenomenon I’ve been observing in my own life is a change that has been happening over the past few years – it’s just become much clearer since becoming a parent.

The consequences of a no more defense spending: Farewell, Boomtown? DCist.

The Georgetown Dish conducted a poll last May and found 69% of their readers would support DC councilwoman Muriel Bowser for mayor. We may soon find out whether Dish readers represent the population.

A wonderful collection of favorite albums, 1969. Princess Sparkle Pony’s Photo Blog.

FreckledK says 2012 was a thoroughly rotten year and explains why.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 18th, 2013 by dcblogs

A Great story about “the kindness of a Metro Bus operator” by Malnutured Snay.

Apartment Therapy takes us on a tour of a 1,200 square foot Columbia Heights home.

“War Against D.C. Drivers” is much ado about nothing, writes Mobility Lab

Photo essay: Bikes and bikers of DC by Jonathan Maus of BikePortland.

Life of Redwrites: I got picked up by a couple of Irish guys at Shamrockfest.

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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 14th, 2013 by dcblogs

In any year, there are a dozen really great blog posts in the DC area. They are striking for their emotional content and dramatic narrative. This is one of them. Squished by Phnx65.

Drinking soda and why I’m a liberal. Jarvis Slacks.

Photo, outside the Black Cat on a Saturday night. Project Beltway.

A photo tour of Fredericksburg by Pretty Much Awesome.

Surfing the Potomac River, seriously. Capital Comment. Next sport to gain popularity in DC will be sinkhole spelunking.