Monthly Archives: April 2013

DC Blogs Noted

Is the DC Blogging Community Dead? Sean’s Ramblings wonders what happened to DC’s once energized blogging scene. Bohemian Yankee in the Capital looks at the Jason Collins announcement and writes: A quick look at the comments shows how far the country has come and how far it needs to go. Urban Bohemian makes a case […]

DC Blogs Noted

This bar sounds very cool. Hungry Lobbyist writes: Generally, a random wooden door next to a labeled restaurant means a service entrance, utility room, or three-knocks, a password and a dominatrix awaits. Not in 2013, not in DC, and certainly not at Daikaya Izakaya. Twenty things it’s taken me 20 years to learn. Coffee & […]

DC Blogs Noted

Daughters vs sons. Where’s My Cape. Photo says it all. I jaywalk. I jaywalk a lot, writes Candy Sandwich Great photo of a DC street scene, or a Tour Guide’s True DC. Neighborhood Nomads. Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax and the District of Columbia earned an “F” grade for ozone pollution — also known as smog, reports […]

DC Blogs Noted

Urban Turf has a great account of a bidding war for a rowhouse offered at $275,000 that quickly reaches $625,000 Observations of a Dog Park Stalker. Borderstan. The Advoc8te writes about The Hive, a small business incubator in Ward 8 for nonprofits: Although The HIVEs aren’t located in shiny new buildings in a prestigious zip […]

DC Blogs Noted

Lucent Moments travels to Detroit and returns with an outstanding post about the city. It includes many photos of hauntingly beautiful, and sometimes despairing, scenes. Through a series of photos, Lit follows the progress of the cherry blossoms in time-lapse manner. Lit’s Living on Capitol Hill (Hell!?) Oh, hi DC believes council candidates should release […]

DC Blogs Noted

Props to the Cops – Attempted Robbery Arrest 14th and W St, NW. PoP. We love our volunteers. American History blog. Chicago sports, Boston style. Jascons View from DC. Alligators and cats and ethnographic research. meanlouise.com A survey of food trucks with photos, in the post: Truckeroo Like a Pro. The Bottomless Mimosa.

DC Blogs Noted

Jumping to conclusions about who to blame. The Republic of T looks at the Boston Marathon aftermath. Are you noticing that certain words are gaining traction in our national discourse? Hanging out with Happy Bitch. A Glass After Work. This should be obvious but bike riders with headphones or earbuds are a danger. Capital Comment. […]

DC Blogs Noted

My Reflections On Boston and a Letter From My Mother. Rock Creek Runner. Capitol Hill trash cans removed following bombing at Boston Marathon. Vox Populi. Go, Pop, Go spent the last week in Boston. Obama is losing his Democratic moorings. Occam’s Razor. What’s DC’s Next U Street for Food? Bloomingdale.

DC Blogs Noted

Depressed Extrovert writes that “when terrible things happen, impotence reigns.” Stirrup Queens writes about a relative in the Boston Marathon, in the post, Split second. “Best of DC” – not really the “best,” writes Brad Kanus, who takes exception to some of the picks. Eight things we learned from Taste of the South, in photos. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Metro’s note about suspending track work during the Cherry Blossom Festival is, writes Jason’s View from DC, “a little self-congratulatory and pompous, condescending and patronizing all at the same time.” Many observations, thoughts and advice about the cherry blossoms by Pithy Pants. Excerpt: To the couple in their seventies who packed a picnic basket and […]