Monthly Archives: September 2013

DC Blogs Noted

Being “essential” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Princess Sparkle Pony’s Photo Blog. Car buying: When being practical goes wrong. Dear Me. Georgetown Dish compares DC bicycle use to Amsterdam, and reports DC is far from an European bike city. A recommendation for Aloha Chili. Make Lemons. A before and after photo of a […]

DC Blogs Noted

We still remember this post from 2007: Eating Pre-Sept. 11 Raisin Bran. But Dumb Things I have Done Lately has more to add to his list, with this post: Clearing the Cache. What does it mean to be an adult? This boy knows. Coffee and Stink. Wilhelm Schmidt’s Grocery & Liquor Store at 18th and […]

DC Blogs Noted

Brilliant: 10 things I need to know about the National Zoo’s panda cam before the government shutdown. Congress Heights on the Rise. Give Mayor Gray credit because he says he is willing to challenge the federal government by refusing to let a federal shutdown impact District services. Vox Populi. Yvonne Rock was married last week […]

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Ok, tell us why this is fashion. The Houndstooth. It’s great to see a blog that is practicing the kind of street photography that engages the subject. This is one the best new blogs in DC. The ten best pizzas in DC, according to DCist. Something for pizza snobs to feast on. This sign writer, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Potential LOL post: Wouldn’t that make a good church outfit? Alice’s Adventures Underground. To the guy wearing the offensive T-shirt in our hotel lobby. Stirrup Queens. “Worst Sentence Ever Published In The Washington Post” is awarded by Princess Sparkle Pony’s Photo Blog. Fall means the return of comfort food, and dishes such as Shrimp Scampi […]

DC Blogs Noted

It usually takes a hot issue to get a blogger to cover an ANC meeting. But here’s a new blog, Short Articles about Long Meetings (SALM), that plans to routinely cover ANC meetings in Dupont, Logan and U Street neighborhoods. DC Curbed maps the filming locations of the 1980s classic movie D.C. Cab. The Blarney […]

DC Blogs Noted

How to keep your bike from getting towed. Cycle Jerk. Homicide Watch puts together a comprehensive narrative about the Navy Yard shooting. But it tells us as well that 81 people have been in killed in DC this year. There were two other murders in DC just this week. The Redskins appear to be at […]

DC Blogs Noted

Because we like cute animal pictures: 2013 Pet Night on Capitol Hill. Famous DC. Being “censured” by the DC Council is like being tagged by your friends to buy them a round of drinks. Council member Marion Barry, the latest council member to get into ethical difficulties, was handed the bar tab. Next time it […]

DC Blogs Noted

Native Washingtonian 101: Hang in there. Monumental Thoughts. About current events. Cyclists should behave exactly like drivers at stop signs. In My Backyard. When hasn’t a white woman won Miss America? The Republic of T. Jim Morrison’s boyhood home on the market in Arlington. DC Condo Boutique. Faith isn’t easy, writes Ice Ice Andrew.

DC Blogs Noted

The story, About a Boy, is about the college transitions that come this time year. A very touching story. Scary Mommy. Superheroes don’t fight crime by whacking people with their breasts, writes Stirrup Queens. A report from a comic convention. River City Ramblings left DC for out West and now has a new house. They […]