Monthly Archives: November 2013

DC Blogs Noted

The District’s automated revenue collection systems just provided 32 more reasons to bicycle around town. Urban Turf. (And wouldn’t this be great? Elevated bikeway. Bike Crush.) What wave of gentrification are we on now? In Shaw. Yvonne Rock Photo is in Japan and writes about her goals, and includes some crisp photos of her surroundings. […]

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When the phone rings after midnight. Lemmonex. The soap, As the World Turns, and the Kennedy assassination intersected on Nov. 22, 1963. Armchair Actorvist. Last week, we noted the DC Donuts Crawl, and here’s a follow-up from Sprite Writes who participated in it. Excerpt: Because we were so far behind the rest of the riders, […]

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A sketch of the new Elizabeth Taylor mural. Sketch Crawl. Streets of Washington offers a tour of the “fascinating details” found in a 1905 photograph of downtown. DC’s first-ever “Donut Crawl” is here, reports Titan of Trinidad. The group will bike to each location in an effort to lose .7% of the calories gained at […]

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Sprite Writes is a lifelong night owl, a for real night owl, who started pulling all-nighters as a teen. Excerpt: People regularly give me (and, frankly, every other night owl) the advice to go to bed early. They offer remedies. They proffer tips. They scold. They cajole. They dangle before us all the wonderful things […]

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In Shaw, which one the oldest blogs in the District, and certainly one of the oldest neighborhood blogs (circa 2003), is closing shop at the end of the year. Mari explains why. We will miss her astute writing and sharp observations. What this pilot does is very cool. He has a camera in the cockpit […]

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You know how the really cool trends start in Los Angeles and then work their way to the East? Well, folks, we’re going to be in big trouble. Peace Love Nicole reports from the Magic Restroom Cafe in the post: I ate out of a toilet bowl, on purpose. Lumpyhead overhears someone talking about dating. […]

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In Shaw just finished serving on a federal grand jury. It lasted 18 months, two days a week. She starts telling her story in this first of a two-part post. What winter means to DC-ers. Famous DC. Actually, useful information: Where to order Thanksgiving takeout. Best Bites. Was the RG3 trade worth it: DC Pro […]

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It’s my birthday, writes Lagniappe. Excerpt: So, 29. It’s technically kicking off my 30th year, and society tells me I’m supposed to be freaking out about all kinds of stuff — I’m single, I’m unemployed, I live with my parents, etc, etc. Medical news: When the cute doctor gives you a butt massage. UnemployedKat. A […]

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The mother of Everyone I know is Ridiculous loses a thumb in a lawn mower accident. Excerpt: Following a generous swallow of whiskey, she then sat in the driveway to wait for the EMTs to arrive. DC’s comic scene hits a low point: “An open letter to the ‘rapey’ comic in Dupont.” Collective Action. The […]

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A woman is hit by a car on Pennsylvania Ave., and describes in detail the accident and aftermath. Greater Greater Washington. Cori Sue, at Bitches Who Brunch, takes a break from food to describe, in photos and text, her approach to dressing. It begins: Often times, I overdress just for the hell of it, because […]