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Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 30th, 2014 by dcblogs

Why Can’t People Stop Stealing From DC’s Restaurants? Young and Hungry.

Former editor writes about his new job in retail. Common People.

Girl Meets Food finds the perfect drink at DGS Delicatessen in Dupont Circle and returns with the recipe.

What’s up with motion activated trash cans? Farm Fresh Meat.

The best of the worst GOP responses to the SOTU. The Republic of T.

Meat free week is coming up. DC Vegan.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 29th, 2014 by dcblogs

What’s it like to cut the cable TV cord? Jofifur, who writes: We canceled FIOS.

Snowy trails frustrate bike commuters (and snowy bike lanes as well). ARL Now.

The old Hecht’s Building gets a makeover as apartments, stores and Planet Fitness. Open House.

Twenty six reasons I cried since having a baby. Scary Mommy.

A poem, White Footsteps. Human Ties.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 28th, 2014 by dcblogs

Fears I didn’t even know I had. Greatest Escape, who writes: One of my male friends was robbed near H Street when he got off a bus in the rain. Two female coworkers were robbed on their walk home to Shaw. Another male friend has twice been robbed at gunpoint in Friendship Heights, of all places.

Is it possible to crowdsource a medical condition? Rude Cactus.

Help: The Georgetown Metropolitan has posted a picture of his car, which was stolen. In a separate post by a blogger who won’t let a little thing like a car theft get him down, the GM also raises a question about some recent trends in Georgetown: Is M St. Dining in Trouble?

Only in DC: State of the Union Watch Party at Star & Shamrock.

Frozen Tropics. A list of State of Union food and drink specials at Best Bites.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 27th, 2014 by dcblogs

A great photo of a cat in a vet’s office. HNB

Whereabout Photo considers The Georgetown Labyrinth, a place that “seeks to promote the pursuit of human spirituality in a city that is not always interested in such pursuits.”

Trying to stay warm in military dress is Linda Maye Adams.

Ice Ice Andrew shares something about his talented 17-year-old brother.

The Girl with the Traveling Blue Shoes shares photos from her adventure in Thailand.

The Rough Draft caves and buys a Chromebook.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 23rd, 2014 by dcblogs

A photo of a snowy owl in downtown. DCist.

Remembering Commutageddon, 2011. Where’s My Cape.

DC is dumb in the snow. Jodifur.

Ana Style writes: Who told you that sequins can’t be used after the holidays? Photos.

And you thought being a professor was easy street? Sociology in My Neighborhood.

Remembering Apple’s “1984” Super Bowl ad. Wednesday was 30th anniversary. National Museum of American History Blog.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 22nd, 2014 by dcblogs

Vox and friends build a snowman. Meet the writers. Vox Populi.

The five types of DC snow-goers. And, as usual, Famous DC nails it.

Thank you snow: Photos of kids and adults at play in Lincoln Park. Neighbrohood Nomads.

The oldest house in DC. The House History Man.

The American cities with the most growth in car-free households finds that Washington ranks high. Greater Greater Washington.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 21st, 2014 by dcblogs

A year of photos and one that won. Ted Eytan. About the DCist Exposed photo contest.

Pieces of a relationship conversation. Once in a Blue DC Moon.

The blogger at Short Articles about Long Meetings covers a presentation by Muriel Browser, a councilwoman and mayoral candidate. She talked about the bus problems on 16th, the Reeves Center land swap and charter schools.

Adams Morgan Shuffle: SNAP Closed, Spoon Opening. The 42.

A photo close-up of dinner at the Bombay Club. Been There, Eaten That.

Help wanted: Streetsblog Is searching for a managing editor. Preference to NYC candidates, but it publishes in D.C.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 16th, 2014 by dcblogs

Tourist Report: Ok, so she mistakes the Capitol for the White House. Happens everyday. What hurt is that no one corrected her. NY Taught Me.

Top ten DC neighborhoods for exercise lovers. Curbed DC.

The latest U Street restaurant has a container style and Mexican menu. Epicurean in DC.

More evidence came last week that DC is becoming a land of singles. Urban Turf.

Southwest blog reviews how the neighborhood has change in the last year. Those changes included an apartment wave.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 15th, 2014 by dcblogs

High praise for DC’s new Chicago bar, Ivy and Coney. Oh, hi DC.

What Micky Eats tries Sushi Capitol and files a detailed report about a restaurant he considers exceptional.

The Cupcake Avenger takes some photos and tells about Helmut Newcake in Paris. It is the first gluten free bakery in Paris. She writes: I have to admit, I didn’t really know what to expect from this off-the-beaten-track cafe, but I had no need to worry because everything they had to offer was beyond delicious.

DC Film Girl reviews Lone Survivor.

The Lovely Prelude reads Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder and says the book will transport you.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on January 14th, 2014 by dcblogs

DC Literary Outsider considers many things, especially the advertising of everything, and begins with this: My mom has been commenting to me about the proliferation of political fundraising in her email in box. She notes the personal-sounding pleas from Nancy and Harry, Obama, Joe, Hilary, addressing her by name, telling her “this is urgent.”

This is why I am a night person. Journalitico.

Maybe it’s too early to think about this, but here is an alternative to flowers. Cupcakes take the Cake.

Things I want at this moment, in a sketch. Carol Ning Sketchbook.

The new old table. Leslie in Adams Morgan.