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DC Blogs Noted

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

Buying is 34% cheaper than renting in the DC area. Urban Turf.

Challenging bias and when we’re being fooled. Journalitico.

Sunny Sweetheart shows what she is wearing on M Street.

ANCs are pushing for bus lanes on 16th St. SALM has the story.

Art: Kathee and Mr. Scurdles were back from their Dupont Circle adventure at 8:37 p.m. The Shattering of Time.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 26th, 2014 by dcblogs

Eight conclusions after eight years of blogging. Madam Mayo. It begins with the opportunity cost of blogging.

The blog with the most different name in all of DC blogland, Princess Sparkle Pony’s Photo Blog, has entered its 10th year. Hoping for another 10 years of humor and wit.

This is an observation about living alone by Green Canary. It begins: Living alone makes you acutely aware of the world around you and the things in it that can kill you.

The DC Bike Blogger considers the Mahatma Gandhi memorial.

Washington’s long poetic tradition and the upcoming “Splendid Wake.” First person plural.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 25th, 2014 by dcblogs

Now in her 30s, Sassy writes about dating, and the things she will never put up with again.

New Columbia Heights has a first look at Lyman’s Tavern, the new neighborhood bar coming to 14th and Quincy.

LIT’s Living on Capitol Hill sees evidence of the high demand for housing, and writes about for sale signs popping up.

DC’s first Funk Parade on U Street, May 3rd. The 42.

DC Film Girl reviews “3 Days to Kill,” with Kevin Costner.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 24th, 2014 by dcblogs

About those “scary” Black men of Anacostia. Congress Heights on the Rise.

My Amused Bouche writes: I have an ongoing love affair with Stachowski’s Market in Georgetown.

Edatrix shows off a dress.

Why don’t DC pools have snack bars, vending machines or allow food? New Columbia Heights.

Crime report: Smartphone swiped from unlocked locker. Hyperlocal Glover Park.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 20th, 2014 by dcblogs

The 21 people you will meet in a DC bar. Thought Catalog.

Vox Populi draws are attention to a study, and a report in Slate, that says that trolls are sadistic and narcissistic.

Union Market has become a regular food destination for FoodDCrave. A photo report.

My Documented Closet has photos of a midweek mash of stripes and dots.

Party report: And then we wonder why people don’t invite us to parties. Lemon Gloria.

This is big news but hard know whether it’s a plus or not: National Gallery of Art, George Washington University Plan To Take Over Corcoran. DCist.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 19th, 2014 by dcblogs

MLK Library to get a complete makeover. Open House.

Arlington Yupette writes: Virginia’s bicycle cults have been aggressively lobbying the General Assembly for more ‘free range’ activities for bicyclists and more restrictions on motor vehicle operators.

Rice Quips says he’s been in the DC area 24 years and can’t remember a winter as cold as this one.

In upstate New York, where it’s a little colder, the Slow Cook describes how long it takes to warm his house.

Orange Hoodie has some good news to share.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 18th, 2014 by dcblogs

Very well done: The 10 best things about having all boys. Scary Mommy.

Travel report: 15 things I learned about Costa Rica while in Costa Rica. Peace Love Nicole.

This is fun: Favorite foods of the US Presidents. Cloture Club.

You know how small DC is? It’s too small, as Doin’ the Grown-Up, discovers.

The science and engineering behind the Olympic Winter Games. American History Museum blog.

DC Blogs Snowed

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 13th, 2014 by dcblogs

Details about a violent robbery on U Street in LeDroit Park. Bloomingdale.

An American University student goes for a ride-along with DC police, and reports on the experience. AU Ambassadors.

What was once a shelter for the city’s homeless on 14th is now being turned in lofts with retail on the ground level. U Street Living.

What’s the difference between an expensive clothing store and high-end clothing store? Dupont Circle will soon find out. PoP.

In praise of older cats. Washington Humane Society Blog.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 12th, 2014 by dcblogs

Green Canary writes about canaries and “the day I learned that gender was a choice.” Photo.

Phnx65 faces a major test and survives. Her post begins: They see me. Oh God, it’s really happening now. I can’t back out. This crazy idea that I had to start a children’s class in my martial arts studio? Really happening.

I’ve seen pink snow (alert the EPA), and tonight we all see the white snow. The Blarney Crone.

Vox populi calls the new Georgetown bowling alley, “snazzy.

Work begins on a $2 billion redevelopment of DC’s Southwest Waterfront. Open House.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 11th, 2014 by dcblogs

Musings from Me is originally from the U.K., and is an advocate of British foods. She writes: British food is hearty, stodgy, tasty, and more or less not healthy for you.

There’s some opposition to the idea of corner stores in DC. What do you think? Greater Greater Washington.

DC Wrapped Dates goes to Iron Gate and gives it 4.5 stars.

What I’ve learned since moving to DC. HughChe’s Blog. This edition starts at 2701.

Capital Style goes to New York Fashion Week and reports: Some snow, a streaker, and a whole lotta style.