Monthly Archives: April 2014

DC Blogs Noted

So, you always wanted a motion-activated trash can? Or maybe not. Farm Fresh Meat. DC Literary Outsider assesses life in DC. Excerpt: Everyone is defined here, egotistically. Sexual identity, professional life, material comforts, all flaunted, defined, displayed, pointed to. And if you’re not in that game of ego, as you might if you were more […]

DC Blogs Noted

The fourth family member is rushed to the vet. Jodifur. Laurie Writes about becoming an aunt and the changes it helped to bring. An excerpt: I was an aunt-in-waiting with a drinking problem. A serious one that stressed my family and was in the process of destroying my career and my health, that had sent […]

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Mr. Anthrope gets a federal job but it requires a security clearance. Should be no problem, he assumes. He is a disable veteran, ethics professor, and someone with no criminal history or any foreign contacts. But the months pass and pass, and his frustration only grows. The Blarney Crone explains why she blogs and how […]

DC Blogs Noted

Brutalism marks her 15th wedding anniversary with a wonderfully penned, and funny, piece. Relationship issues and bed turf wars, all resolved, somewhat, by a pair of cats. PHNX65 in a well written piece. It will make you angry: Why conservatives are willing to let people die. The Republic of T. Georgia Avenue’s first wine bar […]

DC Blogs Noted

The Hungry Lobbyist list the 17 DC warm weather problems. Iriving and 14th in Columbia Heights is a buzzing, active area. But this isn’t new. Streets of Washington has a post about the Arcade, a building located in the same spot as the Best Buy/Target mall. Many photos and an interesting story. A 360 degree […]

DC Blogs Noted

By following a friend’s blog recommendation, you understand something about a friend. Wardrobe Oxygen writes: By knowing what isn’t a good fit, we get closer to what is. The fashion of F Street. Houndstooth. The Compass Rose is “one of the more locally leaning spots to open in the 14th Street corridor of late,” writes […]

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The Greatest Escapist attends a Google event to launch its Google City Experts and files a report. Remember the Snowy owl hit by a bus? This was one tough bird, but he survived thanks to the help of some very good people. He is once again, free and a long way from DC’s buses. WAMU. […]

DC Blogs Noted

A transplant from Phoenix list the 15 things she has learned since moving to DC. Stories and Skylines. One of DC’s best food options can be found at a gas station, the Lowest Price across from 14th St. Busboys. Check out the photo of the interior. My Amused Bouche. Where are DC’s corner stores? R.U. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Frozen Tropics is one of the oldest neighborhood blogs in the District, so when it asked its readers the question, When Did You Move Into The Neighborhood?, it got a response. Bitches Who Brunch gives a shoutout to a local business, and offers details about its launch party. They write: Inspired by her travels as […]

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Philly Bricks, a blog in that wonderful city, looks at a city council action to block the sale of two lots to developers. At issue is gentrification, and the writer makes note of what’s going on in other cities, including DC. The post is Ground Zero: Point Breeze. Barred In DC goes inside the Red […]