Monthly Archives: May 2014

DC Blogs Noted

Esquire adds a DC bar to its best bars in America list. Best Bites. The Slow Cook‘s new life as a farmer is endlessly fascinating, although we do feel sorry for the pig here. Urban Turf has some photos of a housing complex it describes as “A little bit of California” and it nails it. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Manners for men and women, an update. Urban Bohemian who writes: The line between manners and misogyny seems to have gotten blurry. This week in booze news, there’s a new business that will offer free delivery of adult beverage products as long as you don’t live in Wards 7 & 8. DC Curbed. Meanwhile, Councilmember […]

DC Blogs Noted

Otters making music at the National Zoo is too cute. Capital Comment. Overheard: About the plan to dress up as Godzilla. PHNX65. The price of jury duty. Lit DC’s most useless park is a parking lot in disguise. Beyond DC. The new scourge of DC dating. Date Me DC. A surprising trend, if widespread. Weird […]

DC Blogs Noted

Rice Quips, who is retired military, details his experiences with the VA in the post, Take a number sucker. Brunch Bird has a list of 24 ways to behave that she calls, The Rules. Really great film work in B&W by dcphotoartist. Homelessness in DC is on the rise, reports DC Fiscal Policy Institute. It […]

DC Blogs Noted

Too funny. Rude Cactus Former U.S. Navy, retired, nuclear reactor operator on the USS Enterprise wants to open a bar at 1821 18th St., NW. Some neighbors aren’t keen with it. SALM. Man advertises for wife so he can afford rent. PoP. Celeb siting at Big Bear was for real. Bloomingdale. Casual Friday never really […]

DC Blogs Noted

Orange Hoodie goes to the Franciscan Monastery and returns with photos. Bilbo writes about the things he believes in. Politics makes the list, then it doesn’t. Excerpt: I cannot support either of the traditional political parties. Although I’m fundamentally conservative, I think the GOP and the rest of the political right has lost its collective […]

DC Blogs Noted

Cynthia, the writer of You Signed Up for What, is assaulted while running. She details the incident. DC officials seem intent on putting speed and red light cameras everywhere. With speed limits posted at 25 mph in most places, the odds of a ticket are very high. DCist has the location of 14 new places, […]

DC Blogs Noted

Jonathan, the writer at How I’m Learning, is about to be married, and writes: Why marriage terrifies me. Ice Ice Andrew‘s views on wearing a wedding ring have changed with the marriage. My Amused Bouche investigates the croissants at Le Caprice. The New York Times does 36 Hours in Washington DC, with emphasis on Capitol […]

DC Blogs Noted

Five years after her father’s death, Lemon Gloria. Excerpt: But I get it, I get the abandonment. When I think about my dad’s suicide, when I think about his death, I don’t think “He died.” so much as “He left us.” The best happy hours in DC. DCist. Cloture Club gets to interview Godzilla director […]

DC Blogs Noted

Ashamed of Ward 6? Interesting question and may be at the root of an effort by one neighborhood to keep its Ward 2 parking permits. SALM. Bar news: Rebellion, a new bar 1826 18th St. near Adams Morgan, opens, reports Best Bites. At 1427 H St., Halftime Sports plans to hold a “soft opening” at […]