Mother nature takes its toll on historic Anacostia in the form of a facade collapse. The Art of Ward 8.
Magnolia writes about life and DC, and offers some cutting observations: At this point, i think it’s apparent that i will never like this place. i am not a fan of hyper-gentrification; i dislike the heartless wealth-wielders who have knocked down most of the area and rebuilt it all with granite countertops and a snide middle finger for anyone who can’t pay $2,000 for a studio apartment.
Look at the photo carefully: then and now, 14th and T Streets. Ted Eytan, MD.
But I do have a law degree tells of her experience of going back to a gym after being away from one for six years.
An interesting illustrated history of the presidency on two wheels. WashCycle.
Can I Make a Living From My Blog? Elbow Glitter.
Candy Sandwich writes: The Imitation Game, is the only film that I have seen in a theater twice in one weekend.
Needle palms: big, bigger, biggest, is an interesting and well done post. DC Tropics.
Good question: Should I buy a bike from Craigslist? City Desk.
They are called political rom coms by Cloture Club. Have no idea what that means but it’s amusing.
Some have called this book the Gone Girl successor. Everyday I Write the Book.
A man walking with his girlfriend at Union Station writes about the harassment they endured. Collective Action.
Brian Williams isn’t the only one with a story that is something other than a scoop. All Life is Local.
Neighborhood spot, Compass Rose, gets a nice review at DC Wrapped Dates.
Photo: Before the Hay-Adams Hotel. Ghosts of DC.
Remembering Sandy Steele. A tribute to a friend. DC by Design.
Jen and Eric Generation learn something about their baby.
Who says DC is expensive? Homes you can buy that are for sale for over $50,000 but below $75,000. Congress Heights on the Rise.
This is strange and somewhat unique. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is seeking a public affairs specialist. It pays well, but the application period will close on the date of receipt of the 50th application. DC Public Affairs and Communications Jobs blog.
The Mama Biscuits actually look pretty tasty. What Mickey Eats.
PizzaParts&Service closes, reports Frozen Tropics.
Jason’s View from DC assembles some of the thinking on the vaccine issue.
The dog with the one cool trick: See video at bottom of post. But I do have a law degree.
Nevin Martell, writes: An hour after my son was born, I was right where my wife needed me. In line at Shake Shack.
Interesting: Columbia Heights in DC is one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the country. Governing.
A illustrated short story about Neanderthals. (Reading time advisory: 5 seconds) DC Swamp.
The Dept. of Pseudo Statistics reports that one-out-of-ten people in DC is either a reporter or blogger. The balance are mostly attorneys, lobbyists, bartenders, with federal workers and Members scattered about. That’s why this story is much ado about nothing: Politico reporters are ruining Rosslyn. Capital Comment.
DC’s experience with the Blizzard of ’88. Streets of Washington.
The idea of adding floors to the MLK library has lost steam. “Congratulations, historic preservationists. You win again, writes Open House. Suicide Blond, who commented on this development, wasn’t keen on the vertical expansion: “Maybe only a few modernists and hobos hang out there now.. but we deserve a few public spaces too,” she wrote.
The love hat supports a good cause. Panda Head.
On 12th Street in the CBD, concerns about light and air. SALM.
DC Film Girl reviews Cake, whose stars include Jennifer Aniston.
PHNX65 is training for a fourth degree black belt, outside, with her sword. She didn’t realize that someone spied her.
The Republic of T has embarked on a project to catalog and put in a timeline the stories of unarmed black men killed by police officers. His research journey is taking him back into time where he is finding an unbroken line of violence.
The DC snow tease from a dog’s perspective. Hungry Lobbyist.
Look Busy! Pope Francis is coming to our neck of the woods. Brookland Bridge.
Useful: Where to wash your pet on the Hill. The Hill is Home.