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DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on September 17th, 2014 by dcblogs


Uninformed Tweet of the day. Congress Heights on the Rise.

The tomato plant bears fruit after an ambivalent start. LIT’s Living on Capitol Hill.

Young, black, and guilty until proven innocent. The Republic of T.

My HIV child is playing with your child. Scary Mommy.

If you are thinking about going vegetarian, then DC VegFest might be worth checking out. PoP.

Six reasons why the campaign to change the Redskins’ name isn’t working. Capital Comment.

DC Blogs Noted

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


This is a really interesting story. Someone builds a house on a vacant lot on 5th Street. A driveway is created, and the owner goes to the local ANC for support. But the ANC opposes the curb cut because it will hurt on-street parking. SALM.

There’s just something wrong about the way this headline was written: Georgetown student who watched Breaking Bad pleads guilty to ricin possession. DCist.

Tree in Virginia Square transformed into bear sculpture. ARL Now.

A new restaurant, DBGB DC, opens, but the baby steals the photo. Capital Comment.

Diatribes by Joah, now in Austin, writes about the battle over a $1 billion bond issue for light rail. But it has opposition from tea party and big oil fans. It seems like an interesting issue.

DC Blogs Noted

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

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Teach a kid to fish, she’ll show you up in an hour. Alice’s Adventures Underground.

One of those annoying days described. Marie’s Cafe.

Larry Rosen recalls working at the Pentagon in 1941.

DC’s plan to make a sustainable city is mostly fiction, says Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space.

Whatever happened to the $59 hamburger? City Desk.

Basic black in back in fashion. Shannon the Photo Gal.

The Fajita Sub Factory is the new food truck in town. My Line is Red.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on September 8th, 2014 by dcblogs


Brutalism returns from a vacation in Europe with a witty post and some nice photos.

The R-Word: What the Redskins means to me. Cloture Club.

Interested in a job as senior public affairs specialist at the Export-Import Bank? Pays between $106,000 and $138,000 as long as Congress doesn’t shut it down. DC Public Affairs and Communications Jobs.

When roommate searching goes wrong. Manda Writes Things.

Photo of an interesting looking hearse. DC Bike Blogger, who notes: When riding a bike around DC, I’ve found out that you just never know what you’re going to see.

Editor’s note: Due to a family need, taking Tuesday and Wed., off this week. Thanks for reading this blog.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on September 4th, 2014 by dcblogs


Babies and toddlers on the plane. Uncomfortable Moments.

Housing Complex reports on a publication that markets U Street to the young and well paid.

A perfect honeymoon described at Some Kind of Wonderful.

If you disassemble your Twitter feeds and combine them you will get: The creation and destruction of habits. Ribbonfarm.

If you want to know about Jazz in DC, where to see it, and the news around it, check out Capitol Bop.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on September 3rd, 2014 by dcblogs


Drama in DC: The message left in the fourth drawer of a DC hotel. Greatest Escapist.

Vacation report: Caterwauling in Key West describes the bad attempts at flirting.

Well done video of some of the rides at Kings Dominion. HNBP.

Jason’s View From DC shares his not so good customer service experience.

Fear and Loathing in Georgetown writes about politeness and charm and why they are different.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on September 2nd, 2014 by dcblogs

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Collective Action is one of the best blogs in DC. The voices are authentic and the stories are very troubling. Its strength is illustrated in stories such as this one: “I’ve been harassed a few times on DC Metro, but there’s only one time I went home & cried reports from the front lines of job search DC: Particular blogger skills come in handy sometimes.

An argument for what may be one of the better pizza slice deals in DC. DC Outlook.

A photographic tour of the Wydown. arielmin.

Ghosts of DC has a 1920 photo with an expansive view of the Union Station area.

DC Blogs Noted

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


The craft beer craze has arrived in DC. A report from beer week. DC Rocks.

A very interesting weekend: Frankfurt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain. Broken suitcase, too. DC Rainmaker.

A Russian birthday at the Russian restaurant Mari Vanna. Christine’s Circles.

Econo-Girl says that since Netflix started paying a toll to the cable companies, her Facebook has slowed down. What’s your experience?

Carbonated cold brew coffee is here, and it’s delicious, writes Endless Simmer.

Not many men write about shaving, but Nobrainer’s Think Tank takes the subject on and explains his choice of products.

What the latest housing data mean for the environment. Switchboard.

Talkapedia saw the movie If I Stay and pens thoughts about it.

Editor’s Note: We are taking a long weekend starting Wednesday. Will return after the holiday, and hope all our readers have a great Labor Day.

DC Blogs Noted

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


Ok, this may the first time someone has included photos of the bathroom along with the food in a review. Hungry Lobbyist.

A letter to a recently engaged ex-boyfriend. Unemployed Kat.

Some very nice work by Exposed DC‘s Featured Instagrammer: Jen Burnett.

The impact of the new $11.50 minimum wage on DC’s workers explained by the Fiscal Policy Institute.

Human Ties, the official blog of theh Humanities Council of DC, looks at urban farming in the District, past and present.

DC Blogs Noted

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


Editor’s note: This is an expanded, updated, version of DC Blogs Noted from Thur. Many new, some old, no change in heading photo. Something, one-time perhaps, different.

DC Summer Interns has vignettes about things Interns do and say. Some are funny, such as the ID on the bathing suit.

DC on Heels is one of the more interesting DC websites. It interviews people on the street, and people are asked to talk about their clothing styles and fashion sense. It does a wonderful job with video.

Kelly the Culinarian knew American journalist Jim Foley. She writes that he “was easily the bravest reporter I encountered in my time at Medill – after graduation, he took to the Middle East, fearlessly working to bring to light the tales of atrocities a world away.”

The architects and staff at the firm behind the blog Parchment list their favorite places to vacation.

The latest: Rattlesnake Chili and Bison Ribs on H Street. Capitol Hill Corner.

The latest on poetry in DC. Chicks Dig Poetry.

Does Benjamin Franklin matter? Bilbo.

House of Cards filming in downtown. Shows a realistic motorcade.