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DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 26th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Some really excellent photos at WhereaboutsPhoto.

Another great photo, “what is that red thing staring at me?life on (and off) O street.

A local restaurant in Brookland will re-open soon as something that sounds interesting. The Brookland Bridge spoke with the owner.

This is worth reading for the first paragraph alone. By the urban cyclist, Tales From The Sharrows.

If this is your thing, City Desk has assembled a succinct guide about pot use, what you can legally do, and all the rest. Meanwhile, Capital Comment says Congress is powerless to stop marijuana legalization.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 24th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Vox Populi says that DC is about to get new Bible museum. The old Bible museum wasn’t good enough, apparently.

We really don’t need a boomer list. However, Jason’s View from DC, thinks it’s a good idea.

Outbreak! On the front lines of a measles epidemic. American History Blog.

This is what winter has come down to: Seven ways to prevent your pipes from freezing. Urban Turf.

The Oscars were boring. Ah Bugger.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 23rd, 2015 by dcblogs

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Manda Writes Things gives 50 Shades of Grey a beating.

A late arrival to smart phones, Orange Explains it All, describes how his transition came about and what it means. Excerpt: I grew more interested in these smart phones when social media began pulling bloggers away from their blog posts and over to platforms of image sharing that did not admit old fashioned users of desktop or laptop computers to see nor post images.

Finding love via intellectual analysis. Unemployed Kat.

Noah E. Sedgwick: A black cop in DC’s gilded age. Quondam Washington. An impressive piece of historical research.

Really vanished Washington. The scene, before and today, at 1st and Penn NW. The Ruined Capitol.

My Life in Lipstick is in New Orleans and in words and photos she describes how she feels about this city, and writes: There aren’t enough words to describe how much I love New Orleans.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 18th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Dept. of Understated Incredulity: DC shut down (including Metrobus service) in response to four inches of snow. Rebuilding Place.

A 1921 ad for Columbia Heights homes. Ghosts of DC. The homes cost $6,300, and according to the government’s CPI inflation calculator that works out to $83,000 in today’s dollars.

Rosslyn Safeway manager overnights in Rosslyn to ensure 6 a.m. store opening. The Ode Street Tribune.

Mass Hysteria. Jason’s View from DC.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 17th, 2015 by dcblogs

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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.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 12th, 2015 by dcblogs

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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.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 11th, 2015 by dcblogs

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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.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 10th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Government produced guide on how to be dysfunctional. Dumb things I have done lately.

The cause of serious bike accident remains a bit of a mystery. Well and Being.

The 20 best places to make-out in Washington. Curbed DC.

DC is expensive, opines Vox Populi.

Zombie Coffee & Donuts on the Irving Street, reports New Columbia Heights.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 9th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Great photo capture of a bicycle rider carrying a very large thing. Wash Cycle.

The DC Bike Blogger marks his first anniversary, which includes 266 posts. He considers the effort a success and in this post, explains why that is.

Five best places to brunch in DC. Where in the District.

Yep, this is probably the hardest DC beer quiz ever. Oh, hi DC.

Ten things I thought were caused by bad parenting. Scary Mommy.

A view of Union Station at Urban Sketchers.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on February 5th, 2015 by dcblogs

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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.