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DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 16th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Tulip Frenzy takes photos of the people taking photos.

Sandi Moynihan visits a friend in San Francisco, someone she is meeting, in person, for the first time.

Fun looking: Solar-powered row boat. Where’s the Solar.

A tribute to a woman who was legendary. By the way.

Free events for the week beginning Thursday, April 16. DC Free Culture.

How do I get over my fear of bike theft? Gear Prudence.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 14th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Really nice work about what else at Urban Sketchers.

A blog that really took local journalism to heart, Short Articles about Long Meetings (SALM), is ceasing publication. The writer is relocating out of the area, and a successor the for the blog is being sought.

Confessions. Life As List.

Here’s the story of “he died with his boots on” Soapy Smith. Library of Congress Blog.

Your terrific 2015 cherry blossom Instagram photos. Capital Comment.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 13th, 2015 by dcblogs

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When does your Black life matter? The Dithering of a District Diva.

Some really stunning peak bloom photographs. PoP.

A very interesting read: The man who killed the man who killed Lincoln. Capital Comment.

Dept. of new words: The problem with sharenting. Stirrup Queens.

Coalition opposes exemption for body camera video. DC Open Government Coalition.

The coffee experience at Mockingbird Hill. Dating Rules for Sitcoms.

DC Blogs Noted

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

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Feidin Santana is a hero. New Possibilities.

DCist has an interesting roundup of upcoming art house variety movies.

A new tavern for 7th St. NW near Q. SALM.

Ok, only read this if explosive baby poops on the plane is entertaining. But I do have a law degree.

A writer whose ancestry goes through Robert E Lee’s father, writes about revisionism in the post, dead guys. Tom Lee.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 7th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Here are 11 things you did not know about Nationals Park. Cloture Club.

Will DC really grow from 659,000 to 900,000 people by 2040? Open House.

PoP asked a good question about whether people are in DC for the long haul or not. Many responses.

The problem of mail theft. Frozen Tropics.

Oliver Stone was in Adams Morgan this week filming for a movie about Edward Snowden. Some Tweets with photos about here and here and here.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 6th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Something is going on with DC that may mean trouble ahead. It’s losing population. City Desk.

Photos from Hawaiian vacation were taken from a helicopter. Pithypants.

Parents plan to help their daughter settle in DC. The Cozy Mystery List Blog.

Washcycle reports that 18% of Metro DC households use bikes for transportation.

Nice story about how Eddie’s Hair Creations has adapted to a changing neighborhood. WAMU.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 2nd, 2015 by dcblogs

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Clever: Gay Cake: A play in two acts. Pundit Mom.

Advocates for higher density in DC’s most fantastic neighborhoods have scored a major victory. Ten story pop-up planned for U Street rowhouse. Urban Turf. Loof Lirpa.

The Republic of T takes a well penned and thoughtful trip into “The backlash against discrimination and GOP’s Indiana program.”

DC is attacked by superior creatures, as we all know. Curbed DC.

This is fun: The most Washington movie. Capital Comment.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on April 1st, 2015 by dcblogs

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DC steps up and joins the travel boycott to Indiana. Capital Comment.

Jason’s View from DC writes about the mess and the backlash in Indiana.

The “Hidden Peeps” is just too good. Washington Post. This diorama contest is a smash.

Further degradation of humanity coming to DC. Famous DC.

The 15 books that Zandria read in March.

DC Tropics will be on TV.

Political sign on a DC bus. Photo. Econo Girl.

Metro double-whammy. Scotto’s Wall Scrawls.

Just what was the title of that movie? Life as List.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 30th, 2015 by dcblogs

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Overheard in DC is one the best things that DCist produces. This is a fine example.

Manda Writes Things read the DOJ report on Ferguson and pulls out details you may not have seen in news accounts. Her findings are blood boiling.

Great photos: Sailing down the James River. WhereaboutsPhoto.

My Amused Bouche goes into a Dublin fast food fish and chips restaurants with an appetite and returns with photos and a story.

Ted Cruz wants to meddle with DC’s law. Vox Populi.

Micro units approved for Blagden Alley. Follow first link in Urban Turf‘s post for detail on the size of these units.

DC Blogs Noted

Posted in DC Blogs Noted on March 27th, 2015 by dcblogs

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New Columbia Heights has a nice write-up of the soon-to-close Chief Ike’s Mambo Room and its place in DC’s cultural life. Interesting.

It’s the simple questions the pose the biggest problems. A Wash of Paint.

SALM has details about a something called a “cat cafe” that will open this summer. Wikipedia has this about it.

Jimbo spies a Woodcock in Kenilworth Park. Photos.

If growing weed isn’t your thing, DCist‘s new column, The Green Rush, about growing this once illegal plant, might be a useful primer for indoor tomato plants as well.

LA’s last bookseller. Drive the District. Interesting story from the other side.