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Local Blog: Metro-Venture

I like to read up on local blogs, especially when it comes to the subway – staying abreast of information and news helps me be more aware of what goes on while I’m at the station. It seems like when it comes to the subway system, bloggers are more accurate and forthcoming than WMATA is […]

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Blogger Crush: DateMeDC

*** UPDATE *** it looks like I may have published this post a little too late. DateMeDC may be taking a break from blogging a while, but don’t let that stop you from reading her posts. Her blog is both very personal and very public, and this latest post demonstrates that she, too, is human. […]

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Signature Foods – What About DC?

New York has hot dogs, apples, and pizza Boston has baked beans, sam adams, and clam chowdah Chicago has deep dish pizza, steak, and mixed caramel/cheese popcorn Philadelphia has cheesesteak sandwiches, water ice, and pretzels San Francisco has sourdough bread, seafood stew and rice-a-roni (I know, its a faux pas to say that) Seattle has […]

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DC as an Emerging Food Destination?

I just came across this article where WaPo reports DC is being looked at by NY restaurateurs as a good area to expand, citing the stable economy and cheaper leases.  I and definitely a fan of this, as it should make our 2-3 year food trend gap a little shorter as restaurants look to DC […]

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Review: BGR (and a little of BRGR)

*** Update (from eater.com): Washington, DC-area burger restaurant chain BGR The Burger Joint thought their burgers needed to be a little more Jersey, and thus are introducing the Snooki Burger next month. After calling for suggestions online, responses included “stuffed with an Italian sausage” and “marinated in tequila and desperation.” BGR reminds me a LOT […]

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Rant: Metro Sucks (a quickie)

After reading the following post, I became somewhat infuriated at how the writer glosses over the major reasons why we consider some public transportation good and some transportation bad.

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Fail: Party Planning

To help celebrate the end of the cherry blossom festival, there are fireworks set off by the washington monument every year. it is a nice alternative to going into the city for fourth of july – which ends up being a cluster- of a good time. So when we got an opportunity to go to a cherry blossom festival party with a rooftop view of the fireworks, why not?

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Late Night Shots: Impressions

“Should old acquaintance be forgot…” The Washington City Paper Late Night Shots Expose is an article that recently came to mind after reading some Blogs about the disastrous LNS-hosted party for New Years’ Eve where the New Buildings Museum was trashed. LNS got a lot of bad press in 2007 when a reporter for the […]

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Fotoweek DC 2009: Fight Club

At Artomatic 2009, Mark and I stumbled upon two photographers who were in charge of Fotoweek DC. This is a great exhibition of photos displayed in gallery spaces in DC, mainly in the Georgetown neighborhood. One definitely stuck out, though. The “underground” skate park known as Fight Club. A skating mecca for DC skateboarders especially […]

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Life: Georgetown Metro Myth

So I always thought the reason illustrious and decadent Georgetown didn’t have a metro station was to keep it that way: illustrious and decadent by preventing access from all parts of DC. But an article I found Here at We Love DC references a book called The Great Society Subway in saying that the two […]

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