Author: urb

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in the news: coming out…

Sunday was a good day for the New York Times and coming out stories. Both Don Lemon, anchor for CNN and Rick Welts, the president of the Phoenix Suns NBA team are now openly gay. Still, I don’t know if I’d use the phrase “out, loud and proud” for these guys.

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video: …what’s this ad for?

You’ve got to wonder if someone pitched this ad just to see if they could get away with it. Or this was the ad they wanted the client to turn down to make their other ad look better and it backfired–you designers know what I’m talking about.

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in DC: kicked to the curb?

Not sure what’s going on here. Came across this scene on my way home from work. It’s either an eviction or a move gone very wrong! From the concerned people standing around, it’s seeming like the former…

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Starbucks Frappucino Happy Hour

Starting today through May 15, if you hit Starbucks during “happy hour” between the hours and 3-5pm, you can get yourself a Frappuccino® for half off…

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in DC: CoHi WMATA mornings

Not every morning, but just about every morning, Columbia Heights metro riders are “treated” to the sound of escalators in dire need of some repair, or maybe just some WD-40…

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video: Doctor Who 1963-2010

A video montage of the entire history of Doctor Who from Nov 23, 1963 to Dec 25, 2010, plus a chart of The Doctor and River Song’s romance. Some thoughts on the series, and the withdrawal of waiting a WHOLE week between new episodes…

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in DC: Whisked!

Coming this weekend to the 14th & U St Farmers Market is Whisked!, the brain child of two DC food bloggers who turned their love of baking into a full time pursuit. Blending regional influences of the Pacific Northwest and the American South, they create treats unlike any other.

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in DC: “Single Ladies” flash dance

After posting about next month’s Beyoncé flash dance/workout yesterday, I discovered that DC will have its own Beyoncé-related flash dance of “Single Ladies” in honor of International Dance Day tomorrow, Friday, April 29th.

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Beyoncé: Move Your Body!

All those friends and co-workers that make fun of me for loving Dance Central… take that! Beyoncé has re-written and re-recorded her song “Get Me Bodied” for the Let’s Move! project, supporting First Lady Michelle Obama’s childhood obesity campaign. Titling...