Category: dc

Ghost Bike, taken by flickr user M.V. Jantzen 1

5.1: Struck in DC

In the time I’ve lived here, I have seen DC become more populated by cars while at the same time appearing to become a less car-friendly city. I don’t mean that the city’s government and infrastructure is hostile to vehicle owners and drivers, simply that the city seems to already have reached its critical mass in terms of being able to accommodate as many drivers as we have.

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5.1: FixWMATA

If you live or work in the DC area, chances are you’ve used Metro–bus or rail–to get where you’re going in the city. I’ve lived in the area for nearly 15 years now and there was only a 3-month period...

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video: District 1.5

Need a little lunchtime ambient/chillout? How about this time-lapse video by Drew Geraci combining shots taken in and around the District? District 1.5 : HDR Time-lapse from Drew Geraci on Vimeo. Geraci’s other video projects are featured at The Voder....

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events: Rock ‘n’ Roar

The 80s never die… we just fail to admit they ever existed. Except when it comes to music and I am sorely tempted by the upcoming Rock ‘n’ Roar event at The National Zoo next month: Come hear the B-52s...

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random: forgotten

It’s said that DC is a very small place and it’s so true. Especially for those that have chosen to make this place their home and aren’t just passing through. My friends often joke that I run into my ex’s...

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museums: NBM no longer free

Just seen on twitter: National Building Museum executive director Chase W. Rynd today announced a change to the Museum’s policy regarding admission, which has been free since its opening in 1985 as a private, non-profit institution. Starting Monday, June 27,...

2006 Mother Goose and Grimm comic showing Paul Revere warning of an impending Walmart 3

op-ed: Walmart’s bounty

I wanted this one to be a “presented without comment” but I just can’t. I caught sight of this editorial in today’s Examiner after looking for details on their cover story about Metro track work shutdowns–there were no details, by...

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in DC: a metro holiday

I really enjoyed this cover from last Friday’s Express. I’m used to seeing “yesterday’s news” printed in the free daily, but this story was dead on target for the impending weekend track work. There were still plenty of papers in...

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in DC: 44 MILL-ion dollars!!

Spotted these guys at Gallery Place/Chinatown metro on our way to Lucky Strike on Friday handing out check-styled flyers for the upcoming movie Too Big to Fail.