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Happy Hour Forever?

Waiting for the bus in Mount Pleasant on a day with far too many appointments, I saw that this restaurant had posted an unusual happy hour notice. Because of lingering old laws restricting happy hour, or in some cases just...

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Press Your Luck, Scooby Doo!

Did you ever wonder what it might have looked like if Fred Jones from Scooby Doo had a sister and she went on to be a contestant on the game show Press Your Luck? Yeah, me either. However, one never...

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Renwick Gallery – “Wonder”

The Renwick Gallery had been under renovation and repair and only just re-opened last month. Never one to pass up a new (or new to me) museum, I visited in the rainy and foggy days after Thanksgiving. The current exhibit...

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DC Public Library – #LoveDCPLGive

The DC Public Library has released a new video highlighting their artistic and cultural programs–including concerts, the maker-space and even dance parties–as part of their #LoveDCPLGive campaign. The video features music by local Washington DC band, Puff Pieces. The video...

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Paris Lights, Eiffel Tower by C.D.K

Just browsing through Tumblr, I saw this shot of Paris lights by C.D.K. Simply gorgeous. And a much braver street photographer than I. Not sure I’m ready to risk my camera to the elements like that. But it’s clear that...

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André Sousa: “Gin and Tonics”

André Sousa gives us a “then and now” look at ordering and making the very simple gin and tonic… More than a little reminiscent of Portlandia’s “Mixology” episode where Carrie is given a “ginger-based bourbon drink infused with honey, lemon,...

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Too Soon, Balloons!

Spotted these balloons a few days ago in the Columbia Heights metro station. I’d like to hope that they were for a birthday and happened to be someone’s favorite colors, but I know better. Those. Are. Christmas. Balloons. You know...

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Autumn Leaves

Pretty obvious this is the time of year for this song, lovelorn or not… The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold I see your lips, the summer kisses The sun-burned hands I used...

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Lonnie Gordon Flashback

Since cutting the cable (TV, not internet) cord and listening to music a lot more when I get in, I’ve found myself trying to find stations that play classic house and diva dance tracks. Mostly the stuff I listened to...

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Doctor Who? Bad Wolf? Columbia Heights?!

On my way out to try the Candy Corn Martini, I noticed the following spray painted on the escalator maintenance shelter at Columbia Heights. BAD WOLF. I’m not sure if this means the universe is still in danger, or that...

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Candy Corn Martini at Cuba Libre

It wasn’t enough for me to just try tasting candy corn for Halloween, but I also heard that Cuba Libre in Gallery Place had a seasonal candy corn martini and figured I’d give it a try. I’ve seen recipes for...

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Let’s Have A Candy Corn Tasting!

I don’t really care where others stand on the topic of candy corn. I know some people, like myself, love it and others hate it. We call those other people… wrong. Not only is candy corn a chewy sweet treat,...

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Autumn Spectrum by David Leclerc

Since DC isn’t known for its leaves changing color in a spectacular fashion, I’ll have to make do with this piece by David Leclerc. My picture for 10/10/10. I love our autumn, full of colors. Thanks to vanou and johanne...

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Double-Shot Macchiato at The Bean Counter

As Facebook’s On This Day is doing its best to make sure I don’t forget a rather painful and difficult breakup from three years ago1, I’m trying to focus on more pleasant, more recent experiences. Found myself in Georgetown with...