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Don’t play with it in public

As a follow-up to the previous posting, the UK released a campaign this year to help advise citizens not to take safety (personal and/or possessions) for granted: Acquisitive Crime Resources. This Engadget article has larger images from the campaign, they’re...

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appropriate protocols

My account of Metro’s inappropriate and unsafe “appropriate protocols” | lugnochro.blogspot.com A BlogSpot user’s account of being mugged on the Red Line this past Thursday and Metro’s response to the situation. A group of young girls took her iPod and...

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Bovinity

forgive me Moose DCist: In Search of Bovinity Bovinity NOUN 1. A state of mind that can only be realized through the perfect incarnation of ground beef prepared in a manner that completely and absolutely satisfies a human’s craving for...

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upcoming author appearances

Olsson’s is hosting Dan Savage tonight, Friday Oct 21 at their Penn Quarter location at 7pm, and Margaret Cho, Monday Oct 24 at their Arlington/Courthouse location at 7pm. Details below. Olssons.com — Event Schedule Friday, October 21 at 7:00PM •...

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royalties to Rich Hall

WMATA decided to introduce some new sniglets in an ad campaign, and the DCist is skewering their choices and providing much more relevant ones of their own. I read that Metro paid their ad agency 1.73 million dollars to come...

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Dakota Fanning is the new Haley Joel Osment

If anyone in the DC area is interested in an admit-two pass to see Dreamer let me know. The screening will be held tomorrow Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. at: Regal Potomac Yards 16 3575 Jefferson Davis Highway Alexandria,...

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cultural Disneyland

Crime Tears at Seams Of Vibrant Community Residents Ponder Trade-Offs of Life in Mt. Pleasant Gregg Edwards, an advisory neighborhood commissioner who has lived in the neighborhood for more than 30 years, said the newcomers “say they want to live...

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not safe after dark

I’ve lived in places where those words have pretty much always been appropriate. I still get a shiver when people talk about the Atlanta child murders. NW Man Fatally Shot While Walking Dog A 34-year-old businessman who was walking a...

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Table for Two: Fin

Jenifer and I went to Fin last night for dinner. I figured since we belong to OpenTable, we may as well make as many 1,000 point reservations as possible, though looking at the site today, I see they don’t allow...

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This is a gay establishment…

This is a gay establishment. Owned and operated by gay people, for gay people. We reserve the right to refuse entrance or service to anyone at any time. An amusing shot from the night Will and I barely gave the...

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Don’t date where ya eat

Just when you think you’re doing somewhat ok, something happens to remind you of the contrary. Nothing major, but on a walk for some errands, I turned the corner and saw Christopher walking in our direction. I’m not sure if...

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The romantic spirit of living in the city

Yeah, Sunday was a rest day, I got brunch with Christopher… after plenty of time to wake up and recover from the previous night and watch my cartoons. He offered to take me shopping, since that was supposed to be...

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ouch

Odd, with all the goings on, I didn’t even mention that my birthday was the thirteenth, I’m 29 now. I guess I wasn’t much in the mood for celebrating, though I tried to make this weekend a relatively social one....