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The Week in Review

Sunday: First date. Walked our asses off. Dinner in Chinatown. Thus begun the birthday week. Monday: Actually… nothing of note really happened today. Which is kinda good for a Monday in world. Tuesday: Bowling season started, Everett and I are...

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not how I’d like to start my morning

I’m hoping this isn’t some kind of omen for the day. While I was still dealing with my carefully crafted system of alarms and snoozes, I heard a lot of sirens going off outside — though I thought they were...

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Late 9-1-1 wears the late crown

No quoting “911 is a Joke” but c’mon MPD, get your act together. From the WaPo, In D.C., a Crime Goes Unchecked. A Dupont Circle resident witnessed a crime, called 911 and decides to keep tabs on things, not the...

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it’s in the air

Unfortunately on my walk to the metro this morning something really was in the air, the penetrating scent of the porta-potty company cleaning out the johns for the construction site for the condos going up right next to the metro...

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Drink Responsively!

Appearing on stage at DC Pride wasn’t quite enough for Linda, even when she thought it necessary to “declare” the day “Gay Pride Day in DC.” Seen at DCist and A Single Syllable. I don’t even know where to start...

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they said it couldn’t happen here

From DCist, Anti-Gay Marriage Initiative To Be Filed in District A ballot initiative to define marriage as a union between a man and woman is set to be introduced before the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, DCist has been...

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why I take cabs home

From the local police report: A robbery occurred on the 3000 blk of Mt Pleasant St Nw at approximately 6:25 pm on 7/27/06. Complainant reports he was approached by unknown suspect who displayed a black in color handgun and pointed...

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going too far

You have got to be fscking kidding me… Hungry for Whole Foods, Wooing of the Upscale Grocery Highlights Tension Over Changes in Columbia Heights Heather Cooper sat at her computer and composed a love note to Whole Foods Market. Please,...

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People expect comfort because they paid for it

Fear’s Neighbors | washingtonpost.com Leon Swain is a retired police officer who lives on Savannah Street SE — “The fact is, there is a high murder rate in Southeast Washington. We survive. We do like we have always done. I...