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customer service: What’s a 3-day old newspaper worth?

That’s what I wondered when I wandered into the CVS looking for their weekly sale circular after dropping off my Mother’s Day card for momz at the Post Office next door. There were no circulars in the wire basket by...

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We’re not protesting, we’re just showing up.

Oh gods forbid… Gay, Lesbian Families to Join American Tradition En Masse Hundreds of gay and lesbian parents, some from across the country, are planning to line up overnight tomorrow to get tickets to the 128-year-old Washington ritual [The White...

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Cherry Pits

Cherry Pits – for DCist uploaded by flickrite DCist. This is just one of the reasons I want the freakin’ tourists OUT of my city. This is a city, not an amusement park! I guess I wasn’t really surprised by...

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stub it out

From the website of DC Council Member Jack Evans (Ward 2): The Congressional review period has ended for DC’s smoking ban legislation. This means, as of Monday, April 3, smoking will be prohibited in all public places of employment and...

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urban courtesy

To the gentleman yesterday afternoon that tried to warn me of the police issuing jaywalking tickets… thank you. Unfortunately, I both had my iPod in and I don’t understand Spanish and I was less than a block from my place...

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District’s HIV/AIDS Report Card

March 23, 2006, DC Appleseed issued a report card monitoring the District of Columbia government’s progress addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Overall, it’s better than average, but still a lot of work to be done. The District is still leading the...

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A. La. Carte.

I can’t even express in words what weather like this does for my soul. Unfortunately I can express very easily what it does for my focus at the office, completely destroys it, I got nothin… I went out for lunch...

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OMG SNOW!1!1!!

Kent Brockman: Professor, would you say it’s time to panic? Professor: Yes I would Kent Brockman: Would you also say it’s time to crack open our neighbors’ skulls and feast on the sweet goo inside? Professor: Yes, Kent. Yes I...

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Morning Headlines

If you haven’t watched The Boondocks, “The Return of the King,” you really should.* Coretta Scott King Dies at 78 “I’m more determined than ever that my husband’s dream will become a reality,” King said soon after his slaying, a...

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No, Belgian…

2 tidbits From DCist’s Overheard in DC Dupont Circle: 20-something woman: ” . . .and when she asked him if he is gay or metro.” 40-something woman: “Metrosexual, hmpf, in my day we called that ‘euro-trash.’” European man: “What is...