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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...

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stick a forked tongue in me

I’m totally stuffed. Co-workers took advantage of Restaurant Week and we went to lunch at Butterfield 9. It was an amazing meal, though I noted that I wouldn’t really bring a date there. The decor was nice, but overall the...

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signs and portents

My “healthy eating” holiday embargo ends on Jan 15th. DC Restaurant Week ends on Jan 15th. Cosmically confluential coincidence? Could be. I have 2 outings planned for the week, and I may plan to eat somewhere else on my own...