Category: dc

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DC Restaurant Week, Aug. 11-17

From OpenTable.com: DC Restaurant Week Gourmet Prix-Fixe Menus August 11-17, 2008 Enjoy special three-course, prix fixe menus at some of the city’s best restaurants. Pricing: $20.08 lunches, $3035.08 dinners; prices are per person and do not include beverage, tax or...

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recently overheard

Two recent gems: Last night outside Merkado as two female servers were setting tables for dinner, “… yeah lots of great looking guys around here. None of them straight though.” Ladies, you’re in Logan Circle. You already forced the queers...

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The District is Just Awesome

Some recent posts from local bloggers give even more reasons why life in D.C. is a constant source of amusement, surrealism, insanity and the occasional frustration. 14th & You asks if anyone happened to lose something of a rather intimate...

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only in DC: back from the game

Having another fun “in DC” moment. Kyle and I were on our way back from Paul & Al’s place after having some laughs, drinks and a movie. Both the DC United and Washington Nationals games were letting out so metro...

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dare I say it?

It has been… a good week… socially. I am saving up my work moanings to be posted at a later time because saving up my manifesto in a little notebook is a lovely way to vent some frustrations about the...

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to relieve stress or renew vitality…

The latest edition of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary now includes mental health day. Maybe I should take the hint. Not that the weekend wasn’t pretty relaxing, aside from Friday evening where the local fireworks were still going off until well past...

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metro omens

When you arrive at your “work” stop and the moment you step off the car another train pulls in that would take you back home… doesn’t that seem like a sign that you should just take it? Go back home,...

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on the elevator: bad karma?

It hasn’t been very good lately, that’s for sure. It’s like other people have been forgetting how elevators work. I notice it mostly at the office. There’s the simplest behavior: trying to get out on every floor thinking it must...

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geeking out: I’m becoming a HTPC convert

Living in Alexandria, my mornings usually consisted of making coffee, having a little something to eat, cleaning up the apartment and listening to shows on NPR. My NPR addiction was mostly caused by having a car and a long commute...