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The Pocket Guide to DC Bike Laws

The Pocket Guide to DC Bike Laws

As a driver in the District of Columbia I’ve seen some pretty narrow escapes by bicyclists in traffic. To inform cyclists, drivers, and law enforcement officials, the DC Department of Transportation produces a Pocket Guide to DC Bike Laws (PDF).

Reserve a Spot for the DC Drive-In at Union Market

Reserve a Spot for the DC Drive-In at Union Market

DCist has a writeup on the newly announced DC summer drive-in movies at Union Market. Looks like there are plans to use the large white wall of the market to show movies! I’ll be walking over to catch these films. If you intend to drive there are extra spots available even though car spot reservations are all booked up.

Caryn Sever Discusses Folk, Rock, and Murder

Caryn Sever Discusses Folk, Rock, and Murder

Caryn Sever is a singer-songwriter based out of Washington, D.C. Mrs. Sever recently met with to talk about how songs are crafted, how to score gigs, and how musicians are empowering themselves…

Confessions of a Washington, D.C. News Junkie

Confessions of a Washington, D.C. News Junkie

My name is Julie and I’m a news addict. I’m a D.C. Metro commuter. Like many other people in the Washington D.C. area, I am also a news junkie. It’s…

A Million Puppets March on DC

Big Bird may have stolen the show during the first 2012 Presidential Debates when Governor Mitt Romney said he was going to cut subsidies to PBS. “I like PBS. I love Big Bird… but I am not going to keep spending money on things [we have] to borrow money from China to pay for,” Romney said. This was a rallying point for the Million Puppet March. Three days before the 2012 election on Saturday, November 3, over 1000 people gathered on the National Mall in protest. Some attendees dressed as muppets, and many with puppets, to support public media such as PBS and NPR…

Atlas Arcade Grand Opening on H Street, DC

Atlas Arcade Grand Opening on H Street, DC

Video game consoles and home computers have far exceeded the technical capabilities of anything that can be found in a classic arcade. As avid gamers who professionally work with the…

Buzz Lightyear Arrives at the Smithsonian

Buzz Lightyear Arrives at the Smithsonian

On Thursday, March 29 2012, John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios was at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum (NASM) for the induction into the NASM collection of a toy Buzz Lightyear that has flown on the International Space Station (ISS)…

Yuri’s Night DC 2012 at Science Club

Yuri’s Night DC 2012 at Science Club

Yuri’s Night is an annual celebration on April 12th to honor Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, and to toast all those involved in making human spaceflight a reality. DC had several parties, these photos are from the Science Club party.

Meanwhile in DC…

Meanwhile in DC…