Brad Pitt Has Your Secret Shit: Rolling DC

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i had to be at work during the debate. and today from 11-7:30. all hands on deck until election day!

i will make some photoshops when i am back in the office.

did this the other day

regular guy, scranton, pennsylvania (daria-g), Sunday, 28 September 2008 04:06 (eight years ago) Permalink

Wait was that really insane football video from way back (sandbox, maybe?)? Someone flying through the air in a ridiculous manner. I can't remember any other details, sorry. But it was awesome A++ would watch again if someone knows what the hell I am talking about.

quincie, Sunday, 28 September 2008 15:29 (eight years ago) Permalink

OH WAIT IT'S THAT GUY UP THERE INNIT?

quincie, Sunday, 28 September 2008 15:30 (eight years ago) Permalink

YEAH HE DID THAT AGAIN! this video is from last week!!

FLYING DAWKINS

regular guy, scranton, pennsylvania (daria-g), Sunday, 28 September 2008 16:12 (eight years ago) Permalink

I DIED, Monday, 29 September 2008 20:46 (eight years ago) Permalink

Wow.

quincie, Monday, 29 September 2008 21:23 (eight years ago) Permalink

The cigarette is an especially nice touch!

quincie, Monday, 29 September 2008 21:23 (eight years ago) Permalink

^^^^what happens when you meet without preconditions

mookieproof, Monday, 29 September 2008 23:52 (eight years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/22/AR2008102203346_2.html?hpid=topnews&sid=ST2008102300047&s_pos=

"She's like one of us, just a normal, hardworking person, not someone from D.C. " said Ivan Capps, a Bureau of Land Management records manager who attended a Palin rally in Grand Junction, Colo.

fuck youuuuuuuu

I DIED, Thursday, 23 October 2008 13:52 (eight years ago) Permalink

the special prize we get for being #1 Obama supporters is that he's gonna come live here!

I DIED, Wednesday, 5 November 2008 15:44 (eight years ago) Permalink

not just him: On a chain-link fence erected by inaugural construction crews [near the White House], someone hung the sign: "Welcome Home Malia and Sasha!"

from the Post article on last night's partying. U Street was just, wow

W i l l, Wednesday, 5 November 2008 22:02 (eight years ago) Permalink

that was my view around 11:30 last night, insane

I DIED, Wednesday, 5 November 2008 22:06 (eight years ago) Permalink

They call it the White House, but that's a (increasingly) temporary condition.

To each his reach, and if I can't cop, it ain't mine to hang.

B.L.A.M., Wednesday, 5 November 2008 22:20 (eight years ago) Permalink

hey guys we have to get this thread going again now that DC is the new BEST PLACE IN THE WORLD!

I DIED, Thursday, 6 November 2008 14:31 (eight years ago) Permalink

I SO want to move back.

Damnit.

B.L.A.M., Thursday, 6 November 2008 21:03 (eight years ago) Permalink

I am officially retired from breakdancing in the street. Ow.

El Tomboto, Thursday, 6 November 2008 21:44 (eight years ago) Permalink

http://www.slate.com/id/2204096/

hey Slate: fuck youuuuuuuu for reprinting a 15-year old column about "life in DC" and saying "it's still remarkable how little of the city's character has changed."

I DIED, Friday, 7 November 2008 15:23 (eight years ago) Permalink


orange line extending to NY? rendering of new 2nd Ave subway entrance.

I DIED, Friday, 7 November 2008 15:29 (eight years ago) Permalink

oh man that would be the best i would buy so many records and work pays the smartrip

69, Friday, 7 November 2008 15:46 (eight years ago) Permalink

that's the part of the upper east side with all the fresh-out-of-college banker types and shitty bars

gabbneb, Friday, 7 November 2008 15:51 (eight years ago) Permalink

So, I'm coming to join your cool place-to-be city some time around February. Pretty jammy timing. I've visited before but only for 2-3 days. I think I'll be living somewhere near Dupont Circle/19th, if I take over the apartment of the last incumbent in the job...

ljubljana, Friday, 7 November 2008 21:19 (eight years ago) Permalink

cool

mookieproof, Friday, 7 November 2008 21:22 (eight years ago) Permalink

our football team is awesome

T-PALIN (daria-g), Friday, 7 November 2008 21:25 (eight years ago) Permalink

T-PALIN (daria-g), Friday, 7 November 2008 21:26 (eight years ago) Permalink

I get to learn the football rules!
Is that a real TV show embedded in that vid somewhere?

ljubljana, Friday, 7 November 2008 21:32 (eight years ago) Permalink

nah.. DC go go band Mambo Sauce had this song out for a while and finally made a video for it, so.. that's what they did. chuck brown shows up at the end to tell the police to let them go, I guess is the gist of it

T-PALIN (daria-g), Friday, 7 November 2008 21:34 (eight years ago) Permalink

Even your cheerleaders go on tour!

ljubljana, Friday, 7 November 2008 21:40 (eight years ago) Permalink

I'm still trying to get my head around 15K ppl in DC voting for McCain? TOO MANY I DEMAND RECOUNT.

quincie, Friday, 7 November 2008 21:41 (eight years ago) Permalink

TOMBOT can you embed the mambo sauce vid at the top of the thread? tks.

I DIED, Friday, 7 November 2008 22:00 (eight years ago) Permalink

I'm still trying to get my head around 15K ppl in DC voting for McCain?

http://latenightshots.com/

T-PALIN (daria-g), Friday, 7 November 2008 22:12 (eight years ago) Permalink

who all had logins to there? I miss the roffles ;_;

Black Seinfeld (HI DERE), Friday, 7 November 2008 22:26 (eight years ago) Permalink

WAU

http://dcist.com/2008/02/06/reality_show_ba.php

Mr. Que, Friday, 7 November 2008 22:28 (eight years ago) Permalink

oh shit

OH SHIT

Black Seinfeld (HI DERE), Friday, 7 November 2008 22:29 (eight years ago) Permalink

awesome

mookieproof, Friday, 7 November 2008 22:31 (eight years ago) Permalink

I can give LNS invites if anyone wants

I DIED, Friday, 7 November 2008 22:55 (eight years ago) Permalink

^_^

Black Seinfeld (HI DERE), Friday, 7 November 2008 22:58 (eight years ago) Permalink

can read such threads as:

- Stolen undergarments on Saturday
- Manipulating men into LTRs and marriage
- FATTIE, but great in bed. Keeper?
- Is it possible to be super smoke and humble at the same time?
- whats the website to order generic Viagra
- How did you make up for election night depression?
- any hill staffers wanna release some tension?

I DIED, Friday, 7 November 2008 23:00 (eight years ago) Permalink

FATTIE, but great in bed. Keeper?

omg

Black Seinfeld (HI DERE), Friday, 7 November 2008 23:59 (eight years ago) Permalink

Is it possible to be super smoke and humble at the same time?

username on this question was "bho choom gang" right?

the schef (adam schefter ha ha), Saturday, 8 November 2008 00:29 (eight years ago) Permalink

See I always assumed the LNS crew lived in Bethesda/NOVA and thus would not be fucking with DCs polls.

quincie, Saturday, 8 November 2008 01:12 (eight years ago) Permalink

no much of LNS lives in DC west of rock creek park! Like YOU!

I DIED, Saturday, 8 November 2008 02:46 (eight years ago) Permalink

Yeah actually I think some of them live directly below me. PICK UP YOUR CIGGY BUTTS DOUCHES.

quincie, Saturday, 8 November 2008 02:50 (eight years ago) Permalink

who wants to pal around w/ terrorists next week?

Busboys & Poets
Mon, November 17
6.30pm
Author Event, William Ayers

I DIED, Monday, 10 November 2008 21:51 (eight years ago) Permalink

hey whatever happened to stephen x

mookieproof, Monday, 10 November 2008 21:55 (eight years ago) Permalink

HE DIED

I DIED, Monday, 10 November 2008 21:57 (eight years ago) Permalink

well, maybe. I don't know.

I DIED, Monday, 10 November 2008 21:58 (eight years ago) Permalink

http://yglesias.thinkprogress.org/archives/2008/11/no_restaurant_for_you.php

sala thai is fine for delivery and take-out? I don't understand the point about mediocrity somehow profiting from the restriction - if a restaurant truly sucks, it goes out of business, no? As pointed out in the comments, Adams Morgan is packed to the gills with bars and restaurants and I wouldn't say it's any kinda amazing dining district. Brains, tell me how it is.

TOMBOT, Tuesday, 18 November 2008 06:05 (eight years ago) Permalink

Sala Thai is eh. I used to eat there plenty before Rice and Regent Thai opened. Now I pretty much just do Rice since the last time I went into Regent Thai it smelled distinctly like rat poison.

This overlay needs to get changed but it's not really a problem as it stands - I know plenty of people looking at opening up in that corridor and they don't expect any problems getting a zoning exception.

I think new building in DC should require all retail on the ground floor without restrictions - this would drive retail rents way down and would negatively impact efficiency of new development somewhat, but it effectively translates to having developers subsidize cheap retail. Because of the building height limits DC retail spaces are overpriced and we lack a proportionate population to support retail, so lower rents could do a lot of good.

Mediocrity does profit from restriction sometimes - like with cabaret laws in NY.

I think the biggest factor in keeping bad restaurants open is lack of reliance on repeat business. Woodley Park is a great example of this - it's got the same demographics and a similar streetscape at Cleveland Park just up the street, but it's got a bunch of shitty places and Cleveland Park has, generally, very good ones. The large hotels in Woodley Park mean there are a bunch of tourists and conventioneers coming through who are going to eat at that random indian place or wherever because it's right between the Metro and their hotel - I don't think it's the locals keeping that row in business.

I don't think Yg's argument is valid here given the current state of development along 14th/U St. There are a lot of older struggling places in that stretch that would actually be less expensive for a restaurateur to buy out and remodel than a new space would be. If Sala Thai is able to stay open despite not doing very much business that just means they'll eventually be bought out by another operator that thinks they can maximize their volume in that space.

I'M ACTUALLY FINE (I DIED), Tuesday, 18 November 2008 14:51 (eight years ago) Permalink

our football team is awesome

― T-PALIN (daria-g), Friday, November 7, 2008 4:25 PM (1 week ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

RIP

I'M ACTUALLY FINE (I DIED), Tuesday, 18 November 2008 14:52 (eight years ago) Permalink

Inauguration Organizers Plan for 4 Million on Mall

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/17/AR2008111703672.html?hpid=topnews

woah

I'M ACTUALLY FINE (I DIED), Tuesday, 18 November 2008 15:14 (eight years ago) Permalink

lol @ Granny Pod

El Tomboto, Thursday, 24 November 2016 22:08 (three months ago) Permalink

Yeah that was spouse's choice of term. We're totally sneaking a roof deck in, btw, zoning be damned.

mom tossed in kimchee (quincie), Thursday, 24 November 2016 22:09 (three months ago) Permalink

https://www.popville.com/2016/11/kramerbooks-expansion-coming-under-new-ownership-in-dupont/

free beer if you buy $50 worth of books, now through 12/31

El Tomboto, Friday, 25 November 2016 03:09 (two months ago) Permalink

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/food/young-hungry/article/20845471/two-wage-theft-lawyers-cash-in-on-dcs-restaurant-boom

Just three years after leaving Maryland Legal Aid and launching his practice, the 33-year-old Zelikovitz has gone from using just a single room in a Chinatown townhouse to renting the entire building. He is one of several attorneys who have discovered that suing District restaurants over wage law violations doubles as doing good and doing good business.

Zelikovitz and attorney Jonathan Tucker, who left Maryland Legal Aid last year to join the firm, benefit from wage law violations they say can often be caused by scofflaw managers or ignorance among restaurant owners. They have more than 30 active cases, with nearly 20 others on payment plans.

When a restaurant fails to pay a dishwasher minimum wage or time-and-a-half for overtime pay, that’s an opening for the lawyers to send a demand letter on behalf of their clients, many of whom come to them via word of mouth or Spanish-language Google advertisements.

curmudgeon, Friday, 2 December 2016 18:25 (two months ago) Permalink

Crazy. Sounds like guy was arrested with no loss of life. Knuckleheads on twitter still pushing their conspiracy theory

curmudgeon, Sunday, 4 December 2016 22:17 (two months ago) Permalink

yeah i just checked and clicking the trending topic it's all "this is a false flag, this place needs to be investigated"

wtf

i saw an acid mothers temple show there that was pretty loud but that's really it as far as weirdness

FREE BRADY (daria-g), Sunday, 4 December 2016 22:32 (two months ago) Permalink

the inauguration is going to be such a fucking mess. I'm not worried, per se, about the grab bag of deluded stupid assholes who are going to descend upon us in January, but if I were a betting man I wouldn't put a dime of somebody else's money on the inaugural parade + affiliated nonsense going off without at least a couple of people winding up in the hospital

El Tomboto, Sunday, 4 December 2016 22:42 (two months ago) Permalink

Also, the National Park Service has still not confirmed locations for the various anti-Trump protest organizations. They say that the folks who requested the Women's march location, filed late. Plus there are legal battles re locations near the Trump hotel on inauguration day.

curmudgeon, Monday, 5 December 2016 00:30 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm probably just going to go to Freedom Plaza and see what happens

El Tomboto, Monday, 5 December 2016 00:33 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm working in Downtown on 9th Street during it so good luck to me.

Gukbe, Monday, 5 December 2016 01:42 (two months ago) Permalink

Was re-reading that during the Bush inaugural parade (the first time), some folks decided to show up at random sites and boo, rather than joining in the sole designated protest area...

curmudgeon, Monday, 5 December 2016 15:32 (two months ago) Permalink

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/groups-call-blocking-inaugural-protests-unconstitutional-44029039

In the past, inaugural committees have let the park service know what land they won't be using, and then permits have been issued, Litterst said. The park service is awaiting word from Trump's inaugural team about its plans. Verheyden-Hilliard said activists are concerned that the inaugural committee will run out the clock on dissidents and she will take legal action in a bid to prevent that.

curmudgeon, Friday, 9 December 2016 03:49 (two months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

So U St. condos get named after famous Black musicians, and H St NE ones will get named after historic NYC Black theatres/music sites?

The Apollo Apartments - Brand New Apartments‎

Live in Luxury on H Street at The Apollo. Now Leasing!

Amenities: Rooftop Deck, Fitness Center, On-Site Cafe, Resident Lounges, Dog Run, Bike Storage, 24-Hour Concierge, Guest Accommodations

600 H St NE, Washington, DC

curmudgeon, Thursday, 29 December 2016 17:35 (one month ago) Permalink

https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/restaurants/the-20-diners-favorite-cheap-eats-of-2016/2016/12/28/58c95a1a-c890-11e6-bf4b-2c064d32a4bf_story.html?hpid=hp_local-news_20-diner-1155am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.280637d84bbb

Tim Carman lives in Maryland so its possible that is why the list has more Maryland places on it (or perhaps that is not why)

curmudgeon, Thursday, 29 December 2016 19:08 (one month ago) Permalink

There was an Apollo Theater on H street NE. It's not named after the Harlem venue.

http://www.popville.com/2013/10/from-apolo-theatre-to-murrys-grocery-store-to-120000000-apolo-mixed-use-development/

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Thursday, 29 December 2016 19:23 (one month ago) Permalink

Interesting

curmudgeon, Friday, 30 December 2016 16:54 (one month ago) Permalink

The Airedale at 14th & Perry is slept on

I think I really like my new neighborhood y'all

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Saturday, 31 December 2016 17:37 (one month ago) Permalink

No matter how I parse your first sentence (neighborhood terrier? Hipster bar?) I cannot make sense of it.

mom tossed in kimchee (quincie), Saturday, 31 December 2016 18:31 (one month ago) Permalink

hipster bar! wall covered in soccer scarves. wide range of local beers on tap. excellent brunch. slept on = seems rather un-busy

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Saturday, 31 December 2016 21:07 (one month ago) Permalink

Weather this week was great for our visit over xmas

carthago delenda est (mayor jingleberries), Saturday, 31 December 2016 21:16 (one month ago) Permalink

man a dude moves to Petworth and all of a sudden he's speaking a new language!

mom tossed in kimchee (quincie), Saturday, 31 December 2016 21:23 (one month ago) Permalink

What's the feasibility of finding somewhere okayish in DC for 1300 a month?

Currently in Alexandria, but need to move in a few months. Was thinking Silver Spring?

Gukbe, Sunday, 1 January 2017 20:48 (one month ago) Permalink

it seems totally doable imho but I don't know what your parameters are for "somewhere okayish"

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Sunday, 1 January 2017 22:47 (one month ago) Permalink

Your own place, I assume, or are you willing to consider a housemate? I suspect that 1300 may be putting you into teeny-tiny (studio as opposed to 1 br) territory. But throw in a roommate and ~2400 will get you something pretty nice if not luxury-building style in NW. Not really familiar with rents in other parts of the city these days.

mom tossed in kimchee (quincie), Sunday, 1 January 2017 23:59 (one month ago) Permalink

I'm okay with tiny studio but if the gap in quality is so large that a roommate will do the trick then I'm willing. Weighing that versus moving further out and buying a car.

Gukbe, Monday, 2 January 2017 00:47 (one month ago) Permalink

do you have a preference of metro line? i've had a lot of luck along the green line for affordability.

Heez, Monday, 2 January 2017 01:41 (one month ago) Permalink

Green Line works, yup. Hyattsville/College Park. If you're thinking Red Line you might find yourself in Wheaton rather than Silver Spring. I like that part of the world fine, even though I am a novadude.

maccabeelzebubbly (Ye Mad Puffin), Tuesday, 3 January 2017 15:07 (one month ago) Permalink

the red line is an abomination

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Tuesday, 3 January 2017 15:09 (one month ago) Permalink

Hey! I like my 'hood!

mom tossed in kimchee (quincie), Tuesday, 3 January 2017 19:05 (one month ago) Permalink

FP'd

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Tuesday, 3 January 2017 19:58 (one month ago) Permalink

four weeks pass...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/food/wp/2017/01/30/a-hoagie-shop-chains-co-owner-shakes-trumps-hand-and-a-twitter-outcry-ensues/

UNTREATABLE SCHADENROFFLES

fuck Taylor Gourmet honestly. I cannot wait to see every storefront replaced by a new franchise of MONARCH NOVELTIES or PUPPET HEAVEN which frankly would be nutritionally identical lol lol etc

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 31 January 2017 01:12 (three weeks ago) Permalink

lol because that writer used the word hoagie like the good pittsburgher she is <3

mookieproof, Tuesday, 31 January 2017 02:45 (three weeks ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Shhh, don't tell 45, but the Iranian filmfest is going on in DC and Maryland

http://local.washingtoncitypaper.com/event/afi-silver-theatre-and-cultural-center/reseeing-iran-cl

curmudgeon, Friday, 17 February 2017 18:15 (one week ago) Permalink


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