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Jumbo slice violates more than just your taste buds

After drinking to capacity on U Street NW, the last thing you want to worry about is getting sick from a bite of your Jumbo slice, one of D.C.’s most distinctive wares. But the Jumbo Slice outpost on Black Broadway … Continue reading

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When in Bowie, do as the Bowians do

Washington Post writer Paul Schwartzman either coined or gathered one of the best new slang phrases in the DMV on Tuesday in his story about gathering paranoia in Prince George’s County: …the “Prince George’s handshake.” “You know,” Hendershot said with … Continue reading

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Barracks Row breakfasts, via Adams Morgan

During election week, a note from local homeowners was delivered to our address encouraging Barracks Row’s neighbors to protest the alcohol licenses forĀ a Middle Eastern restaurant and sushi bar coming to 8th Street SE. The defining phrases of the letter: … Continue reading

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Jumbo slice: Good. Jumbo slice: Bad.

The pros and cons of living on Barracks Row. Pro: Easy access to 24-hour 7/11 for eggs, milk, taquitos, jumbo spicy bites. Con: Front lawn becomes receptacle for 7/11 customers. Pro: 7/11 panhandlers will take any Bermuda quarters or Canadian … Continue reading

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Living in D.C.: Life’s little victories, Vol. 1

Partisan rancor, jerks biking, driving and walking, mayoral elections, and crime, oh so much crime. Enough! How about some stuff to be thankful for this Thursday. Here are some events that, though rare, can turn a bad day into a … Continue reading

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