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D.C. sightseeing tour: Trinkets and lottery tickets


Update: Incidentally, now the convenience story appears to be on its last legs, fresh signs proclaiming that everything is 75 percent off. Perhaps the owner is taking her profits and hitting the lamb; i.e. it was good while it lasted. … Continue reading

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All change is not growth


The New Look Nats; fresh threads, flashy leather, and a philosophical shift in how to approach the game. Goodbye big boppers. Hello speed, defense, pitching. Speed doesn’t matter if you can’t get on base. Defense doesn’t matter if you don’t … Continue reading

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Merzi=Chipotle


Do not be fooled. The newish Penn Quarter establishment Merzi is from top to bottom the same concept as Chipotle, and in most ways, the same food, a vaguely spicy lump of soggy carbs slathered onto a cardboard tray/trough, rather … Continue reading

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Is Capital Bikeshare worth it?


Capital Bikeshare, D.C.’s bike-sharing system, has not changed my life, though it is pretty sweet. But is it worth the paltry $75 a year? I joined 45 days ago and have taken 27 total rides. My workplace is not within … Continue reading

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Replacing a kicker is GaNO problem


How fitting that the week after Michael Leahy’s fantastic look into the life of an NFL placekicker, Washington Redskins kicker Graham Gano finds his job on the line. Mike Shanahan won’t say as much, but on Tuesday the Skins brought … Continue reading

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Quick math: When Metro loses, you lose


The SmarTrip card readers at Rosslyn have been down for the better part of the past two days. For at least the Tuesday p.m. rush and all day Wednesday, Metro employees were allowing SmarTrip users (just flash your card, or … Continue reading

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Where is my BikeShare station?


Myself and thousands of other people unwilling to become early adopters will probably wait out the Capital Bikeshare launch to see its utility in action. My home station, at Eastern Market Metro, has yet to be installed. I have faith … Continue reading

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