City Paper is not for tourists
The Heights Life reminds one and all: the U Street and Mount Pleasant farmer’s markets start back up this weekend. The blog has all the relevant info.
Frozen Tropics has an interesting little Car vs. Checkers incident involving the possibility of booze and a fence. A sad scene that you won’t see in Bethesda.
Penn Quarter Living reminds one and all that the Humanities Council is offering grants to non-profits whose projects involve the preservation of the city’s heritage. Here’s one thing we could document: D.C.’s go-go heritage. Could someone build a P.A. tape library?
El Guapo in DC writes:
“Have you made love to a Latino man since we last spoke? Do you long for his touch, his stone washed jeans and magical loins? Bueno.
I do not write to you today with something good to say. In fact, of late, there have been tears slowly dropping and clinging to my mustache. My beautiful mustache that is so lustrous in the spring is now damp with Latino sadness. And trust me, Guatemalan tears are often cultivated by gypsies to keep raccoons away, so this is no good.
What makes this Mayan descendant fall to his knees and sob?
The women of Washington, DC. They have once again conspired to make mi vida hit the brick wall of life.”
The 42 notes that some Hooters-meets-Key-West-themed bar was supposed to open up in Adams Morgan. It probably won’t: “Remember Splash? The daiquiri bar promising hot, scantily clad wait staff? It was supposed to open in Adams Morgan in the fall of 2007. The space used to be the home of Santa Rosa restaurant which had closed earlier in that year. The address is 2224 18th Street NW, next to Awash Restaurant….”