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For better or for worse, DC is a city of transients. To this day, people tend to drop their jaw and widen their eyes when I tell them that I was actually born and raised in the area. People are constantly in the process of moving both into and out of Washington, DC and as […]

Abode Realty

We recently got together with Abode Realty, a DC-based realty company with a socially-responsible approach to real estate to talk a little about their business, their roots in DC and the general Washington, DC housing market. Can you please tell us a little bit about how you and Laura decided to start Abode Realty? Laura […]

Georgetown, DC Celebrates Fashion’s Night Out on September 10, 2010 with an Epic Evening of Over 60 Splurge-Inspiring Events and Exciting Partnerships

(Fashion’s Night Out via DC City Blog) – The style district of Washington DC, Georgetown, will transform into a shopper’s paradise on September 10, 2010 from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. as over 60 Georgetown stores, restaurants and salons participate in an epic evening of shopping, entertainment and fashion events during the global shopping celebration, […]

Darrk City “This Place Is kinda’ Ghett’”

Normally, we don’t really take “guest posts,” however this one came through the pipeline this evening and I couldn’t help myself.  Granted, it was a little bit twisted (certainly not the normal, nice reviews we post on the site) but something about this appealed to me so I’m publishing it. Question. Why is it that […]

Tanya Morgan and The Kickdrums come to DC

Cincinnati transplants Tanya Morgan trio is bringing Brooklynati back to East Coast after performing in their home state of Ohio. They will grace the DC 9 stage on Sunday, July 25, 2010 accompanied by another group from the Buckeye State, The Kickdrums. This marks Tanya Morgan’s first tour after releasing several projects throughout the spring. […]

TrenDCity: An Urban Meets Couture Fashion + Art Showcase

(Pretty Powerful Events via DC City Blog) – Please join us for an exclusive event to benefit Matter of Trust ( an ecological public 501 (c) 3 charity established in 1998.  Matter of Trust is spearheading a huge International Natural Fiber Recycling mobilization to help get hair boom to the Gulf Coast Oil Spill.  This […]

Eden in DC

Unlike the past few summers in DC, which witnessed the opening of a number of new club venues that quickly became entrenched in the DC club scene, summer ’10 has been relatively tame by comparison.  With the exception of Buddha Bar, which has drawn mixed reviews, there hadn’t been a major club opening this summer […]

Sharperoo Announces Launch of Site Serving the Washington, DC Area

(Sharperoo via DC City Blog) – Sharperoo, a Web 2.0 directory of local contractors today announced the public availability of Sharperoo DC, a site focused primarily on helping homeowners in the District find contractors in Washington, DC.  “During the real estate downturn, the government presence in DC has acted as somewhat of a stabilizing factor on the real […]

Top-seeded Misty May-Treanor, Nicole Branagh headline women’s field as AVP returns to Virginia Beach for AVP NIVEA Tour Virginia Beach Open

(AVP NIVEA Tour via DC City Blog) – Two-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor and teammate Nicole Branagh will attempt to get back to their winning ways as the top-seeded women’s team in this weekend’s AVP NIVEA Tour Virginia Beach Open Presented by Twinlab. The pair won the season-opening stop in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., but came […]