Monthly Archives: December 2014

We Cover The Waterfront

Before there was Nats Park…  When the puck drops for the Winter Classic at centre ice on New Year’s Day, give a thought to what was on that exact spot just a few years back. Where on Thursday, the best hockey … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: DC’s Sloppy Seconds

So far, we’ve endeavored to take our our-of-towner Winter Classic visitors to some of DC’s most hippin’ and-a hoppin’-est neighborhoods: U Street, H Street, Barracks Row and Arlington. But there’s plenty of other places around town. Today, the best of … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: Arlington is ArlingFUN!

Out-of-towners often ask about the District’s unusual history; something along the lines of ‘Are you a state or a city or what? Does your mayor still do crack? And why is it shaped so weird?’ Meaning, we assume, the District, … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: Barracks Row Says “Hello Sailor!”

Today’s Washington tour guide for out-of-town Winter Classic attendees takes us to 8th Street SE, also known to locals as Barracks Row. Like many neighborhoods in DC, 8th Street SE has seen its share of tough times – but these … Continue reading

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Training Day: Metrorail’s Winter Classic Plans

For the smart set commuting to and from Nats Park for the Winter Classic, good news from our pals at WMATA. While trains will be operating on Sunday hours, 7:00am to midnight, we’re told they will heavy up the service … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: H Street is for Hipsters

Today’s Washington tour guide for out-of-town Winter Classic attendees takes us to the newest up-and-coming neighborhood to up and come. H Street NE spans about 13 blocks, from just north of Union Station to around 15th Street and the old … Continue reading

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Winter Classic 2015: View from Capitol Hill

As part of our previews of the New Year’s Day Winter Classic, today we hear from a guy who knows more about Chicago, Washington, DC and hockey combined: Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois D-Blackhawks). Chicago may be Quigley’s home, and Washington … Continue reading

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Help Someone Out

I recently published a post about being a non-traditional entrepreneur, and because I received a lot of “Yes! I totally know what you mean!”, I thought I’d continue the conversation in case you’re searching for an alternative to running your … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Rewind: A Capital Idea

Earlier this year, we met with DC architect Paul Spreiregen to talk about an idea that’s just as good today as when he first proposed it 50 years ago. Back then in the mid-60’s, DC civic leaders were looking for … Continue reading

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Hockey Skates: The Worst Christmas Gift EVER

This may be the start of a holiday tradition for us. We found this this piece by Jeffrey Luscombe, in which he tells the story of a gay kid [a good Ontario boy] getting hockey skates for Christmas – and … Continue reading

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