Other Cool Stuff

This is cool stuff about Washington, D.C.

Baseball Gameday Circa 1912

Washington Post sponsored "bulletin board" for the 1912 Boston AL vs. New York NL World Series. (Library of Congress)

GoDCer Ben sent along a great photo of the Washington Post baseball scoreboard circa 1912 (the same year the Titanic sank). It’s remarkable how this low-tech scoreboard resembles our current day ESPN Gameday and MLB.tv.

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Pizza Pioneers of Washington

Who tossed Washington’s first pizza pie?  Was it “jumbo”?  Deep-dish?  Square?  Turns out, these are tough questions to answer.  Several attempts at D.C. historical pizza research have been made (some incorrectly) in recent years.  Here we’ll introduce the District’s pizza …

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This Is Like Africa Hot

Friday, June 29th, 2012 heat index

It has been ridiculously hot out … and we’re having crazy thunderstorms at night to boot. Well, if you think this is bad, try living in the area in 1980. On July 16th, 1980, the city hit a record heat …

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