We would be doing GoDCers a disservice if we did not compile a list of the top five GoDC-related customers for Halloween. These are some of the most colorful characters that we have come across in the 10 months since …Read More »
GoDC is 450 posts in now and we’re going to take this next week off to recharge. Hopefully you won’t miss us too much. We will get out an email and fire out a few tweets here and there to …Read More »
Happy Fourth of July everyone! … and happy six-month birthday to Ghosts of DC. Enjoy your day off. Related articles Old Photo Friday: Women’s Suffrage Parade in 1914 (ghostsofdc.org) Afternoon Video: Washington, D.C. in 1931 (ghostsofdc.org) 143 Days In … …Read More »
Since we started way back (seems like way back) on January 4th, we have put up 336 blog posts about this city. For 143 consecutive days, seven days a week, without a single day off, we (I still use “we”) …Read More »
It’s Saturday, the Nats lost again, the Caps are not in the playoffs and there are a lot of tourists clogging up the metro. Yes, we are officially heading towards the summer months. The worst part of the week is …Read More »
Today is the 133rd day of the year and it’s also the day the Caps can advance to the conference finals. Sleezy 14th Street Porno District — You’re sick. You’re all sick. Get your mind out of the gutter. Senator John …Read More »
Okay … trivia time to kick off the Saturday update! The first person to either post on our Facebook wall or Tweet the answer to @GhostsofDC will get a free Officer Sprinkle t-shirt. The answer to this question is on …Read More »
Obviously I have an obsession with this blog, otherwise I wouldn’t be doing this. But do you love the blog? If you do, you should get a shirt, a hoodie, a coffee mug or a pint glass. Then, when you …Read More »
I am a self avowed history nerd. And I love Washington … I think that is abundantly clear. Recently, at the Historical Society of Washington, Knight Kiplinger remarked that Washington, DC was the nation’s capital before it was a city. …Read More »
The Bambino, Beer, The Tivoli, Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, Our First T-Shirt and the Vice President of What?
I’m feeling pretty good about this week. It looks like we had some decent posts this week, with few duds … or at least the duds were less crappy. Also, we passed 2,000 followers on Twitter and 800 likes on …Read More »
Officer Sprinkle, Opium, Murder, Suicide, Herbert Hoover, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Springsteen and Washington Senators Baseball … What a Week!
Our first full week with the new design and it was quite a success. We had a strong week on the blog with a good (potentially predictable) top three posts. A “Bomb” is Found and Officer Sprinkle Saves the Day — …Read More »
Whoa, what happened to Ghosts of DC? Well, we are redesigning the site in celebration of three months being online. Yep, that’s right … hard to believe it we’ve blown through 215 posts thus far. We’re settling into a good …Read More »
It was slower on the blog because I was out of town for the better part of the week. Thankfully, I had a little assistance from Aaron and his great post on the Hirshhorn. Union Station: Gateway to Washington, D.C. — …Read More »
Thanks again to Arin over at HuffPost for the interview. We saw a giant traffic bump from it and hopefully gained a group of new GoDC readers. Now that your bracket is super jacked up (thanks Mizzou and Duke!), you …Read More »