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Washington Capitals (rocktheredpitt.blogspot.com)

Let’s go CAPS!

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...
Ghosts of DC store

Love the Blog? Get a T-Shirt and Show Your Friends

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...
First Ghosts of DC shirt ... Officer Sprinkle was a badass

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...
Officer Sprinkle

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...
District of Columbia flag (via Flickr)

Three Months In and a New Look for Ghosts of DC

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...

What You Missed This Week

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:...

Wrap It Up: March Madness and Life is a Highway

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...
Titanic advertisement in the Washington Post (1912)

Sunday Wrap-up: You Dig Dulles, the Beltway and Farragut Square

Did you forget to set your clocks forward? Well, the good news is that it will be light out when you leave work now … and, you can start enjoying some outdoor time after your day...
Abraham Lincoln colorized (1865)

Our Five Most Popular Posts … and Five Duds

This blog is 150 posts deep now and I’d like to go back and revisit some of the more popular posts. Out of the top 20 posts, 11 were If Walls Could Talk entries and the...
Officer Sprinkle

Friday Roundup: Thanks For Reading and Sharing Ghosts of DC

Five weeks into this blog and the response has been far greater than anticipated. Thank you to everyone for reading and sharing Ghosts of DC with their friends. With your help, we have surpassed 700 followers on...
Grand Review of the Armies - May 1865

Thanks For the Encouragement

Okay, it turns out it’s not exactly easy to crank out two or three posts each day. So far, I’m averaging three posts daily and maybe one or two on Saturday and Sunday. Usually one of...
Capitol Dome (1861)

A Great Start: 7 Days, 26 Posts, 150 Followers and Sleep Deprivation

This has been a great first week. With the help of my wife, I came up with the name Ghosts of D.C. on Monday and by Wednesday, the blog up and running with the first post....