Posts Tagged ‘flowers’

What Does the Snowstorm Mean for Your V-Day Flowers?

Nothing says "true love" like sending a beautiful bouquet of flowers to your valentine. Unless, that is, your valentine's office is closed because of a big snowstorm.
Which is exactly the kind of logistical dilemma local florists are trying to help customers avoid ahead of tonight's winter weather. If as much snow falls as is forecast, [...]

Photo: H Street NE

September 10

Chevy Chase Bleeding Hearts Side With Flower Thief

For genteel Chevy Chase, no villain looms larger than the mysterious flower thief. The enigmatic criminal, who brazenly plucks flowers from neighborhood gardens and presumably resells them, has gone unpunished for years. Area listservs are filled with discussion of his latest crimes and methods by which he could, finally, be caught.
But have you considered that [...]

One Downside To The Lovely Weather: Confused Plants

Okay, so even though I think this weather is pretty baller, it's still winter and a cold snap could have some negative side effects for any plants that are blooming in confusion. WAMU checks in with research geneticist at the National Arboretum, Margaret Pooler, who says, "Some of the more sensitive plants might get some [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Not Walmart’s Fault Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Columbia Heights: Not a Bean Field: A New Columbia Heights reader sent in notice of an utterly incorrect portrayal of the neighborhood by the TV show Bones: "FYI:  On Thursday's episode, lead FBI agent Booth says, 'A white [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Cat’s Meow Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
#four26dc: Happy voting to those who head out to the polls and cast a ballot for the At-Large D.C. Council election today. Bryan Weaver, who snagged the City Paper endorsement, also has the favor of at least one local blog. [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Not Just For the Late Night Shots Crowd Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
More Than the Sum of Tom-Tom: The Very Cherry AdMo Pop-Up Shop sprung up to fill the empty space on 18th Street left by Uptowner Deli, but members of the Ward 1 email list are crediting it with more [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Not My Tulips! Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
These Tulips Are Not For You: Inspired by a sign on a neighbor's garden asking passerby not to pick the flowers, Park View D.C. ponders whether guerilla floristry is becoming endemic: "Has anyone else had a problem with passersby [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Grrr Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
I Love the 90s: The 90 bus line's stops in Adams Morgan have been rerouted to accommodate the 18th Street streetscape construction, and some residents are none too happy. Writes one, on the Adams Morgan email list, "Who the [...]

Photo: Man With Flowers

Adams Morgan, February 14,

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Need to de-Barry for a Minute?

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Flowers waving in the breeze, 1700 block of Euclid Street NW.

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