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Posted at 4:27 PM ET, 08/19/2010

The stylish nerd: 5 fun D.C.- area blogs

By Washington Post editors

Happy Thursday. Today's posts from the D.C.-area blogosphere prove that nerds can be stylish and being a bridesmaid can be hellish. You might have known the latter, but did you know the story behind the Dumbarton Bridge? Well, thanks to Greater Greater Washington, you will now. Read on and be entertained.

You may cross it from time to time, but do you know the story behind the Dumbarton Bridge? Thanks to Greater Greater Washington, you’ll be able to tell the tale of the bridge and its stately buffalo.

Good shots. Did you know that D.C. schools once had rifle teams? Here’s great historical shot via New Columbia Heights of the Cardoza High School rifle team from 1922.

Do you make the best strawberry jam in D.C.? Do you grow tomatoes to die for? Here’s your chance for some local bragging rights. The organizers of D.C.’s first state fair slated for Aug. 28 are looking for entries for several fair-related competitions. D.C. Guerilla Gardeners has the scoop.

Stylish nerd gear? It just doesn’t seem possible. But I Spy Things D.C. proves it is. V. stylish laptop and iPod/iPhone cases. We especially love the shark. Now where's my pocket protector?

Ohhh, been here, done that. City Girls World offers us five tips for dealing with a bridezilla.

That's it for today. Thanks for reading and have a great day. If you know of a can't-miss blog, e-mail me at If you're celebrating a blogiversary, drop me a line.

By Washington Post editors  | August 19, 2010; 4:27 PM ET
Categories:  DC, Loris AM Buzz, Maryland, Virginia  
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