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Posted at 4:35 PM ET, 08/11/2010

Dog park politics: 5 D.C.-area blogs

By Washington Post editors
Washington Post editors

Happy Wednesday. If you want to grab a cheap drink, but don't want to have to curse someone out before jumping on an escape slide a la Steven Slater, the world's most famous flight attendant, the folks at Express have some suggestions for cheap happy hours. In the meantime, been a fun trip around the D.C. area blogosphere.

Beyond Bread has the intriguing tale of one donor's strategy for ensuring Bread for the City's clients would have an ample supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. After reading this, maybe others will want to consider donating a CSA share?

Need some tips for playing with the big dogs (the little ones too)? For those with four-legged friends, the blog of the Washington Humane Society is offering the chance to take a course on “Dog Park Pawlitics.”

From one of our favorite money blogs, Sweating the Big Stuff, 10 money saving tips for homeowners (and no, renting is not one of them, though I certainly understand how appealing it can be when your handyman tells you you need a new furnace.)

Have the urge to get back to nature? How about renting a kayak or canoe? The Natural Capital tells you where to go and about what you'll pay.

The Georgetown Metropolitan asks: in the Baked and Wired vs. Georgetown Cupcake battle, where do your loyalties lie? Or would you rather this darn cupcake just GO AWAY?

That's it for today. Thanks for reading. Know of a great blog that deserves mentioning? Email me aratanil@washpost.com (and bloggers don't be shy about nominating your own blog.)

By Washington Post editors  | August 11, 2010; 4:35 PM ET
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