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Remembering Liz Taylor: D.C.’s blogs

Good afternoon. Nothing says March in D.C. like a forecast calling for snow, rain and 30-degree temperatures. April — take us away. There’s a wide variety of intriguing posts from D.C. bloggers today, including a wrap-up of the most recent forum for candidates running for the at-large city on the D.C. Council and details about a film tribute to Elizabeth Taylor that will benefit the Whitman-Walker Clinic

14th and You does a rundown of Tuesday night’s candidate forum for the at-large seat on the D.C. Council formerly held by new Council Chairman Kwame Brown. The post includes a breakdown of the best lines and insight on the candidate most in need of a speechwriter.

For you animal lovers – or for those of you looking for a quick fix of cute – Around the Mall offers this: the five best animal webcams at the National Zoo. Just try not to click through.

From Macheesmo – if you’d like to stay away from heavy cleaning chemicals and save money, here are four household cleaners you can make at home.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved its recommendations for the names of eight new Metro stations set to open in the Tysons. The folks at Beyond DC think there are far better alternatives than “Tysons Central” and offer their own recommendations. Check ‘em out.

Frozen Tropics reports that the Atlas will be hosting a film tribute to Elizabeth Taylor this weekend. Part of the proceeds from ticket sale will go to the Whitman Walker Clinic, which was one of Ms. Taylor’s pet charities.

That’s it for now. Thanks for reading and have a great rest of the day. I’ll be back tomorrow with more great posts from the D.C.-area blogosphere.

Lori Aratani writes about how people live, work and play in the D.C. region for The Post’s Transportation and Development team.


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