Things to Do

After Hours Items: The Best Links of the Week

The ladies over at Brightest Young Things take you on a thrifting adventure—creating four summer-thunderstorm-friendly looks for $40 or less. The results may surprise you. (We’re also loving Morgan’s DIY Style posts at the site. For more on her blogging and style sensations, check out our interview with her.)

The Washington Independent Writers Conference takes place this Saturday, and the blogger at MadamMayo has the details on the panels and authors attending.

Biking naked in public doesn’t strike me as the best way to spend a Saturday afternoon, but hey, whatever floats your boat. Creative DC has the details on the World Naked Bike Ride taking place tomorrow.

Ficke gives us the rundown on the Mayorga Lounge in Columbia Heights (short version: great beer and free wifi Internet!). He also proves that drinking alone at a bar on Friday night isn’t always the exercise in isolation that it might seem to be.