Founded in August 2004, DCist is the most popular local blog in Washington and it covers all the goings-on of the capital. The site and its editor have been mentioned in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and the New York Sun, amongst other publications. Washingtonian magazine said DCist was, "habit-forming" blog that specializes in the collection of "tidbits of political and cultural arcana." In U.S. News, DCist was called a "great blog on what's happening in D.C." The site has been called the best blog by the DC community in the Washington City Paper, the Washingtonian and Washington Blade.
Traffic is currently at 2.4 million pages per month and growing.