Monday, August 29, 2011

Washington Tweets

Washington tweets. A lot. The Washington Tweets column is a collection of the most interesting, recent Washington-area tweets. These tweets reveal a candid and fascinating portrait of what is on our collective minds: Twitter gives a snapshot of what we're doing, thinking and hoping for as a group. Washington Tweets is Washington in the raw. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler

In preparation for Hurricane Irene, WMATA officials announced that they shut down all DC Metro escalators six months ago.

Recap: Hurricane Irene’s rain and wind in Washington, D.C.

I think Upper NE DC has the best power in all of America. We never lose power in major storms #shrug

In DC, it seems like all huge storms force people to drink a lot.

Our local Cleveland Park grocery store was having a "Hurricane Special" on coconut water. #firstworldsurvivalkits

Tracks of hurricanes and tropical storms within 70 miles of DC in past 135 years - we can get hit

You see, DC tourists...Hurricane Irene is what happens when you STAND ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ESCALATOR!!!

#Irene silver lining for bird watchers: the chance to see tropical birds deposited here by the storm:

DC mayor vincent gray announces the only school with hurricane damage was the "school without walls". Insert your own joke here. #getwalls

DC parking authority is u going put a ticket on a car that has a tree laying on it....smh

PEPCO reporting 164,211 customers without power in the DC metro area.

IRENE: Metro DC: 2" to 5" of rain from 12pm Sat to 12pm Sun, Winds Northeast 30-40mph overnight, sctd. power outages

How about that tornado hat worn by beloved Beltway TV journo Pat Collins on NBC-owned Channel 4 in DC? He just gets better with age.

Adams Morgan is always so fun idk why we don't come here more often

Neighbors oppose proposed apartments in Dupont Circle due to noise, parking:

I always hate DC traffic when schools start up! Luckily my new commute is pretty amazing :) Happy Monday!!

Liberty Bell: "Washington Monument's cracked, you say? Well, that certainly demands immediate goddamn attention, doesn't it?"

No doubt- DC has some of the most beautiful women....... With the stankest attitudes. I feel for you men out here.

Men all over DC frantically trying to decide who to call first, wife or girlfriend. #earthquake

Back from vacation! I missed you #DC but glad I escaped the earthquake + hurricane (and that everyone is alright).

Two D.C. Walmarts Pass Office of Planning Review: Two of the four Walmarts planned inside the District's... #dcist

DC citypaper article on the black middle class abandoning the neighborhood dc public schools

My Hubby's in DC opening an awesome new Pizza restaurant. Opening 8.31.11. Hope UR hungryDC!

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