Monday, November 21, 2011

Washington Tweets

by Bill Adler

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. Washington Tweets is Washington in the raw. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

Sometimes I hate you @WMATA but I must admit that's a pretty good reason for a

It defeats the purpose of taking a cab home because you've had too much to drink, if you need to drink after you've gotten out of it.

Since when did fall become "Make as much noise as possible with this gas leaf blower" season? #getarake

#mwaa - Airports authority CEO says phase 2 of Dulles rail will get $30 million in federal loans -- not enough, he says.

Location: #dupontcircle pedestrian yelling at cop talking on cell phone, driving squad car. awesome.

CM Graham is floating a plan to reduce cutoff age for DC's juvenile justice system from 21 to 18:

Finally made it to DC...I felt like such a tourist when I had to ask a man to move so I could stare at the metro map on the train...smh

By the end of all this, Walmart will get WMATA to change Metro stop names so that they just read "Another Walmart"

Nothing like an early morning workout on the red line. #wmata

Poet explaining to #occupydc that 1 reason police are nice is that "we sued their asses" off after Pershing Park abuse.

Woman from Ethiopia, driving DC taxi: "DC is such a clean city. But the people? No. They are such weird people."

Tip: Nowadays, don't say "the DC councilmember charged with" if you want "charged with" to be interpreted as "given responsibility for".

#DupontCircle residents are angry over an embassy's front yard remodel

Had to remove my belt to get into One Judi Square. Easier to get on plane.

Don't forget! @RippleWDC has free corkage Sundays & Mondays if you bring in a bottle from @weygandtwines!

Potential medical marijuana licensee eyeing Barracks Row for dispensary:

Unions and AFL-CIO pass resolution supporting #OccupyDC, send $3,000. Also encourage workers not to join in anti-Occupy actions.

Unbelievably, @washingtonpost site actually getting worse. Now pages never finish loading till I click stop & reload buttons.

Driver of the 9E #2111 was the nicest, most pleasant @wmata driver I've ever had. Great way to start my day!

There are few better places to spend a Sat afternoon than at the bay window of Bardia's New Orleans cafe with coffee & beignets #AdamsMorgan

My comment about wanting to visit DC as a tourist is now invalid. After taking 45 minutes to go ONE MILE, I want the entire place to burn.

Having a hair stylist and salon you trust is huge. Having it in your hood is even better. #ClevelandPark #ImajSalon

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