Monday, March 5, 2012

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. Spot or write a great tweet? Send it to tweets (at) fastmail (dot) net for consideration for the next Washington Tweets column. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

Last day to change registration to Democrat, Republican, or Statehood Green so you can vote in Apr 3 DC primary. See@DCBOEE. #DCision12 (@kcivey)

Is it legal to take photos on the Metro? Yes, but someone should tell #WMATA: (@TBDOnFoot)

#wmata - A victory for big box shoppers - CostCo coming to DC development -- (@postmetrogirl)

We've gone and broken the environment. MT @abc7news Snow possible Monday, but warming Tuesday, and near 70 degrees Thursday, Friday. ( @bogrosemary)

I go to church with DC Councilman Jack Evans and taught his triplets in Sunday school. But good people can disagree on gun rights. #fb (@EmilyMiller)

My friend said his friend was dating the "head waitress" at this lounge in DC. What does that mean? Is that an official job title? (@angelamr80)

Range will open in Chevy Chase Pavilion in Fall 2012. Chef Brian Voltaggio's newest restaurant will feature a contemp American menu. #new #DC (@JKnowsGoodFood)

Previous warm weather does not really affect cherry blossom bloom date, but March weather will, (@capitalweather)

Still can't believe that in 2012 there are still airports that don't have free public wi-fi. #BWI Do it for Thurgood Marshall. (@malikshareef)

Gertrude Stein Club votes not to endorse any candidate in April 3 at-large race. Orange and Shapiro successfully block repeat for Biddle (@timcraigpost)

RT @ABC7News: An ad says "Go to h*** Barack" at an Orange Line Metro. // Wait, saying "hell" isn't OK now? Ummm... (@dcist_martin)

These people raising their hands still "have faith" in the D.C. Council. (@mikedebonis)

I feel your pain, brother. RT @earlhicksjr: Driving to and from DC to attend a 1-hour mtg is like flushing away 4 hours of my life. (@WTOPtraffic)

I've officially seen it all. Dude at the end of the Gallery Pl #wmata platform pulls out his binoculars to look for approaching trains/times (@schwars1)

MT @scott_mccabe: Suspects nabbed in violent taking of rare coins in NW DC. Victim pistol-whipped, bound in home: (@emilybabay)

Checking out the new @St Arnold's mussel bar in Cleveland Park - fun menu but no Sauv Blanc on wine list. Bummer. (@EquinoxDC)

Because hanger steak was trendy in New York three years ago? RT@mattyglesias: Why is every restaurant in DC suddenly serving hanger steak? (@jbarro)

Va. atty gen reverses self on #DullesRail issue. Says state COULD withhold $ from union projects, @lizessley reports: (@kytja)

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