Monday, March 12, 2012

Washington Tweets

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.

Forecast: Mid-March to more closely resemble mid-May weatherwise (@capitalweather)

DC's @capcitydiner is available for purchase on eBay (sniff). Perhaps you'd like to bring it to your city? (@sommermathis)

D.C.'s mayor has spent nearly $1M to engage residents through summits, town halls and other gatherings since last year (@postlocal)

driving through dc at the brink of rush hour when it's dark and rainy is like a real-life game of #mariokart. scary. (@jessmassimino)

(MT @gpmoratorium: City Paper on @gloverpark "younger residents who proactively want something" ) @Kildea

New rule: If you love an Adams Morgan business, patronize it. It just might help them outlast the construction. (@sleepymurph)

Extremely Loud Spanish-Singing Guy is walking down Connecticut Avenue again. #clevelandpark (@kcivey)

Weird....last night I had a dream I DJ'd Justin Beiber's bday party in my old hood in Southeast DC. Had no clue 2day is really his bday (@DJHeatDC)

32 bus just completely blew past stop @ Wisconsin & Albemarle with people waiting. Wasn't even in the lane to stop (@danielleRwest)

Does anyone know a great seafood restaurant in DC other than Sequoia and please don't tell me McCormick???? (@DiamondeDesigns)

#BlackHerstory: DC high-school principal Anna Julia Cooper refused racist textbooks in 1880s. We need her now! (@msmagazine)

In DC this man on the sidewalk selling dead flowers. Shame smh (@klwatkins1)

A third car-sharing option is coming to the District in less than a month: (@TBDOnFoot)

@wmata your new alert system is an #SMSfail (1) I should be able to reply STOP to opt-out (2) They shouldn't always be 2 texts #wmata (@scbalazs)

The awkward game of leaving voicemails, having no idea if you actually have the right number. #crimereporterproblems (@emilybabay)

And my Metrobus just ran a red light. Dear @wmata I like my buses to stay on schedule but not that way. (@gkygirlengineer)

Man my age driving a car through Dupont Circle with the windows down, blasting klezmer music? A great start to the day! (@Pavahotti)

Landed, cleared the immigration and waiting my bag. #IAD luggage handlers never ever release them according to priority tags... (@mutaco79)

Since I've been of dating age & in DC - only 2 men have had the sense to open all doors & just...BE GENTLEMEN! ( @AddisonBless)

You know what DC needs? A good Filipino restaurant. (@Yogitastic)

It it a charm offensive or some dastardly deed? Roomba, the robot vacuum cleaner, has deliberately spilled Lucky Charms all over the floor in an effort to clog rival Neato's filters. Sneaky of Roomba, isn't it? After all, who doesn't desire a bowl of Lucky Charms cereal,, for breakfast? (Adv)

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