Monday, April 16, 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. Washington Tweets is published on Monday. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

In Sunday editorial WaPo Ed Board endorses move by Gray/Issa to consider tweaks to DC building height limits (@timcraigpost)

Pretty good turnout for DC Emancipation Day parade. Lots of marching bands and yes, DC pols running for office. (@dcist_martin)

Are there any girls that know how to roller skate in real life in DC, MD, or VA? If so hit me up like right now. I got ideas man! (@tabiBonney)

That one week we had AT&T service north of Dupont on the #wmata Red Line was cool, but I suppose all adequate things must end. (@jakemcintyre)

DC Council bible: "Wherever two or more voters are assembled, I will be there, to pander." (@DCProper)

Stuck in cattle class on US airways from Phoenix to DC. Gulag service, no movie, food, WIFI + engine prob delay. Memo to self. Never again! (@mattfrei)

Momma Bird keeping her eggs warm in her nest between my and my neighbor's porch. (@heathermg)

Just another week. Don't eat just another lunch though. Go find out where the food trucks are today. (@welovedc)

Sad fixie: D.C. didn't even make the list of top 20 cities for hipsters, having been beat by San Juan and Kansas City. (@DCist_Updates)

Person in line at Palisades Starbucks is jogging in place while standing in line for coffee. Mmkay... (@hgil)

I was biking at 3 am in DC and cried "FREEEEDOM!" 3 deer emerged! I stopped. Watched. Then sang "Happiness is here and now" They came closer (@createtruelove)

We're listening to smartphone audio in our cars more than ever now, according to new research from Pew: (@TBDOnFoot)

Friends don't let friends eat bad burgers or drink crummy wines! (@dinodc)

MT @kytja: A #WMATA station manager takes information delivery role too seriously, delivers Easter sermon over PA: (@DCExaminerLocal)

Hey dudes that tell me I'm too tall for heels...shut up. (@FreudnSlp)

Finally made it to @blinddogcafe: salt&sugar scone, pimento cheese egg croissant, cappuccino hit the spot: ( @metrocurean)

A police outpost at the DuPont Farmers market - because that's where the real problems in this city lie. (@ShapsinDC)

Here at Johanna's, 4728 14th Street NW. Dominican cuisine in Ward 4's 16th Street Heights NW. Check them out! The new facade looks great. (@MurielBowser)

Metro's longest distance riders are likely to bear the brunt of new fare hikes (@DCExaminerLocal)

inept, money-grubbing chain pharmacies: collectively, history's greatest monster. (@amorrissey)

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