Monday, June 18, 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. Washington Tweets is published on Monday. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

First day of Rush+ and none of the electronic display signs are operational at Gallery Place. Good luck, riders! #wmata (@azv321)

Stickers: $ well spent RT @FixWMATA Remember: If you get confused by Rush+ consult the floor stickers for help: #WMATA (@hgitlitz)

For once I'm happy I ride @wmata #redline. Don't have to try and figure out this rather confusing #rushplush stuff. @unsuckdcmetro (@KevinMorison)

#rushplus @wmata seems good so far. Got on at Court House, much less crowded, shorter wait. (@ArlRK)

There will be no RushPlus on my bike commute. Only rain and grumpiness. (@sharrowsDC)

Women in Washington #DC are the happiest in the USA when it comes to our dating lives, says Glamour. Is that because we're too busy to date? (@kellyanncollins)

How ramen took over D.C.'s menus: and also how to slurp it: (@wcp)

Dupont Circle, there is an unfortunate assemblage of bachelorettes headed your way on Q. You will know them by the shrieking & tiaras. (@lizzieohreally)

Leon Swain, a former FBI informant and former head of DC Taxicab Commission, to run for D.C. Council (@timcraigpost)

3:15 p.m. is when the coffee crowd at Chinatown Coffee becomes the booze bunch. Lucky bastards. (@dcist_martin)

Conn Ave in Cleveland Park shut down for motorcade (I think). People are confused. Anyone know? (@aterkel)

Shrimp & Very Gouda Grits from the fabulous @chefgeoffs!! Get to the restaurant if you can - so worth it! #recipe #DC (@thewickednoodle)

DC weather now is SUBLIME. Finally it accedes to my weather charms. Or Jamie Dimon's, whichever. (@moorehn)

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh describes Phil Mendelson as "the antithesis of flashy." See full Q&A here: (@wamu885news)

I don't think anybody should take this planet seriously until we stop including sports results in "Breaking News" alerts. (@heathermg)

Food Truck Fiesta - a real-time automated DC food truck tracker with commentary (@plasticman2008)

The novelty of serving jury duty has completely worn off upon the realization that I have 1 more damned week of this damned trial (@ShapsinDC)

DC Taxicab Fuel Surcharge Expires Wednesday On Wednesday, taxi riders in the District will see a reduction in the cost of cab rides. (@Washington_DC1)

Good showing at #dcflagday event in Dupont Circle. (@dcist_martin)

Glad I'm not headed into the city! VA traffic on the left....DC traffic on the right! Lol (@JustRealTalk)

Eleanor Holmes Norton faces challenge from author of infamous tea party guide to D.C. (@mikedebonis)

I dreamt about cooking all sorts of tasty things. Too bad my dream self didn't leave any leftovers in awake self's fridge. (@stephaniekays)

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