Monday, July 9, 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.

@amorrissey @PTRQ @andymbowen you're my dear friend, Alex, but there's no chance in hell i'm going anywhere lacking central air, set at 65°. (@amorrissey)

Hello DC! How are ya?? <deplanes, hit in face with humidity sledgehammer> No. No. No. No. <clicks heels together wishfully> (@heathermg)

It was SO hot this weekend - the tarmac at Reagan actually melted, stalling flights. Heat related details here: #RVA #DC (@GridlockGoddess)

It's 10:30 pm & it's 95 degrees outside. That's just not right. (@hgil)

Quick show of hands: if you had to rely on one agency for everything, would you rather @PepcoConnect or @wmata? (@welovedc)

Nice! RT @dharrisdc: Gorgeous mammatus at 8:30 over Cleveland Park in NW DC! #weatherwatchers (@capitalweather)

DC Council is mtg to discuss burying power lines (at cost of $5-$6 billion). Follow @WAMU's @Patrick_Madden for updates. (@elisewho)

More than 100 taxi drivers are protesting outside the DC Council. Here's why: (@fightbackradio)

RT @GarberDC: Happy 4th of July to the 620,000+ US citizens in DC who still don't have voting representation in Congress. U-S-A! #Fail (@carinr)

Spotted: Mayor Vincent Gray Dining with Girlfriend (@dcfab)

Certainly not unicorns and rainbows here in #TrinidadDC but our monthly @TNAdc meeting always renews my spirit and sense of community. <3 (@bogrosemary)

DC city council wants to impose a price floor on @Uber_DC: 5x the minimum taxi fare. That's ridiculous. @jimgrahamward1 (@LibbyJ)

Here's the full rundown on the D.C. Council's amendment on Uber: (@dcist_martin)

Could @Uber_DC have asked for a better PR message than "please, D.C. Council, let us charge riders less money?" (@mikemadden)

Keep fighting the #UberDClove good fight! Sign this petition -  (cc @Uber_DC @TommyWells @escapetochengdu) (@dcconcierge)

Just read Mario Batali is opening a restaurant in #DC. It will be called Eataly. #foodies (@ShesSavvy)

Still waiting for some clever person to launch a dating service aimed at finding mates for smart DC-area nerds who are me. (@sjcAustenite)

Guy lying down asleep on #Metro during rush hour. I thought that was only acceptable if it's 3am and you're coming back from Adams Morgan. (@DanielEhlers)

Good news - @theDryBar is coming to #DC. Bad news, they'll be in Georgetown & Bethesda and not downtown. #halfwin h/t @SkinnytobeinDC (@dcconcierge)

My dad, a lifetime DC area resident, just emailed me: "I've been waiting my whole life & this could be the year." #Nationals #playoffs #@mlb (@JackoBeam)

Jeanne Clark Harris is the third figure to be charged in the probe of Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign. (@alanblinder)

Last meal in Cleveland Park, and a humble one at that. (@California Tortilla)  (@StaceymckenzieM)

Tomorrow the DC City Council is voting on a bill that would require college students to get DC car insurance... (@GUSAssociation)

Very bizarre - Feds probe treatment of diabetic students in DC schools, (@allisonrbrown)

DC's only roasting label, is looking for a few restaurant partners. Interested? See details here: (@RoastMonkey)

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