Monday, August 27, 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.

We're at Oyster-Adams this morning withChancellor Henderson as she welcomes students to the #firstdayofschool (@dcpublicschools)

Future of D.C. Councilman Michael Brown's campaign unclear amid signature dispute: (@dcexaminerlocal)

Not recyclable says @DCDPW - pizza box; deli/salad container; Styrofoam; clear, clamshell type containers for fruit. (@gloverpark)

Riding the X2 to work is NOT a treat after riding a pontoon boat on 4th Lake all weekend. #caseofthemondays (@dance_DC)

Not a big fan of the bag tax, but this op-ed in National Review is simply idiotic, as pointed out in the comments. (@hgil)

@dcist_martin And who imagines people are driving out of DC to save 5 cents per bag? There aren't that many idiots.  (@kcivey)

Crispy pig ear salad with caramelized onions, seared tomatoes, marrow vinaigrette at @ThePigDC (@nikkirap)

Workshop for Miss DC candidates - teaching self defense and dating violence prevention. (@EndDV)

Like how new CH Z Burger has walk-up window to order milkshakes (not sure about food) without going inside. (@timcraigpost)

Readers respond to the Weekend section's Cleveland Park neighborhood guide: In today's Weekend section, (@SocialInDC)

There is an unidentifiable animal scuffle (Raccoon v. Arachnamammal? Godzilla v. Squirrel?) happening on my not-at-all woodland front porch. (@heathermg)

BREAKING: there is an entire section of Justin Bieber-themed greeting cards at CVS: (@AllyJenkinsDC)

ladies, if you're under 21 you're only going to Adams Morgan for the thirst/attention from the drunk guys (@Dubb_B)

Cat parks! Let's make this happen (@sommermathis)

Rental car battery died in Walmart parking lot near Wash, DC. Store manager jumped me + told me to keep his cables. What a good dude (@RecruitingAJC)

RT @newkidonthehall: I love that my current city's transport people refer to patrons aged 62+ and disabled patrons as "Honored Citizens." (@carinr)

Urban planning started a over century ago, but what were they planning?: on (@ggwash)

P-a-n-d-e-r-i-n-g MT @wamu885news Two Council members questioning the real motives behind DC's many traffic cameras: (@RegBazile)

Nats have lost four in a row. Don't say we didn't try to warn you about the CURSE OF LARRY! (@brfreed)

This guy is standing in the rain just to attract sympathy for his cause. @ Cleveland Park - DC (@doppleseth)

Gray prepares for DNC fight - statehood for DC at the DNC!! (@jufj)

How cool. There's a parking app in Washington, DC, where you just log on and pay. #LifesLittlePleasures (@BonnieBernstein)

DC Friends: Follow @MaryBBeatty. Met her in Eastern Market. Had a great talk — wants to reform DC city council; has the track record to do it. (@tim_holland)

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