Monday, September 3, 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.

Made for an interesting Sunday evening. Glad I got a cab! - Rain floods streets and Metro just north of downtown D.C. (@eretana)

Quixotic // D.C. Democrats head to Charlotte to fight for voting rights (@hgil)

This week I was driving in maddening DC traffic & passed a man grinning like a fool for no good reason. Soon I was, too… You should try it. (@RobDuBois)

With a win today, the 82nd of the season, this year's Nats will surpass 2005 Nats win total. (@JamesWagnerWP)

In the heart of Wash DC, my first time to see a restaurant that claims itself to be both Greek and Turkish. (@chefosama)

Don't forget Truckeroo is this FRIDAY @Fairgrounds_DC (Navy Yard metro) 11am-11pm! Join us + all our fellow food truckers. #FB (@dcslices)

Virginia schools are the best, Maryland prices are the best for housing and DC is the best for clubbin and livin the night life. (@ISinNIPrayDMV)

Mayor Gray and admin. officials say they are baffled why police oppose proposed Adams Morgan Hotel out of fear of increased "foot traffic" (@timcraigpost)

Hear! Hear! RT @bomble: DC Hippies hate Walmart. They are so irrational. (@jhaverly)

3211 Wisconsin, the green frame house near Macomb, has a reprieve. We will post any further developments. (@ClevePkHistory)

@JessKelleyRadio @AmyLaurentMatch I love it, but DC is seriously the worst. Small dating pool that has been peed in by everyone! (@AskMissA)

If your first encounter with America was I-95 between Richmond and DC on a holiday weekend, you would think we're not a very nice people. (@BillLohmann)

Cutting dependence on cars isn't anti-car, it's common sense: by Herb Caudill. via @ggwash (@bethludwick)

#Redskins are +9 1/2 at #Saints. Wow. And yet, I think this is the big wakeup call that Redskins saw weak Aug. teams. Give the points. (@Snide_Remarks)

I went to the @NationalZoo yesterday and LOOK AT THE OTTERS! CLICK ON THE OTTERS AND SEA LIONS! (@brfreed)

Encountered: Dude in NPR t-shirt purchasing watermelon gazpacho at DuPont Circle farmers market. So good to be back in the heartland! (@MarkLeibovich)

Washingtonians are glued to their phones. @darrow_m captured it: (@wcp)

I'm hitting that point where I've been in DC for 1/3 of my life... Whoa!! #LoveTheDistrict (@samysdong)

Massive Flooding In D.C. Submerges Cars, Metro Tracks (@marczaborowski)

Roaches, flies, and mice feces cited in closures at DC Waterfront restaurants. Live Tweeting #FoodAlert details now on five health suspensions (@RussPtacek)

It should say something about partisanship when Democrats and Republicans bicker over repairing the U.S. Capitol dome: (@dcist)

No traffic labor day morning, flying through dc (@DrewFriedrichs)

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