Monday, September 17, 2012

Washington Tweets

Photo by Bill Adler

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.

Great news to wake up to this morning! Our @NationalZoo has a panda cub! #cubwatch (@smithsonian)

I cant stop watching the panda cam... RT @postlocal: @nationalzoo welcomes a panda cub (@wpjenna)

Close the schools, take a day off of work: it's time to celebrate our new baby panda in D.C.! (@dcist)

Another baby panda born in the DC Zoo under the Obama administration. (@Mike_FTW)

Was it just me? Or we're ppl out for BLOOD in this morning's rush hour?! Sheesh! @WTOPtraffic #novatraffic #dctraffic (@dorothybfit)

MT @WesleyHeightsDC: Fixed mobile speed cam in place 3500 Mass Ave NW inbound, under "your speed" sign. #DCTraffic @WTOP (@JFarleyWTOP)

RT @sheridanmarfil: @floridagirlindc where'd ya find okra chips? I LOVE those. // Brookville Market in Cleveland Park. Have tons of vegchips (@floridagirlindc)

@brianvastag The guys who loiter in front of Petworth Liquors. The best thing that could ever happen to Georgia Ave is razing that place. (@heathermg)

Interesting flyover video of proposed Union Station redevelopment features DC streetcar along H St rather prominently: (@kytja)

The amount of people looking at cellphones and not the road on the DC beltway is truly frightening. (@colinsegovis)

That explains the problem with dating in DC RT @PlyrPerspective: A Power couple = two married people that work at Pepco (@CharleneCac)

Sign spotted at a Dupont Circle bar: "Watch Dallas lose here." Cc: @GarrettNBCNews (@AshleyRParker)

At gentrification panel, some say U Street "feels like it's been invaded": on (@ggwash)

I still can't believe I've never been to the national harbor before. I'm going to start going all the time (@VonniMediaMogul)

Adas Israel Congregation Announces Historic Building Renovation Of Its Landmark Structure In Cleveland Park (@RedskinsPress)

I need to hit up #adamsmorgan more often ... Lots of good lookin people there. just to look. it's no touchy (@alfitatiwi)

Would you pay for a delivery meal you have to cook yourself? (@wcp)

New SmarTrip vending machines are in #WMATA stations but covered up b/c not ADA compliant, b/c Metro admits an oops (@kytja)

DC is more than where I was born, its a mentality. Its a culture. Its a way of life. It runs deep in my blood....and that will never change. (@TheRealJayMills)

New NRDC study: Americans support new transit 2x as much as new roads. So why don't we spend 2x as much on transit? (@betterDCregion)

We love those Virginia peanuts. RT @TastingTable Peanut butter from @RegHomemade is a winner: (@TastingTableDC)

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