Monday, November 5, 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 the Cleveland Park Listserv,, on Monday. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

Overheard in DuPont Circle - "you know, I think I have begun to believe my own spin" #deepelectionthoughts (@feldmike)

Couldn't resist chocolate apricot scone! (@ Blind Dog Cafe): (@floridagirlindc)

File under things I never want to do again: drive over the Bay Bridge in the dead of night. (@ShapsinDC)

Wedding Statistics for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV - Average Number of Guests 153 - 163 (@weddingreport)

D.C. gastropub Againn is no more. For real this time. (@wcp)

congrats, bearded man handing out homemade "coupons" for a "free EMBASSY ROW MASSAGE" at Metro entrance -- you are the peak of creepiness. (@amorrissey)

When developers get exemptions to parking minimums, they should add bike parking: on (@ggwash)

Incumbents Vincent Orange and Michael Brown refused to share their views -- D.C. at-large candidates on the issues (@timcraigpost)

A Frederick County teen's geomapping software wins science contest while helping FEMA with superstorm Sandy. (@postlocal)

Mixed greens w/ pancetta, apples, pecans, cranberries, shallot and ale vinaigrette paired w/ @dogfishbeer Po (@stephaniekays)

No RT @EnoTrans: Would Building an Outer Beltway Around D.C. Save the Planet? (@gabe_klein)

Learn more about MPD's Online Reporting Tool at  (@DCPoliceDept)

Oh boy. This has been the longest weekend. And not just because literally this has been the longest weekend. (@heathermg)

Cheh wants "saturation" of cameras so that drivers know they could be caught wherever in D.C. they are (@dcist_martin)

And it's official, in my usual state of pre-election anxiety. You can take the girl outside the DC beltway but... (@melaniepenn)

Crazy uninformed tourist talking politics on the Metro are making me ragey this morning. Being in DC doesn't magically make you knowledgeable (@CourtCourt510)

First time experiencing the DC High Heel Drag Queen Race (@ Dupont Circle w/ 3 others) (@TomHorsman)

I love @Uber_DC. I feel so much safer taking it home late at night than I do in a cab. (@jigolden)

we don't rule some wet flakes out Wed night, but big storm less likely RT @lalaloveliz: so, I'm NOT going to need snow gear this week? #Phew (@capitalweather)

I saw someone eating a bowl of cereal on their steering wheel in morning traffic once. Insane. (@Queengwen) 

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