Monday, November 12, 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 the Cleveland Park Listserv,, on Monday. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

@unsuckdcmetro gallery place chaos. Retweeted by Unsuck DC Metro (@devoutinfidel)

People are getting feisty after waiting an hour to get on trains! A fight just broke out on red line at Cleveland Park! Worst. Commute. Ever (@caitlinpeters)

Photo: Metro sardine can. Friend just sent this pic of "holiday" schedule at Bethesda metro @wmata @wusa9 (@RussPtacek)

Again stuck with lots of others in Cleveland Park with too few trains, buses, no cabs, & no @uber_dc around. #holiday (@cajunjen)

Normally takes me 30mns from my room to dupont circle. today it took 1.5hrs thank you #wmata (@Natichris29)

Did @wmata do any research to confirm its assumption that no one works on Veterans Day? (@kcivey)

Best way to pick up dudes/chicks in DC bars tonight: Have an iPhone charger with you. (@StephanieWDC)

Looking to get a hotel room in #DC for inauguration weekend? Get used to hearing two words: sold out - (@WTOP)

After suffering through months of Maryland's #Question7 casino ads, DC & VA residents should have been granted special rights to vote on it. (@stephstad)

the woman in the top hat who just said "DC is a city state with no say ever since its rights to vote were removed" is NOT allowed to vote (@iWALTitout)

Amazon Wine will ship to D.C., not VA or MD (@wcp)

Best bathroom (stall) in a DC restaurant belongs to @FarmFishDC, that's a shower behind the window (@russellwarnick)

D.C, if you can vote responsibly in this race - - we won't need things like the "felons in office" charter amendments. (@heathermg)

Some dude on the S4 is telling his friend he only dates Arlington girls because they are "boring and innocuous." DC men are real winners. (@abumuqawama)

Transit grade: F. New escalators already out of service at Dupont South. #wmata (via @MT2DC) (@unsuckdcmetro)

@NatsHR2Win it's cool watching filming. I watched a chase scene for Enemy of the State, done at Dupont Circle. Real choreography. (@AugensteinWTOP)

Bad news for lovers of melted cheese (so...everyone?): The 10-year-old downtown @meltingpotdc closes for good Sunday: (@washingtonian)

Tom Davis tells DC Council he does not expect Congress to attempt "in any meaningful way" to block a budget autonomy amendment. (@APBenNuckols)

DC is allowing some bars to stay open until 4 a.m. on nights before federal holidays: Why not every weekend night? (@CorbinHiar)

Libertarians' vote total wins party access to D.C. ballot - Washington Post (@PoliticalLogic)

In an otherwise excellent DC restaurant that thinks wrapping bacon in dark chocolate is a good idea for dessert (@MatthewWells)

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