Monday, November 19, 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.

YIKES Report: Metro brings exterminators into DC headquarters after bed bugs were found in IT offices (@RussPtacek)

Neighbors opposed to the Adams Morgan hotel are headed to court (@wcp)

Is it frivolous to take my car to the mechanic bc the lighter isn't working? I mean, a gal's gotta be able to charge her iPhone on the go. (@floridagirlindc)

Reminder - no trash/recycling collection Thanksgiving Day Thurs, Nov 22nd. Collection will "slide" to Fri and Sat. (@311DCgov)

Hello Georgetown Cupcake. First time driving and parking in DC and it went well, (?@JENuineM)

Interesting that NYT piece on WaPo says it's failing b/c it has focused too much on local over national. (@dcist_martin)

RT @maoteen: @MissAmerica contestant representing DC chooses life over beauty. (@MissAmericaOrg)

DC council seeking "one day liquor license" for Wilson Building so it can serve liquor at its Christmas Party (@timcraigpost)

Audits needed of backup power for 911 service providers: (@dcexaminerlocal)

Congrats @TokiUnderground & Chef Erik Bruner-Yang for winning restaurant of the year! You got our vote. From @Eater_DC (@fundrise)

My life is a fairy tale! Cinderella lives happily ever after with her prince and dream job in Cleveland Park #happiness (@ReneeBamford)

Realize Rosslyn to make Rosslyn less car-centric and more urban: on (@ggwash)

Frittata: crisp pancetta and remove, stir fry spinach in fat. mix egg, spinach and crisp pancetta; a little parm helps! @floridagirlindc (@dinodc)

Good read on #Sandy and climate change from PBS, NOVA:  (h/t @BobRyanABC7) (@capitalweather)

Did the Redskins 31-6 beating of the Eagles get them back on the right track or is there no track? (@welovedc)

Menu for Dupont Circle's @dgsdelicatessen promises spins on Jewish deli classics. (@wcp)

DC is such a beautiful place. In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. (@Lilibear18)

This is why DC gives so many parking tickets. Signs like this: (@PJManion)

D.C.'s Wilson High School was tossed from the annual Turkey Bowl over player's Maryland residency: (@dcist)

Two Md. teens began dating Nov. 1 after meeting online. Six days later, prosecutors say they killed a #DC cab driver (@samrpearson)

How D.C.'s Food Trucks Learned to Love Lobbying (@EatStTweet)

I love #DC buildings! #christmas (@RachTrue_)

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