Monday, December 24, 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.

D.C. area forecast: Afternoon/evening wet snow or mix; calm Christmas, then stormy (@capitalweather)

Good morning! No VA HOV's today, DC's reversible roads will carry two-way traffic, NO Parking enforcement in DC. #vatraffic #dctraffic (@JerryEdwards885)

What?! DC not enforcing their parking meters, I should go down there and just park everywhere I want. All bc I can! (@Tatia1837)

D.C. now has more people than two states (@wcp)

Today in 1973, District of Columbia Home Rule Act was passed, allowing district residents to elect their own local government. (@garlandgates)

Dinner at a Thai restaurant in Florence, SC. They put health department grades on the door here. Wish DC would do this (no thanks to RAMW). (@IMGoph)

RT @michaelbolden: Bummer. End to the national yule log tradition -- (@postmetrogirl)

Former Loose Lips Elissa Silverman is headed to the BOE to file for the April 23 DC Council special election. #four23dc (@News8NewsTalk)

Just saw President Clinton walking in @gloverpark. Hooray! (@HeyAnjan)

Not sure if I should be concerned or comforted that a few top restaurants on DC's @bestbitesblog hail from New York. (@JenNedeau)

The fact that Washington DC is now the highest income metro area in the US tells you exactly what needs to be fixed. (@iowahawkblog)

A new petition is urging President Obama to put "Taxation Without Representation" plates on limo: (@dcist)

RT @ramwdc: RAMW mbrs @Silver_Diner planning for more upscale "Silver" restaurant concept in DC area. Read more (@Silver_Diner) ‏ Ripple in Cleveland Park has excellent fried pigs ears. Great meal there last night! (@Mje51)

There's a homeless guy in the farragut north station without a coat :/ I wish I could give him mine. Reminds me to donate my old one. (@moregraffiti)

Hey DC! 1 final sky shot around 6:57. The colors change so quickly this time of morning. @wusa9 (@hbwx)

DC Council will have an Education Committee (last one was dissolved in 2007). Chair: David Catania. Members: Alexander, Barry, Grosso, Wells (@ChuckThies)

A big Xmas thank you to the greatest sanitation crew in DC-these guys are always cheerful & friendly cc: @DCDPW @DConeCity (@courtneycyarkin)

On December 23 1788 Maryland ceded a parcel of land that became the District of Columbia. (@USAinUK)

They shouldve never put a krispy kreme in dupont circle, ugh no will power i swear! (@cocomontrese)

Mayor Vincent C. Gray hopes to derail a D.C. Council plan that would reimburse flood victims in Northwest (@DCAYA)

Someone wrote "thug life" in marker on a DC Circulator bus. The $1 bus that takes workers downtown. I think that someone is confused. (@cheererowe)

Cops shut down 7th St in DC. Was trapped in Urban Outfitters as "Can't Touch This" blared. The punishment for Xmas shopping procrastination? (@SaraMurray)

After spending hundreds of thousands on special red meters, #DC scraps disabled parking program, looks for alt. idea (@lizessley)

DC ill see you in the new year hopefully you'll treat me better lol... (@1_bad_hazard)

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