Monday, February 4, 2013

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.

#wmata - Fairfax begins talks of bus service for Metro's new Silver Line -- (@postmetrogirl)

Hey @BarackObama Can you ban people from driving in snow in DC? These peeps got nothing on Chicago drivers & that ain't sayin much (@MattLaslo)

Why do DC taxi drivers insist on blasting the heat when it's almost 70 degrees out? It's like a cologne-infused sauna in here. (@ElsieSnuffin)

If you're going to live in DC you'd better get accustomed to terrible political puns in every menu of every restaurant. #WashingtonMonuMINT (@taylorberrett)

Fact: When I was in DC and doing online dating my profile specified "No Ravens fans." Icky. (@observacious)

D.C. residents are more liberal than any state (@wcp)

Good q"@wcp: Jack's Boathouse is beloved. So why does the National Park Service want it out? " (@Patrick_Madden)

Mayor Vince Gray wants a new commission to fight for D.C. statehood across the country: (@dcist)

Half inch of snow in Cleveland Park. Any snow is good snow. (@islivingston)

10 people went to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday at NY Ave and Brentwood in NE #DC, @njagoda reports (@lizessley)

YouTube video shows Adams Morgan Subway manager ordering me out when I address sanitation code violation. Thurs @wusa9 (@RussPtacek)

Brookland Bulldogs! @ Anacostia Senior High School (@BryanWeaverDC)

Starting today, drivers will face a $100 fine if they U-turn in DC bike lanes, @alanblinder reports: (@lizessley)

In my complete element. Cajun food, music, and a million beads. And so many accents. #mardigras #dc (@cajunjen)

MT @lifeontheedgewd Lost Dog-50lb tan female last seen w a Pink Bandana running north past Providence Hospital in NE DC (@bogrosemary)

Idk why I'm still surprised by the things Maryland drivers do. I wish they were banned from driving in DC. Unbelievable. (@CapitolRomance)

Woot! MT @eastcityart: @DCDHCD dsplays @AnacostiaPHouse as feat. anacostia storefrnt prjct @ annual wkshp cc: @GarberDC (@capitolhilldc)

Why I felt uncomfortable in this bathroom RT @wcp: New DC restaurant opted for a bull castrator theme in its bathrooms (@EricFidler)

Good news! The D.C. Jail is fully accredited. Which is apparently a big step forward, as only 7 percent of local jails are accredited. ( @dcist_martin)

@sebyle Merci chef! I found parking in @gloverpark after only 30 min of driving's a miracle! (@ElizabethParker)

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