Monday, February 25, 2013

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.

Yeah, Daniel Day-Lewis will win. But Bradley Cooper should. (@brfreed)

Word!!! RT @full_of_moxie: Jane Fonda slaying hoes half her age tonight in that lemon dress #Oscars2013 RT StylishMz (@PaintsNature)

Have been reminded by @mikedebonis that we were robbed of a performance last year of Man or Muppet and now I'm in a sour mood. (@DenaIverson)

Ang Lee directed Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Sense & Sensibility. Oh, and The Hulk. Really. #oscars2013 (@TheOddDominion)

i blame the oscars RT @nbcwashington: BREAKING: Memorial Bridge is currently shut down after a car went into the water. (@KJinDC7)

new life goal: have several drinks with Tarantino and talk about movies for hours and hours. (@amorrissey)

Nora's grand but I'd sure hate to follow Streisand (@kimmerieweiss)

RT @billnewcott: Richard Gere – Multiple Golden Globe and SAG nominations—but never one for an Oscar! #Oscars (@floridagirlindc)

Good lord, why even sing that song unless you're going to unleash everything? LIKE ADELE. BLOW IT OUT MY EARS. #skyfall (@heathermg)

And now that the Oscars are over, we're back to our originally scheduled program of tweets:

Finding the conversational-volume bar in Adams Morgan on a Saturday night is a beautiful thing. (@sethdmichaels)

Best part about city life: multiple libraries. (@ DC Public Library - Cleveland Park) (@prplelilac)

Whoa! KY Ave @safeway liquor department now open Sundays from 7am to 11pm! #capitolhill (@HStreetDC_)

In 2000, Oberdorfer wrote dissent in case on D.C. voting rights; said D.C. residents should have a vote in the House (@ZoeTillman)

@bryanvoltaggio is opening a #DC location of #Frederick sandwich shop @voltlunchbox in Chevy Chase Plaza - awesome! (@erinruberry)

Do not stand on the middle of the #DupontCircle escalator when there is a train ready to go at its bottom. #ihateyourandomperson (@schnoxl)

DC students answering council questions on schools, truancy, self-motivation dropping out -- the most interesting testimony of the day. (@emmersbrown)

Open DC public outdoor pools at 10am this summer (rather than 12 noon). Petition: (@GarberDC)

"In Chicago, Austin, New York & DC, every single sushi restaurant sampled sold mislabeled tuna."  h/t @deborahblum (@kejames)

Had such an amazing weekend with @MonstersDance in DC. The dancers and the choreographers went off. I just love to dance. (@anna_morrell)

#DC #streetart Adams Morgan is quite charming during the day by the way... (@FrenchTwistDC)

No, not Café Citron! RT @LandauDC: Popular Dupont Circle Bar/Dance Club Has Liquor License Suspended Indefinitely: (@_pius)

First Look: Ambar, the new Balkan restaurant in DC  cc @EatBALKAN (@seriouseats)

If DC gets the Olympics, government employees will have to get at least those 2 weeks off. Neither Metro nor the beltway can handle that. (@HokiESQ)

Overheard at @dupontcircle: Can I play you a song? #artisallaroundus (@Overheard_it)

Time is running out to make the "Taxation Without Representation" bike jersey a reality. Keep liking and sharing (@DC_Vote)

Went to Capitol Hill tonight. So many people trying so hard to act like they don't care. (@MilesKISW)

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