Monday, March 4, 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.

Winter storm watch issued for DC area except So. Md. for potential for 5"+ snow Wed. More info: (@capitalweather)

Announcement: We have named Mar 6 winter storm for DC/Mid-Atlantic #snowquester - new post: (@capitalweather)

@wmata @unsuckdcmetro told by the station manager if I had a problem I should take it up with 'metro.' If she's not metro who is? (@Shannonmcco)

Found my buddy @MikeIsabellaDC #ochmra His new restaurant opens early Summer #DC (@downtowndiane)

RT @51stDC: Roughly 300K women in DC still don't have an equal vote to women in the 50 states. Doesn't seem right, does it? #DCStatehood (@bogrosemary)

Guy trimming his beard w/ electric razor on #Metro. Haven't seen that before! Is this what happens in 6:30 am hour? @unsuckdcmetro (@MelEdits)

"National Grammar Day" for a copy editor is like New Year's Eve for an alcoholic. Spare us. (@testycopyeditor)

Amtrak conductor didn't get my e-ticket to scan in a couple of tries, gave up and wrote down my name. "This is faster," he said. (@robpegoraro)

What're the odds I'll need to circle back with Amtrak to get this trip's Guest Rewards points because he misplaced a vowel in my last name? (@robpegoraro)

Seriously @spaworldusa, what year do you think it is? RT @wcp: Centreville's Spa World bans gay, trans customers. (@summersgill)

Dinner and drinks with Andrea and @malzuckerman! MUCH NEEDED GIRLS NIGHT. (@ St. Arnold's of Cleveland Park) (@klobo21)

So excited about DC Chinatown Documentary Project's screening at Our City Film Festival this weekend. (@joyceyichen)

Our Elephant Community Center opens in less than 3 weeks! Will you be there? Get the scoop on our elephants' new digs (@NationalZoo)

Yay!! H& @andpizza opening a 2nd location in the U Street neighborhood, accdg to @DiningBisnow -  Will it be U&Pizza? (@dcconcierge)

I may not be able to vote in DC but I CAN support candidates. I donated to Elissa Silverman's campaign  @tweetelissa (@susiecambria)

Getting to Dulles or BWI airports via Metrobus can be a pain in the neck, riders' study finds:  #wmata (@lizessley)

For example, no signs in Dulles airport point to the Metrobus to DC b/c of historic preservation rules #wmata (@lizessley)

In today's @wcp, @jsidman digs deeper on the D.C. government's silly enforcement of nonexistent liquor pour laws (@jon_fischer)

Awesome letter from Wyoming resident saying that D.C. should get voting rights: (@dcist_martin)

blog comment says 1) hill east will become the next adams morgan & 2) apartments shld be converted to parking spaces:  (@IMGoph)

And now I'm drunk in Maryland. Completing my DC/VA/MD drunk trifecta for the weekend #overachiever (@AliSilversmith)

Cherry blossom branches! #signsofspring @ Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market (@isalara)

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