Monday, January 16, 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. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

I love watching #Uber address the taxi protection racket - modern day Untouchables

If @Uber_DC is illegal, then something is wrong with the law, not Uber:

Wow, some people crazy about @Uber_DC. It's just a taxi service, you know. via @TBDOnFoot #UberDClove

Seems to me these drivers aren't actually charging anything, miles or hrs, @uber_dc is charging, driver is paid thru contract.

Checked out St. Arnold's "Underground" last night, could be a great space! Definitely a positive addition to Cleveland Park!

Metro riders are stuck with shorter, packed trains

Woman overheard in Dupont Circle: "I actually need to go for a real run, not a danger run.

Visiting all the major NYC/DC tourist attractions I'm pretty sure I have cancer now if I didn't before going thru all these x-ray checkpoints.

omg!! i can not carry a stun gun in DC or Philadelphia. and this is where the most crime happen and i cannot defend myself.

so the "D.C." Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will be in...Loudoun County? eww.

A day with lox is a good day.

Apparently in Cleveland Park, instead of walking dogs, people walk strollers. #babyville

The District's Pizza Revolution Marches On: Fuel Pizza, a chain based in North Carolina, will open its first DC.

Developers have big plans for the Wheaton neighborhood in Silver Spring.

Joining the 30 club. I never knew I'd be this excited about it. A friend of mine cried when she turned 30 #excited

So, when are we evicting all of 18th Street in Adams Morgan? #OccupyRats

I'm on a Masala Art delivery kick. Obsessed with their palek paneer and samosas! #ClevelandPark

Good piece by Wash. Post's @_chrisdavenport about #ebook publishers jerking around D.C. area libraries:

flowers in the bathroom at BWI. nice touch for a monday morning.

In this week's Behind the Name, we look at Woodley Park and Cleveland Park. Fun fact: Cleveland lived in Woodley.

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