Monday, February 20, 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. Spot or write a great tweet? Send it to tweets (at) fastmail (dot) net for consideration for the next Washington Tweets column. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

Clearly, fewer tourists visiting, staying in Alexandria hotels. At least based on tax receipts... (@NeibsWBJ )

My coworker went to DC this weekend & brought me back a #DCcupcake. I can't wait to try itttttt !! (@JeliDonut)

Snow Potential Index: 1 - Near zero, but outside chance of snow showers early next Sat AM w/ cold front ( @capitalweather)

In interview, David Catania said he was "absolutely" justified for swearing at Marion Barry. "If he can't take me swearing at him, too bad." (@timcraigpost)

RT @dcpublictrust: DC AG says effort to restore @dcpublictrust should move forward. Want to join us? Here's how: (@kcivey)

I seriously distrust your entire organization if you're still using double spaces after periods in your press releases. (@NicoleInDC)

On Newstalk, Kwame Brown says he's had trouble getting cabs to pick him up in front of Wilson Building, alluded to racial discrimination. (@AlanSuderman)

New barista at Firehook in Cleveland Park makes a good latte. There is hope. (@CPUptownGirl)

Is it just me? With iOS 5.0.1 WaPost pages crash my iPad 1 browsers (esp. w/in twitter & rss apps) EVERY TIME. cc: @robpegoraro (@MysteryPollster)

Report shows only about one in two graduates from Alexandria City Public Schools enrolled in college (@DCExaminerLocal)

Peyton Manning to the @Redskins doesn't excite #DC MayorVincent Gray: (@capster9)

Thank you Washington DC Metro for the giving me a buffalo nickle for change. Totally worth the metro price! (@ColonelHendry)

Gotta take this long walk from adams morgan back to georgetown omg. (@CheetahBby)

also excited to have council woman Mary Cheh in for lunch at school tomorrow :) (@ChefAlliSosna)

@SegravesWTOP: @kwamebrowndc explains cost to taxpayers is zero because convention center donates rooms & food. (@kcivey)

Just found this AND cheese waffles at gas station in Cleveland Park. The two grossest, best snack foods ever. #moonpie (@HilarityInShoes)

Cyclist intimidation by Diamond cab lic. H99859. Was riding legally on 100 block of 15th St NW (on Mall) ... @badcabdc @dcbac (@alpert)

draft lists aside, $10 for a 25.4oz bottle of Golden Monkey is not shabby at all. #realamerica (@amorrissey)

Thank you, @wmata employee Eric for helping change my tire this morning in the rain! Beyond appreciated. @wmata, please give him a raise. (@hanaarifaey)

A pox on whoever is downloading ALL THE INTERNET and mucking up the tubes in my neighborhood! (@bogrosemary)

Hey, @wmata - if we're going to spend this much quality time standing still at Farragut West, could you tell us why? (@robpegoraro)

Folding Electric Bike: lithium powered, 17+ mph, 25 mile range. Get around without having to worry about Metro, parking tickets, or traffic jams ever again, (Adv)

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