Actually one quick random cell phone question first. For those that use AT&T do you notice that your 3G coverage gets dropped around the U Street area? Mostly around 13th and U I always lose coverage.
But anyway for the real question of the day – what is proper cell phone/smart phone etiquette when with friends or on a date? I’m not talking about on the metro or in a store. I’m talking only about when you’re on a date or hanging out with friends. I know this is a horrible analogy but back in the day it was considered very rude to wear a hat indoors. Folks wear hats indoors all the time now. I used to think if you were hanging out with friends or on a date it was absolutely forbidden to text or check email. Sure with friends it’s slightly different but still, I used to think even then it was impolite to check the phone/email. So today I was at lunch with a friend and I swear it was like being addicted to a drug, I absolutely had to check my email. I apologized but still checked it.
So I’m just curious, has the proliferation of smart phones changed whether or not it is rude to check them with friends or on a date?
via google maps From MPD: “On 9/18/21 at approximately 9:12pm, Fourth District Units responded to the 1300 block of Nicholson Street, NW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival,…
photo by Mark Andre Thanks to Mark Alan Andre for sharing these awesome photos this morning:
13th and U Street, NW Readers reported: “10 and 15 shots fired on the corner of 13th and U at 12:50am.”
Update from MPD: “Update: MPD has two adult males in custody related to this incident & have recovered multiple firearms. Additionally, the involved vehicle has been recovered.” Readers report: “Just…